DECR Chairman

14.09.2018 22:25

Metropolitan Hilarion: The decision to suspend the liturgical mention of the Patriarch of Constantinople does not imply breaking off the Eucharistic communion

Metropolitan Hilarion: The decision to suspend the liturgical mention of the Patriarch of Constantinople does not imply breaking off the Eucharistic communion On September 12, 2018, after an urgent meeting of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod to discuss the urgent situation caused by an unlawful invasion of the Patriarch of Constantinople in the canonical territory of the Russian Orthodox Church, there was s briefing for journalists.
14.09.2018 19:57

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev: Our Church has all attributes of independence

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev: Our Church has all attributes of independence The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has everything necessary for carrying out its service to God and to people, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine said in his exclusive interview for Morning on Inter TV programme.
14.09.2018 14:51

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 14 September 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held an extraordinary session.
13.09.2018 11:35

DECR chairman meets with Apostolic Nuncio to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Apostolic Nuncio to Russia On 13 September 2018, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with Archbishop Celestino Migliore, Apostolic Nuncio to the Russian Federation.
08.09.2018 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew will bear personal responsibility before the judgement of God and the judgement of history

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew will bear personal responsibility before the judgement of God and the judgement of history On September 8, 2018, after his interview broadcast live on the Russia-24 TV channel, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, made the statement for the mass media.
08.09.2018 21:33

Metropolitan Hilarion: Current situation creates a threat of schism for Universal Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion: Current situation creates a threat of schism for Universal Orthodoxy Constantinople has set about implementing a project of the Ukrainian autocephaly. In his interview to Russia 24 TV channel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, commented on the current situation and the reaction of the Moscow Patriarchate on the aforementioned decisions
07.09.2018 15:37

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Supreme Church Council

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Supreme Church Council On 7 September 2018, at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, the Supreme Church Council held its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
06.09.2018 22:31

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with hegumen of Hilandar Monastery

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with hegumen of Hilandar Monastery To conclude the meeting, Metropolitan Hilarion presented the Serbian guests with his six-volume book entitled ‘Jesus Christ. Life and Teaching,’ and Archimandrite Metodije handed over to the DECR chairman a replica of the Hilandar Icon of the Lord Almighty, painted in the abode.
05.09.2018 14:52

26th International Symposium on Orthodox Spirituality started at Bose

26th International Symposium on Orthodox Spirituality started at Bose On September 5, 2018, the 26th International Symposium on Orthodox Spirituality was opened at the Monastery of the Holy Transfiguration in Bose under the theme ‘Discernment and the Christian Life’.
04.09.2018 13:58

DECR secretary had a working meeting with the head of Republika Srbska representation in Russia

DECR secretary had a working meeting with the head of Republika Srbska representation in Russia Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, secretary for the far abroad of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the head of the representation of Republika Srbska (part of Bosnia and Herzegovina), Dusko Perovic, councillor of the president of Republika Srpska, at the DECR.
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