Speeches

11.12.2019 16:14

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the session of Supreme Church Council on 11th December 2019

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the session of Supreme Church Council on 11th December 2019 On 11th December 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired a session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. His Holiness delivered an opening speech.
28.11.2019 19:15

Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary attends presentation of Metropolitan Hilarion’s book

Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary attends presentation of Metropolitan Hilarion’s book On 27 November 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion’s book ‘Catechism. A Short Guide to the Orthodox Faith’ in the Hungarian language was presented at the Russian Cultural Centre in Budapest, Hungary.
06.09.2019 18:33

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the Budapest Forum for Christian Communicators

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the Budapest Forum for Christian Communicators Taking part in the Budapest Forum for Christian Communicators held in Budapest, Hungary, on 6th September 2019, were high-ranking representatives of the Local Orthodox Churches, Roman Catholic Church and Protestant communities, as well as Hungarian statesmen and public figures.
27.06.2019 16:25

Metropolitan Hilarion attends theological conference devoted to St. Paul

Metropolitan Hilarion attends theological conference devoted to St. Paul It is organized annually by the Metropolis of Veria of the Greek Orthodox Church and assembles hierarchs and theologians from various Local Orthodox Churches.
18.10.2018 20:21

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church On 18 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for external church relations arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church to attend the plenary session of the 15th Ordinary General…
14.05.2018 17:04

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: All the Holy Synod members have supported the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: All the Holy Synod members have supported the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church In April 2018, the Ukrainian Supreme Rada supported the initiative of the President of Ukraine P. A. Poroshenko to appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople to establish an autocephalous Church in Ukraine.
13.02.2018 10:46

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting On 12 February 2018, the second anniversary of the meeting in Havana between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis, an international conference on the plight of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna, Austria. Among the keynote speakers was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman…
26.01.2018 9:23

Metropolitan Hilarion’s book “Catechism. A Short Guide to the Orthodox Faith” is presented at the 26th International Christmas Readings

Metropolitan Hilarion’s book “Catechism. A Short Guide to the Orthodox Faith” is presented at the 26th International Christmas Readings On 25 January 2018, the most noteworthy educational publications of 2016-17, which underwent expert appraisal and were approved by the Synodal Council of Religious Education and Catechization of the Russian Orthodox Church, were presented at the Church Councils Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in the framework of…
01.12.2017 18:48

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the Meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin with the Participants of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the Meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin with the Participants of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On the 1st of December 2017 the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin spoke before the participants of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. This is what His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said in his reply to the head of state.
01.12.2017 18:38

Speech by the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin before the Participants of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church

Speech by the President of Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin before the Participants of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On the 1st December 2017 the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin visited the session of the Episcopal Council of the Russian Orthodox Church which is being held in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow. The head of state spoke before His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and…