February 05, 2020 7:23 am
"The blessing of military weapons is not reflected in the tradition of the Orthodox Church and does not correspond to the content of the Rite," the document, on the Moscow patriarchate's website, says.
October 16, 2018 12:20 am
The Russian Orthodox Church has compared Ukraine's moves for independence to the Great Schism of 1054 that split western and eastern Christianity.
June 14, 2016 7:53 am
The Ecumenical patriarch, however, seemed to open the door for further talks that could prevent the meeting from falling through.
February 12, 2016 10:38 am
An extraordinary meeting between the heads of the Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches takes place at Havana airport today.
January 13, 2014 8:03 pm
The contents were found in a lengthy emotional letter he wrote to the Russian Orthodox Church.
July 17, 2013 1:22 am
The Pussy Riot punk band took aim at President Vladimir Putin and how he runs Russias oil industry on Tuesday in its first video in almost a year
April 07, 2012 1:21 am
Talking point: Photo of Patriarch Kirill I wearing a Breguet timepiece was doctored after anger over church wealth
December 13, 2011 12:24 am
The Russian Orthodox Church added its influential voice over the weekend to calls for a just election process in Russia.
January 15, 2019 4:40 pm
The Russian Embassy hosted a glittering traditional masquerade ball of the Russian Orthodox Christmas Week in New Delhi on January 11. The annual gala event was dazzled with the performance of the famous Russian folk band - Lyubo-Milo.