His Beatitude Rastislav, Archbishop of Prešov, Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church who celebrates the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, St. Onuphrius the Great, on 25th June.
His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia sent a message to the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, greeting him with his Name Day.
On the Feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to heads of foreign states of the Orthodox tradition
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings to state and public leaders and leaders of international institutions.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Paschal greetings to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent his greetings with the Resurrection of Christ.
to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Associations sent an appeal to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill as Honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Russia, calling upon him to facilitate the release of the Ukrainian sailors detained on 25th November 2018, as well as the release of “hostages and captives…
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated V. A. Zelensky on his election to the office of President of Ukraine.
On April 21, 2019, eight explosions resounded in churches as well as hotels and other public places in the country’s largest city of Colombo and its suburbs. The death toll exceeded 200; among the victims are people who came to churches for Easter celebrations.