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Commission for the Affairs of Old Believers' Parishes and Interaction with Old Believers

The Commission for Old Believers' Affairs and Interrelationship with Old Believers was created within the Department of External Church Relations based on the Decision of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church (October 3 - 8, 2004) "On the Relationship with Old Believers and Old Believers' Parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church". According to the Clause 3.1 of the Regulations of the Commission (approved by the Holy Synod, magazine No. 62, July 16, 2005) the members of the Commission and its chairperson are appointed by His Holiness the Patriarch and the Holy Synod.

Christian students from Egypt visit Russia’s main military church

06.12.2021

DECR chairman comments on media reports about a possibility of a meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis of Rome

06.12.2021

Representatives of Moscow Patriarchate take part in the meeting with President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue 

30.11.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives congratulatory messages on his 75th birthday from heads and representatives of Christian confessions in Russia

26.11.2021

Pope Francis of Rome and hierarchs of the Roman Catholic Church congratulate His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his 75th birthday

25.11.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulated on his 75th birthday by inter-Christian organizations and international charities

24.11.2021

Meeting of the Board of the Christian Inter-confessional Consultative Committee

24.11.2021

DECR Chairman meets with President of Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

24.11.2021

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday sent by heads and representatives of foreign Protestant churches and organizations

20.11.2021

An exhibition is to take place in Rio de Janeiro on the 5th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s visit to Brazil

19.11.2021

Christian Churches of Russia Support Finland’s Christians in their Vindication of Traditional Values

11.11.2021

The plight of Christians on African continent is discussed in Johannesburg

10.11.2021

DECR Chairman meets with Holy See Secretary for Relations with States

09.11.2021

The Maronite Patriarch met with the rector of the Russian Orthodox Church's Representation in Lebanon

01.11.2021

Negotiations held in London between DECR chairman and representative of Archbishop of Canterbury for contacts with Orthodox Church

27.10.2021

DECR representative and delegation of the Foundation for Support of Christian Culture and Heritage visit the St. Alexander Nevsky Monastery in Ugljevik

07.12.2021

Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia receives in audience a DECR representative and a delegation of the Foundation for the Support of Christian Culture and Heritage

06.12.2021

80th Birthday of Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis is celebrated at the Antiochian Representation in Moscow

05.12.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Liturgy on the Feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple

04.12.2021

Congratulations from His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem to the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church on his 75th birthday

24.11.2021

Congratulations from His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday

23.11.2021

Patriarch Kirill: Patriarch Bartholomew considers himself to be not first among equals but first above all the rest

20.11.2021

Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday

20.11.2021

Congratulation sent by Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday

20.11.2021

A monument to St. Alexander Nevsky unveiled in Belgrade

19.11.2021

Representation of the Russian Church takes part in a humanitarian action in Syrian Bosra

19.11.2021

Representative of the Russian Church takes part in meeting on repatriation of refugees to Syria

18.11.2021

Conference on “Russia. Georgia. Christian East. Religious and Cultural Ties” is held in Moscow 

17.11.2021

DECR Chairman visits the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN in New York

17.11.2021

Rector and parishioners of the Russian Orthodox Church Beirut Representation take part in the festive Liturgy in Zahle

15.11.2021

The first ever Liturgy is celebrated in the newly established community near Lisbon

02.12.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Romania’s ambassador to Russia

30.11.2021

Russian sailors are commemorated in Peru

29.11.2021

French actor and film director Pierre Richard visits the Holy Trinity Cathedral and Religious and Cultural Centre on Branly Embankment in Paris

29.11.2021

Events marking Centenary of the Society of Gallipoli are held in Turkey 

22.11.2021

Newly formed community of the Moscow Patriarchate in Mexico prayerfully celebrates the 75th birthday of its Primate

22.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the first time the violation of rights of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is recognized on an international platform

21.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion describes as groundless the USA statements about “the violation of religious freedoms” in Russia

21.11.2021

Representation of the Russian Church takes part in a humanitarian action in Syrian Bosra

19.11.2021

An exhibition is to take place in Rio de Janeiro on the 5th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s visit to Brazil

19.11.2021

Representative of the Russian Church takes part in meeting on repatriation of refugees to Syria

18.11.2021

DECR Chairman visits the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN in New York

17.11.2021

The 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s birthday marked by the Parish of All Saints in Strasbourg

15.11.2021

Moscow Hosts Exhibition on the Russian House of Oldenburg

15.11.2021

Geographical Dictation Takes Place in Parish Centre of St. Sergius Church in South Africa

15.11.2021

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