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13.10.2020 14:04

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Greek diplomatic mission in Moscow

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Greek diplomatic mission in Moscow On 13th October 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Ms Ekaterini Nassika, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Russian Federation.
13.10.2020 13:35

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk holds a meeting with Serbian ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk holds a meeting with Serbian ambassador to Russia On October 13, 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Serbia to Russia, H. E. Miroslav Lazanski.
13.10.2020 12:55

DECR chairman meets with British ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with British ambassador to Russia On October 13, 2020, a working meeting took place between Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Russian Federation Ms. Deborah Jane Bronnert, at the…
13.10.2020 10:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s statement over the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s statement over the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia issued a statement concerning the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.
10.10.2020 12:00

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Gregory of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, on his 70th birthday

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Gregory of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, on his 70th birthday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, sent a congratulatory message to Metropolitan Gregory of Veliko Tarnovo on the occasion of the remarkable date in his life.
09.10.2020 16:02

On the commemoration day of St. John the Theologian, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at his burial place near Ephesus

On the commemoration day of St. John the Theologian, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at his burial place near Ephesus On October 9, 2020, the day of the passing away of St. John the Theologian, Rev. George Sergeyev, responsible for pastoral care for Russian-speaking believers in the Republic of Turkey, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church built on the burial place of the saint in the Turkish town of…
09.10.2020 15:47

Acting administrator of the Diocese of Vienna-Austria Bishop Alexis of Caffa meets with Austrian ambassador in Russia

Acting administrator of the Diocese of Vienna-Austria Bishop Alexis of Caffa meets with Austrian ambassador in Russia On October 7, Bishop Alexis of Caffa, vicar of the Diocese of Chersonesus, who is acting administrator of the Diocese of Vienna-Austria, met with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Austria to Russia H. E. Johannes Eigner, at the Austrian embassy in Moscow.
09.10.2020 14:27

Parish of St. Sergius church on Chang Island in Thailand marks its patron saint’s day

Parish of St. Sergius church on Chang Island in Thailand marks its patron saint’s day On October 8, 2020, the day of the passing of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the Orthodox community on Koh Chang Island (Trat Province, Thailand) marked its patron saint’s day.
09.10.2020 10:53

The Chinese Metochion community greets the parish of a church in Moscow Region on the commemoration day of St. Sergius and its patron saint’s feast

The Chinese Metochion community greets the parish of a church in Moscow Region on the commemoration day of St. Sergius and its patron saint’s feast On October 8, 2020, the day of the passing away of St. Sergius the Abbot of Radonezh, the Chinese Patriarchal Metochion community visited the church of St. Nicholas of Myra in Lycia at the Zdekhovo village, Moscow Region (Patriarchal Metochion) to participate in the Divine Liturgy. One of the side-altars…
05.10.2020 17:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassadors of Italy, France, Great Britain, Greece, Brazil, Serbia, Bulgaria and Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassadors of Italy, France, Great Britain, Greece, Brazil, Serbia, Bulgaria and Lebanon On 5th October 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the residence of the Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Russian Federation, where he met with the heads of diplomatic missions from eight countries.