Interreligious relations

22.02.2018 0:33

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk chairs session of Commission for International Cooperation of Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk chairs session of Commission for International Cooperation of Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations On 21 February 2018, the Commission for International Cooperation of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations held its fourth session. The meeting which took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations was chaired by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the DECR.
19.02.2018 23:02

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on attack against believers in Kizlyar The Interreligious Council in Russia has issued a statement on the attack made on February 18, 2018, against believers who were coming out of the St. George church in Kizlyar. As a result of the shooting opened by a criminal five women were killed and several people were wounded.
09.02.2018 14:37

Interreligious working group completes unprecedented humanitarian action in Syria and Lebanon

Interreligious working group completes unprecedented humanitarian action in Syria and Lebanon On 9 February 2018, the delegation of the Interreligious working group of Russia’s Presidental Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations completed its visit to Syria and Lebanon.
08.02.2018 10:38

Interreligious delegation from Russia holds meetings with Syrian state leaders

Interreligious delegation from Russia holds meetings with Syrian state leaders The visit of the interreligious delegation from Russia has attracted a broad attention of the Arab mass media. It members gave numerous interviews in intervals between meetings and held briefings to inform the mass media about the aims and tasks of their visit.
07.02.2018 7:49

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans On 5 February 2018, the delegation of the Interreligious working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations continued its visit to Syria.
06.02.2018 11:24

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale On February 4, 2018, the delegation of the interreligious working group under the Russian President’s Council carried out a major action for distribution of humanitarian aid to suffering people in Syria.
04.02.2018 9:58

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus On 3 February 2018, a delegation of the Working Group for Rendering Aid to the People of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations began its visit to Syria and Lebanon, which will be completed on February 9.
30.01.2018 21:50

DECR representatives take part in event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day

DECR representatives take part in event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day A commemoration ceremony took place at the Jewish Museum and the Center of Tolerance in Moscow, devoted to the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust and the complete lifting of the siege of Leningrad.
23.12.2017 10:39

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in interreligious conference in Baku

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in interreligious conference in Baku On 21 December 2017, an international forum entitled “2017 – Year of Islamic Solidarity: Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue” took place in the capital of Azerbaijan. The meeting was organized by the Caucasus Muslims Board with the assistance of the authorities of Azerbaijan.
12.12.2017 13:18

Syrian minister thanks Russian religious communities for rendering aid to the people of Syria

Syrian minister thanks Russian religious communities for rendering aid to the people of Syria The participants in the meeting discussed cooperation between the Interreligious working group and the Ministry of Awqaf of the Syrian Arab Republic.