Interreligious contacts

28.12.2016 11:03

Holy Synod makes decisions concerning external church relations

Holy Synod makes decisions concerning external church relations At its session on December 27, 2016, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered in particular some matters concerning external church relations.
23.11.2016 10:31

Reception in conclusion of celebration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Reception in conclusion of celebration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 22 November 2016, a festive reception to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took place at the Refectory Chamber of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour after the jubilee concert.
23.11.2016 10:18

Concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 22 November 2016, a gala concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took place at the Hall of Church Council of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
28.10.2016 19:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar On 28 October 2016, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and Mr. Alexander Boroda, chairman of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia.
26.10.2016 18:42

DECR representative attends round table on Buddhism in Russia

DECR representative attends round table on Buddhism in Russia On October 25, 2016, a round-table conference on Buddhism as a Factor in the Development of the Civil Society, Inter-confessional Peace and Accord in the Russian Federation was held at the Council of the Federation.
22.10.2016 9:08

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities During its session held on 21 October 2016 and chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered a number of issues pertaining to the external church relations.
19.10.2016 19:46

DECR representative takes part in World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought

DECR representative takes part in World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought on ‘Unity of Islam – Unity of Muslims: Foundations of Dialogue’ opened in Moscow on October 19, 2016.
30.09.2016 15:07

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade On September 29, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, during his visit to Azerbaijan, visited the residence of the head of the Caucasus Muslim Board at his invitation.
29.09.2016 14:40

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum On 29 September 2016, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Baku to take part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum.
28.09.2016 18:30

Communiqué of the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue

Communiqué of the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue On 26-27 September 2016, the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue held in Moscow its 10th meeting on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation as Instruments for Achieving Lasting and Just Peace.
28.09.2016 8:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue On September 26, 2016, the Russian-Iranian commission for the Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue has started its work at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), under the theme ‘Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation as Instruments for Achieving a Lasing and Just Peace’.
26.09.2016 18:41

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to participants in the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to participants in the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the participants in the 10th meeting of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue.
28.08.2016 19:14

Delegation of PRC State Administration for Religious Affairs visits St. Petersburg Theological Academy

Delegation of PRC State Administration for Religious Affairs visits St. Petersburg Theological Academy On 27 August 2016, a delegation of the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA) of the People’s Republic of China visited the St. Petersburg Theological Academy and after an excursion to the Laura of St Alexander Nevsky met with Metropolitan Amvrosy of Peterhof, rector of the Academy.
23.08.2016 20:15

5th session of the Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere takes place in Moscow

5th session of the Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere takes place in Moscow On 23 August 2016, the 5th session of the Russian-Chinese working group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere was held at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.
23.07.2016 20:07

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday On July 22, 2016, a festive night devoted to the 50th birthday of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) and chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, took…
23.06.2016 19:47

Meeting of the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development

Meeting of the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development On June 23, 2016, the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Friendship, Peace and Development met at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
02.06.2016 23:16

On the Protection of Unborn Children

On the Protection of Unborn Children Statement of the Interreligious Council in Russia
01.06.2016 9:05

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in international conference on Religions Against Terrorism held in Astana

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in international conference on Religions Against Terrorism held in Astana On 31 May 2016, an international conference on Religions Against Terrorism, organized by the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, took place in Astana.
23.05.2016 22:00

Reception at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour takes place on the occasion of the Day of Slavonic Literature and Culture and the Nameday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Reception at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour takes place on the occasion of the Day of Slavonic Literature and Culture and the Nameday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill A reception on the occasion of the forthcoming Day of Slavonic Literature and Culture and the Nameday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia was held at the refectory chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
19.05.2016 19:47

Grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations takes place

Grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations takes place On 19 May 2016, a grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) took place at the ‘Danilovsky’ hotel complex in Moscow.
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