Inter-Christian relations

22.01.2019 17:11

Oratorio dedicated to Andrei Rublev is performed in Vatican

Oratorio dedicated to Andrei Rublev is performed in Vatican On 20 January 2019, a concert dedicated to Andrei Rublev was performed at the Basilica of St. John Lateran being timed to the 30th anniversary of the canonization of the great Russian iconographer.
11.01.2019 23:34

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his pilgrimage to Holy Land

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his pilgrimage to Holy Land On January 10 and 11, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), continued his pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
25.12.2018 14:01

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.
25.12.2018 14:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.
24.12.2018 14:15

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations on visit to India

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations on visit to India Hieromonk Stephan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), was on a visit to India from December 16 to 20, 2018, to study the resumption of cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church…
20.12.2018 20:00

Particle of St. Ludmila’s relics is handed over to the church dedicated to her in Prague

Particle of St. Ludmila’s relics is handed over to the church dedicated to her in Prague On 13 December 2018, Cardinal Dominik Duka, Roman Catholic Church, handed over a particle of relics of the Holy Martyr Ludmila, Patroness of Bohemia, to the church dedicated to her and located at the Russian Embassy in Prague.
20.12.2018 12:30

Primate of the Ethiopian Church pays a short visit to Moscow

Primate of the Ethiopian Church pays a short visit to Moscow On 18 December 2018, His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Abune Mathias of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church arrived in Moscow to take part in the opening ceremony for the Addis-Ababa–Moscow first direct flight of the Ethiopian Airlines in Domodedovo airport.
20.12.2018 10:40

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari

Book on the bringing of St. Nicholas’s relics to Russia presented in Bari The book contains photographs and other materials illustrating the main stages of bringing the reliquary to Moscow and St. Petersburg.
19.12.2018 22:01

On the Day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Bari

On the Day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Bari On December 18, 2018, 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 Bari, Italy.
14.12.2018 0:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine “Recently, the interference of the leaders of the secular Ukrainian state in church affairs has grown into a blatant pressure on the episcopate and clerics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, what allows us to speak of the beginning of the large-scale persecutions,” the letter reads