The Far Abroad

28.03.2018 23:07

Metropolitan Hilarion receives Chairman of Doha International Dialogue Center

Metropolitan Hilarion receives Chairman of Doha International Dialogue Center Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the head of the Doha International Dialogue Center (DICID) and Qatar’s deputy minister of education, Prof. Ibrahim Al Naimi, at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI).
27.03.2018 12:45

New Russian Orthodox church consecrated in Spanish Torrevieja

New Russian Orthodox church consecrated in Spanish Torrevieja Bishop Nestor of Korsun, administrator of the Korsun diocese, celebrated the Grand Consecration of a new parish Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Torrevieja, Alicante Province, Spain.
23.03.2018 11:02

DECR chairman visits Russian embassy in China

DECR chairman visits Russian embassy in China On March 22, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), and a Russian delegation, who came to Beijing for the sixth meeting of the Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in the religious sphere, visited the Russian embassy in China.
23.03.2018 8:02

Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere holds its 6th session

Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere holds its 6th session On 22 March 2018, the 6th session of the Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere took place at the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA), Beijing.
22.03.2018 17:34

A delegation from Russian visits an old monastery under restoration in Syrian Maaloula

A delegation from Russian visits an old monastery under restoration in Syrian Maaloula A Russian delegation led by State Duma deputy D. Sablin, who is the leader of the Russian Veterans organization ‘Boevoe bratstvo’ (Brothers in Arms), visited the Orthodox Convent of St. Thecla located in the city of Maaloula, Syria.
22.03.2018 12:16

Russian delegation visits Syria to discusses the issue of restoration of ancient convent in Maaloula

Russian delegation visits Syria to discusses the issue of restoration of ancient convent in Maaloula On 21 March 2018, Mr. Alaa Munir Ibrahim, Governor of Damascus province, received in his working residence the Russian delegation led by Mr. Dmitry Sablin, deputy of the State Duma and vice-chairman of the All-Russian Public Organization of Veterans “Battle Brotherhood.”
20.03.2018 19:05

Patriarch Kirill meets with Switzerland’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Switzerland’s ambassador to Russia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Switzerland’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Russia, Mr. Yves Rossier.
20.03.2018 17:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of Jordanian diplomatic mission

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of Jordanian diplomatic mission On 20 March 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Amjad Adaileh, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the Russian Federation.
20.03.2018 13:49

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Egyptian Ambassador to Russia

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Egyptian Ambassador to Russia On 20 March 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Ihab Nasr, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Russian Federation.
20.03.2018 13:16

DECR representative meets with Iraqi Ambassador to Russia

DECR representative meets with Iraqi Ambassador to Russia On 20 March 2018, hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, visited the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Moscow with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.