On 26th November 2019, a delegation consisting of hierarchs, abbots, hegumens, hegumennesses, monks and nuns of the Russian Orthodox Church from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and other countries arrived in Cyprus to take part in the International Conference on Monasticism and Today’s World.
The round table was organized by the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the DECR with the support of the Russian Ministry of Culture and the Russian World foundation.
On the night of November 26, 2019, an earthquake, the largest in the last 40 years, happened near the Albanian capital city of Tirana. According to the latest reports, over 32 people were killed and 658 were injured.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the murder, committed by terrorists, of Rev. Hovsep Bedoyan, rector of the Armenian Catholic community in the city of Qamishli, and of his father, Rev. Hanna Bedoyan.
On 26 November 2019, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church took place at the Supreme Church Council’s Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
The Statement was adopted at the ICR meeting that took place on November 25, 2019, at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies.
A regular session of the Interreligious Council of Russia (ICR) took place at the premises of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies in Moscow on November 25, 2019.
On November 24, 2019, the Russian premiere of an oratorio composed by Monsignor Marco Frisina, a renowned Catholic musician, took place at the Zaryadie concert hall as part of cultural cooperation between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Roman Catholic Church.
On 6th November 2019, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, the Interreligious Working Group for Humanitarian Aid to Population of Syria of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations under the President of Russia held its ninth session…
The International Conference Islam and Orthodoxy – Religions of Peace’ took place in Bishkek on 21 November 2019, with support and participation of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Presidential Administration of Russia, the Kyrgyz State Commission for Religious Affairs, the Russian Orthodox Diocese of Bishkek and Kyrgyzstan, the…