DECR Chairman

02.12.2014 16:43

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada arrives in Moscow

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada arrives in Moscow On 2 December 2014, His Beatitude Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, began his official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.
29.11.2014 21:02

Message of greeting by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, to participants in the conference dedicated to the centenary of consecration of Russian church in Sofia

Message of greeting by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, to participants in the conference dedicated to the centenary of consecration of Russian church in Sofia On 29 November 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria, the conference on ‘Bulgaria-Russia: Images of Spiritual Unity’ took place at the Russian Cultural and Information Centre in Sofia.
19.11.2014 22:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with students of advanced course for newly-installed bishops of Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with students of advanced course for newly-installed bishops of Russian Orthodox Church The course on ‘Topical Issues of Church-State Relations,’ organized by the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies, is being held for the fourth time.
17.11.2014 16:29

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Great Britain to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Great Britain to Russia They were joined in the working meeting, which took place at the DECR premises, by Mr. Miguel Palacio, a staff member of the DECR secretariat for far abroad countries, and by Ms Sarah Fleming, second secretary of the Embassy of Great Britain in Moscow.
17.11.2014 10:13

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Serbian Orthodox Church on November 14-16

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Serbian Orthodox Church on November 14-16 On 14-16 November 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia paid an irenical visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
17.11.2014 1:28

Reception given in honour of Patriarch Kirill in conclusion of his visit to Serbia

Reception given in honour of Patriarch Kirill in conclusion of his visit to Serbia Patriarch Irenaeus warmly thanked Patriarch Kirill for his visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
15.11.2014 23:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits exhibition ‘Russia and Serbia. History of Spiritual Relations’

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits exhibition ‘Russia and Serbia. History of Spiritual Relations’ The exhibition, which takes place at the former country palace of Prince Miloš Obrenović, has been organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Federal Archives Agency of the Russian Federation, and the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, with the assistance of…
15.11.2014 20:35

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill consecrates Russian Necropolis in Belgrade

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill consecrates Russian Necropolis in Belgrade The Primates laid flowers to the monument, and ‘Memory Eternal’ was sung.
15.11.2014 19:10

Primates of Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches hold talks

Primates of Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches hold talks Addressing His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej emphasized the importance of such meetings. “I am glad that you are visiting holy places of our Church and that our people see you and receive your blessing. It strengthens our centuries-old ties even more,” the…
15.11.2014 17:37

Primates of the Russian and Serbian Churches celebrate memorial service to the late Serbian patriarchs

Primates of the Russian and Serbian Churches celebrate memorial service to the late Serbian patriarchs On 15 November 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia visited the Monastery of Rakovica, the place of the repose of Serbian Patriarchs Dimitrije and Pavle.