DECR Chairman

10.01.2019 20:43

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the State of Israel

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the State of Israel On 10 January 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, currently on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with H.E. Alexander Viktorov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation…
10.01.2019 15:17

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem On January 10, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land made with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Patriarchate of Jerusalem to meet with…
10.01.2019 5:20

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), has continued his pilgrimage to the Holy Land he is making with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
09.01.2019 15:47

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Gorny Convent

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Gorny Convent On January 9, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Gorny Convent of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission.
07.01.2019 8:01

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings.
28.12.2018 11:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 28 December 2018, the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work in conference hall of the Holy Synod at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
25.12.2018 21:45

Guests from Kosovo and Metohija visit the DECR

Guests from Kosovo and Metohija visit the DECR On 25 December 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with Bishop Teodosije of Raška-Prizren, Serbian Orthodox Church, and hieromonk Isidor (Jagodić), who have arrived as pilgrims to venerate the holy sites of the Russian Orthodox Church.
25.12.2018 14:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.
20.12.2018 23:17

Commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries holds session at the DECR

Commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries holds session at the DECR On 20 December 2018, the bilateral commission for dioceses and parishes in far abroad countries established with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held its session at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations with the participation of representatives of the Russian Orthodox…
20.12.2018 10:40

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari The book contains photographs and other materials illustrating the main stages of bringing the reliquary to Moscow and St. Petersburg.