DECR Chairman

18.11.2018 17:19

DECR chairman meets with Grand Mufti of Syria

DECR chairman meets with Grand Mufti of Syria On November 17, 2018, during his visit to Damascus, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Grand Mufti of Syria Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun.
18.11.2018 16:03

(Russian) Состоялась встреча председателя ОВЦС с министром по делам вакуфов Сирии

(Russian) Состоялась встреча председателя ОВЦС с министром по делам вакуфов Сирии On 17 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the Ministry of Awqaf of the Syrian Arab Republic and met with the Minister, Dr. Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed.
18.11.2018 0:15

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch On 17 November 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Damascus on a working visit.
16.11.2018 20:52

DECR chairman meets with Primate of Coptic Church

DECR chairman meets with Primate of Coptic Church On 16 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the Primate of the Coptic Church, His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II, at his residence in Cairo.
16.11.2018 13:01

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Cairo

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy in Cairo On 15 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited, while in Egypt, the Russian Embassy in Cairo and met with Mr. Sergei Kirpichenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Egypt.
16.11.2018 10:32

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria On 15 November 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Cairo on a working visit.
14.11.2018 17:20

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew’s actions do not heal the schism but rather deepen it Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gives interview to Romfea, a Greek church news agency.
13.11.2018 22:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia On 13 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Vitězslav Pivoňka, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation.
13.11.2018 17:09

Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds its 23nd session

Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds its 23nd session The participants discussed various aspects of cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ministry during the period since the 22nd meeting of the group, including common efforts of the Church and the state for overcoming humanitarian crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic.
12.11.2018 12:06

DECR chairman greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus with anniversary of enthronement and Name Day

DECR chairman greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus with anniversary of enthronement and Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus on the anniversary of his Primatial ministry and the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, St. John Chrysostom.