Foreign ambassadors

19.04.2017 16:29

DECR chairman meets with newly-appointed Croatian Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with newly-appointed Croatian Ambassador to Russia On 19 April 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with His Excellency Mr. Tonči Staničić, newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Croatia to the Russian Federation.
24.03.2017 17:03

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Canada to the Russian Federation

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Canada to the Russian Federation On 24 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. John Kerr, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to the Russian Federation. Archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for far abroad countries, attended the meeting.
24.03.2017 13:05

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia On March 24, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Russia, H. E. Yves Rossier, at the DECR.
02.03.2017 17:29

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Israel’s new ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Israel’s new ambassador to Russia On March 2, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Israel’s new ambassador to Russia, H. E. Gary Koren, at the DECR.
22.02.2017 16:28

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Greek Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Greek Ambassador to Russia Prospects of cooperation between the Embassy of Greece and the Russian Orthodox Church were discussed.
22.02.2017 15:26

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Ambassador to Russia Ambassador Balla thanked Metropolitan Hilarion for the talk and noted great importance of contacts between Hungary and the Moscow Patriarchate.
22.02.2017 13:10

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with ambassadors of 11 Arab countries

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with ambassadors of 11 Arab countries On 21 February 2017, at the Metochion of the Orthodox Church of Antioch in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volkolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with diplomatic representatives of eleven Arab states.
03.02.2017 19:12

DECR chairman meets with Turkish ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Turkish ambassador to Russia On February 3, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met at the DECR with Turkish Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Lazip Dirioz.
03.02.2017 18:49

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia On February 3, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) met at the DECR with the British ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow.
03.02.2017 17:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia During the meeting, which was held in a constructive atmosphere, the sides discussed various matters of mutual concern.
15.12.2016 16:57

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Columbia to the Russian Federation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Columbia to the Russian Federation Metropolitan Hilarion warmly greeted the guest at the Synodal institution in charge of the relations of the Russian Orthodox Church with the world.
30.11.2016 20:34

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chilean ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chilean ambassador to Russia On November 30, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Chile’s Ambassador to Russia Juan Eduardo Eguiguren, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow, at the DECR. Taking part in the meeting was also Miguel Palacio, DECR secretariat for…
30.11.2016 18:25

DECR chairman meets with Bulgarian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Bulgarian ambassador to Russia On November 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Russia Boiko Kocev, at the DECR.
30.11.2016 18:05

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly-appointed Ambassador of Poland to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly-appointed Ambassador of Poland to Russia On 30 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Włodzimierz Marciniak, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Russian Federation.
30.11.2016 12:43

Metropolitan Hilarion signs condolence book at Cuba’s Embassy

Metropolitan Hilarion signs condolence book at Cuba’s Embassy On 30 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Moscow and met with Ambassador Emilio Losada Garcia to express condolences over the death of Fidel Castro Ruz.
15.11.2016 13:07

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On November 15, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Germany’s Ambassador to Russia Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen, at the DECR.
04.11.2016 18:03

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with France’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with France’s ambassador to Russia On November 4, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with France’s Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert.
02.11.2016 11:11

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly-appointed Luxembourg’s Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly-appointed Luxembourg’s Ambassador to Russia On 1 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Knebeler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Russian Federation.
11.10.2016 18:10

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia On October 11, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia Dr. Laurie Bristow.
30.09.2016 12:59

DECR chairman meets with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia On September 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Greece’s new ambassador to Russia Andreas Friganas.
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