Interreligious relations

10.09.2019 18:16

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at interfaith conference devoted to the protection of family values

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at interfaith conference devoted to the protection of family values On 10th September 2019, a conference on “The Family and Family Values in Traditional Religions of Russia.
26.08.2019 16:28

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church took part in the 10th Assembly of Religions for Peace

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church took part in the 10th Assembly of Religions for Peace From August 20-23, Religions for Peace International held its 10th Assembly, at Lindau, Germany. It was attended by about 900 representatives of religious communities, political, international and other organizations of various levels from 125 countries. The theme was ‘Caring for our Common Future – Advancing Shared Well-being’.
23.07.2019 19:56

Patriarch Kirill meets with Islamic World League Secretary General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa

Patriarch Kirill meets with Islamic World League Secretary General Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa On July 23, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Secretary General of the Islamic World League Muhammad bin Abdul Karim Issa at the patriarchal and synodal residence in St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow.
19.07.2019 17:02

Leader of the Center for Dialogue of Religions and Cultures of the Islamic Culture and Communication Organization in Iran completes his visit to Moscow

Leader of the Center for Dialogue of Religions and Cultures of the Islamic Culture and Communication Organization in Iran completes his visit to Moscow From July 14 to 18, 2019, Hojjat-ul-Islam Muhammad Mahdi Tashiri, leader of the Interreligious Dialogue Center of the Islamic Culture and Communication Organization in Iran, was on a visit to Moscow.
15.07.2019 21:22

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of the Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization

DECR chairman meets with the head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of the Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization On 15 July 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Hujjat al Islam Mohammad Mehdi Taskhiri, head of the Centre for Interreligious Dialogue of Iran’s Islamic Culture and Relations Organization.
27.06.2019 17:28

Interreligious Working Group for Humanitarian Aid to Syrian population holds its 8th meeting

Interreligious Working Group for Humanitarian Aid to Syrian population holds its 8th meeting On June 27, 2019, with a blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), the Interreligious Working Group for Humanitarian Aid to the Syrian Population under the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations held its 8th meeting at the DECR…
20.05.2019 19:28

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats.
23.04.2019 17:16

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Associations sent an appeal to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill as Honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Russia, calling upon him to facilitate the release of the Ukrainian sailors detained on 25th November 2018, as well as the release of “hostages and captives…
03.04.2019 10:56

Religious communities in Russia begin joint efforts for restoring schools in Syria

Religious communities in Russia begin joint efforts for restoring schools in Syria On March 30, a delegation of the Interreligious Working Group for aid to the Syrian population under the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations visited the Barzeh neighbourhood in Damascus in which there is a general education school damaged by the military actions.
02.04.2019 20:26

Interreligious delegation from Russia distributes humanitarian aid among citizens of Syrian capital

Interreligious delegation from Russia distributes humanitarian aid among citizens of Syrian capital On March 30th – 31st, 2019, a delegation of the Interreligious Working Group for Rendering Aid to the Population of Syria of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations under the President of the Russian Federation visited Damascus.