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22.10.2018 18:43

DECR representatives take part in the presentation of the annual report on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Intolerance in Today’s World prepared by the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom

DECR representatives take part in the presentation of the annual report on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Intolerance in Today’s World prepared by the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom On 22 October 2018, the presentation of the annual report on the Freedom of Conscience and Religious Intolerance in Today’s World prepared by the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom took place at the Press Centre of the Russia Today international news agency.
22.10.2018 12:35

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople is no longer the leader of the world Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople is no longer the leader of the world Orthodoxy Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gave an interview to TASS news agency.
22.10.2018 8:55

Metropolitan Hilarion: Filaret Denisenko was and remains a schismatic

Metropolitan Hilarion: Filaret Denisenko was and remains a schismatic Filaret can appropriate as many titles as he likes, but the core of the matter does not change: he was not and is not the Patriarch. Thus, he is neither His Holiness, nor His Beatitude.
21.10.2018 15:02

Primates of the Antiochian and Serbian Orthodox Churches called Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople for dialogue with participation of heads of all Local Orthodox Churches

Primates of the Antiochian and Serbian Orthodox Churches called Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople for dialogue with participation of heads of all Local Orthodox Churches His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia issued a Joint Statement after the irenic visit of the Primate of the Orthodox of Antioch to the Serbian Patriarchate on October 11-19, 2018.
19.10.2018 23:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis On 19 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican.
18.10.2018 20:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch On October 18, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, met with the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unite, Cardinal Kurt Koch, within the framework of the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church.
18.10.2018 20:32

Archbishop Clement: Nationalists are already killing our priests and capturing churches

Archbishop Clement: Nationalists are already killing our priests and capturing churches Archbishop Clement, an official representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and chairman of the synodal information and education department, answered questions from Komsomolskaya Pravda daily
18.10.2018 20:21

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church On 18 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for external church relations arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church to attend the plenary session of the 15th Ordinary General…
17.10.2018 23:31

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna The “Bridges of Peace” international forum took place in Bologna, Italy, on October 14-16, 2018. The annual meeting is sponsored by the Catholic community of Sant’Egidio.
17.10.2018 14:01

Metropolitan Hilarion: The fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has recognized a schismatic structure means for us that it itself is now in schism

Metropolitan Hilarion: The fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has recognized a schismatic structure means for us that it itself is now in schism On October 17, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations gave an interview to the BBC Russian Service on the situation that has developed in connection with the anti-canonical actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the decision of the Russian Orthodox…