Interreligious relations

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.
28.10.2016 19:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Russia’s Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar On 28 October 2016, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Chief Rabbi of Russia, Berel Lazar, and Mr. Alexander Boroda, chairman of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia.
26.10.2016 18:42

DECR representative attends round table on Buddhism in Russia

DECR representative attends round table on Buddhism in Russia On October 25, 2016, a round-table conference on Buddhism as a Factor in the Development of the Civil Society, Inter-confessional Peace and Accord in the Russian Federation was held at the Council of the Federation.
22.10.2016 9:08

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities During its session held on 21 October 2016 and chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered a number of issues pertaining to the external church relations.
19.10.2016 19:46

DECR representative takes part in World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought

DECR representative takes part in World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought The World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought on ‘Unity of Islam – Unity of Muslims: Foundations of Dialogue’ opened in Moscow on October 19, 2016.
30.09.2016 15:07

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade

DECR chairman meets with Caucasus Muslim Board chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade On September 29, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, during his visit to Azerbaijan, visited the residence of the head of the Caucasus Muslim Board at his invitation.
29.09.2016 14:40

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum

DECR chairman takes part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum On 29 September 2016, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Baku to take part in the 5th Baku International Humanitarian Forum.
28.09.2016 18:30

Communiqué of the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue

Communiqué of the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue On 26-27 September 2016, the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue held in Moscow its 10th meeting on Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation as Instruments for Achieving Lasting and Just Peace.
28.09.2016 8:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with delegation of Islamic Republic of Iran who have come to Moscow for 10th session for Russian-Iranian commission for Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue On September 26, 2016, the Russian-Iranian commission for the Orthodoxy-Islam dialogue has started its work at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), under the theme ‘Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation as Instruments for Achieving a Lasing and Just Peace’.
26.09.2016 18:41

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to participants in the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to participants in the 10th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the participants in the 10th meeting of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue.
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