DECR Chairman

08.10.2017 0:31

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates All-Night Vigil at church of the Holy Spirit in St. Sergius’ Laura of the Trinity

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates All-Night Vigil at church of the Holy Spirit in St. Sergius’ Laura of the Trinity Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine officiated at Lesser Vespers with reading of the akathistos at the shrine with the relics of St. Sergius.
06.10.2017 14:52

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the meeting of Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the meeting of Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union On 6 October 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, an off-site session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union took place at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.
06.10.2017 13:56

DECR chairman opens off-site session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union

DECR chairman opens off-site session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union On 6 October 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, an off-site meeting of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.
06.10.2017 12:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill officiates at the regular session of the Holy Synod

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill officiates at the regular session of the Holy Synod On 6 October 2017, a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, opened at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s monastery in Moscow.
04.10.2017 15:48

Opening of the Academic Year at Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute for Post-Graduate Studies

Opening of the Academic Year at Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute for Post-Graduate Studies The Opening of the Academic Year at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate (CMI) Studies took place after the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the church of Martyrs Michael and Theodore at the Chernigov Brothers Metochion in Moscow.
03.10.2017 15:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits historical sights of Bukhara On 2 October 2017, after his visit to the Church of Archangel Michael, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia saw the historical sights of Bukhara.
03.10.2017 15:20

Patriarch Kirill visits church of Archangel Michael in Bukhara

Patriarch Kirill visits church of Archangel Michael in Bukhara His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who is on a primatial visit to the Diocese of Tashkent of the Metropolia of Central Asia, arrived in Bukhara.
03.10.2017 15:06

Patriarch Kirill Visits Botkin Cemetery in Tashkent

Patriarch Kirill Visits Botkin Cemetery in Tashkent His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the First City Cemetery in Tashkent more known as the cemetery on Botkin Street or Botkin Cemetery.
02.10.2017 12:38

Report on International Religious Freedom of U.S. Department of State analyzed in the Russian Orthodox Church

Report on International Religious Freedom of U.S. Department of State analyzed in the Russian Orthodox Church In August 2017, the U.S. Department of State issued the 2016 Report on International Religious Freedom. Its text was analyzed in detail by the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and after that the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, sent a message to Mr. Rex Tillerson, U.S. Secretary…
01.10.2017 23:03

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in grand meeting on the occasion of 145th anniversary of Tashkent diocese

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in grand meeting on the occasion of 145th anniversary of Tashkent diocese On 1 October 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended a grand meeting that marked the 145th anniversary of the Tashkent diocese.
01.10.2017 22:24

Primate of Russian Church celebrates great consecration of Dormition Cathedral in Tashkent

Primate of Russian Church celebrates great consecration of Dormition Cathedral in Tashkent After that the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the newly consecrated church.
30.09.2017 19:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates evening service at the Cathedral of St. Alexis of Moscow in Samarkand

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates evening service at the Cathedral of St. Alexis of Moscow in Samarkand On 30 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Matins at the Cathedral of St. Alexis the Metropolitan of Moscow in Samarkand.
30.09.2017 14:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand On 30 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia currently on his primatial visit to the Tashkent diocese of the Central Asia metropolitan area arrived in Samarkand.
29.09.2017 23:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
29.09.2017 22:51

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan On 29 September 2017, in Tashkent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Uzbekistan, Grand Mufti Usmankhan Alimov, and with Mr. Ortiqbek Yusupov, chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
29.09.2017 21:04

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Convent of the Holy Trinity and St. Nicholas in Tashkent

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Convent of the Holy Trinity and St. Nicholas in Tashkent On 29 September 2017, upon his arrival in Tashkent, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church visited the Convent of the Holy Trinity and St. Nicholas in the capital of Uzbekistan.
29.09.2017 14:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his Primatial visit to the diocese of Tashkent of the Central Asia metropolitan area (Republic of Uzbekistan).
27.09.2017 10:14

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Pope Francis of Rome, at the Vatican’s Domus Sanctae Marthae hotel.
26.09.2017 23:34

DECR chairman meets with president of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

DECR chairman meets with president of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christians Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch.
26.09.2017 23:32

Joint Working Group for Cultural Cooperation meets in Rome

Joint Working Group for Cultural Cooperation meets in Rome The Joint Working Group for cultural cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Holy See met for a regular meeting at the building of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity in Rome.
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