Interreligious relations

11.09.2017 17:24

Delegation of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in International Meetings of Prayer for Peace

Delegation of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in International Meetings of Prayer for Peace The International Meetings of Prayer for Peace organized annually by the Catholic Community of St. Egidio are held this year in Munster, Germany.
08.09.2017 20:44

Trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia takes place in Moscow

Trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia takes place in Moscow On 8 September 2017, a meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshükür Pashazade, chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Board, and Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, took place at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow.
08.09.2017 14:40

Patriarch Kirill meets with chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board

Patriarch Kirill meets with chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board On the eve of the trilateral meeting of religious leaders in Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the problem of Nagorno-Karabakh, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the St. Daniel…
06.09.2017 9:54

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the 2nd International Theological Conference in Tatarstan

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the 2nd International Theological Conference in Tatarstan On September 4-5, 2017, the 2nd International Theological Conference entitled “The Spiritual Silky Way” took place in Tatarstan. The 1st Conference was held in the People’s Republic of China in July 2016.
31.08.2017 12:23

Religious communities in Russia find as successful the development of joint project for aid to Syrian population

Religious communities in Russia find as successful the development of joint project for aid to Syrian population August 30, 2017 – the interreligious working group for aid to the Syrian population under the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Association met for its regular session at the Moscow residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church’s Diocese of Russia and Novo-Nakhichevan.
25.08.2017 15:22

DECR representative takes part in International Interreligious Youth Forum

DECR representative takes part in International Interreligious Youth Forum August 23-25, the 4th International Interreligious Youth Forum took place in Makhachkala
25.08.2017 7:38

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the annual Meeting for Friendship Amongst Peoples in Rimini

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at the annual Meeting for Friendship Amongst Peoples in Rimini On 24 August 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the 38th Meeting for Friendship Amongst Peoples organized by the “Communion and Liberation” Catholic association of laypeople in Rimini, Italy, on 20-26 August 2017.
25.08.2017 7:35

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria

Second consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations delivered to Syria On 22 August 2017, the second consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, which had been collected with the assistance of the Interreligious Working Group of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
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.
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