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20.02.2018 15:34

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with the newly appointed ambassador of Cuba to Russia, Mr. Gerardo Peñalver Portal.
19.02.2018 23:02

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar The Interreligious Council in Russia has issued a statement on the attack made on February 18, 2018, against believers who were coming out of the St. George church in Kizlyar. As a result of the shooting opened by a criminal five women were killed and several people were wounded.
19.02.2018 21:00

DECR chairman meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with Portuguese ambassador to Russia Paulo Vizeu Pinheiro, at the parish house of the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya Ordynka.
19.02.2018 14:32

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian expressed condolences to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani over the crash of passenger airliner on February 18, 2018, in the Isfahan province. There were 66 people on board; they all died.
17.02.2018 14:27

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa with his Name Day

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron.
17.02.2018 14:19

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day

Metropolitan Hilarion sends greetings to Primate of Orthodox Church of Alexandria on his Name Day In his message to His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude on his Name Day.
16.02.2018 20:00

DECR chairman meets with President of Christian Democratic Party of France

DECR chairman meets with President of Christian Democratic Party of France On 16 February 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Jean-Frederic Poisson, president of the Christian Democratic Party of France.
16.02.2018 13:20

Deputy Minister of Education and Science hands over to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk certificate of state accreditation of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Deputy Minister of Education and Science hands over to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk certificate of state accreditation of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies On 15 February 2018, Feast of the Meeting of the Lord, after the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist in-the-Woods, a ceremony of handing over of the certificate of state accreditation to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies took place…
15.02.2018 20:26

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan On 15 February 2018, at the Throne Hall of the Patriarchal Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.
14.02.2018 20:01

Patriarch Kirill met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas

Patriarch Kirill met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, at the Patriarchal residence in St. Daniel monastery in Moscow.