DECR Chairman

18.07.2019 21:29

On the Day of St. Sergius of Radonezh, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Sergius Laura’s church of the Holy Spirit

On the Day of St. Sergius of Radonezh, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Sergius Laura’s church of the Holy Spirit The archpastor was assisted by Archbishop Theopanus of Korea, Bishop Alexy of Galich and Makariev and brethren of the monastery.
17.07.2019 23:36

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated All-Night Vigil at the church of the Holy Trinity in the St. Sergius Laura of the Holy Trinity

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated All-Night Vigil at the church of the Holy Trinity in the St. Sergius Laura of the Holy Trinity On July 17, 2019, celebrations started at the St. Sergius Laura of the Holy Trinity to honour St. Sergius of Radonezh on his the commemoration day.
15.07.2019 22:40

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian Ambassador to Montenegro

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian Ambassador to Montenegro On 15 July 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Vladislav Maslennikov, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Montenegro.
15.07.2019 21:44

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Urbi et Orbi Foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Urbi et Orbi Foundation On 15 July 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with a delegation the Urbi et Orbi Foundation led by its founder Dr. Robert Moynihan, who is also editor-in-chief of the Inside the Vatican magazine.
15.07.2019 21:22

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of the Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of the Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization On 15 July 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Hujjat al Islam Mohammad Mehdi Taskhiri, head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization.
14.07.2019 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion meets at Poznanie charity with Syrian children who have come to Moscow for treatment

Metropolitan Hilarion meets at Poznanie charity with Syrian children who have come to Moscow for treatment Seven-year-old Bashar Canaan and thirteen-year-old Sidra Zarour had come with their parents to Russia on June 30 to undergo prosthetics and rehabilitation under the charity project “There are no foreign children”.
12.07.2019 22:35

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church On July 12, 2019, the commemoration day of Ss Peter and Paul, Metropolitan Hilarion, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church at the St. Peter Church-on-the Yauza River.
10.07.2019 16:33

Metropolitan Hilarion: Events in Ukraine have shown that the structures created by Patriarch Bartholomew are unviable

Metropolitan Hilarion: Events in Ukraine have shown that the structures created by Patriarch Bartholomew are unviable On July 6, 2019, during the Church and the World talk show broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays by Russia 24 TV channel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, answered questions from the channel presenter Ekaterina Gracheva.
09.07.2019 11:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod at Valaam Monastery 

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod at Valaam Monastery  On July 8-11, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Transfiguration of the Saviour stauropegic monastery on Valaam.  
08.07.2019 17:36

DECR chairman sends a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the European Parliament

DECR chairman sends a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the European Parliament Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has extended congratulations to Mr. David-Maria Sassoli.