Interreligious relations

17.11.2017 13:36

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Morocco’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Morocco’s Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a visit Morocco’s capital city of Rabat with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia with a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church to the round-table conference…
17.11.2017 0:13

DECR representative takes part in conference on Russia and Iran: Five Centuries of Cooperation

DECR representative takes part in conference on Russia and Iran: Five Centuries of Cooperation The meeting was organized by the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences with the assistance of the Russian State Archives of Social and Political History.
30.10.2017 14:57

DECR chairman speaks at Athens forum on religious pluralism in Middle East

DECR chairman speaks at Athens forum on religious pluralism in Middle East October 30, 2017 – the second conference on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East opened at the Intercontinental Hotel in Athens. Its theme is ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East’. The first forum on this topic took place in…
24.10.2017 22:18

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility On October 24, 2017, the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia met at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow. It was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. It adopted the following Statement on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility.
24.10.2017 22:11

Patriarch Kirill presides over meeting of Interreligious Council in Russia

Patriarch Kirill presides over meeting of Interreligious Council in Russia The presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia (ICR) met at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in Moscow.
24.10.2017 22:10

Patriarch Kirill’s remarks at the meeting of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia

Patriarch Kirill’s remarks at the meeting of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia The Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia (ICR) met on October 24, 2017, in Moscow.
20.10.2017 14:50

DECR representative attends conference on theological education

DECR representative attends conference on theological education The meeting was organized by the Russian Islamic University of the Central Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia and the Bashkir State Pedagogical University named after Miftakhetdin Akmulla.
16.10.2017 12:51

Patriarch Kirill’s address to 137th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union

Patriarch Kirill’s address to 137th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union The 147th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union took place from October 14-18, 2017, in St. Petersburg. His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, addressed it on October 16.
29.09.2017 22:51

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan On 29 September 2017, in Tashkent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Uzbekistan, Grand Mufti Usmankhan Alimov, and with Mr. Ortiqbek Yusupov, chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
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.
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