The Far Abroad
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following Christmas greetings to heads of states belonging to the Orthodox tradition in far abroad. He greeted in particular Presidents Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria, Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus, Gjogre Ivanov of Macedonia, Klaus Iohannis of Romania, Tomislav Nicolic…
DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of foreign states, foreign public figures and statesmen
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent greetings to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; King Felipe VI of Spain; Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of Colombia; Mr. Bronisław…
Warmly greeting the guest, Metropolitan Hilarion noted traditionally good relations between the Department for External Church Relations and the Hungarian diplomatic mission in Moscow and told about many years of his service as administrator of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Diocese of Budapest and Hungary.