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27.09.2020 10:00

DECR chairman greets Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III Sliwa with 5th anniversary of his accession to the Throne of Primates of the Assyrian Church of the East

DECR chairman greets Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III Sliwa with 5th anniversary of his accession to the Throne of Primates of the Assyrian Church of the East In his letter to His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated him on the 5th anniversary of his Primatial ministry.
26.09.2020 10:10

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church greets Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on his name day

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church greets Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on his name day His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has greeted the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on the day of St. John the Theologian.
26.09.2020 10:09

Metropolitan Hilarion greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on his name day

Metropolitan Hilarion greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on his name day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), has sent a message of greeting to His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, on the occasion of his name day.
19.09.2020 11:18

DECR chairman sends greetings to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his jubilee

DECR chairman sends greetings to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his jubilee Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa on the occasion of his 50th birthday. The text of the message is given below.
12.09.2020 10:38

DECR chairman greets Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo on his name day

DECR chairman greets Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo on his name day The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has sent a message of greetings to Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan on the occasion of his name day.
28.08.2020 13:00

Patriarch Kirill congratulates the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on his 90th birthday

Patriarch Kirill congratulates the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on his 90th birthday The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church congratulates His Holiness Irinej, Patriarch of Serbia, on his 90th birthday.
28.08.2020 12:47

DECR chairman congratulates Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on his 90th birthday

DECR chairman congratulates Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on his 90th birthday Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relation, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, sent a congratulatory message to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Irinej, on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
25.08.2020 18:00

Message of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to the episcopate, clergy, monastics and laity on the invasion of a harmful infection this year

Message of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to the episcopate, clergy, monastics and laity on the invasion of a harmful infection this year Praising Merciful God Who causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous (Mt. 5:45), the Church is ardently praying for the final deliverance of people from the harmful infection that has invaded us this year.
09.08.2020 10:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends greetings on the patronal feast of the Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mt. Athos

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends greetings on the patronal feast of the Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mt. Athos In his letter to Archimandrite Yevlogy, hegumen of the Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mount Athos, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated him and all the brethren of the abode on the commemoration day of the Holy Great Martyr and…
04.08.2020 23:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in Beirut

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in Beirut His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent condolences to the President of the Lebanese Republic, Mr. Michel Aoun, and to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great Antioch and All the East over the death of people in the explosion at Beirut’s port