The Far Abroad

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.
14.03.2018 21:43

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Tourism

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Tourism Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Minister of Tourism of the Syrian Arab Republic Bishr Riad Yazigi.
14.03.2018 14:07

Books by Patriarch Kirill to be presented in Paris

Books by Patriarch Kirill to be presented in Paris On March 18, 2018, a presentation of books by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, published by the Moscow Patriarchate Publishers, will take place at the amphitheatre of the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris.
27.02.2018 16:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Italian Province of Trento

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Italian Province of Trento On 27 February 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia met with a delegation of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
19.02.2018 14:32

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian expressed condolences to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani over the crash of passenger airliner on February 18, 2018, in the Isfahan province. There were 66 people on board; they all died.
15.02.2018 20:26

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan On 15 February 2018, at the Throne Hall of the Patriarchal Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.