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21.04.2015 18:50

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Hilarion thanked Georgian archpastors for the efforts undertaken for strengthening relations between the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches in science and education and wished Metropolitan Nicholas success in defending his thesis.
21.04.2015 2:29

Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of St. Vladimir’s demise holds its regular session

Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of St. Vladimir’s demise holds its regular session On 20 April 2015, a regular session of the Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the demise of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles was held at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR).
21.04.2015 2:16

Paschal reception at Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Paschal reception at Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs A grand Paschal reception took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs House of Reception. It was attended by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, and Russian Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey V. Lavrov.
20.04.2015 23:20

Patriarch Kirill receives Germany’s ambassador to Moscow

Patriarch Kirill receives Germany’s ambassador to Moscow His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received Germany’s ambassador to Russia Mr. Rudiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen.
20.04.2015 22:35

DECR chairman meets with a delegation of executive committee of Kirche in Not charity

DECR chairman meets with a delegation of executive committee of Kirche in Not charity April 20, 2015 – the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with a delegation of the international Catholic charity Kirche in Not (Aid to the Church in Need).
20.04.2015 17:58

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the massacre of Ethipion Christians in Libya

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the massacre of Ethipion Christians in Libya The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has sent the following message of condolences to Patriarch-Catholicos Abune Mathias of Ethiopia concerning the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians in Libya
20.04.2015 17:52

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians in Libya

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians in Libya His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences over the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians.
20.04.2015 17:05

DECR chairman meets of Austria’s ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets of Austria’s ambassador to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Austrian Ambassador to Russia Emil Brix.
19.04.2015 20:50

Prayer in the Church of Antioch Moscow representation for Christian hierarchs kidnapped two years ago

Prayer in the Church of Antioch Moscow representation for Christian hierarchs kidnapped two years ago Metropolitan Niphon of Philippople, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow representation of the Church of Antioch with a special prayer for the two abducted Christian hierarchs – Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo…
16.04.2015 10:49

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets heads of foreign states with Easter

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets heads of foreign states with Easter On the occasion of the feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to the heads of states with Orthodox tradition. His Holiness congratulated President Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria, President Prokopis Pavlopoulos of Greece, President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus, President…