DECR Chairman

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.
07.11.2018 17:25

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia On November 7, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Russia, Ms. Sylvie Bermann.
07.11.2018 16:41

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch of Constantinople claims power over history itself

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch of Constantinople claims power over history itself The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has given an interview to the Serbian Politika daily.
06.11.2018 17:34

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR (Russian) В интервью итальянскому агентству SIR председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион рассказал о ситуации, которая сложилась в связи с антиканоническими шагами Константинопольского Патриархата, из-за которых Священный Синод Русской Православной Церкви признал невозможным продолжение евхаристического общения с ним.
04.11.2018 12:02

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at second All-Russia Academic Conference on Theology in Present-Day Academia

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at second All-Russia Academic Conference on Theology in Present-Day Academia The 2nd All-Russia Academic Conference on Theology in the Present-Day Academia held its final session at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in cooperation with the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI).
03.11.2018 19:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers On November 3, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with the head of the Republic of Cuba, Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
03.11.2018 15:30

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party On 3 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with a delegation of the Lebanese Kataeb (Phalange) Party and its leader Mr. Sami Gemayel.
01.11.2018 18:16

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in international symposium on theology in international educational and academic space today

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in international symposium on theology in international educational and academic space today On November 1, 2018, an international symposium on Theology in the Present-Day Academia took place at the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.