DECR Chairman

22.04.2018 23:54

Funeral service for Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia takes place in Tallinn

Funeral service for Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia takes place in Tallinn 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.
19.04.2018 17:25

DECR chairman receives chaplain of Anglican parish in Moscow

DECR chairman receives chaplain of Anglican parish in Moscow 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,…
19.04.2018 16:51

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Finnish ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Finnish ambassador to Russia 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.
19.04.2018 14:16

Metropolitan Hilarion: creation of Local Church cannot be initiated by secular authorities

Metropolitan Hilarion: creation of Local Church cannot be initiated by secular authorities 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…
17.04.2018 19:34

Patriarch Kirill attends Easter reception at Russia’s ministry of foreign affairs

Patriarch Kirill attends Easter reception at Russia’s ministry of foreign affairs 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.
16.04.2018 18:09

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: the Church believes that her prayer “for peace of the whole world” will not go unheard

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: the Church believes that her prayer “for peace of the whole world” will not go unheard 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.
14.04.2018 20:58

Patriarch Kirill discussed situation in Syria over telephone with Pope Francis of Rome and Primates of Local Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill discussed situation in Syria over telephone with Pope Francis of Rome and Primates of Local Orthodox Churches 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).
08.04.2018 23:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 8 April 2018, the Feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
08.04.2018 16:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Pascha at the Church of ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Icon of the Mother of God in Moscow

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Pascha at the Church of ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Icon of the Mother of God in Moscow In the night of 8 April 2018, the Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrated the Paschal services – Midnight Office, Matins and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom – at the Moscow Church of the ‘Joy of All Who…
08.04.2018 14:01

DECR chairman greets state leaders of the foreign countries with Easter

DECR chairman greets state leaders of the foreign countries with Easter Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings
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