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13.06.2019 19:17

DECR chairman meets with Secretary General of Eurasian People’s Assembly

DECR chairman meets with Secretary General of Eurasian People’s Assembly On 13th June 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Andrei Belyaninov, Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples’ Assembly International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations, chairman of the management board of the Eurasian Development Bank.
13.06.2019 12:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Supreme Church Council

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Supreme Church Council On 13 June 2019, a session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church took place at the Supreme Church Council’s Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
13.06.2019 12:02

Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Representation to European and International Organizations comments on the Ukrainian authorities’ response to joint communication of UN Special Rapporteurs concerning violations of the rights of believers

Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Representation to European and International Organizations comments on the Ukrainian authorities’ response to joint communication of UN Special Rapporteurs concerning violations of the rights of believers The commentary was published by the Information and Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
12.06.2019 17:39

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch visits Russia’s Hmeimim airbase

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch visits Russia’s Hmeimim airbase On 12th June 2019, Russia Day, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited Russia’s Hmeimim airbase located in Latakia province, Syria. To mark this Russian national holiday, a military parade was held on the aerodrome.
11.06.2019 20:19

Third meeting of Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland

Third meeting of Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland On June 10-11, 2019, the Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland held its regular meeting at St. Petersburg Theological Academy.
11.06.2019 15:51

A hierarch of Serbian Orthodox Church visits Department for External Church Relations

A hierarch of Serbian Orthodox Church visits Department for External Church Relations On June 10, 2019, Bishop Arsenije of Nis, Serbian Orthodox Church, who is on a pilgrim trip to holy places of the Russian Orthodox Church, visited the St. Daniel Patriarchal Monastery and the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, in which he was received by Metropolitan Hilarion…
11.06.2019 15:25

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Russian ambassador to Serbia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Russian ambassador to Serbia On June 10, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), received the Russian Federation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary A. A. Botsan-Kharchenko, who is preparing to leave for his new duty station in Belgrade.
11.06.2019 15:03

Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians meets with Patriarchal Exarch for All Belarus

Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians meets with Patriarchal Exarch for All Belarus The head of the Armenian Apostolic Church received Metropolitan Pavel, who is on a visit to Armenia with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, in this residence in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
08.06.2019 23:35

Delegation of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus visits Theological Academy in St. Petersburg

Delegation of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus visits Theological Academy in St. Petersburg On 7 June 2019, a delegation of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus with Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasos and Oreini paid a friendly visit to the St. Petersburg Theological Academy.
08.06.2019 16:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus In the beginning of the meeting, the DECR chairman conveyed to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus cordial greetings and best wishes from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill.