The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Kirill urged the clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church to work more with people, particularly the intelligentsia, which often "prone to failure" and also "to expand the circle of influence," the message published on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church on Wednesday.
"If that isn't enough in our pastoral work, is the relationship with our modern intelligentsia, who, in virtue of certain critical plants peculiar to the intelligentsia, often falls into extremes and the fruit of which is often not the creation, and destruction," - said the Patriarch during the festive meal after Liturgy on the occasion of the Day of the baptism of Rus on July 28.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill was reinstated as rector of the metochion of the Nikolo-Perervinsky monastery in Moscow Archpriest Vladimir Chuvikin previously violated Church regulations about the order of worship during quarantine mode.
"Archpriest Vladimir Chuvikin, suspended from your post of rector in the churches of the Patriarchal metochion of the Nikolo-Perervinsky monastery in Moscow, is restored to his position," - said in a statement the decree of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Patriarch Kirill urged not to abandon Orthodoxy and to follow the historical choice of Prince Vladimir, who baptized Rus in 988.
Orthodox believers celebrate on 28 July the Day of the baptism of Rus, which took place in 988. Since 2010, the public holiday is a memorable date in Russia. In the Orthodox Church calendar is the day of memory of Prince Vladimir (960-1015), the Baptizer of Rus', whom historians called the great, the Church of the Holy equal to the apostles, and the people called Vladimir the Red Sun.
Schemamonk Sergius (Nicholas Romanov) has no plans to leave them based Sredneuralskaya convent after revoking his ecclesiastical court, Sana, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the cleric Vsevolod Moguchev.
On Friday, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has approved the earlier decision of the court of the Yekaterinburg diocese, who was deprived of schemamonk Sergius of dignity. In the diocese of Yekaterinburg, RIA Novosti stated that Sergius must leave the monastery.
Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill blessed on July 28, the Day of the baptism of Rus to ring the bells of all churches of the Russian Orthodox Church, said in a message posted Friday on the website of the ROC.
"July 28, 2020, the Day of the baptism of Russia in all Russian Orthodox churches in the framework of the campaign "Thank you, God!" will be done bell-ringing", - stated in the message.
The epidemic of coronavirus in Moscow is on the decline, but experts say that the fall can be a "second wave". About whether her doctors which tests are most accurate at COVID, and let in the Church's hospital priests to patients with "Morovis craze" , told RIA Novosti the head physician of the Central clinical hospital. of St. Alexis Alex Zaroff. Interviewed Artem Budyonny.
Our hospital was converted for the treatment of patients with COVID-19, we focused on the diagnosis of coronavirus infection. During hospitalization we necessarily hold in all patients at diagnosis COVID-19, including MSCT, smear of the oropharynx in PCR and blood tests for antibodies. If detected COVID-19, depending on the severity of the condition sent home for treatment or to a specialized hospital.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Saturday, in day of memory of St. Sergius of Radonezh, will celebrate the divine Liturgy at the Cathedral square of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad near Moscow, told RIA Novosti press-service of the monastery.
"The service will be held at the Cathedral square of the monastery - there is a special canopy under which will serve as priests led by Patriarch Kirill, with observance of all sanitary norms, social distance," - said the Agency interlocutor.
Change the status of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul speak in a deep sorrow in the Russian people, the persistence of neutrality will promote development of relations between Russia and Turkey, said on Monday the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill.
Turkey currently actively discussed the transformation of Hagia Sophia into a mosque. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that waiting for the decision of the state Council on the possibility of changing the status of a Cathedral and will go on depending on him.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill congratulated the head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Onufry on his name day (name day), calling him "a champion of canonical Orthodoxy and defender of the Apostolic faith."
According to the Patriarch, the Metropolitan of Kyiv Onufry feels "a special responsibility entrusted to his care by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church."
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Thursday took part in a nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which, in his opinion, have "a very deep philosophical meaning".
"At the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the Danilov monastery arrived the Chairman and Secretary of the precinct election Commission No. 1754. In the Bulletin in the form of a question "do You approve the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation?", his Holiness put a sign in front of the chosen solution and put the ballot in the ballot box," - said the press service of the Primate.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill expressed his support and wished a speedy recovery to the ex-President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, which was discovered coronavirus infection, reported the press service of the Primate.
Earlier, the press service of 79-year-old Nazarbayev announced that his latest test for coronavirus infection showed a positive result.
Resurrection Cathedral or the main temple of the Russian Armed forces was opened to public access the Day of memory and grief – June 22. The RIA Novosti correspondent visited the Cathedral together with the head of the arts Council for the construction of Archpriest Leonid Kalinin, and found the meaning of the symbolism of the Cathedral as the main temple of the Armed forces can reconcile believers and atheists.
Entering the temple-meets-huge – gold – the figure of "Christ is Risen" against the blue-black sky. "Night, only that the risen Christ over the city of Jerusalem, with one hand bless us, and the other holds a sealed scroll, in which the mystery of the next century," Leonid Kalinin, who also heads the expert Council of the Russian Orthodox Church on Church art, architecture and restoration.
Saints canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church, helped the people to defend the country during the great Patriotic war, said the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Sunday after the Liturgy at the skete of the Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky in the Moscow suburb of Peredelkino, the message on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On 21 June the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates day of memory "of all saints resplendent in the Russian land".
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill in Moscow Park "Patriot" and urged the military not to break the oath and to "brandish the sword" only when there is a danger to the Fatherland.
The temple and the war Museum was erected in the Moscow Park "Patriot" for the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. They planned to open on Victory Day, but the consecration of the Cathedral was postponed because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. The divine Liturgy was attended by the bishops and priests of the Russian Orthodox Church, the veterans of the great Patriotic war, the defense Minister, his deputies and representatives of the civil authorities.
The construction of the main temple of the Russian Armed forces became a symbol of turning to faith in the army and Navy, said the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill in Moscow Park "Patriot" after the consecration of the temple.
The temple and the war Museum was erected in the Moscow Park "Patriot" for the 75th anniversary of victory in the great Patriotic war. They planned to open on Victory day, but was postponed because of the epidemic of the coronavirus. In a solemn service on Sunday was attended by the bishops and priests of the Russian Orthodox Church, the veterans of the great Patriotic war, Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, his deputies and representatives of the civil authorities.
Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill began in the suburbs consecration of Resurrection Cathedral - the main temple of the Russian Armed forces.
After the consecration, the Patriarch performed the first divine Liturgy in this Church. The festive divine service attended by the defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his deputies.
Great consecration of the main temple of the Russian Armed forces in the Park "Patriot" in Kubinka will perform on Sunday, June 14, Patriarch Kirill, confirmed Wednesday in a press-service of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
"The rite of the great consecration of the Cathedral and the first divine Liturgy in the newly consecrated Church will make his Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill. In early June it was reported that the consecration is scheduled for June 22
Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on June 22 will perform the rite of the great consecration of the main temple of the Russian Armed forces, reported Wednesday on the website of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Church of the Resurrection, the main Church of the Armed forces of Russia, was erected in the Moscow Park "Patriot" for the 75th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. The temple was planned to be consecrated may 9, but because of the epidemic of the coronavirus worship and the opening ceremony was postponed.