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21.10.2015 13:09

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis On 21 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the DECR chairman, met with Pope Francis at the “Domus Sanctae Marthae” hotel in Vatican.
21.10.2015 7:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican On 19 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to attend as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church the plenary session of the…
21.10.2015 7:57

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015)

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015) On behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus I extend fraternal greetings to you on the occasion of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the theme of the family...
20.10.2015 15:46

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with the Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Mr. Ioannis Amanatidis, on the sidelines of the forum ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’, which took place in Athens
20.10.2015 12:54

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians The largest ever conference to be held on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East took place on October 19-20, 2015, in Athens, under the theme ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’.
20.10.2015 12:54

Presentation by the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, at the Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East (19 October 2015, Athens, Greece)

Presentation by the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, at the Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East (19 October 2015, Athens, Greece) On 19-20 October 2015, the largest conference on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East took place in Athens. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk delivered his presentation on the first day of the forum.
20.10.2015 12:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch John X of Antioch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch John X of Antioch Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East.
19.10.2015 14:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople On 18 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Athens with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to take part in the Conference on “Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in…
19.10.2015 13:40

Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad consecrates renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul in Karlovy Vary

Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad consecrates renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul in Karlovy Vary On 11 October 2015, 19th Sunday after Pentecost, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, performed the rite of consecration of the renovated Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, and celebrated the Divine…
17.10.2015 11:45

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference completes its work

The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference completes its work On 16 October 2015, the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference concluded its sessions, held at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy, Switzerland.