Addresses and Comments

08.09.2018 21:33

Metropolitan Hilarion: Current situation creates a threat of schism for Universal Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion: Current situation creates a threat of schism for Universal Orthodoxy Constantinople has set about implementing a project of the Ukrainian autocephaly. In his interview to Russia 24 TV channel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, commented on the current situation and the reaction of the Moscow Patriarchate on the aforementioned decisions
01.09.2018 21:34

Metropolitan Hilarion: We very much hope that the unity of unversal Orthodoxy will be preserved

Metropolitan Hilarion: We very much hope that the unity of unversal Orthodoxy will be preserved On September 1, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, during his Church and the World talk show aired on the Russia-24 TV channel on Saturdays and Sundays, answered questions from the channel anchor Yekaterina Gracheva.
27.06.2018 23:54

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew has very clearly stated that there will be no legitimation of the schism

Metropolitan Hilarion: Patriarch Bartholomew has very clearly stated that there will be no legitimation of the schism During his stay in Athens, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gave in interview to the Greek Romfea new agency.
16.06.2018 14:38

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Legitimization of the schism in Ukraine will cut up the whole body of world Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Legitimization of the schism in Ukraine will cut up the whole body of world Orthodoxy For already two months a lively discussion has not been subsiding around the prospects for creating in Ukraine the so-called ‘One Local Church’ – a project initiated by the president of that country, Petr Poroshenko, who has been strongly supported by nationalist politicians and schismatics.
27.05.2018 20:33

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: It is none of concerns of the secular authorities to dictate to the Church which form of existence she is to choose

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: It is none of concerns of the secular authorities to dictate to the Church which form of existence she is to choose Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, in his interview to an NTV correspondent spoke of the situation that has arisen in Ukraine in connection with the initiative put forward by the Ukrainian authorities to create an autocephalous Church in Ukraine.
19.04.2018 14:16

Metropolitan Hilarion: creation of Local Church cannot be initiated by secular authorities

Metropolitan Hilarion: creation of Local Church cannot be initiated by secular authorities On 19 April 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine endorsed an initiative of President Petro Poroshenko concerning an appeal to the Patriarch of Constantinople for the creation of the autocephalous Church in Ukraine. Interfax-Religion web portal asked Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church…