His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Russian Orthodox Church’s Holy Synod
Russian Church can help provide Lebanon with vaccines against coronavirus
Archbishop Leonid of Vladikavkaz and Alania, vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, reported the results of his recent visit to Lebanon on June 7-9, 2021, and the aid rendered to Lebanese people by the Russian Orthodox Church.
Metropolitan Hilarion: Preaching Christ and the Gospel is what I have dedicated my life to.
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, composer and author of a large number of books, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, who was awarded the State Prize in the area of literature and art of 2020, told RIA Novosti News that he had devoted his life to preaching Christ and the spiritual and moral ideals of Christianity “by all means available".
Orthodox church damaged by earthquake is restored in the Philippines
Liturgy celebrated for the first time in 23 years at the Serbian church of Christ the Savior in Pristina
Parishioners of St. Nicholas Cathedral in Bangkok help people in adjacent districts by providing foodstuffs
In the framework of the 19th International Educational Readings a round table on “Social Service in the Situation of Covid-19: Challenges and Actions” took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations on May 17, 2021.
Online course on liturgics is held in the Diocese of Berlin and Germany
On May 29th, 2021, on The Church and the World TV program shown on Saturdays and Sundays on the “Rossiya 24”, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for external church relation (DECR), answered questions from anchor Ekaterina Gracheva.
A new church of Ukrainian Orthodox Church built instead of one seized by schismatics has been blessed in Rovno region
Metropolitan Timothy of Vostra
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
The Church’s communication with the world external to her is a special but integral part of Orthodox mission. This ministry is not always the direct proclamation of the Word of God. However, it helps millions of people to see Orthodoxy from various viewpoints and also to come to feel the beauty and power of Orthodoxy.
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate DECR – Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk
The Department for External Church Relations (DECR) carries out an important service standing on the front lines of our Church, defending these boundaries and entering into dialogue with all well-wishers and not only well-wishers. Dialogue is necessary, in the first place, for the defense of our Church so that she may continue carrying out her salvific ministry.