DECR Chairman

22.01.2020 12:00

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on his Nameday

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on his Nameday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with his Nameday
22.01.2020 10:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that heads of Orthodox Churches will meet

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that heads of Orthodox Churches will meet Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, will make a visit this week to Israel where the tragedy of the Holocaust will be commemorated on January 23 on the highest international level.
21.01.2020 13:00

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on his Name Day

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, Holy Martyr Neophytos.
19.01.2020 19:23

Metropolitan Hilarion: Without baptismal font one cannot become a member of the Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: Without baptismal font one cannot become a member of the Church On 19th January 2020, the feast of the Holy Theophany – the Baptism of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great and the Rite of Great Blessing…
16.01.2020 16:02

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia On 16th January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the newly appointed head of the Mission of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and Malta to the Russian Federation, Aimone of Savoy-Aosta.
16.01.2020 15:48

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia On 16 February 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Johannes Aigner, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Russian Federation.
13.01.2020 15:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bishop Joseph Werth

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bishop Joseph Werth On 13 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of the Transfiguration in Novosibirsk, Bishop Joseph Werth, at the parish house of the church of Our Lady the Joy of All the…
07.01.2020 21:02

On the Nativity day the Primate of the Russian Church celebrated Great Compline at the Church of Christ the Saviour

On the Nativity day the Primate of the Russian Church celebrated Great Compline at the Church of Christ the Saviour In the evening of January 7, 2020, the feast of the Nativity of the Lord God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Great Compline at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
07.01.2020 12:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External  Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings
07.01.2020 9:00

DECR chairman greets heads of foreign countries, statesmen and public figures in far abroad countries with the Nativity of Christ and New Year

DECR chairman greets heads of foreign countries, statesmen and public figures in far abroad countries with the Nativity of Christ and New Year Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings