Interreligious relations

10.07.2017 20:14

The Russian Orthodox Church and Turkey’s Presidency for Religious Affairs working group meets at DECR

The Russian Orthodox Church and Turkey’s Presidency for Religious Affairs working group meets at DECR July 10, 2017 – The working group for dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and Turkey’s Presidency for Religious Affairs met at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).
10.07.2017 20:08

Peacemaking Mission of Religion in the Modern World

Peacemaking Mission of Religion in the Modern World Address by the DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the 3d meeting of the Working Group for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate.
26.06.2017 13:03

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut On 23 June 2017, members of the working group for rendering humanitarian aid to the population of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations arrived in Beirut to hold consultations with representatives of the Syrian and Lebanese religious communities.
25.06.2017 22:40

Delegation of Coptic Church completes its visit to Russia

Delegation of Coptic Church completes its visit to Russia On 23 June 2017, the delegation of hegumens and monks of the Coptic monasteries concluded their pilgrimage to Russia, which was carried out in compliance with the agreements between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church within the…
23.06.2017 14:03

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria On 22 June 2017, the first consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, collected with the assistance of the Working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
14.06.2017 16:49

The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education takes place in Moscow

The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education takes place in Moscow The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education began its work on June 14, 2017.
08.06.2017 17:52

Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill over terrorist attacks in Tehran

Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill over terrorist attacks in Tehran His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over terrorist attack s in the capital of Iran. Seventeen people were killed and forty-three wounded as a result of the attacks.
31.05.2017 14:41

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at the Council of the Federation plenary session

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at the Council of the Federation plenary session Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, spoke at the Experts’ Time section of the Council of the Federation plenary session.
28.05.2017 23:02

Patriarch Kirill meets with Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan

Patriarch Kirill meets with Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek aji Toktomushev.
19.05.2017 23:52

DECR representative takes part in meetings held by working bodies of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana

DECR representative takes part in meetings held by working bodies of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions in Astana On 17-18 May 2017, the Working group and the Secretariat of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions held their meetings in Astana, Kazakhstan.
18.05.2017 20:09

Fundraising campaign begins to help war-affected population of Syria

Fundraising campaign begins to help war-affected population of Syria On 17 May 2017, the second meeting of the Working Group for Rendering Humanitarian Aid to the Population of Syria took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.
12.05.2017 9:57

Presentation by the DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians

Presentation by the DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk  at the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians 800 participants from over 135 countries have gathered at the Summit that is taking place in Washington on May 10-13, 2017.
12.05.2017 1:33

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk spoke at World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk spoke at World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians On 11 May 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, delivered an address at the plenary session of the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians in Washington.
17.03.2017 23:31

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends interreligious forum in Baku

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends interreligious forum in Baku An international conference on ‘Islamic Solidarity – A Challenge of Time’ took place in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was organized jointly by the Caucasus Moslem Board, the State Committee for Work with Religious Entities, the National Academy of Science of Azerbaijan, and the Baku International Center of Multi-Culturalism.
07.03.2017 22:27

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Syria’s Minister of Awqaf

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Syria’s Minister of Awqaf On 7 March 2017, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Dr. Mohammed Abdul Sattar al-Sayeed, Minister of Awqaf of the Syrian Arab Republic.
22.02.2017 10:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia On 21 February 2017, a session of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia (IRCR) took place at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s stavropegic monastery.
21.02.2017 14:19

Commission for International Cooperation of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations holds its third meeting

Commission for International Cooperation of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations holds its third meeting On 21 February 2017, the third meeting of the Commission for International Cooperation of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations took place at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.
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.
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