DECR Chairman

20.12.2018 23:17

Commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries holds session at the DECR

Commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries holds session at the DECR On 20 December 2018, the bilateral commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries established with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held its session at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations with the participation of representatives of the Russian Orthodox…
20.12.2018 10:40

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari The book contains photographs and other materials illustrating the main stages of bringing the reliquary to Moscow and St. Petersburg.
19.12.2018 22:01

On the Day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Bari

On the Day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Bari On December 18, 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) arrived in Bari, Italy.
12.12.2018 15:02

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Strasbourg

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Strasbourg (Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион выразил мэру французского города Страсбург Ролану Рису соболезнования в связи с гибелью людей от рук преступника, открывшего стрельбу на традиционной Рождественской ярмарке.
10.12.2018 20:18

Particle of hieroconfessor Famar’s relics is handed over to the Georgian Orthodox Church

Particle of hieroconfessor Famar’s relics is handed over to the Georgian Orthodox Church At the request of His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia, Metropolitan Hilarion brought a particle of relics of the hieroconfessor Famar (Marjanova) as a gift to the Georgian Orthodox Church.
08.12.2018 8:00

Chinese version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘In His Own Words’ presented in Moscow

Chinese version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘In His Own Words’ presented in Moscow The book was presented by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, and Metropolitan Tikhon of Pskov and Porkhov, head of the Patriarchal Council for Culture.
07.12.2018 9:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs jubilee session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs jubilee session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia On 6 December 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia (ICR) held a grand meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of this organization. The session was chaired by the ICR Chairman Emeritus, His Holiness…
30.11.2018 19:45

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to France

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to France Metropolitan Hilarion shared impressions of his visit to the Russian Orthodox cultural center on the Branly Embankment in Paris and participation in the conference devoted to the 60th anniversary since the death of Vladimir Lossky, an outstanding theologian of the Russian Diaspora.
30.11.2018 19:43

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center On November 29, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), met with the faculty and students of the St. Genevieve of Paris Religious Education Center of the Russian Orthodox…
29.11.2018 15:46

DECR chairman takes part in international conference dedicated to theological heritage of Vladimir Lossky

DECR chairman takes part in international conference dedicated to theological heritage of Vladimir Lossky On 29 November 2018, an international theological conference dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Lossky (1903-1958), prominent Russian theologian, took place at the Religious and Cultural Orthodox Centre in Paris.