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02.05.2016 23:57

DECR chairman meets with pilgrims from China

DECR chairman meets with pilgrims from China On 2 May 2016, at the assembly hall of Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the Orthodox pilgrims from China, descendants of the Albazinians.
01.05.2016 10:03

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sent Easter greetings to the heads of foreign states and to the state and public figures in far abroad

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sent Easter greetings to the heads of foreign states and to the state and public figures in far abroad Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Easter greetings.
01.05.2016 7:00

DECR chairman sends Paschal greetings to the heads of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Paschal greetings to the heads of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent his greetings with the Resurrection of Christ.
26.04.2016 20:52

DECR chairman meets with Vuk Jeremic, President of the Serbian Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD)

DECR chairman meets with Vuk Jeremic, President of the Serbian Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD) Metropolitan Hilarion recalled Mr. Jeremic’s constructive cooperation with the Russian Orthodox Church when he was Serbia’s Foreign Minister and president of the 67th session of the UN General Assembly.
26.04.2016 20:41

Metropolitan Hilarion attends a general meeting of the Russian National Commission for UNESCO

Metropolitan Hilarion attends a general meeting of the Russian National Commission for UNESCO On April 25, 2016, the Russian National Commission for UNESCO held a general meeting at the Grand Mansion of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Among the attendees was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).
25.04.2016 20:53

Metropolitan Mark of Ryazan and Mikhailovsk speaks on construction of new churches in Metropolitan Hilarion’s Church and World talk show

Metropolitan Mark of Ryazan and Mikhailovsk speaks on construction of new churches in Metropolitan Hilarion’s Church and World talk show Metropolitan Mark of Ryazan and Mikhailovsk, chairman of the board of the Foundation for Building Churches in Moscow, explained the need for ‘walkable churches’ and peculiarities of church construction in our time in the Church and World TV program anchored on Rossia 24 TV network by Metropolitan Hilarion, head of…
24.04.2016 20:14

On the Day of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem the Primate of the Russian Church celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Christ the Savior

On the Day of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem the Primate of the Russian Church celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Christ the Savior On April 24, 2016, the Day of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Savior in Moscow.
23.04.2016 11:24

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the Day of Krsna Slava

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the Day of Krsna Slava Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the Day of Krsna Slava.
23.04.2016 1:19

Metropolitan Hilarion attends national symposium of theologians and researchers on religion

Metropolitan Hilarion attends national symposium of theologians and researchers on religion On April 22, 2016, a national symposium on Religion in Philosophical, Theological and Religious Research Approaches: Problems of Defining the Object and Expertise.
21.04.2016 17:14

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow A meeting, at which the preparation of the celebrations to mark the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos was discussed, took place in Moscow on 20 April 2016.
20.04.2016 19:29

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations delivers lecture at the Moscow Theological Academy

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations delivers lecture at the Moscow Theological Academy On 20 April 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, delivered a lecture in the assembly hall of the Moscow Theological Academy, in which he focused on the meeting that had taken place between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in…
20.04.2016 11:01

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council A scholarly conference, 'The Pan-Orthodox Council: Opinions and Expectations,' took place at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University in Moscow on 19 April 2016 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
16.04.2016 12:43

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 16 April 2016, a regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has opened at the historical building of the Sacred Governing Synod in St. Petersburg.
15.04.2016 13:22

Metropolitan Hilarion attends the opening of Moscow International Salon of Education

Metropolitan Hilarion attends the opening of Moscow International Salon of Education On April 13, 2016, the Moscow International Salon of Education (MISE) began its work at Pavilion 75 of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNKh).
13.04.2016 14:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On 13 April 2016, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
12.04.2016 7:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with U.S. Ambassador to Russia On 11 April 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. John F. Tefft, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation.
11.04.2016 17:38

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Italy to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Italy to Russia On 11 April 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Cesare Maria Ragaglini, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Italian Republic to the Russian Federation.
07.04.2016 1:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of Higher Diplomatic Courses

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of Higher Diplomatic Courses On 6 April 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with students of the Higher Diplomatic Courses of the Diplomatic Academy of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
05.04.2016 13:42

Inter-Council Presence Commission on Theology holds its regular session

Inter-Council Presence Commission on Theology holds its regular session On 4 April 2016, the Commission on Theology of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church held its regular session at the Department for External Church Relations under the chairmanship of the head of the Commission, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological…
31.03.2016 15:35

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic On March 31, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic, at the DECR.
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