On 1-4 March 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church visited Ethiopia to discuss with representatives of the Church of Ethiopia various issues pertaining to the resumption of active contacts between the two Churches.
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has expressed to the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham his condolences over the death of his father, Dr. Billy Graham known for his preaching, public, charitable and peacemaking work.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk chairs session of Commission for International Cooperation of Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations
On 21 February 2018, the Commission for International Cooperation of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations held its fourth session. The meeting which took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations was chaired by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the DECR.
On 12 February 2018, the second anniversary of the meeting in Havana between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis, an international conference on the plight of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna, Austria. Among the keynote speakers was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman…