His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during his visit to the Albanian Orthodox Church, met with President of Albania Mr. Ilir Meta.
During his visit to Albania, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia gave an interview to a correspondent of Albanian Radio and Television.
A meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania took place at the Archdiocese of the Albanian Orthodox Church in Tirana.
On 22 April 2018, the funeral service for Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia was held at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Tallinn. Vladyka Cornelius passed away on April 19, at the age of 93.
On April 19, 2018, DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk had a meeting with the chaplain of St. Andrew in Moscow, Rev. Malcolm Rogers, at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations. Participating in the meeting were also Hieromonk Stephan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, and Ph. Champion,…
On April 19, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations ( DECR) met with Finland’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation, H. E. Mikko Hautala, at the DECR.
On 19 April 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine endorsed an initiative of President Petro Poroshenko concerning an appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople for the creation of the autocephalous Church in Ukraine. Interfax-Religion web portal asked Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church…
On April 17, 2018, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation held a grand Easter reception at its mansion. It was attended by religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions and Russian and foreign diplomats.
In his interview to Interfax-Religion web portal, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, commented on the current explosive situation in the international arena.
Participating in the talks, which were initiated by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, was also Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).