Interreligious relations

19.05.2016 19:47

Grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations takes place

Grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations takes place On 19 May 2016, a grand meeting on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) took place at the ‘Danilovsky’ hotel complex in Moscow.
13.04.2016 13:25

Church-state delegation visits Syria

Church-state delegation visits Syria A delegation of Russian parliamentarians, members of the inter-factional group for defending Christian values, was on a visit to Syria from April 9 to 12, 2016. It included S. Gavrilov (State Duma), A. Yuschenko (Council of the Federation and State Duma), D. Sablin (Council of the Federation), and Ms. N.…
06.04.2016 11:16

Patriarch Kirill calls upon religious leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to help stop bloodshed in Nagorno Karabakh

Patriarch Kirill calls upon religious leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to help stop bloodshed in Nagorno Karabakh His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent messages to Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, chairman of the Caucasus Moslem Board, stating the concern and anxiety with which he took the tragic news about the hostilities in Nagorno Karabakh…
25.03.2016 15:30

A conference on interreligious relations in Nalchik

A conference on interreligious relations in Nalchik On March 23, 2016, a conference was opened in Nalchik, the capital of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, as part of an enlarged session of the Public Council of the North Caucasus Federal Region (NCFR).
17.03.2016 22:47

Secretariat for interreligious relations is instituted at the DECR

Secretariat for interreligious relations is instituted at the DECR The section for interreligious contacts of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations is reorganized into the secretariat for interreligious relations with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill.
10.03.2016 19:02

Meeting of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia

Meeting of the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia On March 10, 2016, the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia ICR) held its first meeting this year at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) in Moscow.
10.03.2016 18:39

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Sheikh ul-Islam Talgat Tadjuddin

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Sheikh ul-Islam Talgat Tadjuddin The two religious leaders expressed hope that the cooperation among people of traditional religious will continue developing the spirit of good-neighborliness and mutual understand in the service of consolidating civic accord and public welfare.
10.03.2016 18:06

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with vice-chairman of the Muslim Board of the Russian Federation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with vice-chairman of the Muslim Board of the Russian Federation On March 10, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with the first vice-chairman of the Muslim Board of the Russian Federation (MBRF) Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies.
30.12.2015 16:05

Metropolitan Hilarion: possibility of convening Pan-Orthodox Council raises doubts

Metropolitan Hilarion: possibility of convening Pan-Orthodox Council raises doubts At the request of the Synodal Department for Church-Society and Media Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, gave a brief summary of some events in 2015, and shared his expectations for the coming year.
25.12.2015 17:35

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities

Holy Synod takes decisions on external church activities During its session held on 24 December 2015, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered a number of issues concerning the external church relations.