The International Meetings of Prayer for Peace organized annually by the Catholic Community of St. Egidio are held this year in Munster, Germany.
On 8 September 2017, a meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshükür Pashazade, chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Board, and Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, took place at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow.
On the eve of the trilateral meeting of religious leaders in Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the problem of Nagorno-Karabakh, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the St. Daniel…
On September 4-5, 2017, the 2nd International Theological Conference entitled “The Spiritual Silky Way” took place in Tatarstan. The 1st Conference was held in the People’s Republic of China in July 2016.
August 30, 2017 – the interreligious working group for aid to the Syrian population under the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Association met for its regular session at the Moscow residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church’s Diocese of Russia and Novo-Nakhichevan.
August 23-25, the 4th International Interreligious Youth Forum took place in Makhachkala
On 24 August 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the 38th Meeting for Friendship Amongst Peoples organized by the “Communion and Liberation” Catholic association of laypeople in Rimini, Italy, on 20-26 August 2017.
On 22 August 2017, the second consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, which had been collected with the assistance of the Interreligious Working Group of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
July 10, 2017 – The working group for dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and Turkey’s Presidency for Religious Affairs met at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).
Address by the DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the 3d meeting of the Working Group for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate.