Representatives of Local Orthodox Churches congratulate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the fifth anniversary of his appointment as DECR chairman

On 30 March 2014, the fourth Sunday in Lent (St. John of the Ladder and commemoration day of St. Alexis the Man of God), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great at the Moscow church of the ‘Joy ...

Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis, representative of Patriarch of Antioch to Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, was awarded the Order of Metropolitan District in the Republic of Kazakhstan

On 23 July 2012, at the Moscow Metochion of the Church of Antioch, Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis, representative of the Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan, head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Metropolitan district in the ...