DECR Chairman

08.12.2018 8:00

Chinese version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘In His Own Words’ presented in Moscow

Chinese version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘In His Own Words’ presented in Moscow The book was presented by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, and Metropolitan Tikhon of Pskov and Porkhov, head of the Patriarchal Council for Culture.
07.12.2018 9:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs jubilee session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs jubilee session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia On 6 December 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia (ICR) held a grand meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of this organization. The session was chaired by the ICR Chairman Emeritus, His Holiness…
30.11.2018 19:45

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to France

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to France Metropolitan Hilarion shared impressions of his visit to the Russian Orthodox cultural center on the Branly Embankment in Paris and participation in the conference devoted to the 60th anniversary since the death of Vladimir Lossky, an outstanding theologian of the Russian Diaspora.
30.11.2018 19:43

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center On November 29, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), met with the faculty and students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center of the Russian Orthodox…
29.11.2018 15:46

DECR chairman takes part in international conference dedicated to theological heritage of Vladimir Lossky

DECR chairman takes part in international conference dedicated to theological heritage of Vladimir Lossky On 29 November 2018, an international theological conference dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Lossky (1903-1958), prominent Russian theologian, took place at the Religious and Cultural Orthodox Centre in Paris.
27.11.2018 9:39

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador in Beijing A. Denisov

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador in Beijing A. Denisov They discussed a wide range of issues of mutual concern including further steps to be made to normalize the situation of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church.
26.11.2018 11:21

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Pyongyang

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Pyongyang On 26 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Kim Yong-dae, vice-president of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and with Mr. Im Chon-il, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK.
26.11.2018 10:05

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Pyongyang

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Pyongyang On 25 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and the delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church led by him visited the diplomatic representation of the Russian Federation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
25.11.2018 21:23

Episcopal Divine Liturgy is celebrated in the Trinity Church in Pyongyang

Episcopal Divine Liturgy is celebrated in the Trinity Church in Pyongyang On 25 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), and Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the East and Southeast Asia countries celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity in Pyongyang.
24.11.2018 20:39

Metropolitan Hilarion arrives in Pyongyang

Metropolitan Hilarion arrives in Pyongyang In the evening of the same day the All-Night Vigil was celebrated at the Holy Trinity Church in Pyongyang.
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