Interreligious relations

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.
22.11.2017 21:31

Representatives of Ethiopian Church visit Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Representatives of Ethiopian Church visit Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies On 17 November 2017, a delegation of the Ethiopian Church consisting of Bishop Abba Philipos of South Omo Diocese and Priest Elias Abrha, Manager of the Ethiopian Church’s Printing Department, currently on a visit to Russia with the blessing of Patriarch-Catholicos Abuna Mathias of Ethiopia and at the invitation of…
22.11.2017 19:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Appeal of Conscience interreligious foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Appeal of Conscience interreligious foundation Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), met with Rabbi Arthur Schneier, president of the American Appeal of Conscience foundation, at the CMI.
21.11.2017 17:04

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation On 21 November 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with Rabbi Arthur Schneier, President of the Appeal of Conscience Foundation, USA.
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…