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16.11.2018 13:01

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Cairo

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Cairo On 15 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited, while in Egypt, the Russian Embassy in Cairo and met with Mr. Sergei Kirpichenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Egypt.
16.11.2018 10:32

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria On 15 November 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Cairo on a working visit.
15.11.2018 20:07

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad meets with His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad meets with His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia On the 14th-15th of November 2018, the head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, visited Slovakia and the Czech Republic with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
15.11.2018 15:54

30th anniversary of Metropolitan Niphon’s episcopal consecration is celebrated in Moscow

30th anniversary of Metropolitan Niphon’s episcopal consecration is celebrated in Moscow On 13 November 2018, the 30th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia was celebrated at the Metochion of the Antiochian Orthodox Church in Moscow.
15.11.2018 10:37

Foundation stone for Russian cultural center and Russian Orthodox church blessed in Singapore

Foundation stone for Russian cultural center and Russian Orthodox church blessed in Singapore On November 13, 2018, President Vladimir Putin attended the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for a Russian cultural center and a Russian Orthodox church in Singapore.
14.11.2018 17:20

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gives interview to Romfea, a Greek church news agency.
13.11.2018 22:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia On 13 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Vitězslav Pivoňka, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation.
13.11.2018 19:18

Resolution of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 13 November 2018

Resolution of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 13 November 2018 (Russian) Собор епископов Украинской Православной Церкви собрался в Успенской Киево-Печерской Лавре 13 ноября 2018 года.
13.11.2018 17:09

Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds its 23nd session

Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds its 23nd session The participants discussed various aspects of cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ministry during the period since the 22nd meeting of the group, including common efforts of the Church and the state for overcoming humanitarian crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic.
13.11.2018 11:02

Serbian Orthodox Church Bishops’ Council expresses its position on situation resulting from Patriarchate of Constantinople’s actions in Ukraine

Serbian Orthodox Church Bishops’ Council expresses its position on situation resulting from Patriarchate of Constantinople’s actions in Ukraine The position taken by the Serbian Orthodox Church with regard to the church crisis in Ukraine caused by the recent decisions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has been formulated by the Bishops’ Council which took place on November 6-7, 2018, in Belgrade.