Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

On 21 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the DECR, met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Justin Welby. Talks were held with the delegation of the Church of England accompanying the Archbishop on his visit to Moscow.

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury
Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Archbishop of Canterbury

On 21 November 2017, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, head of the Anglican Communion.

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Morocco’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a visit Morocco’s capital city of Rabat with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the round-table conference on Russian Orthodox Church and Compatriots: Experience of Cooperation in Africa and South-West Asia, met with the Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom, Mr. Ahmad Taufiq on November 16, 2017.

DECR chairman attends meeting of Organizing Committee of Days of Russia in foreign countries

DECR chairman attends meeting of Organizing Committee of Days of Russia in foreign countries
DECR chairman attends meeting of Organizing Committee of Days of Russia in foreign countries
DECR chairman attends meeting of Organizing Committee of Days of Russia in foreign countries
DECR chairman attends meeting of Organizing Committee of Days of Russia in foreign countries

he Organizing Committee of the Days of Russia in foreign countries, which include religious activities, held a regular meeting at the Russian Federation Ministry of Culture. It was chaired by the committee cochairmen: Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR), and Ms. Manilova, deputy minister of culture.

Russia, Israel, Greece honor Orthodox monasteries with new stamps

Russia, Israel, Greece honor Orthodox monasteries with new stamps
Russia, Israel, Greece honor Orthodox monasteries with new stamps
Russia, Israel, Greece honor Orthodox monasteries with new stamps
Russia, Israel, Greece honor Orthodox monasteries with new stamps

A new stamp dedicated to the main cathedral of Gorny Convent in Jerusalem, dedicated to All Saint Who Have Shown Forth in the Russian Land, was released yesterday as a joint issue between the Russian Federation and the State of Israel, reports patriarchia.ru. Meanwhile, Greece has recently released a set of stamps featuring artistic renditions of scenes from Mt. Athos, reports the Orthodox Heritage of Ukraine on the Holy Mount Athos.