On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch.
The Thai version of the Book of Needs, Part I, has come out. It has been translated and edited by Orthodox Thais – Archpriest Danay (Daniel) Vanna, Ms. Napatra Aphichataphong and others.
On August 24, 2016, four lesser cupolas were installed in a solemn ceremony on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction on the Branley Embankment in Paris.
The Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy has come out in Cambodia. In addition to the text of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the book also contains the prayers before and after the Holy Communion.
For the first time in history, the both New York state legislative chambers, Senate and Assembly, passed a resolution initiated by a coalition of organizations of Russian compatriots to declare a Russian-American History Month in the state of New York.
On 9 April 2016, during his archpastoral visit to Spanish parishes, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese celebrated the lesser consecration of church premises of a newly established parish of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in the city of Alicante.
On March 19, 2016, a solemn ceremony took place in the French capital on the occasion of the blessing and installation of the main cupola and a cross on top of the new cathedral church of the diocese of Chersonese, on the Branley embankment.
On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia.
Hundreds of people were present at the consecration, the website of the parish reports.
Attending the divine service were Colonel Roman Bykhalov, air attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the USA, and Sergey Sadchikov, deputy naval attaché.