Orthodox Bishop of Zahumlje-Hercegovina new Chairman of Interreligious Council in Sarajevo

Church of Serbia - 27/4/17 His Grace Grigorije, Bishop of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and Coastlands, was elected as new chairman of the Interreligious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 21, 2017 in Sarajevo. Bishop Grigorije, who is also administrator of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia, said that at the meeting of the Interreligious Council, that during the past 20 ...

THEOLOGY RECEIVES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC STATUS IN RUSSIA

Union of Orthodox Journalists - August 2016 A discussion as to whether theology should be considered a scientific discipline has been underway for many years in Russia. Recently the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation decided to confer an academic degree upon representatives of the given discipline, as reports the site “Market Leader.” Furthermore, the ...

The Day of the Family, Love and Fidelity celebrated in Serbia for the first time

On July 5, 2015, the Day of the Family, Love and Fidelity was celebrated for the first time at the Belgrade representation of the Russian Orthodox Church. It is the feast established on the commemoration day of the Most Orthodox Prince Petr and his five Fevronia, patrons of the family and marriage. The celebrations were ...

Meeting of Interreligious Council of Russia takes places in Moscow

4/4/14 On 3 April 2014, a regular session of the Interreligious Council of Russia, chaired by archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, head of the Department for Church and Society Relations, took place at the Danilovskaya Hotel in Moscow. Taking part in the meeting were representatives of Russia’s traditional religions, as well as Mr. Anton Ignatenko, representative of the ...

Armenian and Azerbaijani religious leaders may Meet

19/3/2011 Religious leaders of Armenia ad Azerbaijan, chairman of Caucasian Muslims Board Allahshukur Pashazadeh and Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II will likely meet in November within the framework of the meeting of the CIS Interreligious Council, Azerbaijani media report quoting Russian sources. Note, the CIS Interreligious Council co-chaired by Allahshukur Pashazadeh will hold a meeting in ...