DECR Chairman

04.08.2020 11:15

Metropolitan Hilarion: We have supported and will support the canonical Church of Montenegro

Metropolitan Hilarion: We have supported and will support the canonical Church of Montenegro In the evening of August 2, 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, took part in the live stream of the Internet-Litija Montenegro program.
02.08.2020 15:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia with commemoration day of Prophet Elijah

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia with commemoration day of Prophet Elijah Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Georgian Orthodox Church on his Name Day.
02.08.2020 13:57

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on the anniversary of his enthronement.
28.07.2020 16:02

On commemoration day of Great Prince Vladimir Equal to the Apostles, Primate of Russian Orthodox Church celebrated liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour

On commemoration day of Great Prince Vladimir Equal to the Apostles, Primate of Russian Orthodox Church celebrated liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour On 28 July 2020, the commemoration day of the Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, the church-state celebration day of the Baptism of Russia, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
26.07.2020 22:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates liturgy at Church of Antioch’s Moscow Representation on its patron saint’s day

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates liturgy at Church of Antioch’s Moscow Representation on its patron saint’s day On July 26, 2020, the Day of the Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, visited the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church of Antioch to greet its rector and parishioner on their patron saint’s day.
24.07.2020 23:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: For Orthodox Christians Hagia Sophia will always remain a church dedicated to the Lord Jesus Christ

Metropolitan Hilarion: For Orthodox Christians Hagia Sophia will always remain a church dedicated to the Lord Jesus Christ On 24th July 2020, commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the “Joy of All Who Sorrow” Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street, Moscow.
21.07.2020 11:34

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that the Turkish authorities will keep their promise to preserve the Hagia Sophia mosaics

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that the Turkish authorities will keep their promise to preserve the Hagia Sophia mosaics On 18 July 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate for external church relations, answered questions from Ekaterina Gracheva, presenter of the Tserkov i Mir talk show broadcast by the Russia 24 TV channel.
17.07.2020 13:00

Meeting of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

Meeting of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On July 16-17, 2020, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church met under the chairmanship of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
17.07.2020 12:36

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the Orthodox Church, Hagia Sophia church is the same as St. Peter’s Cathedral for the Catholics

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the Orthodox Church, Hagia Sophia church is the same as St. Peter’s Cathedral for the Catholics Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, at a request of Associated Press, makes comments on the decision of the Turkish authorities to change the status of Hagia Sophia Cathedral in Istanbul.
10.07.2020 21:24

Metropolitan Hilarion: Decision to transform Hagia Sophia into a mosque is a blow to the entire world Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion: Decision to transform Hagia Sophia into a mosque is a blow to the entire world Orthodoxy The decision made on 10 July 2020 by the Turkish authorities to deprive Hagia Sophia of the status of museum and to transform it into a mosque was commented on by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, in his interview to Russia…