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On 11 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia held a working meeting with Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad.

Taking part in the meeting was also Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, DECR vice-chairman.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the heads of the two church institutions discussed various issues pertaining to the external activities of the Russian Orthodox Church, including the development of the life of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in far abroad countries.

Patriarchal Press Service/

DECR Communication Service