DECR Chairman

11.11.2009 10:19

Archbishop Hilarion’s musical compositions performed at the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire

The concert was timed to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the People's Artist of Russia Boris Tevlin's teaching career. The programme included music by the present-day composers, such as Alfred Shnitke, Rodion Schedrin, Vissarion Shebalin, Astor Piazzola, and Andrew Lloyd Weber.
09.11.2009 17:47

Archbishop Hilarion’s book “Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook” is due to be presented at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations

A new book by Archbishop Hilarion entitled Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook will be presented at the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations at 12.00 on 11 November 2009. The book was written in response to numerous requests from both church people and those who are far…
09.11.2009 16:21

Archbishop Hilarion: May the Mtsensk Icon of the Mother of God remind us of the Tragic Past of our Fatherland

On 8 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived at Mtsensk with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to bring here the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God found by a German…
09.11.2009 16:18

DECR Chairman gives interview to the Orel and Livny Press Service during his stay in Mtsensk on the occasion of the return of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

(Russian) On 8 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the Orel and Livny diocese press service during his stay in Mtsensk on the occasion of the return of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of…
09.11.2009 12:05

Archbishop Hilarion: ‘Euthanasia is a Crime of Man against himself and against Society”

On 7 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk took part in "The Church and the World" TV Programme and answered questions on health care. He commented on the news of the Swiss authorities' intention to tighten the legislation allowing…
09.11.2009 12:01

Archbishop Hilarion: “People who heed the voice of the Church can hold out any trial”

On 7 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk took part in "The Church and the World" programme broadcast on "Vesti" TV channel and answered questions on the connection between history of the Church and the state in Russia.
08.11.2009 23:45

Kazan Icon of the Mother of God taken out to Germany during the Great Patriotic War is returned to Mtsensk

On 8 November 2009, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God taken out by a German soldier to Germany sixty-six years ago was brought to Mtsensk, Orel region.
06.11.2009 9:29

DECR chairman takes part in the Orthodox Encyclopedia boards meeting

The Supervisory, Patrons and Public Boards for the publishing of Orthodox Encyclopedia met on 5 November 2009 at the Church of Christ the Saviour.
05.11.2009 12:23

Archbishop Hilarion’s book “Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook” comes out

Archbishop Hilarion’s book entitled Patriarch Kirill. His Life and World Outlook in the series “Patriarchs of the Russian Church’ has come out. It has been written in response to numerous requests from both church people and those who are far from the Church but who are interested in the personality…
05.11.2009 8:44

Conference on Holy Russia’s United Civilizational Space in Europe Today held at the Orthodox Russia exhibition-forum

A Conference on Holy Russia’s Civilizational Space in Europe Today was held on 4 November 2009, the first day of the Orthodox Russia exhibition-forum. It was organized by the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations. It was attended by clergy and representatives of state, church and public organizations in…