Address to a forum of Orthodox youth on 16 January 2010 in Penza, Russia.
On 4 February 2010, at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk received Monsignor Maurice Gardes, archbishop of Auch, France, president of the National Council for Christian Unity and Relations with Judaism, currently in Russia on a private visit.
His Holiness noted that the Pope Benedict XVI of Rome has a consistent position close to that of the Orthodox on these issues. ‘Evidence to this are his statements and messages as well as views expressed by high-ranking representatives of the Roman Catholic Church with whom we maintain contacts’, His…
During the Little Entrance of the Divine Liturgy celebrated to mark the first anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church granted hierarchical awards to several hierarchs of the…
On 28 January 2010, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met with His Beatitude Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Lands and Slovakia at the DECR premises.
On 28 January 2010, at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for external church relations, His Beatitude Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Lands and Slovakia read a lecture to the students of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Postgraduate and Doctoral Programme of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Archbishop Hilarion told the USA Ambassador about Church-State relations in Russia at present, and about social ministry of the Russian Orthodox Church.
(Russian) Избрание и интронизация Святейшего Патриарха Кирилла стали, безусловно, важнейшими событиями жизни Русской Православной Церкви в минувшем году.
On 27 January 2010, a section of the Christmas Educational Readings met in session at the conference hall of "Danilovskaya" hotel complex. The topic of the meeting was "Catechetic activities of the Russian Orthodox Church at present."
Dear delegates: The PACE current session will consider discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity, an issue having a serious ethical aspect. The overwhelming majority of European Christians, Muslims, and Jews have common vision of this problem. It is obvious that the draft Resolution and draft Recommendation cast…
A session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is taking place on 25 through 29 January 2010. Themes under discussion include discrimination on ground of sexual orientation or gender identity.
This mission, the archpastor explained, is directed first of all at the members of the Russian Orthodox Church as well as at her potential members, including children, the youth, and other people who, though having been baptized, do not lead a Christian way of life as yet.
On 25 January 2010, the commemoration day of the holy martyr Tatiana, patroness of Russian students, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of the Moscow State University.
The Publishing House of St. Vladimir's Theological seminary, New York, USA, released an audiodisc with "The Divine Liturgy" by Archbishop Hilarion (Alfeyev).
On 23 January 2010, a delegation from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological seminary (New York, USA) took part in the All-Night Vigil at the Church of the "Joy to All Afflicted" Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Str., Moscow. Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate…
On 22 January 2010, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for external church relations, met with the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II at "Danilovskaya" hotel.
Archbishop Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for external church relations, sent the following congratulatory message to Bishop Irinej of Niš on his election to the Serbian Patriarchal Throne.
On 21 January 2010, a meeting on the preparation of the "International Law and Religious Traditions. Potential for Cooperation" seminar took place at the Department for external church relations. The seminar is planned to be held in Hamburg next autumn.
(Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата архиепископ Волоколамский Иларион поздравил Блаженнейшего Архиепископа Тиранского и всей Албании Анастасия с днем тезоименитства.
On 21 January 2010, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk received Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to the Russian Federation, at the latter's request.