The President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso and the Chancellor of Austria Wolfgang Schüssel Meet with European Religious Leaders
On 30 May 2005 the leadership of the European Commission met with 15 European religious leaders representing Christianity, Judaism, Islam and Buddhism.
The European Commission was represented at this meeting by its President José Manuel Barroso, the Chancellor of the Austrian Republic Wolfgang Schüssel, the Commission’s Vice-Presidents Margot Wallström and Franco Frattini, the Commission members Jan Figel and Vladimir Spidla, as well as the political advisor to the Commission’s President Michael Weninger.
Consecration of the Patriarchal Church of the Holy Trinity and Premises of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the European Institutions in Brussels
The consecration of the Holy Trinity patriarchal representation church in Brussels and adjacent premises of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Representation to the European international organizations took place on March 30, 2003.
Visit of Her Majesty Queen Paola of the Belgians to the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the European Institutions and the Holy Trinity church
On 19 January 2003, the feast of the Epiphany, Her Majesty Queen Paola of the Belgians visited the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the European Institutions in Brussels and attended the ceremony of the great blessing of the waters at the newly opened Church of the Holy Trinity.