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25.10.2013 20:02

Metropolitan Hilarion comments on changes in teaching theology in universities

Metropolitan Hilarion comments on changes in teaching theology in universities On October 12, 2013, Russia’s Minister of Education and Science issued Order No. 1061 “On Approval of the List of Chief Subjects and Areas in Higher Education Training”. On October 14, 2013, the order was registered in the Ministry of Justice and is published today on the website of the…
24.10.2013 18:07

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Guatemala to Russia

On 24 October 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Herbert Estuardo Meneses Coronado, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Guatemala to Russia. They were joined in the meeting by Miguel Palacio, staff member of the DECR secretariat for far…
24.10.2013 16:09

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Rector of Russian Christian Academy for Humanities

On 24 October 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies, met with Prof. Dr. Dmitry Burlaka, rector of the Russian Christian Academy for the Humanities.
24.10.2013 14:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk opens an international conference on martyrdom, confession and mass repressions

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk opens an international conference on martyrdom, confession and mass repressions An international conference on Theological Reflection on Martyrdom, Confession and Mass Repressions opened at the conference hall of the Danilovskaya Hotel, Moscow. It is organized by the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies with the participation of Novospassky Monastery and the Educational Center “Butovo Firing Range”…
24.10.2013 12:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets vice-chairman of Cuba’s government

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets vice-chairman of Cuba’s government Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the vice-chairman of the Cuban Council of Ministers, Mr. Ricardo Cabrisas. Present at the meeting were also Cuban Ambassador to Russia His Excellency Emilio Lozada Garcia and Miguel Palacio of the DECR secretariat for…
23.10.2013 20:51

Cooperation agreement signed between Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute and Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Cooperation agreement signed between Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute and Moscow State Institute of International Relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, in his capacity as rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies, and Dr. A. Torkunov, rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (university) (MGIMO) under the Ministry for Foreign Affairs,…
23.10.2013 20:51

Religious Factor in International Relations

Religious Factor in International Relations On October 23, 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion read a lecture at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (university) (MGIMO) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Before the lecture, he, in his capacity as rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies, and Dr. A. Torkunov,…
22.10.2013 15:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with new Latvian ambassador to Russia

On 22 October 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the Russian Federation, H. E. Astra Kurme.
22.10.2013 10:57

Deans of Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Rome meet Russian ambassador to Vatican

On October 18, 2013, deans of the Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Rome, Archpriest Vyacheslav Bachin and Archimandrite Antony (Sevryuk) met with the Russian Ambassador to the Vatican, Mr. A. Avdeyev.
21.10.2013 16:11

3d advanced courses for newly-installed bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church

3d advanced courses for newly-installed bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church 21 October 2013 – With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the 3d two-day advanced course for newly-installed bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies.