His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, greeted President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman on his 75th birthday.
After the Lesser Blessing of the church of All Saints, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in it for the first time. The liturgical singing was performed by the parish choir conducted by Ms. Anastasia Ivanova.
On 29 July 2018, Russia's Navy Day, the compatriots laid flowers to the Hope for Peace Monument in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The divine services marking the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia were celebrated at the parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in various countries.
On July 17, 2018, the commemoration day of the Royal Passion-bearers and the centenary of their martyrdom, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Johannesburg. After the service, the opening of an exhibition ‘The Last Romanovs’ was opened at the parish center.
On 4 June 2018, Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, currently on a working visit to the Republic of South Africa, tended on the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg.
On 9 April 2018, Monday of the Bright Week, Rev. Stanislav Rasputin, a cleric of the Petrozavodsk diocese, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the community of St. Vicent of Lérins in the village of Salasan, Mindanao Island, Philippines, with the blessing of Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow…
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent Paschal messages to heads of non-Orthodox Churches
Bishop Nestor of Korsun, administrator of the Korsun diocese, celebrated the Grand Consecration of a new parish Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Torrevieja, Alicante Province, Spain.
The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the demise of Metropolitan Nikodim of Leningrad and Novgorod, an outstanding hierarch of the 20th century.