Representatives of government

21.06.2017 18:59

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Metropolitan Hilarion welcomed the diplomat to the Synodal institution responsible for external contacts of the Russian Church.
11.05.2017 23:16

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Vice President of the United States Michael R. Pence

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Vice President of the United States Michael R. Pence On 11 May 2017, the Vice President of the Unites States Michael R. Pence met with religious leaders of different Christian confessions at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington before a plenary session of the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians.
11.04.2017 16:23

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with speaker of People’s Council of Syria

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with speaker of People’s Council of Syria On 11 April 2017, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, its chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with Mrs. Hadieh Abbas, Speaker of the People’s Council of the Syrian Arab Republic, and a delegation of the Syrian parliamentarians and public officials who accompanied her.
08.03.2017 12:45

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs On 7 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary on his initiative.
28.12.2016 19:21

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

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the newly-appointed Ambassador of Russia to Switzerland In the course of the talk, which was held in a constructive atmosphere, the DECR chairman told the guest about the situation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Switzerland.
26.07.2016 16:44

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a group of Israeli diplomats

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a group of Israeli diplomats Metropolitan Hilarion spoke about today’s service of the Russian Orthodox Church, church-state partnership, the state of interreligious dialogue in the country, as well as joint initiatives of the Moscow Patriarchate and other traditional religious associations.
13.07.2016 17:05

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Romania

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Romania On July 13, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with the new Russian Ambassador to Romania V. I. Kuznetsov.
07.07.2016 17:26

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia In the course of a friendly talk, they exchanges views concerning Christian-Islamic relationships and discussed the situation in the Middle East and North Africa and the grave situation of Christians in the region.
07.07.2016 17:18

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador to Poland

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador to Poland Among the topics they discussed in their talk were relationships between the Russian and Polish Orthodox Churches and bilateral contacts between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Roman Catholic Church, with a new impetus given to them in August 2012 by the Joint Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow…
31.03.2016 15:35

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic On March 31, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic, at the DECR.
19.11.2015 15:02

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lebanon On 19 November 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church relations (DECR), met with His Excellency Gobran Bassil, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lebanese Republic.
09.10.2015 23:48

Patriarchal awards presented for assistance in restoring Russian Necropolis in Belgrade

Patriarchal awards presented for assistance in restoring Russian Necropolis in Belgrade On 9 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, presented Patriarchal awards to some Russian statesmen in consideration of their contribution to the restoration of Russian Necropolis in Belgrade.
08.10.2015 21:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mayor of Riga

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mayor of Riga Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Mayor of Riga Mr. Nil Isakovs, who was in Moscow for a working visit.
07.10.2015 10:50

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Vice-President of the German Bundestag

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Vice-President of the German Bundestag Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Johannes Singhammer, Vice-President of the German Bundestag.
30.09.2015 22:06

DECR chairman congratulates Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Macedonia

DECR chairman congratulates Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Macedonia Metropolitan Hilarion congratulated Mr. Scherbak with his 65th birthday and presented him with an award of the Russian Orthodox Church – the medal of the Order of St. Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles.
25.09.2015 12:07

Celebrations to mark the centenary of the demise of St Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles begin in Khabarovsk

Celebrations to mark the centenary of the demise of St Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles begin in Khabarovsk On September 24, 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) arrived in Khabarovsk for participation, in his capacity as permanent member of the Holy Synod, in the diocesan…
14.05.2015 20:47

DECR chairman meets with the head of PRC State Administration for Religious Affairs

DECR chairman meets with the head of PRC State Administration for Religious Affairs On 14 May 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Wang Zuoan, secretary of the PRC State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA).
29.03.2015 0:33

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Farid Mukhametshin, Chairman of Tatarstan State Council

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Farid Mukhametshin, Chairman of Tatarstan State Council They discussed the relationship between the Muslim and Orthodox communities in Tatarstan and noted the unique experience of cooperation between them, as well as the high level of inter-ethnic relations.
11.11.2014 6:44

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to the USA

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to the USA On 10 November 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, completed his visit to the United States.
14.09.2014 23:56

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs On September 14, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the Minister of Endowment and Religious Affairs of the Arab Republic of Syria, Mr. Mohammed Abdul-Sattar Al Sayed, at the parish house of the church of Our Lady the Joy…
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