DECR Chairman

27.11.2018 9:39

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador in Beijing A. Denisov

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador in Beijing A. Denisov They discussed a wide range of issues of mutual concern including further steps to be made to normalize the situation of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church.
26.11.2018 11:21

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Pyongyang

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Pyongyang On 26 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Kim Yong-dae, vice-president of the Supreme People's Assembly of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and with Mr. Im Chon-il, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK.
26.11.2018 10:05

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Pyongyang

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Pyongyang On 25 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and the delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church led by him visited the diplomatic representation of the Russian Federation in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
25.11.2018 21:23

Episcopal Divine Liturgy is celebrated in the Trinity Church in Pyongyang

Episcopal Divine Liturgy is celebrated in the Trinity Church in Pyongyang On 25 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), and Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the East and Southeast Asia countries celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity in Pyongyang.
24.11.2018 20:39

Metropolitan Hilarion arrives in Pyongyang

Metropolitan Hilarion arrives in Pyongyang In the evening of the same day the All-Night Vigil was celebrated at the Holy Trinity Church in Pyongyang.
24.11.2018 15:23

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Dormition Church in Beijing

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Dormition Church in Beijing On the 23rd – 24th of November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, made a brief stop in Beijing on his way from Seoul to Pyongyang.
22.11.2018 15:58

DECR chairman begins his working visit to the Korean Peninsula

DECR chairman begins his working visit to the Korean Peninsula On 22 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) arrived in Seoul with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
22.11.2018 10:00

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III with the anniversary of his primatial ministry

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III with the anniversary of his primatial ministry Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine, with the anniversary of his enthronement.
19.11.2018 17:03

Metropolitan Hilarion visits metochion of Kykkos Monastery in Nicosia

Metropolitan Hilarion visits metochion of Kykkos Monastery in Nicosia On 19 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the metochion of the Kykkos Monastery in the capital of Cyprus, Nicosia, where he met with the hegumen of the monastery, Metropolitan Nikiphoros of Kykkos and Tylliria.
19.11.2018 16:10

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Archbishop of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Archbishop of Cyprus They were joined in the meeting, which took place the Archbishopric premises in Nicosia, by Bishop Gregorios of Mesaoria and hierodeacon Grigory (Sokolov), a staff member of the DECR.