Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada
A delegation of the Greek Orthodox Church led by Metropolitan Nektarios of Kerkyra, Paxoi and the Transmarine Isles brought from the Island of Corfu to Yekaterinburg the right had of St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous.
On 8 October 2014, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana currently on a visit to the Russian Orthodox Church with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, took part in the celebration on the commemoration day of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Laura of the Holt…
On 8 October 2014, the commemoration day of St. Sergius, hegumen of Radonezh and Wonderworker of All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, officiated at the Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles.…
On October 6, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, received the recently appointed Ambassador of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, Mr. Kim Hyong Jun.
The Commission reviewed draft documents of the Pan-Orthodox Council on inter-Christian relations, adopted at the 3rd Pan-Orthodox Preconciliar Consultation in 1986. The participants in the meeting took into account considerable changes that had taken place in a whole number of Protestant denominations in recent decades.
On 3 October 2014, a round table discussion was held at the International News Agency “Russia Today” press centre on the situation of Christians in the Middle East.
Father Oleg expressed satisfaction with the development of relations between the Church Representation and the Russian Embassy in Thailand.
The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by the rector of the Community of St. Xenia of St. Petersburg in Faro, Archpriest Ioann Gerovetsky, and Hegumen Petr (Prutyanu) at the old 16th century Catholic church of the Holy Spirit.
On 1 October 2014, Archimandrite Philaret, vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with a delegation of the Presidency of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Turkey at the DECR premises.