Inter-Christian relations

16.11.2018 20:52

DECR chairman meets with Primate of Coptic Church

DECR chairman meets with Primate of Coptic Church On 16 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the Primate of the Coptic Church, His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II, at his residence in Cairo.
09.11.2018 12:57

10th anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Havana celebrated in Cuba

10th anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Havana celebrated in Cuba On 1-6 November 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, visited Cuba.
06.11.2018 17:34

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR

Interview given by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, to Italian news agency SIR (Russian) В интервью итальянскому агентству SIR председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион рассказал о ситуации, которая сложилась в связи с антиканоническими шагами Константинопольского Патриархата, из-за которых Священный Синод Русской Православной Церкви признал невозможным продолжение евхаристического общения с ним.
26.10.2018 12:20

Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East holds its third meeting

Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East holds its third meeting On 23-27 October 2018, the third meeting of the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East took place at the Novodevichy Convent of the Holy Resurrection in St. Petersburg.
19.10.2018 23:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis On 19 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican.
18.10.2018 20:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch On October 18, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, met with the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unite, Cardinal Kurt Koch, within the framework of the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church.
18.10.2018 20:21

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church

Greetings from Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the participants of the 15th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church On 18 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for external church relations arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church to attend the plenary session of the 15th Ordinary General…
17.10.2018 23:31

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna The “Bridges of Peace” international forum took place in Bologna, Italy, on October 14-16, 2018. The annual meeting is sponsored by the Catholic community of Sant’Egidio.
09.10.2018 15:28

DECR representatives take part in the 17th Petersburg Russian-German Public Forum

DECR representatives take part in the 17th Petersburg Russian-German Public Forum The 17th session of Petersburg Dialogue Russian-German Public Forum took place in Moscow on October 7-8, 2018. Its theme was the strengthening of trust, partnership and cooperation between civil societies of Russian and Germany as an impetus to inter-governmental dialogue.
05.10.2018 21:15

Orthodox and Catholics discuss struggle with dependencies

Orthodox and Catholics discuss struggle with dependencies On October 1-2, 2018, an international conference was held at the St. Alexander Nevsky Monastery on ‘Theological Understanding of Dependency Problems: Orthodox and Catholic Perspective’.