On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with President Nicos Anastasiadis of the Republic of Cyprus at his residence in Nicosia.
On 26 January 2017, within the framework of the 25th International Christmas Educational Readings, a conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
On 13 December 2015, the 28th Sunday after Pentecost and the commemoration day of St. Andrew-the-First-Called, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) and chairman of the Commission on Old Belief parishes and cooperation with the Old Belief community, celebrated Divine Liturgy…
On 7-10 August 2015, an international meeting of Old Believers took place in Ulan-Ude, marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival in Buryatia of the first Old-Rite settlers.
The commission was established on the initiative of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Metropolitan Korniliy of Moscow and All Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church.
On 22 January 2015, a conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, took place at the press centre of the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
The conference was followed up by a round table on urgent problems in the life of Old Rite (Common Faith) parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was held on January 26 at the Patriarchal Center of Old Russian Liturgical Tradition at the Church of the Protecting Veil at Rubtsovo…
The Commission adopted a report about its work to be submitted to the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The ROC Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms met for a regular session on September 19, 2011, at the Kiev Laura of the Caves.
(Russian) Участники встречи с удовлетворением отметили, что во многих сферах церковно-общественной жизни развивается сотрудничество старообрядческой митрополии с Русской Православной Церковью.
The Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms took place on September 28, 2010, at the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in Donetsk, Ukraine.
According to the established tradition, the Old Belief Metropolia of Moscow (Russia Orthodox Old Belief Church) holds annual celebrations on the Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women to commemorate the Emperor Nicholas II’s decree to unseal sanctuaries in the churches at the Rogozhsky Cemetery.