Heterodoxes

16.10.2014 20:43

DECR chairman meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s ambassador to Vatican

DECR chairman meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s ambassador to Vatican The DECR chairman conveyed to the honorary pontiff best regards from Patriarch Kirill. During their talk, in which Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, participated, they touched upon a number of topics including the Orthodox-Catholic theological dialogue, as well as the situation in Ukraine.
02.09.2014 14:46

DECR chairman meets with Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

DECR chairman meets with Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland On 2 September 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Primate of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, Archbishop Kari Mäkinen of Turku and Finland.
06.06.2014 21:32

DECR chairman meets with Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church

DECR chairman meets with Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church On 6 June 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East of the Syrian Catholic Church, Mor Ignatius Joseph III Younan, who was on a visit to St. Petersburg and Moscow together…
27.05.2014 15:27

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Assyrian Patriarch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Assyrian Patriarch Special attention was given to the situation of Christians in the Middle East.
24.04.2014 13:07

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a group of pilgrims led by Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a group of pilgrims led by Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe 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…
23.04.2014 19:36

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the head of the Walk Free foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the head of the Walk Free foundation On April 23, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the Chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Bishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, and the head of the Australian human rights organization “Walk Free”, Mr. Andrew Forrest, at the DECR.
15.04.2014 9:50

DECR chairman meets with Catholic Archbishop of Madrid

DECR chairman meets with Catholic Archbishop of Madrid On April 14, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently in Spain with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena Cathedral in Madrid.
23.02.2014 13:04

Session of Coordinating Committee for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Church of England takes place

They discussed cooperation between the two Churches, for instance, the education of students from the Russian Church in the universities of Great Britain. The Russian side expressed its willingness to admit British students into the theological schools of the Russian Orthodox Church, for instance, into the Ss Cyril and Methodius…
20.02.2014 15:47

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with hierarch of Assyrian Church of the East

On 20 February 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Metropolitan Mar Gewargis of Baghdad and all Iraq (the Assyrian Church of the East). The meeting took place at the DECR premises.
17.12.2013 21:09

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch They discussed cooperation between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Roman Catholic Church in the Mixed Orthodox-Catholic Theological Commission and in the sphere of culture and students exchange.