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07.09.2017 13:03

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has given an interview to the Greek Romphaia web portal.
19.08.2017 9:19

Metropolitan Hilarion: It is important that the mass media do not distort what church hierarchs say

Metropolitan Hilarion: It is important that the mass media do not distort what church hierarchs say Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his church ministry on August 19.
18.08.2017 20:31

Metropolitan Hilarion: Our task is to put the Patriarch’s ideas into practice

Metropolitan Hilarion: Our task is to put the Patriarch’s ideas into practice On August 19, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of his ordination into priesthood.
18.08.2017 10:57

Metropolitan Hilarion: I would not change this ministry for anything else

Metropolitan Hilarion: I would not change this ministry for anything else On the eve of the 30th anniversary of his episcopal consecration, which took place on August 19, 1987, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gave an interview to Rossijskaya Gazeta.
17.08.2017 17:27

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk gives interview to Italian newspaper II Sole-24 Ore

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk gives interview to Italian newspaper II Sole-24 Ore In his interview given to Italian II Sole – 24 Ore by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, in anticipation of the visit by the Holy See State Secretary Cardinal P. Parolin, he highlighted such topics as development of dialogue and cooperation…
16.05.2017 15:21

Metropolitan Hilarion gives interview to Interfax-Religion

Metropolitan Hilarion gives interview to Interfax-Religion On 10-14 May 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), visited Washington, D.C., to take part in the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians. Metropolitan Hilarion also met with the U.S. Vice-President Michael Pence and various religious leaders of the…
29.03.2017 15:18

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency Answering the journalist’s questions, Metropolitan Hilarion spoke on the Council that took place in Crete last year, the construction of a Russian church in Cyprus, the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the situation in the Middle East and other issues.
14.10.2016 18:56

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch’s visit to London will strengthen mutual confidence

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch’s visit to London will strengthen mutual confidence On the threshold of the visit by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to Great Britain to take place from October 15 to 18, the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, in his interview to RIA Novosti news agency, speaks on the program…
21.07.2016 16:32

Metropolitan Hilarion: I owe everything in my life to the Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: I owe everything in my life to the Church On the threshold of his 50th birthday, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, gave an interview to the Orthodox Christianity and the World website, in which he told how he came to believe in God, as well as about his approach to…
16.06.2016 21:58

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the RIA Novosti.
07.06.2016 17:09

Metropolitan Hilarion: It is important for us that the Council will be a factor of unity and unanimity

Metropolitan Hilarion: It is important for us that the Council will be a factor of unity and unanimity In his exclusive interview to Russia-24 TV channel Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations commented on the refusal of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to participate in the Pan-Orthodox Council due to open on 16 June 2016. Metropolitan Hilarion noted in particular...
04.06.2016 10:04

Interview with Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk with The National Herald on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council

Interview with Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk with The National Herald on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council Interview with Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk with The National Herald on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council.
18.02.2016 14:19

Metropolitan Hilarion: Orthodox and Catholics must learn to act as brothers and not as competitors

Metropolitan Hilarion: Orthodox and Catholics must learn to act as brothers and not as competitors On February 12, 2016, the first ever meeting between the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and the Pope, which had remained on the agenda of relations between the two Churches for 20 years, took place in Havana.
13.02.2016 19:08

Metropolitan Hilarion: Nowadays, when the faithful of the Orthodox and the Catholic Churches are facing the same challenges, it is important to learn how to act not like competitors, but like allies

Metropolitan Hilarion: Nowadays, when the faithful of the Orthodox and the Catholic Churches are facing the same challenges, it is important to learn how to act not like competitors, but like allies On 13 February 2016, in an interview to Russia-24 TV Channel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, spoke about the significance of the meeting held by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis at Havana’s international airport.
13.01.2016 13:54

Metropolitan Hilarion: Sacrificial love makes human existence meaningful

Metropolitan Hilarion: Sacrificial love makes human existence meaningful At these Christmas days, I would like to recall that at the heart of our religious tradition is a very unique, special person, with no similar one in the history – Jesus Christ.
30.12.2015 16:05

Metropolitan Hilarion: possibility of convening Pan-Orthodox Council raises doubts

Metropolitan Hilarion: possibility of convening Pan-Orthodox Council raises doubts At the request of the Synodal Department for Church-Society and Media Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, gave a brief summary of some events in 2015, and shared his expectations for the coming year.
03.08.2015 16:54

Metropolitan Nifon of Târgovişte: Prince Vladimir is truly equal to the Apostles

Metropolitan Nifon of Târgovişte: Prince Vladimir is truly equal to the Apostles Metropolitan Nifon of Târgovişte led a delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the celebrations in Moscow, marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. On the eve of the commemoration day of the Baptizer of Rus’ the Romanian hierarch gave an interview to the…
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.
17.10.2014 11:54

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Vatican Radio

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Vatican Radio Answering questions from the interviewer, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, attending the plenary session of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops as representative of the Russian Orthodox Church, spoke on the Christian understanding of the institution…
17.09.2014 21:12

Interview of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to Interfax news agency

Interview of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to Interfax news agency "At a time when we are discussing our theological differences, thousands of Christians – Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant – are shedding blood for the faith in Christ. Such representative gathering as the Joint Commission assembled in Amman cannot stand aside from their suffering and should raise its authoritative voice in their…
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