DECR Chairman

23.10.2015 22:54

Primate of Russian Church celebrates All-Night Vigil at Optina Hermitage on the eve of the commemoration day of Synaxis of Optina Elders

Primate of Russian Church celebrates All-Night Vigil at Optina Hermitage on the eve of the commemoration day of Synaxis of Optina Elders On 23 October 2015, the eve of the commemoration day of the Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of Optina, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Stavropegic Monastery of the Entry of the Mother of God into the Temple, Optina Hermitage.
23.10.2015 21:15

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk’s message of greetings to 9th Orthodoxy-Judaism Academic Consultation on Centers and Diasporas

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk’s message of greetings to 9th Orthodoxy-Judaism Academic Consultation on Centers and Diasporas On behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, I would like to greet the participants in the 9th Orthodoxy-Judaism Academic Consultation.
23.10.2015 16:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the opening of International Conference on the Centennial of Armenian Genocide

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the opening of International Conference on the Centennial of Armenian Genocide On 23 October 2015, an international conference on ‘Genocide as a moral-psychological crime against humanity’ opened at the Moscow church complex of the Novo-Nakhichevan and Russia diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.
22.10.2015 12:15

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 22 October 2015, a regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
22.10.2015 10:56

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of his enthronement The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal throne.
21.10.2015 13:09

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis On 21 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the DECR chairman, met with Pope Francis at the “Domus Sanctae Marthae” hotel in Vatican.
21.10.2015 7:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican On 19 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to attend as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church the plenary session of the…
21.10.2015 7:57

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015)

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015) On behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus I extend fraternal greetings to you on the occasion of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the theme of the family...
20.10.2015 15:46

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with the Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Mr. Ioannis Amanatidis, on the sidelines of the forum ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’, which took place in Athens
20.10.2015 12:54

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians The largest ever conference to be held on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East took place on October 19-20, 2015, in Athens, under the theme ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’.
20.10.2015 12:54

Presentation by the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, at the Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East (19 October 2015, Athens, Greece)

Presentation by the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, at the Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East (19 October 2015, Athens, Greece) On 19-20 October 2015, the largest conference on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East took place in Athens. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk delivered his presentation on the first day of the forum.
20.10.2015 12:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch John X of Antioch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch John X of Antioch Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East.
19.10.2015 14:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople On 18 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Athens with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to take part in the Conference on “Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in…
17.10.2015 11:45

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference completes its work

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference completes its work On 16 October 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference concluded its sessions, held at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy, Switzerland.
15.10.2015 10:20

DECR chairman’s birthday message to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria

DECR chairman’s birthday message to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has sent a congratulatory message to the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
14.10.2015 23:07

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy in the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva on the feast day of Intercession of the Mother of God

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy in the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva on the feast day of Intercession of the Mother of God On 14 October 2015, the Feast of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva, which is the cathedral…
12.10.2015 23:04

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference begins its sessions

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference begins its sessions On October 12, 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference began its sessions at the Orthodox Center of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambesy near Geneva. It is chaired by Metropolitan John of Pergamon, Patriarchate of Constantinople.
12.10.2015 22:34

DECR chairman’s greets the conference on ‘St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles – Millennium of His Repose’

DECR chairman’s greets the conference on ‘St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles – Millennium of His Repose’ On October 10, 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Bulgaria, a conference on the millennium of the repose of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles took place in the Center of Information and Culture in Sofia.
11.10.2015 18:33

Russian Orthodox Church delegation arrives in Chambesy for the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference

Russian Orthodox Church delegation arrives in Chambesy for the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference On 11 October 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference opened with the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambesy near Geneva.
10.10.2015 15:05

DECR chairman sends greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria with an anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne

DECR chairman sends greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria with an anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent greetings to His Beatitude Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, with an anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne. The text is given below.
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