The Far Abroad

13.10.2009 13:29

An Orthodox church consecrated in the territory of Russian embassy in Beijing

With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the consecration was celebrated by Bishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate secretariat for Russian Orthodox Church institutions abroad.
13.10.2009 11:04

DECR delegation attends a working session of the Churches in Europe section of Russian-German forum St. Petersburg Dialogue

Proposals were voiced concerning prospects for developing the work of the forum’s section on Churches in Europe and the forum as a whole. Under a separate agenda item, the session considered possible themes for St. Petersburg Dialogue to take place in 2010 in Russia.
10.10.2009 6:48

Celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of Orthodox in Thailand

A church delegation from Russia will be led by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations.
06.10.2009 12:48

Chairman of the department for external church relations meets with Serbian foreign minister

His Eminence Hilarion pointed to the major role of Orthodoxy in preserving and consolidating the unity of the Russian and Serbian nations.
29.09.2009 20:48

‘Religion and Political Culture’ Conference in Rome

Taking part in the discussion were religious, political and public figures from Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania.
23.09.2009 19:40

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador in the Republic of Korea

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 23 September 2009 with the newly-appointed Russian Ambassador in the Republic of Korea, Constantine V. Vnukov. They discussed a wide range of issues concerning Orthodoxy in the Korean Peninsula. Participating in their talk were…
23.09.2009 9:33

Archbishop Hilarion meeting with German Ambassador in Russia

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with the German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Dr. Walter Jьrgen Schmid. Participating in the meeting were also Rev. Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR acting secretary for the far…
23.09.2009 9:24

Archbishop Hilarion meets with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria. Participating in the meeting was also Austria’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Martin…
17.06.2009 13:38

The 4th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference completes its work

The 4th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference, which took place at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Orthodox Center in Chambesy near Geneva, completed its work on 12 June 2009. The delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church led by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, included…
02.06.2009 17:17

(Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата встретился с делегацией религиозных, политических и общественных деятелей Индонезии