DECR Chairman

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.
23.01.2020 9:33

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre The Liturgy was celebrated in the Greek, Church Slavonic and Romanian languages.
23.01.2020 9:05

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on 10th anniversary of his Primatial ministry

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on 10th anniversary of his Primatial ministry Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his election and Patriarchal enthronement.
22.01.2020 17:47

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem On 22 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently in Israel with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the premises of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and met with His Beatitude Theophilos III,…
22.01.2020 12:00

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on his Nameday

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on his Nameday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with his Nameday
22.01.2020 10:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that heads of Orthodox Churches will meet

Metropolitan Hilarion: We hope that heads of Orthodox Churches will meet Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, will make a visit this week to Israel where the tragedy of the Holocaust will be commemorated on January 23 on the highest international level.
21.01.2020 13:00

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on his Name Day

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, Holy Martyr Neophytos.
19.01.2020 19:23

Metropolitan Hilarion: Without baptismal font one cannot become a member of the Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: Without baptismal font one cannot become a member of the Church On 19th January 2020, the feast of the Holy Theophany – the Baptism of our Lord God and Saviour Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great and the Rite of Great Blessing…
16.01.2020 16:02

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia On 16th January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the newly appointed head of the Mission of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and Malta to the Russian Federation, Aimone of Savoy-Aosta.
16.01.2020 15:48

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia On 16 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Johannes Aigner, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Russian Federation.