The Far Abroad

19.09.2017 20:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople On 18 September 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Istanbul.
16.09.2017 23:41

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the Conference “Russia in the Heart of Lebanon”

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the Conference “Russia in the Heart of Lebanon” On 16 September 2017, during his visit to Lebanon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, took part in an international conference entitled “Russia in the Heart of Lebanon.”
16.09.2017 23:40

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Russia in the Heart of Lebanon conference

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Russia in the Heart of Lebanon conference On September 2017, during his visit to Lebanon, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, attended the international conference ‘Russia in the Heart of Lebanon’, which took place in the city of Chwaya in northern Lebanon.
16.09.2017 11:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri (Russian) Особое внимание в беседе было уделено ситуации на Ближнем Востоке и необходимости принятия действенных мер по защите проживающих в регионе религиозных меньшинств, подвергающихся преследованию со стороны различных террористических группировок.
15.09.2017 21:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of the Maronite Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of the Maronite Church On 15 September 2017, at the summer residence of the Maronite patriarchs in Dimane, Lebanon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with His Beatitude Maronite Patriarch Béchara Boutros Cardinal al-Raï.
15.09.2017 14:04

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Lebanon (Russian) 14 сентября 2017 года по благословению Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион прибыл в Ливан.
13.09.2017 18:21

Churches in Europe working group of Russian-German forum ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ meets in Berlin

Churches in Europe working group of Russian-German forum ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ meets in Berlin The Churches in Europe group of the Russian-German forum of civil societies ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ held a working meeting in Berlin.
12.09.2017 13:10

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America On the 11th of September 2017, which marked the 16th anniversary of the dreadful terror attack in the United States that had killed almost three thousand people, a requiem service was celebrated at the Church of the Holy Great Martyr Catherine In-the-Fields, the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in…
07.09.2017 13:03

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has given an interview to the Greek Romphaia web portal.
05.09.2017 21:24

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov The head of the diplomatic representation in the Republic of Greece told the archpastor about the embassy’s projects for preserving the Russian legacy in Greece and activities for strengthening traditionally fraternal relationships between the peoples of the two countries.
02.09.2017 10:59

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church Relations (DECR) visited the residence of the British ambassador to Moscow for a dinner given on the occasion of the arrival in Moscow of the new rector of the Anglican Parish of St. Andrew, Rev. Canon Malcolm…
30.08.2017 15:21

Korean version of Patriarch Kirill’s book recognized as one of the 2017 best editions in South Korea

Korean version of Patriarch Kirill’s book recognized as one of the 2017 best editions in South Korea The Korean edition of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility: In a search for Harmony’ has received the status of one of the best books of the first half of 2017 from the South Korean Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA).
25.08.2017 7:35

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria On 22 August 2017, the second consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, which had been collected with the assistance of the Interreligious Working Group of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
14.08.2017 15:35

DECR vice-chairman meets with El Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia

DECR vice-chairman meets with El Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia DECR vice-chairman Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov) met with Al Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia Mr. Yuri Pavel Santacruz Perdomo, at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations.
10.08.2017 17:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, over the devastating earthquake in southwestern China
20.07.2017 18:48

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On July 20, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federative Republic of Germany to the Russian Federation, Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen, at the Peredelkino patriarchal residence.
20.07.2017 13:55

St. Sergius Metochion opened in Jerusalem

St. Sergius Metochion opened in Jerusalem With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, arrived in Jerusalem to take part in the opening ceremony.
20.07.2017 13:40

Head of the Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Norway

Head of the Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Norway On 13-16 July 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, visited the Russian Orthodox parishes in Norway.
10.07.2017 13:30

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ian Hill, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to the Russian Federation.
10.07.2017 11:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ignacio Ibañez Rubio, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to the Russian Federation.
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