Foreign ambassadors

20.02.2018 19:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Russian Federation

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the Russian Federation On 20 February 2018, at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with H.E. Mr. Nadir Yousif Eltayeb Babiker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sudan to the Russian Federation.
20.02.2018 15:34

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with the newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia, Mr. Gerardo Peñalver Portal.
19.02.2018 21:00

DECR chairman meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with Portuguese ambassador to Russia Paulo Vizeu Pinheiro, at the parish house of the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya Ordynka.
23.01.2018 23:55

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Russian Federation

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Russian Federation On 23 January 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with H.E. Leonidas Markides, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cyprus to the Russian Federation.
22.12.2017 12:18

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bulgarian Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bulgarian Ambassador to Russia On 22 December 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR)- met with H.E. Boyko Kotzev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Russian Federation.
22.12.2017 12:02

DECR chairman meets with the Ambassador of Portugal to Russia

DECR chairman meets with the Ambassador of Portugal to Russia On 22 December 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Paulo Vizeu Pinheiro, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Portuguese Republic to the Russian Federation.
24.11.2017 12:29

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Romania to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Romania to Russia On 24 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Vasile Soare, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to the Russian Federation.
22.11.2017 15:48

DECR chairman meets with Italian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Italian ambassador to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), met with H. E. Cesare Ragaglini, Italian ambassador to Russia, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow, at the CMI.
02.11.2017 17:12

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Ethiopian diplomatic mission in Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Ethiopian diplomatic mission in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Russian Federation, H. E. Grum Abay Teshome.
10.10.2017 13:18

DECR chairmen meets with Czech Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairmen meets with Czech Ambassador to Russia On 10 October 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations DECR), met with H.E. Vladimir Remek, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation.
21.08.2017 14:19

DECR chairman meets with Argentine’s ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Argentine’s ambassador to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion warmly welcomed the head of the Argentinian diplomatic mission to the synodal department responsible for the external contacts of the Russian Church.
29.07.2017 15:31

Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular session of the Holy Synod in St. Petersburg

Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular session of the Holy Synod in St. Petersburg July 29, 2017 – The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its regular session at the historic building of the Most Holy Governing Synod in St. Petersburg. It was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
10.07.2017 13:30

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ian Hill, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to the Russian Federation.
10.07.2017 11:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ignacio Ibañez Rubio, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to the Russian Federation.
21.06.2017 20:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Belarus to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Belarus to Russia On 21 June 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Igor Petrishenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus.
16.06.2017 11:54

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia They discussed a number of issues of mutual concern.
12.06.2017 12:00

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Australia to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Australia to Russia The meeting took place at the parish residence of the Moscow church dedicated to the “Joy to All the Afflicted” icon of the Mother of God.
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.
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