DECR Chairman

09.10.2016 8:18

DECR chairman’s message of greeting to Primate of Orthodox Church in America on the occasion of his Name Day

DECR chairman’s message of greeting to Primate of Orthodox Church in America on the occasion of his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR) has greeted His Beatitude Tikhon, Metropolitan of All America and Canada, on the occasion of his Name Day.
07.10.2016 7:33

Metropolitan Hilarion’s film ‘Orthodoxy in the British Isles’ to be shown in London

Metropolitan Hilarion’s film ‘Orthodoxy in the British Isles’ to be shown in London On 12 October 2016, the film will be shown at the Rossotrudnichestvo office in London on 37 Kensington High Street, FI 1st at 07.00 p.m. as an event of the UK-Russia Year of Literature and Culture shortly before the visit of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia…
06.10.2016 18:27

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in ‘Religion against Terrorism’ conference

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in ‘Religion against Terrorism’ conference On 6 October 2016, the ‘Religion against Terrorism’ international conference took place at the People’s Friendship University of Russia with participation of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Moscow.
06.10.2016 16:38

DECR chairman meets with a group of Catholic clergy from the diocese of Dublin

DECR chairman meets with a group of Catholic clergy from the diocese of Dublin On October 6, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with a group of Catholic priests from Ireland, led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin, at the DECR. The group is making a pilgrimage to Moscow and St. Petersburg.
04.10.2016 16:24

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in reflection-action conferences devoted to 140th anniversary of Synodal version of the Bible

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in reflection-action conferences devoted to 140th anniversary of Synodal version of the Bible On October 4, a reflection-action conference devoted to the 140th anniversary of the Russian Synodal version of the Bible was held in Moscow. It was organized by the Christian Inter-Confessional Advisory Committee (CICAC).
03.10.2016 18:13

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Order of Malta Secretary-General for International Relations

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Order of Malta Secretary-General for International Relations On October 3, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the diplomatic counsellor to the Grand Chancellor of the Sovereign Order of Malta and the Order’s secretary-general for international relations, Stefano Ronca, at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of…
03.10.2016 14:32

Metropolitan Hilarion delivers lecture for New Testament teachers of theological schools

Metropolitan Hilarion delivers lecture for New Testament teachers of theological schools On September 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk in his capacity of rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) and chairman of the Synodal Biblical-Theological Commission, delivered a lecture for New Testament teachers of theological schools.
30.09.2016 15:07

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade On September 29, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, during his visit to Azerbaijan, visited the residence of the head of the Caucasus Muslim Board at his invitation.
30.09.2016 12:59

DECR chairman meets with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia On September 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia Andreas Friganas.
29.09.2016 14:40

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum On 29 September 2016, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Baku to take part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum.
28.09.2016 8:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue On September 26, 2016, the Russian-Iranian commission for the Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue has started its work at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), under the theme ‘Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation as Instruments for Achieving a Lasing and Just Peace’.
27.09.2016 12:44

Patriarch Kirill meets with leaders of the Iranian delegation to the 10th session of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Dialogue ‘Orthodoxy-Islam’

Patriarch Kirill meets with leaders of the Iranian delegation to the 10th session of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Dialogue ‘Orthodoxy-Islam’ On September 26, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with participants in the 10th session of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Dialogue ‘Orthodoxy-Islam’, at the patriarchal residence in Chisty Pereulok in Moscow.
24.09.2016 20:08

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy in St Daniel’s Monastery on the commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy in St Daniel’s Monastery on the commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite On 24 September 2016, Saturday before the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, commemoration day of St Silouan the Athonite (1938), His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity of St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow.
24.09.2016 16:53

Metropolitan Hilarions’ book “The Beginning of the Gospel” presented at Biblio-Globus Bookstore in Moscow

Metropolitan Hilarions’ book “The Beginning of the Gospel” presented at Biblio-Globus Bookstore in Moscow On 23 September 2016, the presentation of the book “The Beginning of the Gospel” by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, took place at the Biblio-Globus Bookstore. It was published by the Sretensky Monastery’s publishing house.
23.09.2016 16:48

DECR chairman meets with Croatia’s charge d’affaires ad interim to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Croatia’s charge d’affaires ad interim to Russia On 23 September 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Philip Vučak, Croatia’s charge d'affaires ad interim to Russia. They were joined in the meeting by archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, DECR Secretary for Far-Abroad Countries.
22.09.2016 16:15

President of Russia presents Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk with a state award

President of Russia presents Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk with a state award Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna and Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, received awards from the hands of the President of the Russian Federation.
22.09.2016 11:58

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Protomartyr Catherine Church in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Holy Protomartyr Catherine Church in Rome His Eminence was assisted by the ecclesiarch of the church Hieromonk Ambrose (Matsegora), Hieromonk Afanasy (Potapov) and Deacon Alexy Maksimov, as well as Deacon Yevgeny Petrov.
22.09.2016 0:26

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completes its work The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completed its work in Chieti, Italy.
20.09.2016 9:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch On September 19, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, in Chieti, where the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church…
19.09.2016 11:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Pescara, Italy

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Patriarchate’s church in Pescara, Italy After the Litany of Fervent Supplication, Metropolitan Hilarion said a prayer for peace in Ukraine.
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