Inter-Christian relations

10.02.2020 10:14

Working Group for Bilateral Relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Malankara Church holds its first session in India

Working Group for Bilateral Relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Malankara Church holds its first session in India On February 3-7, 2020, the first session of the Working Group for Coordinating Bilateral Relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Malankara Church took place in Kottayam, state of Kerala, India.
01.02.2020 21:13

Reception at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour marks 11th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Reception at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour marks 11th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Greeting the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church were members of the Holy Synod, heads of metropolias, abbots of Stavropegic monasteries, representatives of the Local Orthodox Churches, Synodal institutions, and clergy.
29.01.2020 13:40

First round of consultations between Russian Orthodox Church and Coptic Church held in Netherlands

First round of consultations between Russian Orthodox Church and Coptic Church held in Netherlands On 20-24 January 2020, with a blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II, the first round of bilateral theological consultations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church took place at the administrative center of the Coptic Church Diocese of Netherlands and…
13.01.2020 15:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bishop Joseph Werth

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Bishop Joseph Werth On 13 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Ordinary of the Catholic Diocese of the Transfiguration in Novosibirsk, Bishop Joseph Werth, at the parish house of the church of Our Lady the Joy of All the…
25.12.2019 12:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches
25.12.2019 12:01

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Christmas greetings.
13.12.2019 19:55

DECR chairman meets with Archbishop Michele Pennisi

DECR chairman meets with Archbishop Michele Pennisi Archbishop Pennisi arrived in Russia to attend presentation of the album-calendar for 2020 ‘Mosaics of Monreale’ at the ‘Pokrovskie Vorota’ Cultural Centre.
29.11.2019 18:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Archbishop of Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Archbishop of Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church On 29th November 2019, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Archbishop Urmas Viilma, head of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (EELC).
29.11.2019 17:59

Bishop of Church of England visits Department for External Church Relations

Bishop of Church of England visits Department for External Church Relations On 29th November 2019, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, met with Bishop Robert Innes of Gibraltar in Europe (Church of England).
29.11.2019 11:32

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the 2nd International Conference on Christian Persecution held in Budapest

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the 2nd International Conference on Christian Persecution held in Budapest On 28th November 2019, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the 2nd Conference in Defence of Christians in Budapest and delivered the address.