Inter-Christian relations

25.09.2013 21:09

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby On 25 September 2013, at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Arcbishop Elisey of Sourozh attended the episcopal ordination of Canon Jonathan Goodall which took place in the main Cathedral of Westminster…
25.09.2013 10:44

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini They had a warm talk on numerous issues of concern to both the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.
24.09.2013 14:47

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives Archpriest Samuel Gümüs, special representative of the Patriarch of Syriac Orthodox Church

On 24 September 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Archpriest Samuel Gümüs, special representative of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas of the Syriac Orthodox Church, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery.
24.09.2013 14:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Russia’s Ambassador to Great Britain

On 23 September 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in London for a three-day working visit. At the London Heathrow Airport, he was met by Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh, clerics of the Sourozh diocese, and representatives of the diplomatic corps…
19.09.2013 13:18

DECR chairman takes part in WCC Consultation on Syria

On 18 September 2013, a one-day Consultation on the Syrian crisis, organized by the World Council of Churches, took place in Bossey, Switzerland. Participating in the meeting were representatives of the Christian Churches of Syria and other countries which have taken an active part in the efforts to overcome the…
18.09.2013 11:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill participates in celebrations on the occasion of consecration of the Armenian church complex in Moscow

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill participates in celebrations on the occasion of consecration of the Armenian church complex in Moscow On 17 September 2013, a solemn ceremony of the consecration of the church complex belonging to the Armenian Apostolic Church took place in Moscow, in Trifonovskaya Street.
04.09.2013 17:14

Metropolitan Hilarion sends message of greetings to participants in 21st International Ecumenical Conference on Orthodox Spirituality

Metropolitan Hilarion sends message of greetings to participants in 21st International Ecumenical Conference on Orthodox Spirituality On 4 September 2013, the 21st International Ecumenical Conference on Orthodox Spirituality on the theme “the Ages of the Spiritual Life” began its work in the Monastery of Bose, Italy.
01.09.2013 15:39

Syria, the Pope, China: A Conversation with Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion

What worries the Russian Orthodox Church most of all is the fate of the civilian population and that of the Christians. It is clear that the extremist forces seeking power have set themselves the goal of the complete and total destruction of Christianity in Syria.
19.08.2013 22:10

Metropolitan Hilarion: Through participation in church sacraments, we partake of the Divine light

Metropolitan Hilarion: Through participation in church sacraments, we partake of the Divine light On August 19, 2013, the Day of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the rite of the blessing of fruit at the Moscow Church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-at-Bolshaya-Ordynka.
02.08.2013 13:44

DECR vice-chairman meets with General Secretary of Spanish Bishops’ Conference

Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov), vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, met with Auxiliary Bishop of Madrid Juan Antonio Martinez, general secretary of the Spanish Bishops’ Conference, who is in Moscow on a private visit.