On November 6, 2020, the Church celebrates the Icon of the Mother of God ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’. On this day, the Divine Liturgy in the church in Bolshaya Ordynka in Moscow, in which this miracle-working icon is kept, was celebrated by the head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences over the killing of believers of the Ethiopian Church in the Vallega region of Oromia state.
The parish of the church dedicated to the Icon of Our Lady the Life-Giving Spring in Hévíz, western Hungary, has organized online studies in Hungarian for all who wish to be introduced to the basics of the Orthodox faith.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Granada has transferred this church to the Orthodox community of the city for use after a meeting between Archbishop Nestor of Madrid and Lisbon and Archbishop Francisco Javier Martinez Fernandez of Granada, which took place on October 13.
The history of the special veneration of the Kazan icon in the convent goes back to 1916.
On November 4, the National Unity Day, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin had a traditional talk with His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and leaders of the religious associations in Russia. This year the meeting was held in videoconference mode.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences to Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz over the death of people as a result of the terrorist action in Vienna.
With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations was represented by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, member of the Patrons’ Board of the Russki Mir Foundation.
On November 3, 2020, the XVI Assembly of Russki Mir Foundation has opened; this year the forum for the first time is held online.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s message of greeting to participants in the XIV Assembly of the Russki Mir Foundation.