As His Holiness Patriarch Kirill noted in his report at the Bishops’ Council of 2017, the reorganization of the system of theological education remains the priority for the supreme church authorities and dioceses in their work.
In his address at the Bishops’ Council on 29 November 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, while speaking of the mission among young people, raised the issue of limits of the Church’s openness.
Speaking at the Bishops’ Council on the peculiarities of church preaching, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill reminded the meeting that St. Paul every time considered the peculiarities of his audience, seeking to become all things to all people so that at least some may be saved (cf. 1 Cor. 9:22).
This year it is ten years year since the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion on the feast of the Ascension of the Lord in 2007, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill reminded the Bishops’ Council, addressing its members at the Church Councils Hall of the Church of Christ the Saviour.
The Russian Orthodox Church unites 303 dioceses, that is, 10 more than in 2016 and 144 more than in 2009. This was reported by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in his remarks at the opening of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church on November…
At the first session of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, the summarized information on the work carried out by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia in the inter-council period was given.
In his address to the Russian Orthodox Church Bishops’ Council, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia reminded its members of the principal calling of the Church to be the salt of this world (cf. Mt. 5:13), to bring people into unity with the Lord, to give them…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia stressed that in the twenty first century, as in previous ages, the ministry of the bishops, in order to be truly conciliar, ought to combine the preservation of institutions defined by Tradition with a constant awareness to the conciliar voice of…
In his report at the Episcopal Council, which opened in Moscow on 29th November 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia emphasized that the present Council is to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the Patriarchal enthronement of St. Tikhon of Moscow.
The hundredth anniversary of the beginning of persecution is inextricably linked to the sad anniversary of the 1917 Revolution and the beginning of the Russian civil war, His Holiness the Patriarch reminded his listeners, stressing that St. Tikhon of Moscow had prophetically heralded the main lesson of the tragic trials…