DECR Chairman

23.05.2018 19:02

Archpriest Nikolay Balashov: There is a consensus on the principal points of granting autocephaly

Archpriest Nikolay Balashov: There is a consensus on the principal points of granting autocephaly The Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has stated its intention to discuss with all the Local Orthodox Churches the appeal made to it by Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko to create an autocephalous Church in Ukraine.
23.05.2018 16:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill underscored the significance of the contribution made by Patriarch Irenaeus and the whole Serbian Church to the unity of Orthodoxy, saying, ‘We will honour you as a prize-winner, and on the eve of this event I would like to meet you to exchange opinions concerning some important matters’.
23.05.2018 14:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan The participants in the meeting discussed various issues pertaining to the life of the Japanese Orthodox Church.
20.05.2018 21:38

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris After the Liturgy Bishop Nestor warmly greeted Metropolitan Hilarion, wishing him God’s help in his important ministry as the DECR chairman.
19.05.2018 12:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church Various issues pertaining to bilateral cooperation, pan-Orthodox agenda and inter-confessional relations were discussed.
17.05.2018 22:12

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church On 17 May 2018, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, after the Divine Liturgy His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the head of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, His Holiness Patriarch and Catholicos Abune Mathias I.
15.05.2018 18:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Greek ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Greek ambassador to Russia They discussed students’ exchange between educational institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church and Greek universities, as well as other topics of mutual concern.
15.05.2018 12:34

Head of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church arrives in Moscow

Head of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church arrives in Moscow On 15 May 2018, Patriarch and Catholicos Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia arrived in Russia with an official visit at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
14.05.2018 17:04

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: All the Holy Synod members have supported the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: All the Holy Synod members have supported the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church In April 2018, the Ukrainian Supreme Rada supported the initiative of the President of Ukraine P. A. Poroshenko to appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople to establish an autocephalous Church in Ukraine.
14.05.2018 12:08

Patriarch Kirill presides over a the Holy Synod session in St. Petersburg

Patriarch Kirill presides over a the Holy Synod session in St. Petersburg The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has begun its session at the historic building of the Sacred Governing Synod in St. Petersburg. It is chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
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