DECR Chairman

24.09.2016 20:08

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy in St Daniel’s Monastery on the commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy in St Daniel’s Monastery on the commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite On 24 September 2016, Saturday before the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite (1938), His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity of St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow.
24.09.2016 16:53

Metropolitan Hilarions’ book “The Beginning of the Gospel” presented at Biblio-Globus Bookstore in Moscow

Metropolitan Hilarions’ book “The Beginning of the Gospel” presented at Biblio-Globus Bookstore in Moscow On 23 September 2016, the presentation of the book “The Beginning of the Gospel” by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, took place at the Biblio-Globus Bookstore. It was published by the Sretensky Monastery’s publishing house.
23.09.2016 16:48

DECR chairman meets with Croatia’s charge d’affaires ad interim to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Croatia’s charge d’affaires ad interim to Russia On 23 September 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Philip Vučak, Croatia’s charge d'affaires ad interim to Russia. They were joined in the meeting by archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, DECR Secretary for Far-Abroad Countries.
22.09.2016 16:15

President of Russia presents Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk with a state award

President of Russia presents Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk with a state award Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna and Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, received awards from the hands of the President of the Russian Federation.
22.09.2016 11:58

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Protomartyr Catherine Church in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Protomartyr Catherine Church in Rome His Eminence was assisted by the ecclesiarch of the church Hieromonk Ambrose (Matsegora), Hieromonk Afanasy (Potapov) and Deacon Alexy Maksimov, as well as Deacon Yevgeny Petrov.
22.09.2016 0:26

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completed its work in Chieti, Italy.
20.09.2016 9:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch On September 19, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, in Chieti, where the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church…
19.09.2016 11:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Pescara, Italy

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Pescara, Italy After the Litany of Fervent Supplication, Metropolitan Hilarion said a prayer for peace in Ukraine.
17.09.2016 11:44

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains the major stumbling block to Orthodox-Catholic dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains the major stumbling block to Orthodox-Catholic dialogue On 16 September 2016, the 14th plenary session of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church began its work in Chieti, Italy.
15.09.2016 16:37

Meeting between DECR chairman and Secretary of State of the Holy See takes places in Vatican

Meeting between DECR chairman and Secretary of State of the Holy See takes places in Vatican On 15 September 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Pietro Cardinal Parolin, Secretary of State of the Holy See.
15.09.2016 16:18

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome On September 15, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR) met with Pope Francis of Rome at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.
31.08.2016 12:57

DECR chairman visits Belgrade

DECR chairman visits Belgrade From August 20 to 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), was on a working visit to Belgrade, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
30.08.2016 14:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends message of greetings to Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Paulose II on the occasion of his 70th birthday

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends message of greetings to Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Paulose II on the occasion of his 70th birthday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted Metropolitan Baselios Marthoma Paulose II with his 70th birthday.
29.08.2016 19:06

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of Democratic Republic of the Congo in Moscow

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of Democratic Republic of the Congo in Moscow On 29 August 2016, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with His Excellency Mr. Valentin Nkuman Tavun Matungul, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Moscow.
29.08.2016 14:46

Patriarch Kirill meets with US ambassador in Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with US ambassador in Russia They were joined in their talk by Mr. Anthony Godfrey, minister-counselor for political affairs, and Mr. David Horn, second secretary of the US Embassy.
28.08.2016 19:34

On Dormition Day Patriarch Kirill and Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Land and Slovakia celebrate Divine Liturgy at Kremlin Cathedral of the Dormition

On Dormition Day Patriarch Kirill and Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Land and Slovakia celebrate Divine Liturgy at Kremlin Cathedral of the Dormition On August 28, 2016, the Day of the Dormition, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian and His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarch Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin.
26.08.2016 13:26

Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia arrives in Moscow

Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia arrives in Moscow On 26 August 2016, His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia arrived in Moscow.
25.08.2016 17:55

Metropolitan Hilarion expresses condolences to the President of Italian Bishops’ Conference over earthquake in central Italy

Metropolitan Hilarion expresses condolences to the President of Italian Bishops’ Conference over earthquake in central Italy Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed condolences to the President of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Angelo Cardinal Bagnasco, over the earthquake in central Italy.
25.08.2016 16:39

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

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On 25 August 2016, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its session at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
24.08.2016 18:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Japanese ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Japanese ambassador to Russia On August 24, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Japanese Ambassador to Russia Mr. Toyohisa Kozuki, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in the St. Daniel Monastery.
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