The Role of Secular and Christian Values in Contemporary Multicultural European Society
STRENGTH COMES OUT OF UNITY
In view of the European elections (May 22-25, 2014)
Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk Chairman of the Department of External Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate at the ‘Christian Values In An Age of Globalization’ Symposium London, 21 February 2014
Patriarch Kirill’s interview to Serbian newspaper ‘Evening News’
The Serbs who live in Kosovo and Metohija have become hostages in a major political game. Given the indifferent attitude of many states, they are forced to stay in closed enclaves, experiencing everyday anxiety because of the hostile people around who are aware of their impunity. Our brothers in faith have a great courage not to abandon their much-suffering land and holy places and have to live like concentration camp inmates who are denied even the basic right to life.
Arrest of Archimandrite Ephrem is a hostile attack against Athonite monks and Orthodoxy
Communiqué of the International Conference on Freedom of Faith: the Problem of Discrimination and Persecution against Christians
The International Conference on Freedom of Faith: Problem of Discrimination and Persecution against Christians took lace in Moscow on November 30 – December 1, 2011. Taking part in the Conference were representatives of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities from Russia, Austria, Armenia, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Cyprus, Lebanon, Syria, the USA, Pakistan, Poland, Ukraine and France, diplomats, scholars, public and state figures.
Speech by Metropolitan Hilarion at the OSCE high- level meeting ‘Preventing and Responding to Hate Incidents and Crimes against Christians’
The Russian Orthodox Church considers it to be an important and timely initiative of Lithuania, the current chairman of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to hold a special meeting dedicated to the position of Christians in the OSCE region. We value highly also the endeavours of the Holy See, which has taken an active part in organizing the event.