The International research and practical conference, “Prince Vladimir. Choice of Civilization” opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies in Moscow on November 18, 2015. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presided at the opening ceremony.
On 6 October 2015, a regular session of the Inter-Council Presence Commission on Theology took place at Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies. Presiding over the meeting was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Commission on Theology, head of the Department for External Church Relations of…
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), met with the Tretyakov State Gallery director Ms Z. Tregulova and the State Museum of History director Mr. A. Levykin.
With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Advanced Courses for heads of diocesan departments for cooperation with the Cossacks were launched at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) in Moscow.
The Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) hosted a meeting of the working group on the development of academic cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church.
Metropolitan Hilarion thanked Georgian archpastors for the efforts undertaken for strengthening relations between the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches in science and education and wished Metropolitan Nicholas success in defending his thesis.
At the conclusion of the 5th Advanced Course, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, in his capacity of the CMI rector, presented diplomas to its graduates.
Metropolitan Hilarion spoke on the topic “Faith as Shaping Power and Basis of Civilizational Stability of the State”.
The next meeting of the Commission on Theology will take place on 15 June 2015.
The courses, organized by Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, are being held at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.