Inter-Christian relations

14.11.2012 2:17

Patriarch Kirill visits Church of Annunciation in Nazareth

On 13 November 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Nazareth. Accompanying His Holiness were members of the official delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church; Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great Britain; and Archimandrite Stephanos (Dispirakis), representative of the Patriarch of Jerusalem to the…
13.11.2012 12:03

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury The letter to the Right Reverend Justin Welby, Anglican Bishop of Durham and newly appointed Archbishop of Canterbury, is given below.
12.11.2012 11:43

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Bishop Theodore, elected Patriarch of the Coptic Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Bishop Theodore, elected Patriarch of the Coptic Church On 4 November 2012, Bishop Theodore of Beheira became the 118th Pope and Patriarch of the Coptic Church. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following message of greetings to Bishop Theodore on the occasion of his election as the 118th Primate of the Coptic Church.
12.11.2012 11:42

DECR chairman congratulates new Primate of the Coptic Church

DECR chairman congratulates new Primate of the Coptic Church Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent his greetings to Bishop Theodore, elected Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Coptic Church, with his election the 118th Primate of the Coptic Church. The text is given below.
11.11.2012 3:03

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: I always pray to the Lord to grant well-being and peace to the Palestinian people

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: I always pray to the Lord to grant well-being and peace to the Palestinian people On 10 November 2012, H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National Authority, gave dinner in honour of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia who is visiting the Holy Land.
06.11.2012 17:39

(Russian) “Вера против смуты”. Интервью митрополита Илариона “Российской газете”

(Russian) В интервью, опубликованном "Российской газетой", председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей рассказал о праздновании Дня народного единства и вопросах межхристианских отношений.
02.11.2012 13:24

(Russian) Под патронатом ОВЦС и Отдела по взаимоотношениям Церкви и общества в Москве прошел III российско-итальянский симпозиум «Новая глобальная антикризисная стратегия: социальное и нравственное измерение»

(Russian) Под патронатом ОВЦС и Отдела по взаимоотношениям Церкви и общества в Москве прошел III российско-итальянский симпозиум «Новая глобальная антикризисная стратегия: социальное и нравственное измерение» (Russian) Организаторами мероприятия выступили Экспертный совет «Экономика и этика» при Святейшем Патриархе Московском и всея Руси, российско-итальянский координационный комитет «Этическое предпринимательство», Клуб православных предпринимателей, Международный клуб «Экономист» и Экспертный совет «Потенциал России».
01.11.2012 17:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia meets with Cardinal Paul Poupard, Honorary President of the Pontifical Council for Culture

On 1 November 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Cardinal Paul Poupard, Honorary President of the Pontifical Council for Culture, who has arrived in Moscow to take part in the symposium on “The New Grand Anti-Crisis Strategy. Social and Moral Dimension.”
01.11.2012 13:30

Metropolitan Hilarion lectures at Villanova University in the USA

Metropolitan Hilarion lectures at Villanova University in the USA On 31 October 2012, Metropolitan Hilarion read a lecture at the Villanova University, an oldest educational institution in the USA, located northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
30.10.2012 18:31

Council of European Bishops’ Conferences expresses solidarity with Russian Orthodox Church in the face of increased anti-Christain and anti-church sentiments

Council of European Bishops’ Conferences expresses solidarity with Russian Orthodox Church in the face of increased anti-Christain and anti-church sentiments The Presidency of the Council of European Bishops’ Conferences (Consilium Conferentiarum Episcoporum Europae or CCEE) sent a letter to the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, expressing their solidarity with the Russian Church in the face of anti-Christian and anti-church sentiments increased, in particular, in Russia in the recent months.