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  • 3 November 2019, 10:30 | World news | 

    Metropolitan Hilarion complains about the enemies of Moscow who disrupted his meeting with Pompeo

    Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department of External Church Relations, accused the opponents of the Russian Church of the fact that on October 22 meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did not take place.

  • 18 October 2018, 14:08 | Interchurch relations | 

    ROC Metropolitan arrives in the Vatican to talk about schism in Ukraine

    On October 17-18, Chair of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) is on a visit to the Vatican. Patriarch Kirill’s representative said that he “cannot refrain from talking about schism in Ukraine”. This is reported by Credo.pro citing the KAI.

  • 28 September 2018, 14:59 | Orthodox world | 

    Greeks publish records of conversation between Patriarchs Bartholomew and Kirill

    The Greek website orthodoxia.info published excerpts from a three-hour conversation between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, during a meeting on Phanar on August 31.

  • 30 June 2018, 07:59 | Inter-Orthodox relations | 

    Moscow Patriarchate threatens that bloodshed may occur after autocephaly is obtained

    Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), Chair of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate is confident that after the Ukrainian Orthodox church becomes autocephalous in Ukraine, clashes will start over the ownership of Lavras and temples.

  • 15 February 2018, 11:29 | Interchurch relations | 

    Revelations of Hilarion Alfeyev: UGCC lobbies unification to convert everyone to Unia

    Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokalamsk, head of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, in an interview with the Greek news agency Romfea, touched upon a number of topics related to Ukraine, Religion in Ukraine reports, citing the DECR.

  • 18 November 2014, 12:30 | Society-digest | 

    Christian Unity Cannot Be Built on Lies

    The Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev not only misrepresents Catholic practice and history, he also misrepresents Orthodox practice and history.

  • 12 November 2014, 13:33 | Society-digest | 

    Ecumenism and Russian State Power

  • 3 November 2014, 14:27 | Society-digest | 

    The perils of weak-kneed ecumenism with Russia

    “If my best friend starts picking on my little sister, I’m going to punch him in the nose,” Gullickson said. “We allow the neighbor kid to beat up on our little sister all the time … and it needs to stop.”

  • 23 October 2014, 15:21 | Interchurch relations | view video | 

    Provocations of Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) ended in a fiasco in Rome, UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav

    The speech by Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) at the Synod of Bishops in Rome damaged the Russian Orthodox Church herself. This is a commentary that UGCC Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) made today at a press conference at St. George's Hill in Lviv regarding the speech by Metropolitan Hilarion, DECR Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate, made in Rome.

  • 20 October 2014, 09:40 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    Russia and the Uniates

    The issues of the Church Union and Ukrainian independence are connected in the official Russian mind. For Moscow, the very idea of Ukraine is a violation of East Slavic unity, while the Union that resulted in the Greek-Catholic Church is a betrayal of Orthodox solidarity. The underlying premise is that Moscow is the arbiter and guarantor of both.

  • 17 October 2014, 12:04 | Interchurch relations | 

    Head of Church categorically rejected Moscow's accusations of aggravation of the Union problem

    He noted that if the church hierarchy at least ceased to attack each other in their statements, declarations and appeals, then they would do a lot, “so that peace reigned in our land and the faithful children of our churches did not die.”

  • 14 August 2014, 16:58 | UOC (MP) | 

    New head of the UOC MP is a committed supporter of the unity of the Russain Orthodox Church, - metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev

    "The choice made by the Ukrainian episcopate was not surprising for me, since very many in our Church know and love His Eminence Onufry. He is a spiritual and devout person who enjoys authority both among the monastics and the laity at large. His Eminence is a committed supporter of the unity of the Russain Orthodox Church of which the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is a self-governed part", stressed the metropolitan.

  • 31 July 2014, 17:49 | Moscow Patriarchy | 

    Metropolitan Ilarion Alfeyev: World on brink of third world war

    Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations has expressed concern over the current international situation, claiming that the world has found itself one step away from a global war.

  • 26 June 2014, 08:58 | Andrew Sorokowski's column | 

    Hilarious — even Chaplinesque

    In Metropolitan Hilarion’s view, the crisis in Ukraine, which in fact consists of a Russian invasion, is being exacerbated by the Greek-Catholic Church. Evidently, standing by the people, seeking to mediate, offering pastoral aid, and comforting the wounded and dying serve only to “make the crisis worse.”

  • 18 April 2014, 14:11 | Open theme | 

    A response to metropolitan Hilarion interview to National Catholic Register

    It always bears repeating that Metropolitan Hilarion is not speaking objectively, or in a spirit of dialogue.

  • 18 March 2013, 13:10 | Interchurch relations | 

    Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hopes that Pope Francis Will Not Support Greek Catholics

    Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk of the Russian Orthodox Church expressed the hope that Pope Francis will continue the policy of rapprochement with the Orthodox Church and will not support, as he calls it, the expansion of the Ukrainian Greek Catholics, the site of Pravoslavie i Mir reports.

  • 7 October 2011, 15:22 | Interchurch relations | 

    Metropolitan Hilarion: Meeting of patriarch and pope could be on neutral territory

    The Russian Church has stated again that it is early to speak about definite terms of the meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Pope Benedict XVI.

  • 13 September 2011, 16:25 | Open theme | 

    Very different reasons stand behind ROC’s accusations against the Greek Catholics

    In his commentary to Reuters, Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfyeyev) once again reminded about the conflict between Greek Catholics and Orthodox in western Ukraine in the early 90s. As in previous years, this conflict is considered as the main reason it is impossible for a meeting to be held between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Benedict XVI.

  • 13 September 2011, 12:07 | Interchurch relations | 

    Metropolitan Hilarion urges Vatican to resolve dispute with Ukrainian Catholics

    In an exclusive interview with Reuters, Russian Orthodox Metropolitan (Archbishop) Hilarion, urged the Vatican to show "some signs" of readiness to resolve a decades-long conflict between Orthodox and Catholics in Ukraine that has been blocking a meeting of the two world religious leaders.

  • 5 August 2011, 11:57 | Kaleidoscope-digest | 

    ‘Diplomacy is driven by mission’ – Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to NG-Religii

    DECR Chairman Metropolitan Hilarion speaks about traditions of church diplomacy and international agenda in an interview to journalists of NG-Religii supplement to Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Andrey Melnikov and Anton Kurilovich (NG-Religii, 3 August 2011).