Interreligious relations

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.
12.03.2019 17:06

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia On 12 March 2019, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Mufti Albir Krganov, chairman of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia.
07.02.2019 19:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sends message of greetings to participants in Global Conference of Human Fraternity

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sends message of greetings to participants in Global Conference of Human Fraternity His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the organizers, participants and guests of the Global Conference of Human Fraternity that took place in Abu Dhabi on 3-4 February 2019.
31.01.2019 22:36

Solemn act devoted to Local Council of Russian Orthodox Church and patriarchal enthronement at State Kremlin Palace

Solemn act devoted to Local Council of Russian Orthodox Church and patriarchal enthronement at State Kremlin Palace On January 31, 2019, a solemn act devoted to the 10th anniversary of the 2009 Local Council of the Russian Orthodox Church and the enthronement of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, took place at the Grand Hall of the State Kremlin Palace with the participation of…
30.01.2019 13:25

DECR chairman meets with Bishop of Serbian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman meets with Bishop of Serbian Orthodox Church On 29 May 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Nikšić, Serbian Orthodox Church, who arrived in Moscow to take part in the international conference on ‘Violation of the rights of believers in Ukraine.’
16.01.2019 13:49

A boarding school in Damascus receives aid from Russian religious communities

A boarding school in Damascus receives aid from Russian religious communities The administration of the Damascus boarding school for children of deceased Syrian servicemen sent a letter to the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, expressing their gratitude for the aid delivered to the school before the New Year celebrations.