DECR Chairman

19.10.2009 14:28

Regular session of the Orthodox-Catholic Theological Dialogue on Cyprus

The participants will discuss the document on the role of the Pope of Rome in the first millennium prepared by the Joint Commission Coordinating Committee in October 2008. The Russian Orthodox Church presented its critical remarks to the Organizing Committee before the session.
15.10.2009 16:16

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Lithuania and Russia are leaders in the number of suicides. The scale of this tragedy is a reason to think and begin speaking about the causes of such shameful ‘leadership’

Archbishop Hilarion noted that those present at the meetings had no differences on such vital issues as the immutability of the norms of Christian morality and the significance of Christian values in the history of European culture.
13.10.2009 20:29

Archbishop Hilarion lectures at St. Petersburg Theological Academy

In the beginning of the meeting which took place at the Academy’s assembly hall, His Eminence Hilarion was welcomed by the rector of the theological schools, Bishop Ambrose of Gatchina.
10.10.2009 14:42

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets in St. Petersburg

Before the session, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church welcomed the meeting, noting that it was a second Holy Synod session to be held in the historic building of the Sacred Governing Synod and that St. Petersburg assumed the duties of the Synodal capital.
10.10.2009 6:48

Celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Orthodox in Thailand

A church delegation from Russia will be led by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations.
06.10.2009 12:48

Chairman of the department for external church relations meets with Serbian foreign minister

His Eminence Hilarion pointed to the major role of Orthodoxy in preserving and consolidating the unity of the Russian and Serbian nations.
06.10.2009 12:37

DECR chairman meets with representatives of several Protestant communities in various regions in Russia

There were some sixty representatives of the Union of the Christians of Evangelical Faith in Russia, the Union of the Evangelical Christians-Baptists in Russia, the Church of the Seventh-Day Adventists and Presbyterian communities.
05.10.2009 8:08

‘Argumenty I Fakty’ Internet Portal: ‘Marketing Technologies are Unacceptable to the Church’

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02.10.2009 17:53

DECR chairman meets with new head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Central Asia

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk met, on 2 October 2009 at DECR, with the Archbishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Central Asia, Avgust G. Kruse, who has been recently elected to this post.
02.10.2009 11:08

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Brother Adalberto Mainardi of Bose Monastery

Father Adalberto conveyed to Archbishop Hilarion greetings and best wishes from his community and especially its founder Father Enzo Bianchi on the occasion of his entering the office of chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations.
01.10.2009 19:16

DECR chairman receives an official delegation of the Patriarchate of Georgia

An official delegation of the Georgian Orthodox Church came to Moscow on 29 September 2009 at the invitation of the Russian Orthodox Church and with the blessing of His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of All Georgia.
01.10.2009 10:00

Archbishop Hilarion attends Moscow mayor’s meeting with religious organization

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, attended the meeting between the Moscow mayor and leaders and representatives of religious organizations in Moscow, on 29 September 2009.
23.09.2009 19:40

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador in the Republic of Korea

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 23 September 2009 with the newly-appointed Russian Ambassador in the Republic of Korea, Constantine V. Vnukov. They discussed a wide range of issues concerning Orthodoxy in the Korean Peninsula. Participating in their talk were…
23.09.2009 9:33

Archbishop Hilarion meeting with German Ambassador in Russia

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with the German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Dr. Walter Jьrgen Schmid. Participating in the meeting were also Rev. Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR acting secretary for the far…
23.09.2009 9:24

Archbishop Hilarion meets with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria. Participating in the meeting was also Austria’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Martin…
18.09.2009 17:59

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Benedict XVI of Rome

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, during his official visit to Rome, met on 18 September 2009 with Pope Benedict XVI of Rome at his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo.
02.06.2009 17:17

(Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата встретился с делегацией религиозных, политических и общественных деятелей Индонезии

01.06.2009 22:44

(Russian) Блаженнейший митрополит Варшавский и всея Польши Савва возглавил презентацию польского перевода книги архиепископа Илариона «Таинство веры»