DECR Chairman

13.03.2020 12:38

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation On 13 March 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Sadasivan Premjith, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation.
11.03.2020 14:19

Patriarch Kirill presides over the first 2020 meeting of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod

Patriarch Kirill presides over the first 2020 meeting of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod On 11 March 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presided over the first session of the Holy Synod to be held in 2020. The meeting took place at the patriarchal and synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery.
08.03.2020 16:35

On Sunday of Orthodoxy His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

On Sunday of Orthodoxy His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow On 8th March 2020, first Sunday of Lent, of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, commemoration day of the first (4th century) and second (452) finding of the head of St. John the Baptist, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great and…
03.03.2020 23:57

Metropolitan Hilarion: the discussion on Ukraine is not over

Metropolitan Hilarion: the discussion on Ukraine is not over On 29 February 2020, during the Church and the World talk show at Russia-24 news channel, broadcast by Saturdays and Sundays, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), answered questions from channel presenter Ekaterina Gracheva.
29.02.2020 21:38

Metropolitan Hilarion: consultations in “Amman format” will continue

Metropolitan Hilarion: consultations in “Amman format” will continue In his interview to RIA Novosti news agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, who had participated in the meeting of Primates and representatives of the Local Churches in Amman on February 26, dedicated to the problems of inter-Orthodox unity, commented on…
27.02.2020 16:15

Patriarch Kirill completes his visit to Jordan

Patriarch Kirill completes his visit to Jordan From 25 to 27 February 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia were on a visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
26.02.2020 23:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the meeting of Primates and delegations of Local Orthodox Churches in Amman

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in the meeting of Primates and delegations of Local Orthodox Churches in Amman On 26 February 2020, Primates and delegations of Local Orthodox Churches met in the capital of Jordan, Amman. During his visit to Moscow, on 21 November 2019, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem put forward an initiative to hold a meeting for discussing the situation in the inter-church relations…
26.02.2020 8:05

Metropolitan Hilarion: Absence of particular Churches from Amman will not make the meeting less significant

Metropolitan Hilarion: Absence of particular Churches from Amman will not make the meeting less significant In anticipation of the meeting of heads and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches in the capital city of Jordan, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, told Interfax-Religion portal about what and in what format is to be discussed by this forum.
25.02.2020 22:59

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Amman

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Amman On 25 February 2020, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, began his visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He arrived in the capital city of Jordan for the Amman meeting of Primates and delegations of Local Orthodox Churches.
24.02.2020 10:46

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on the anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on the anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent the congratulatory message to the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.