Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk Decorated with the Order of Alexander Nevsky by President Putin of Russia

OCP News Service - 20/5/21 Moscow-Russia: President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin awarded the Order of Alexander Nevsky to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. The Metropolitan was decorated with the award for his contribution to the development of international and interfaith relations. Metropolitan ...

“The Russian Orthodox Church Does Not Seek Primacy In The Orthodox World” – Metropolitan Hilarion

OCP News Service - 20/5/21 Moscow-Russia: In a recent interview with Olga Lipich of RIA Novosti, Metropolitan Hilarion, the chairman of the Department of the External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate commented on the accusations against the Russian Orthodox Church. In the interview, Metropolitan Hilarion stated "We are quite satisfied with our place in the diptychs. ...

Statement by the OCP Chairman on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

OCP News Service - 20/5/21 Global: A Statement by George Jospe, Chairman of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) on the ongoing Israel-Palestine Conflict. Dear All, The tension between Israel and Palestine or between Jews and Arabs seems to be an unending phenomenon. There are many reasons, and a detailed discussion on them is not envisaged here. Both ...

Registration Open for the 5th National Orthodox Advanced Leadership Conference (September 17-18, 2021)

OCLI - 20/5/21 The Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative is pleased to announce the 5th Annual National Orthodox Advanced Leadership Conference to be held September 17-18, 2021, at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. This year’s theme is Generously Investing in Emerging Leaders, presented by those who are daily investing in our emerging leaders through the diverse pan-Orthodox non-profits and Archdiocesan initiatives they represent. Older ...