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…
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…
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.’
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.