The Far Abroad

16.02.2020 22:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Japan’s ambassador

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Japan’s ambassador They discussed practical matters of cooperation, in particular, preparations for a visit of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia to Japan to take place in autumn 2020.
12.02.2020 16:42

DECR Vice-chairman meets with Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s chargé d’affaires ad interim

DECR Vice-chairman meets with Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s chargé d’affaires ad interim They discussed matters of mutual concern, in particular, prospects for the development of pilgrimage to the place of the Baptism of the Lord on the Jordan River and other holy places and sights in Jordan.
30.01.2020 7:46

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church attends Holocaust Remembrance Day events in New York

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church attends Holocaust Remembrance Day events in New York Annually in the end of January, the UN marks the Holocaust Remembrance Day. On January 27, the Red Army troops liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the most terrible Nazi death camps, also known by its Polish name Oswiecim.
29.01.2020 18:02

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia On 29 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia H. E. Ramiz Basic, who is completing his tenure as head of the Montenegro diplomatic mission in Moscow.
23.01.2020 20:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum On 23 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, which took place at the Yad Vashem remembrance center in Jerusalem. The forum was held under the motto “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism”.
23.01.2020 20:15

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On 23 January 2020, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Germany’s Ambassador to Russia, H. E. Dr Géza Andreas von Geyr, at the patriarchal and synodal residence at the St. Daniel Monastery.
23.01.2020 15:21

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends the Memorial Candle opening ceremony in Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends the Memorial Candle opening ceremony in Jerusalem President Putin delivered a speech and expressed gratitude to those who have brought the monument to life for preserving the memory of the victims.
23.01.2020 14:09

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem attends meeting of President Putin with Naama Issachar’s mother

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem attends meeting of President Putin with Naama Issachar’s mother At his meeting with President Putin on 20 November 2019 attended by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos appealed for pardon for the sentenced citizen of Israel.
16.01.2020 16:02

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia

DECR chairman holds meeting with head of the Order of Malta’s Mission to Russia On 16th January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the newly appointed head of the Mission of the Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and Malta to the Russian Federation, Aimone of Savoy-Aosta.
16.01.2020 15:48

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Austria to Russia On 16 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Johannes Aigner, Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the Russian Federation.