» 10/29/2007, 00.00
VATICAN – RUSSIA
New bishop in Moscow is reassuring about Church’s “mission” in Russia
During Mgr Pezzi’s entrance ceremony in Mother of God Archdiocese, a message from Alexy II is read, saying that our relations depend on “how effectively we testify to the world about Christian values.” The new metropolitan makes clear that proselytising begins where the real mission ends, adding that if both sides are true missionaries they can pursue unity.
26/08/2004 VATICAN - RUSSIA
"The handover of the icon of Kazan is an historic event"
Interview with Mgr. Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, Catholic Archbishop of Moscow.
28/01/2009 VATICAN - RUSSIA
Pope: joy over election of Kirill as patriarch of Moscow
In a note, the pontifical council for the promotion of Christian unity stresses the "fraternal relations" with the new patriarch, and recalls the meetings between Kirill and Benedict XVI. From Moscow, Archbishop Pezzi speaks of "fraternal understanding."
Russia’s only Catholic magazine Svet Evangelia closes
For almost 14 years the magazine spoke about the religious situation across Russia, defending freedom and justice, becoming a point of reference for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. It received recognition for its indefatigable work promoting inter-faith dialogue and for its exemplary journalism. Its sudden disappearance follows a decision by the new archbishop of Our Mother of God diocese in Moscow.
25/03/2008 RUSSIA - VATICAN
Presented today in Moscow, Spe Salvi in Russian
The ceremony which will take place in the “Library of the Spirit”, will be addressed by Catholic Archbishop Paolo Pezzi and Fr. Vladimir Shmalij, secretary of the of the Synod Theological Commission of the Orthodox Patriarchate.
17/05/2006 RUSSIA VATICAN
Meeting the Pope was a "dream come true" for Russian pilgrims
Some 150 faithful from Moscow attend the general audience accompanied by Mgr Kondrusiewicz who gave the Pope a Russian translation of 'Deus caritas est'.
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