The Far Abroad

15.09.2017 21:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of the Maronite Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of the Maronite Church On 15 September 2017, at the summer residence of the Maronite patriarchs in Dimane, Lebanon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with His Beatitude Maronite Patriarch Béchara Boutros Cardinal al-Raï.
15.09.2017 14:04

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Lebanon

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Lebanon On 14 September 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Lebanon.
13.09.2017 18:21

Churches in Europe working group of Russian-German forum ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ meets in Berlin

Churches in Europe working group of Russian-German forum ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ meets in Berlin The Churches in Europe group of the Russian-German forum of civil societies ‘St. Petersburg Dialogue’ held a working meeting in Berlin.
12.09.2017 13:10

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America On the 11th of September 2017, which marked the 16th anniversary of the dreadful terror attack in the United States that had killed almost three thousand people, a requiem service was celebrated at the Church of the Holy Great Martyr Catherine In-the-Fields, the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in…
07.09.2017 13:03

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has given an interview to the Greek Romphaia web portal.
05.09.2017 21:24

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov The head of the diplomatic representation in the Republic of Greece told the archpastor about the embassy’s projects for preserving the Russian legacy in Greece and activities for strengthening traditionally fraternal relationships between the peoples of the two countries.
02.09.2017 10:59

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church Relations (DECR) visited the residence of the British ambassador to Moscow for a dinner given on the occasion of the arrival in Moscow of the new rector of the Anglican Parish of St. Andrew, Rev. Canon Malcolm…
30.08.2017 15:21

Korean version of Patriarch Kirill’s book recognized as one of the 2017 best editions in South Korea

Korean version of Patriarch Kirill’s book recognized as one of the 2017 best editions in South Korea The Korean edition of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility: In a search for Harmony’ has received the status of one of the best books of the first half of 2017 from the South Korean Publication Industry Promotion Agency of Korea (KPIPA).
25.08.2017 7:35

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria On 22 August 2017, the second consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, which had been collected with the assistance of the Interreligious Working Group of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
14.08.2017 15:35

DECR vice-chairman meets with El Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia

DECR vice-chairman meets with El Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia DECR vice-chairman Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov) met with Al Salvador’s charge d’affaires in Russia Mr. Yuri Pavel Santacruz Perdomo, at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations.