DECR Chairman

01.02.2020 16:40

Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the 11th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the 11th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 1st February 2020, the 11th anniversary of his enthronement, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated at the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was vested in his enthronement robes.
30.01.2020 12:42

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs plenary session of the Inter-Council Presence

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs plenary session of the Inter-Council Presence On 30 January 2020, a plenary session of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church opened in the Hall of Church Councils at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
29.01.2020 21:10

Patriarch Kirill meets with rector and students of Kiev Theological Schools

Patriarch Kirill meets with rector and students of Kiev Theological Schools On 29 January, 2020, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with the rector, professors and students of Kiev Theological Academy and Seminary (KTAS) who are making a pilgrimage to Russia in the period from January 27 to February 2, 2020. The meeting took place at the…
29.01.2020 18:02

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia On 29 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia H. E. Ramiz Basic, who is completing his tenure as head of the Montenegro diplomatic mission in Moscow.
29.01.2020 13:15

Metropolitan Hilarion chairs session of the Chinese Patriarchal Metochion Board of Trustees

Metropolitan Hilarion chairs session of the Chinese Patriarchal Metochion Board of Trustees At present Divine liturgies are celebrated in Chinese every Sunday; and liturgies in the Church Slavonic and Chinese – every Saturday and on the days of great feasts.
27.01.2020 10:53

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada with the anniversary of his enthronement

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada with the anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada on the anniversary of his enthronement.
25.01.2020 12:00

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with his Nameday

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with his Nameday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland, on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, St. Sava of Serbia.
23.01.2020 20:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum On 23 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, which took place at the Yad Vashem remembrance center in Jerusalem. The forum was held under the motto “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism”.
23.01.2020 15:21

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends the Memorial Candle opening ceremony in Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends the Memorial Candle opening ceremony in Jerusalem President Putin delivered a speech and expressed gratitude to those who have brought the monument to life for preserving the memory of the victims.
23.01.2020 14:09

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem attends meeting of President Putin with Naama Issachar’s mother

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem attends meeting of President Putin with Naama Issachar’s mother At his meeting with President Putin on 20 November 2019 attended by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos appealed for pardon for the sentenced citizen of Israel.