Inter-Orthodox relations

25.12.2019 16:50

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of All Georgia on the anniversary of his Primatial ministry.
23.12.2019 14:59

Hierarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations commemorating Archbishop Chrysotomos I of Cyprus

Hierarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations commemorating Archbishop Chrysotomos I of Cyprus With the blessing of the UOC Primate, the delegation members are undertaking a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Cyprus, meeting with clergy and hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus and learning about the life of Orthodox Christians in this land.
19.12.2019 23:17

Russia completes yet another stage in creating mosaic decoration for Cathedral of St. Sava in Belgrade

Russia completes yet another stage in creating mosaic decoration for Cathedral of St. Sava in Belgrade On 18th December 2019, a meeting of the commission for acceptance of decoration works at the Church of St. Sava in Vračar took place at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Belgrade.
19.12.2019 21:25

Metropolitan Hilarion: Religious legislation of Ukraine in its current form does not ensure the adequate defence of believers’ rights and can be regarded as discriminatory

Metropolitan Hilarion: Religious legislation of Ukraine in its current form does not ensure the adequate defence of believers’ rights and can be regarded as discriminatory In his commentary to TASS News Agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, focused on the decision of the Supreme Court of Ukraine on illegibility of the renaming of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
17.12.2019 10:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on his Name Day.
17.12.2019 10:30

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day.
11.12.2019 16:03

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule After the service, Archbishop Leonid greeted all those present, congratulated them on the anniversary of the liberation of Pleven and wished them peace and prosperity.
11.12.2019 14:17

DECR deputy chairman takes part in scholarly conference on the role of Orthodox Church in the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman rule

DECR deputy chairman takes part in scholarly conference on the role of Orthodox Church in the liberation of Bulgaria from the Ottoman rule On 9 December 2019, a conference on the ro9le of the Orthodox Church in the liberation of Bulgaria after the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 took place at the Museum of History in Pleven, Bulgaria.
10.12.2019 8:46

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada completes his visit to Moscow

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada completes his visit to Moscow The delegation accompanying His Beatitude on his visit included Archbishop David of Sitka and Alaska; Archimandrite Andrei (Hoarşte), bishop-elect of Cleveland, auxiliary to the archbishop of the Romanian Episcopate; Archpriest Alexander Rentel, chancellor of the OCA; Archpriest Daniel Andrejuk, rector of the OCA Representation in Moscow; and Protodeacon Joseph Matusiak,…
10.12.2019 7:36

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presents DECR medal to the first rector of the OCA Representation in Moscow

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presents DECR medal to the first rector of the OCA Representation in Moscow In his welcome remarks Metropolitan Hilarion underscored the labours of Father Daniel as the first rector of the Representation and wished him good and strong health, God’s aid in his labours and many years of life.