A seminar on the Sources of Authority in the Church took place as part of the discussion program of the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches held from October 30 to November 8, 2013, in Busan, South Korea.
The guest was accompanied by lawyer Giuseppe Muzymeci, president of the Cardinal Paul Poupard Foundation, Mr. Fernando Pelazzo, head of the Moscow representation of the UBI Banca, Italy, Prince Sforza Ruspoli, vice-president of Banca del Sud, Italy, and Ms. G. Fomina, vice-president of ALFA-Bank.
On November 1, 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, delivered an address at a plenary session of the 10th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, taking place in Busan, South Korea.
Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department for ExternalChurch Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the General Assembly of the World Council of Churches (Busan, the Republic of Korea, 1 November 2013).
On October 30, 2013, as the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches concluded its first working day, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, held a conference with the Russian Orthodox Church’s delegation.
The Assembly is expected to discuss Christian solidarity and mutual aid in face of the persecution against Christians in various parts of the world, a peace settlement in Syria and economic and social justice in the modern society.
21 October 2013 – With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the 3d two-day advanced course for newly-installed bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies.
A seminar on “Religious Communities for Justice and Peace” took place in the capital of Russia on 11 March 2013. Taking part in the seminar were representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, World Council of Churches, Evangelical Church in Germany, the National Council of Churches in Korea, Protestant communities of…
On 10 October 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met at the DECR premises with a delegation of Christian hierarchs from Syria.
On 10 October 2013, the first international Patristics conference, St. Isaac the Syrian and his Spiritual Legacy, began its work at the Philosophical faculty of the Moscow State University.