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26.02.2019 12:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the first in 2019 session of the Holy Synod

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the first in 2019 session of the Holy Synod On 26 February 2019, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its regular session in conference hall of the Holy Synod at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
25.02.2019 18:25

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia: The Serbian Church will not accept the legalization of the schism in Ukraine

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia: The Serbian Church will not accept the legalization of the schism in Ukraine In an interview to the Belgrade daily Politika, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia spoke, among other things, about the reaction of the Serbian Orthodox Church to the granting of "tomos" of autocephaly to the newly-created church structure in Ukraine, as well as about the inter-Christian dialogue and major challenges facing Serbia…
24.02.2019 10:04

DECR chairman sends congratulatory message to Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria on the occasion of anniversary of his Patriarchal ministry

DECR chairman sends congratulatory message to Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria on the occasion of anniversary of his Patriarchal ministry Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, congratulated the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte, on the occasion of the anniversary of his ascension to the Patriarchate throne.
17.02.2019 16:00

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa, greeting him with his Name Day.
14.02.2019 12:00

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada on anniversary of his episcopal consecration

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada on anniversary of his episcopal consecration Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has sent a congratulatory message to the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of his episcopal consecration.
13.02.2019 15:09

Working Group for Cultural Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church holds its regular meeting in Moscow

Working Group for Cultural Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church holds its regular meeting in Moscow On 13 February 2019, an annual session of the Joint Working Group for Cultural Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church took place at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.
11.02.2019 15:44

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Athos in face of a choice

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Athos in face of a choice The Jesus portal has published a commentary of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, on the attitudes prevalent on Holy Mount Athos ard to Constantinople’s creation of ‘a new church’ in Ukraine.
10.02.2019 10:00

DECR chairman greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch with the anniversary of enthronement

DECR chairman greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch with the anniversary of enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great Antioch and All the East, greeting him with the anniversary of enthronement.
09.02.2019 14:00

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on 5th anniversary of enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on 5th anniversary of enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, greeting him with the 5th anniversary of enthronement.
04.02.2019 12:35

A hierarch of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia: Churches are ready to meet and address the Ukrainian issue together

A hierarch of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia: Churches are ready to meet and address the Ukrainian issue together Delegations of most of the Local Orthodox Churches arrived in Moscow for the celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. One of the major topics discussed during the meetings was the situation of the Church in Ukraine.