The Far Abroad

22.11.2017 15:48

DECR chairman meets with Italian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Italian ambassador to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), met with H. E. Cesare Ragaglini, Italian ambassador to Russia, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow, at the CMI.
19.11.2017 7:00

DECR chairman meets with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Health of Lebanon

DECR chairman meets with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Health of Lebanon On 18 November 2017, at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Ghassan Hasbani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health of the Lebanese Republic.
17.11.2017 13:39

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy school in Rabat

DECR chairman visits Russian Embassy school in Rabat On 16 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, while in Morocco with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Russian Embassy school in Rabat.
17.11.2017 13:36

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Morocco’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Morocco’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a visit Morocco’s capital city of Rabat with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the round-table conference…
17.11.2017 13:35

Round-table conference in Rabat on Co-work of Russian Orthodox Church and Compatriots in Africa and South-West Asia

Round-table conference in Rabat on Co-work of Russian Orthodox Church and Compatriots in Africa and South-West Asia A round-table conference on Russian Orthodox Church and Compatriots: Experience of Co-work in Africa and South-West Asia took place at the Russian Federation embassy in the Kingdom of Morocco.
17.11.2017 8:07

Patriarch Kirill meets newly appointed US ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets newly appointed US ambassador to Russia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation Jon Huntsman, at the patriarchal residence in Chistyi Pereulok, Moscow
13.11.2017 10:02

A Russian Orthodox Church representative discusses with a Syrian Jacobite Church hierarch the humanitarian situation of Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley

A Russian Orthodox Church representative discusses with a Syrian Jacobite Church hierarch the humanitarian situation of Syrian refugees in Bekaa Valley Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Great Antioch, met with Archbishop Boulos Safar of Zahle and Bekaa, Syriac Jacobite Church, to discuss the implementation of decisions made at the September meeting between Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow…
10.11.2017 14:44

Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk attends events held by organization of support for migrants and refugees

Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk attends events held by organization of support for migrants and refugees A traditional reception for diplomats was held at the Cathedral of the Trinity of the Greek Archdiocese in the USA in New York. This year it was devoted to problems of forced migrants and refugees.
09.11.2017 10:03

Church representatives meet with Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Church representatives meet with Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe On 7 November 2017, Bishop Viktor of Baryshevka, representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the International Organizations, and Hegumen Philip (Ryabykh), representative of the Moscow Patriarchate to the Council of Europe and the European Union, met with Mrs. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
09.11.2017 9:44

DECR chairman visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Tokyo

DECR chairman visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Tokyo Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), accompanied by Hieromonk Nikolay (Ono) and D. Petrovsky, DECR staff member, visited the church of the Faithful Prince Alexander Nevsky in Meguro – the ROC representation in Tokyo. He was welcomed to the church by…