DECR Chairman

10.05.2015 13:18

Patriarch Kirill meets with Macedonian President George Ivanov

Patriarch Kirill meets with Macedonian President George Ivanov On May 9, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Macedonia’s President George Ivanov, who had come to Moscow for the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of Victory.
08.05.2015 23:06

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus On May 8, 2015, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met with the President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus, at the Patriarchate Chambers in the Moscow Kremlin.
07.05.2015 22:31

DECR chairman extends condolences over death of two Russian diplomats killed in earthquake in Nepal

DECR chairman extends condolences over death of two Russian diplomats killed in earthquake in Nepal Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, extended the following condolences to Sergei Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, over the death of the two staff members of the Russian Embassy in Pakistan
06.05.2015 17:40

Metropolitan Hilarion: Terrorism and extremism in the Middle East continue growing and spreading like a plague

Metropolitan Hilarion: Terrorism and extremism in the Middle East continue growing and spreading like a plague On May 2, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion as presenter of the Church and the World TV program had as his guest the chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society Sergey Stepashin.
05.05.2015 12:51

First in 2015 session of the Holy Synod takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

First in 2015 session of the Holy Synod takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 5 May 2-15, the first in 2015 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Patriarchal and Synodal resident in St. Daniel’s Monastery.
30.04.2015 22:14

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia.
30.04.2015 18:42

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife They died in exile and originally were buried in St. Michael’s church in Cannes. They were reburied at the Common Military Cemetery in Sokol, Moscow.
29.04.2015 19:52

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia The meeting took place at the Department for External Church Relations.
29.04.2015 17:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife On 30 April 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk will lead the requiem Liturgy at the Common Military Cemetery in Moscow and the ceremony of reinterment of the remains of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife.
29.04.2015 13:40

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 29 April 2015, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.