The Far Abroad

10.02.2014 12:57

Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand

Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand On 6 February 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, began his visit to Thailand and Cambodia.
09.02.2014 21:19

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Macedonia Mr. Gjorge Ivanov

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Macedonia Mr. Gjorge Ivanov On 9 February 2014, at the Moscow Kremlin’s Faceted Chamber, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the Republic of Macedonia, Mr. Gjorge Ivanov.
06.02.2014 17:58

DECR chairman meets the new French ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets the new French ambassador to Russia On February 6, 2014, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met in the DECR with the new ambassador of France to the Russian Federation, Mr. Jean-Maurice Ripert.
05.02.2014 21:18

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses concern over sufferings of Christians in Syria during the meeting with representatives of Syrian opposition

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses concern over sufferings of Christians in Syria during the meeting with representatives of Syrian opposition On 5 February 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, received representatives of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces.
29.01.2014 20:24

DECR chairman takes part in section on supporting compatriots abroad

DECR chairman takes part in section on supporting compatriots abroad On 29 January 2014, the section on Compatriots Abroad, Spiritual and Moral Education, Russian Language, and Educational Role of Church Centers was held at the State Duma of the Russian Federation within the framework of the Christmas parliamentary meetings of the 22nd International Educational Christmas Readings.
26.01.2014 14:35

Common appeal to the Geneva II International Conference on Syria by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Common appeal to the Geneva II International Conference on Syria by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia (Russian) 26 января 2014 года Блаженнейший Патриарх Великой Антиохии и всего Востока Иоанн Х и Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл выступили с совместным обращением по ситуации в Сирии.
23.01.2014 18:15

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Egypt’s Ambassador to Russia

On 23 January 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Mahmoud ElDieb, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Russian Federation.
22.01.2014 22:03

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of EU Delegation to Russia

On 22 January 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Vygaudas Ušackas, the new head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia.
22.01.2014 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Greece to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion congratulated Ms Koumanakou on her appointment and expressed his hope for the further development of fruitful cooperation between the Department for External Church Relations and the Embassy of Greece in Moscow.
20.01.2014 9:43

On the Epiphany Day Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Liturgy in Mexico City

On the Epiphany Day Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Liturgy in Mexico City On January 19, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. George’s of the Orthodox Church of Antioch in Mexico City.