The Far Abroad

20.01.2014 9:41

Primate of the Church of Serbia attends Christmas reception at Russian embassy

The event was opened by Russian Ambassador A. Chepurin. He noted that the last year was full of contacts between the Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches.
19.01.2014 20:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with compatriots in Mexico

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with compatriots in Mexico On 18th January 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, currently on a working visit to Mexico, met with compatriots who reside in the country. Attending the meeting, which took place at the Cultural Centre of the National University of Mexico, was Archbishop Justinian…
18.01.2014 14:43

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk awarded Mexico’s Order of the Legion of Honour

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk awarded Mexico’s Order of the Legion of Honour Metropolitan Hilarion was also awarded the Order of the Mexican National Academy, the country’s leading scientific research center.
18.01.2014 14:21

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Metropolitan Anthony of Mexico’s name-day celebrations

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Metropolitan Anthony of Mexico’s name-day celebrations On January 17, 2014, a solemn celebration was held at St. Peter’s of the Mexican Metropolis of the Patriarchate of Antioch on the occasion of the name-day of Metropolitan Anthony of Mexico, Central America, Venezuela and the Caribbean Islands (Patriarchate of Antioch).
17.01.2014 17:33

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church take part in WCC Ecumenical Consultation on Syria

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church take part in WCC Ecumenical Consultation on Syria On 15-17 January 2014, a consultation on Syria took place at the headquarters of the World Council of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland. Taking part in the consultation, initiated by the WCC Secretary General, Rev. Dr. Olav Fukse Tveit, were representatives of the WCC member Churches and the Roman Catholic Church.
17.01.2014 11:25

DECR chairman meet with the Catholic primate of Mexico

On January 16, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the Catholic primate of Mexico, Archbishop Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico, at the archbishop’s private residence.
17.01.2014 11:16

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mexico’s prime minister

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mexico’s prime minister On January 16, 2014, during his visit to Mexico, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the head of the Mexican government, Mr. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong.
16.01.2014 10:10

DECR chairman meets with Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

DECR chairman meets with Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico On 15th January 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently on a visit to Mexico with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Carlos Alberto de Icaza…
15.01.2014 12:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk starts his working visit to Mexico

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk starts his working visit to Mexico At Bento Juarez international airport he was met by Archbishop Justinian, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the USA, Bishop Alexis of Mexico (Orthodox Church in America), Russian ambassador E. Malayan, clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church in Mexico and the USA and Russian diplomats in Mexico City.
12.01.2014 12:40

DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of foreign states, foreign public figures and statesmen

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 Christmas and New Year greetings to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; King Juan Carlos I of Spain; Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of the Republic of…