DECR Chairman

26.02.2015 16:47

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Ambassador of Luxembourg

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Ambassador of Luxembourg At the request of the Ambassador of Luxembourg, the DECR chairman told him about the current state of the Orthodox-Catholic dialogue.
26.02.2015 16:44

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church with the second anniversary of his enthronement

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church with the second anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on the second anniversary of his enthronement.
25.02.2015 7:05

Presidential working group for preparation of events dedicated to St. Vladimir’s commemoration and the St. Tikhon University’s Board of Trustees hold common session chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Presidential working group for preparation of events dedicated to St. Vladimir’s commemoration and the St. Tikhon University’s Board of Trustees hold common session chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 24 February 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired a common session of the Presidential working group for preparation of the events dedicated to the commemoration of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, the Baptizer of Russia, and the Board of Trustees of the St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University…
22.02.2015 20:55

Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch completes his visit to Russia

Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch completes his visit to Russia His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, completed his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.
22.02.2015 19:28

Patriarch John X of Antioch’s homily on Sunday of Forgiveness

Patriarch John X of Antioch’s homily on Sunday of Forgiveness On February 22, 2015, the Sunday of Forgiveness, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, and His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. After the service, the Patriarch Kirill…
22.02.2015 19:08

Primates of Antiochian and Russian Orthodox Churches celebrate Liturgy at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Forgiveness Sunday

Primates of Antiochian and Russian Orthodox Churches celebrate Liturgy at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on Forgiveness Sunday On 22 February 2015, Cheesefare Sunday, remembrance of Adam’s expulsion from Paradise (Sunday of Forgiveness), commemoration of the finding of the relics of St Innocent the Bishop of Irkutsk and of the relics of St Tikhon the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great…
20.02.2015 19:37

Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission completes its session

Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission completes its session On 20 February 2015, the Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission for the Preparation of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church completed its second session, which had begun on February 15, at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy (Switzerland).
17.02.2015 22:04

Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission continues its session

Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission continues its session The Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission for the Preparation of the Pan-Orthodox Council will continue its work until 21 February 2015, at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy near Geneva.
17.02.2015 14:45

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria and All Africa with his Name Day

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria and All Africa with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, sent a message to His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, congratulating His Beatitude on his Name Day.
16.02.2015 19:49

Special Inter-Orthodox Commission starts its second session

Special Inter-Orthodox Commission starts its second session The commission established by the Primates of Local Orthodox Churches at their meeting on March 6-9, 2014, in Istanbul, will continue the work to edit draft documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church.
11.02.2015 16:48

Metropolitan Hilarion: To create an environment favorable for immigrants is a common task for the Church and the state

Metropolitan Hilarion: To create an environment favorable for immigrants is a common task for the Church and the state On February 8, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk as anchorman of the Church and the World program on Russia-24 NV network hosted the head of the Federal Migration Service Directorate for Promoting Integration, Ms Tatiana A. Bazhan.
09.02.2015 16:23

DECR chairman greets participants in the 21st International Conference ‘Human Dignity, Freedom and Rights: Christian Dimension’

DECR chairman greets participants in the 21st International Conference ‘Human Dignity, Freedom and Rights: Christian Dimension’ Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greeting to the participants in the 21st International Conference ‘Human Dignity, Freedom and Rights: Christian Dimension’, which takes place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 9-12 February 2015.
09.02.2015 16:20

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Dormition and All Saints in London on Sunday of Prodigal Son

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Dormition and All Saints in London on Sunday of Prodigal Son On 8 February 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, who is visiting Great Britain with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Dormition and All Saints…
08.02.2015 21:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at St John the Baptist Monastery in Essex

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at St John the Baptist Monastery in Essex On February 7, 2015, the commemoration day of St Gregory the Theologian, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, while in Great Britain with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the St John the Baptist Monastery,…
08.02.2015 15:07

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk reads lectures at Winchester and Cambridge Universities

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk reads lectures at Winchester and Cambridge Universities On February 5, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman and rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Winchester University Department of Theology to read a Foundation Lecture on ‘Does Christian Ecumenism…
08.02.2015 15:07

Is There A Future For Ecumenism? Lecture by the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the Universities of Winchester (5 February 2015) and Cambridge (6 February 2015)

Is There A Future For Ecumenism? Lecture by the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the Universities of Winchester (5 February 2015) and Cambridge (6 February 2015) Lecture by the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the Universities of Winchester (5 February 2015) and Cambridge (6 February 2015).
03.02.2015 19:05

Report on the Catechism of the Russian Orthodox Church is presented at the Bishops’ Conference

Report on the Catechism of the Russian Orthodox Church is presented at the Bishops’ Conference His Holiness Patriarch Kirill thanked Metropolitan Hilarion for the work, noting that it is progressing on schedule.
03.02.2015 13:39

Conference of bishops of frontier dioceses of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Conference of bishops of frontier dioceses of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus On February 2, 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the 3d conference of bishops of the Russian Orthodox dioceses located in the Ukrainian-Russian-Byelorussia frontier area took place at the Church of Christ the Saviour.
02.02.2015 11:32

The Bishops’ Conference of the Russian Orthodox Church opens in Moscow

The Bishops’ Conference of the Russian Orthodox Church opens in Moscow On 2 February 2015, the Bishops’ Conference of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work in the Hall of Church Councils at the Church of Christ the Saviour under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
01.02.2015 16:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the 6th anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the 6th anniversary of his enthronement On 1 February 2015, Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee, the 6th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
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