On June 26, the opening of the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy took place in the State Duma under the theme “Parliamentary Democracy – Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings”. Below is the address to the Assembly by the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’ department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of…
Presentation by the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk аt the International Forum on 'Religious and Cultural Pluralism: The Challenges for the Christian Churches of Europe' (2 - 6 June 2014).
Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the 4th European Orthodox-Catholic Forum (Minsk, 2 – 6 June 2014)
Among those who assembled in the hall were hierarchs of Local Orthodox Church. The concert was also attended by the Apostolic Nuncio in the Russian Federation, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, and the head of the Catholic Archdiocese of the Mother of God in Moscow, Archbishop Paolo Pezzi.
Metropolitan Hilarion presented a report, in which he spoke of the role the Russian Orthodox Church has played in Russia. He believes that people should know traditional values thus being able to oppose the forces which justify sin and ruin human souls.
On 24 April 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations and of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, Rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (IPGS) and member of the supervisory council of the Russian State University for…
On April 23, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Department for External Church Relations, met with Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Archbishop of Naples, and a group of clergy and laity of the diocese of Naples, who are on a pilgrimage to shrines in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The meeting took place…
University of Freiburg, 24 March 2014
An international symposium took place at the ‘Rossotrudnichestvo’ office in London on February 21, 2014.
Before the session, Metropolitan Hilarion met with Mr. Yuri Artyukh, head of the Department of international cooperation. They exchanged opinions on the state of interreligious relations in the capital of Russia.