On 14 February 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with H. E. Pierre Hegl, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to the Russian Federation. The meeting took place at the DECR premises.
On 14 February 2013, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with Ms. Sarah Sweedler, President and CEO of the Fort Ross Conservancy.
The participants in the meeting discussed various issues of cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On February 7, 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk in his capacity as rector of the Sts. Cyril and Methodius School for Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies received a delegation of the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu, including Prof. Matti Kotiranta, head of the University’s School of Theology, and Archpriest Rauno…