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Orthodox Church concerned about anti-foreign NGOs bill
Foreign-funded Russian NGOs involved in political activities must register as foreign agents. Since the Orthodox Church receives funds from its foreign dioceses, it is concerned it might come under closer scrutiny. Failure to register could mean fines and up to four years in jail.
Russian monk preaches online
Russian Orthodox Patriarchate opens website for an old monk who spent time in the gulag.
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.
25/08/2004 RUSSIA - VATICAN
The Patriarch should be first to see the icon of Kazan, Vatican official told
03/10/2016 11:27:00 RUSSIA - VATICAN
Russian Orthodox Church: Collaboration between Orthodox and Catholics more important than ever
Interview with hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), secretary for relations between Christians from the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations. The recent agreement on the primacy and synodality signed in Chieti. The difficulties of the pan-Orthodox Synod. The memory and the value of embrace between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in Havana.
06/12/2008 RUSSIA - VATICAN
Alexy II: pope expresses condolences
Remembering the figure of the deceased Orthodox patriarch, Benedict XVI hopes that his memory will be "an encouragement for those who will benefit from his spiritual legacy." Condolences also from the Russian Catholic world, and bishops Werth and Pezzi. The funeral of Alexy II is scheduled for December 9, and Cardinals Kasper and Etchegaray are expected to attend from Rome. The date of the synod for the election of his successor will be made known following the ceremony.
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