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12.11.2013 20:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Cardinal Angelo Scola

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Cardinal Angelo Scola On 12 November 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Cardinal Angelo Scola, Archbishop of Milan. They were joined in the meeting, which took place at the Patriarchal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery, by Archbishop Paolo Pezzi of the Archdiocese of the Mother of God…
12.11.2013 20:10

Metropolitan Hilarion negotiates with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

Metropolitan Hilarion negotiates with President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Discussed was the present state of relations between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. Attention was paid to the difficulties which the Orthodox-Catholic dialogue is facing.
12.11.2013 17:03

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with leaders of the Sapienza University in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with leaders of the Sapienza University in Rome Upon arrival, the DECR chairman visited the Sapienza University, which cooperates with over thirty universities in Russia.
11.11.2013 12:47

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to Lebanon On 10 November 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), who visited Lebanon in connection with the celebration of the 25th anniversary of consecration of Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East to the…
11.11.2013 12:47

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates Dr. Agnes Abuom on her election Moderator of the WCC Central Committee

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates Dr. Agnes Abuom on her election Moderator of the WCC Central Committee Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent greeting to Dr. Agnes Abuom with her election Moderator of the WCC Central Committee.
10.11.2013 22:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over natural disaster in the Philippines

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over natural disaster in the Philippines His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to H.E. Benigno Aquino, President of the Republic of Philippines, over many human victims and large-scale destruction caused by the typhoon.
10.11.2013 22:52

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends condolences to Vice President of the Republic of Philippines over natural disaster

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends condolences to Vice President of the Republic of Philippines over natural disaster The DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, expressed condolences to H.E. Jejomar Binay, Vice President of the Republic of the Philippines, over natural disaster that claimed the lives of the thousands.
10.11.2013 12:31

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch On 9 November 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently on a visit to Lebanon with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Balamand, where…
09.11.2013 15:59

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the President of Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the President of Lebanon President Suleiman highly appreciated the position of Russia and of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Syria and shared his vision of the situation in this country and of the means for its settlement.
08.11.2013 18:50

DECR chairman meets with the new Italian ambassador to Russia

Ambassador Ragaglini thanked Metropolitan Hilarion for the meeting and expressed his interest in the development of contacts with the Department for External Church Relations.