Orthodox Churches

Monument to Tsar Nicholas II erected in Bosnia and Herzegovina

A new monument to Tsar Nicholas II was opened on Saturday in the village of Ritešić, near the city of Doboj in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina, in Republika Srpska, reports pravoslavie.ru.

The monument was erected in recognition of the Russian tsar, who rose in defense of the Serbs in the First World War. About 1,500 people, including representatives of the government of Republika Srpska, the Serbian Orthodox Church, Russian and Serbian professionals, and Bosnian and Serbian parliamentarians, businessmen, and diplomats participated in the ceremonies dedicated to the opening of the monument.

Orthodox hierarchs offer prayers and condolences for Las Vegas victims

At least 59 people were killed and another 527 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history on Sunday night, when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on an open-air music festival from his room in a nearby hotel. The shooter was found dead when officers broke into his room, where they found a stockpile of 17 guns, reports The Guardian.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand

On 30 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia currently on his primatial visit to the Tashkent diocese of the Central Asia metropolitan area arrived in Samarkand.

Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan

Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, in Tashkent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Uzbekistan, Grand Mufti Usmankhan Alimov, and with Mr. Ortiqbek Yusupov, chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his Primatial visit to the diocese of Tashkent of the Central Asia metropolitan area (Republic of Uzbekistan).