DECR Chairman

29.12.2020 13:21

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020 The Primate of the Russian Church participated in the Holy Synod’s session remotely, from the Patriarchal residence in Peredelkino. His Holiness was in the hall where the Holy Synod had historically held its sessions.
22.12.2020 20:09

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians On 22nd December 2020, on the initiative of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom, an online conference on the Plight of Christians in Africa took place at the venue of Rossiya Segodnya Media Group.
22.12.2020 20:01

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Russian Church has called for alliance in defence of African Christians

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Russian Church has called for alliance in defence of African Christians (Russian) В ходе международной онлайн-конференции «О положении христиан в Африке» прозвучало выступление митрополита Волоколамского Илариона, председателя Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата.
19.12.2020 23:50

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy on the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy on the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari On 19th December 2020, commemoration day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, while on a working visit to Bari, Italy, officiated at the Divine Liturgy in the Basilica of St. Nicholas, on…
13.12.2020 14:40

The Lord Has Entrusted Us With a Church That Has Existed for 1,000 Years

The Lord Has Entrusted Us With a Church That Has Existed for 1,000 Years An interview by Kathimerini with Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev).
08.12.2020 15:33

Holy Synod takes a number of decisions pertaining to Moscow Patriarchate’s dioceses and parishes abroad, and external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church

Holy Synod takes a number of decisions pertaining to Moscow Patriarchate’s dioceses and parishes abroad, and external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church During the session held on 8th December 2020 under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church took a number of decisions pertaining to the external activities of the Russian Orthodox Church.
08.12.2020 13:43

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church holds on-line session

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church holds on-line session The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church participated in the meeting remotely, from the Patriarchal residence in Peredelkino.
07.12.2020 20:46

On commemoration day of St. Catherine, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk officiated at the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr In-the-Fields  the representation of the Orthodox Church in America

On commemoration day of St. Catherine, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk officiated at the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr In-the-Fields  the representation of the Orthodox Church in America On December 7, 2020, the commemoration day of St. Catherine the Great Martyr, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, officiated at the festive service at the Moscow representation of the Orthodox Church in America - the Church of St. Catherine In-the-Fields.
07.12.2020 15:16

Metropolitan Hilarion: Soviet dogma on religion’s ‘dying out” is obviously untenable

Metropolitan Hilarion: Soviet dogma on religion’s ‘dying out” is obviously untenable As to the sentiments of the youth, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, said that a sustainable growth of religious belief can be seen in many countries of the world, the United States including, as well as in some countries of Western…
06.12.2020 17:45

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople’s papist claims are groundless

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople’s papist claims are groundless In his interview to RIA Novosti news agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, made it clear if there are any grounds for Constantinople’s claims.