During his meeting with foreign journalists on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk answered questions concerning urgent problems of society today.
‘We never refer to two patriarchates in Ukraine – those of Moscow and Kiev. We maintain that there is one canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine and also a group that has arbitrarily and illegally named itself as ‘patriarchate’.
During his meeting with foreign media people on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion spoke on burning issues of inter-Christian relations. He said in particular that considerable improvements took shape in relations with the Roman Catholic Church in recent years.
On 11 November 2009, the DECR Chairman Archbishop Hilarion met with foreign journalists. He answered questions of the leading mass media representatives from Belarus, Bulgaria, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, India, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cuba, Kuwait, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, the USA, Turkey, Finland, France, FRG, Czechia, Switzerland,…
The third revised edition of hymns written by St. Simeon the New Theologian, entitled "Come, O True Light," translated from the Greek by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, came out in St. Petersburg.
Archbishop Hilarion told the audience that the book was written in the form of a dialogue between the author and the main character.
The fourth edition of the book "St. Simeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition" by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk came out in the series 'The Library of Christian Thought. Studies."
On 12 November 2009, the "Country of Resurrection" Musical Festival held in the framework of "The Orthodox Russia" exhibition will be closed by a concerts performing at which the Tchaikovsky State Academic Large Symphony Orchestra, the Choir of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the St. Petersburg Russian Capella. The programme…
The concert was timed to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the People's Artist of Russia Boris Tevlin's teaching career. The programme included music by the present-day composers, such as Alfred Shnitke, Rodion Schedrin, Vissarion Shebalin, Astor Piazzola, and Andrew Lloyd Weber.
A new book by Archbishop Hilarion entitled Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook will be presented at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations at 12.00 on 11 November 2009. The book was written in response to numerous requests from both church people and those who are far…
On 8 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived at Mtsensk with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to bring here the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God found by a German…
(Russian) On 8 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the Orel and Livny diocese press service during his stay in Mtsensk on the occasion of the return of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of…
On 7 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk took part in "The Church and the World" TV Programme and answered questions on health care. He commented on the news of the Swiss authorities' intention to tighten the legislation allowing…
On 7 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk took part in "The Church and the World" programme broadcast on "Vesti" TV channel and answered questions on the connection between history of the Church and the state in Russia.
On 8 November 2009, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God taken out by a German soldier to Germany sixty-six years ago was brought to Mtsensk, Orel region.
The Supervisory, Patrons and Public Boards for the publishing of Orthodox Encyclopedia met on 5 November 2009 at the Church of Christ the Saviour.
Archbishop Hilarion’s book entitled Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook in the series “Patriarchs of the Russian Church’ has come out. It has been written in response to numerous requests from both church people and those who are far from the Church but who are interested in the personality…
A Conference on Holy Russia’s Civilizational Space in Europe Today was held on 4 November 2009, the first day of the Orthodox Russia exhibition-forum. It was organized by the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations. It was attended by clergy and representatives of state, church and public organizations in…
In conclusion of his visit to Kosovo and Metochia, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met on 30 October 2009 with Mr. Jolyon Negele, director of the political relations department of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and Mr. M. Krasnoschekov, a…
Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, on a visit to Kosovo and Methochia at the invitation of Bishop Artemije of Rasko-Prizren and Kosovo-Metochia, visited the convent compound ‘The Patriarchate of Pec’ 30 October 2009.