The Far Abroad

07.11.2018 17:25

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia On November 7, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Russia, Ms. Sylvie Bermann.
07.11.2018 15:10

Construction of Orthodox church discussed at a meeting in Moscow

Construction of Orthodox church discussed at a meeting in Moscow On 6 November 2018, a meeting between Mr. Mikhail Belousov, deputy-head of the Domestic Policy Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation, and Mr. Vu Chien Thang, chairman of the Governmental Committee for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, took place…
06.11.2018 16:39

3rd Antonin Readings are held at St. Sergius Metochion in Jerusalem

3rd Antonin Readings are held at St. Sergius Metochion in Jerusalem On 4 November 2018, the feast day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, the 3rd Antonin Readings dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the foundation of the Gorny Convent in Ein Kerem and the 150th anniversary of the Metochion of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (REM) in Hebron…
03.11.2018 19:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers On November 3, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with the head of the Republic of Cuba, Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
03.11.2018 15:30

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party On 3 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with a delegation of the Lebanese Kataeb (Phalange) Party and its leader Mr. Sami Gemayel.
31.10.2018 16:38

DECR chairman attends opening ceremony of the 6th World Congress of Compatriots Living Abroad

DECR chairman attends opening ceremony of the 6th World Congress of Compatriots Living Abroad On 31 October 2018, an opening ceremony of the 6th World Congress of Compatriots Living Abroad under the motto “Russia and Compatriots. New Challenges and New Frontiers” was held at the World Trade Center in Moscow.
30.10.2018 16:07

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with new ambassador of Estonia to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with new ambassador of Estonia to Russia On October 30, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the newly appointed ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to the Russian Federation, Mr. Margus Laidre.
30.10.2018 12:09

DECR chairman meets with the head of the European Union’s representation in Russia

DECR chairman meets with the head of the European Union’s representation in Russia On 30 October 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with Mr. Markus Ederer, head of the Representation of the European Union in the Russian Federation.
09.10.2018 15:28

DECR representatives take part in the 17th Petersburg Russian-German Public Forum

DECR representatives take part in the 17th Petersburg Russian-German Public Forum The 17th session of Petersburg Dialogue Russian-German Public Forum took place in Moscow on October 7-8, 2018. Its theme was the strengthening of trust, partnership and cooperation between civil societies of Russian and Germany as an impetus to inter-governmental dialogue.
07.10.2018 8:10

A hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Capetown

A hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Capetown On October 3, 2018, Archbishop Antoniy of Vienna and Budapest began his visit to South Africa.