Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to Pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, USA, expressing condolences over the tragedy that had occurred there during the Sunday service. Twenty-six parishioners died in the mass…
DECR chairman’s congratulations to Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church on the occasion of his 65th birthday and 5th anniversary to his election to the Patriarchal see
In his message to His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark in All Africa and the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) congratulated him on his 65th birthday and the 5th anniversary of…
Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility
On October 24, 2017, the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia met at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow. It was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. It adopted the following Statement on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility.