The Far Abroad

30.06.2014 18:42

DECR chairman congratulates Thorbjorn Jagland on his re-election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe

DECR chairman congratulates Thorbjorn Jagland on his re-election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe Metropolitan Hilarion of Vlokolamskm chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to Thorbjorn Jagland.
26.06.2014 23:34

21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy opens at State Duma

21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy opens at State Duma June 26, 2014 – the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy has opened in the State Duma under the theme “Parliamentary Democracy – Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings”.
26.06.2014 23:33

Patriarch Kirill’s video-address to the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

Patriarch Kirill’s video-address to the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy On June 26, the opening of the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy took place in the State Duma under the theme “Parliamentary Democracy – Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings”.
26.06.2014 23:32

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the 1st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the 1st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy On June 26, the opening of the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy took place in the State Duma under the theme “Parliamentary Democracy – Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings”. Below is the address to the Assembly by the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’ department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of…
20.06.2014 18:04

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Association of Orthodox Families in Beirut

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Association of Orthodox Families in Beirut On June 20, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with a delegation of the Association of Orthodox Families in Beirut, who are on a visit to Moscow at the invitation of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society, which was represented at…
10.06.2014 14:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates President Elect of the Arab Republic of Egypt

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates President Elect of the Arab Republic of Egypt His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to President Elect of the ARE
25.05.2014 22:13

Festive reception at Russia’s general consulate in New York on the occasion of 700th birthday of St. Sergius of Radonezh

Festive reception at Russia’s general consulate in New York on the occasion of 700th birthday of St. Sergius of Radonezh It was the first event in the chain of festive activities to be held in the USA to celebrate St. Sergius’s birthday.
20.05.2014 16:16

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots Accompanied by the singing of Theotokions, the Icon of Our Lady of Kursk was solemnly met by the worshipers and clergy of the church of the Protecting Veil.
16.05.2014 15:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria On 16 May 2014, at the Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Mr. Nicholas Kotsiras, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of the State Government of Victoria (Australia).
16.05.2014 14:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia On May 16, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Colombia’s newly appointed ambassador to the Russian Federation, H. E. Jaime Giron Duarte, at the DECR. In attendance were Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for far abroad, and Miguel Palacio,…