DECR Chairman

23.03.2019 23:00

All-Night Vigil by Rachmaninov is performed at the Moscow Church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ Icon of the Mother of God

All-Night Vigil by Rachmaninov is performed at the Moscow Church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ Icon of the Mother of God On March 23, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated the All-Night Vigil at the Church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ Icon of the Mother of God on Bolshaya Ordynka street, Moscow. Clerics of the church concelebrated.
22.03.2019 22:52

Russian edition of the book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics from Bari to Russia is presented in Moscow

Russian edition of the book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics from Bari to Russia is presented in Moscow On 22 March 2019, the presentation of the Russian edition of a book entitled “The Bringing of the Relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker from Bari to Russia (May 21 – July 28, 2017)” took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR).
21.03.2019 18:48

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks on aid to children in Syria at the congress on Physical and Rehabilitational Medicine in Paediatrics: Traditions and Innovations

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks on aid to children in Syria at the congress on Physical and Rehabilitational Medicine in Paediatrics: Traditions and Innovations On March 21, 2019, the Second National Inter-disciplinary Congress with international participation took place in Moscow. It was devoted to the theme ‘Physical and Rehabilitational Medicine in Paediatrics: Traditions and Innovations.’
21.03.2019 18:18

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a representative of the Syrian Parliament

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a representative of the Syrian Parliament Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Ms Maria al-Betaar Shehadeh, a member of the Syrian Parliament, National Security Council and Russian-Syrian Friendship Committee, on sidelines of the Second National Inter-disciplinary Congress with international participation devoted to the theme ‘Physical…
20.03.2019 11:22

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Supreme Church Council

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Supreme Church Council On 20 March 2019, a session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church took place at the Supreme Church Council’s Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
17.03.2019 21:14

Serbia’s ambassador awarded an order of the Russian Orthodox Church

Serbia’s ambassador awarded an order of the Russian Orthodox Church On March 17, 2019, the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presented Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Serbia to Russia Slavenko Terzic with the Order of St. Seraphim of Sarov (III degree) in recognition of his contribution to the development of…
17.03.2019 19:49

On the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Christ the Saviour

On the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Christ the Saviour On March 17, 2019, the First Sunday of Lent, the Triumph of Orthodoxy, and the commemoration day of the Holy Prince Daniel of Moscow, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great and the Service of the Triumph of Orthodoxy at…
13.03.2019 16:35

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chairman of Slovenia-Russia Friendship Association

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chairman of Slovenia-Russia Friendship Association On March 13, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Chairman of Slovenia-Russia Friendship Association and the first ambassador of Slovenia to the Russian Federation Saša Geržina.
12.03.2019 17:06

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia On 12 March 2019, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Mufti Albir Krganov, chairman of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia.
05.03.2019 23:55

Prime Minister of Russian Federation meets with Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria

Prime Minister of Russian Federation meets with Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria On 5 March 2019, while on a visit to Bulgaria, Mr. Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, met with His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria at the residence of the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church.