On 15 August 2018, a group of Catholic pilgrims from Portugal, led by Rev. António Vaz Pinto, rector of the Church of St. Roch in Lisbon, visited the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations.
The 19th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America was held from July 23 6to 27, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.
On August 13, 2018, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to Russia Ives Rossier visited the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and was received by the DECR vice-chairman Archpriest Nikolay Balashov.
With a blessing of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and in compliance with the Holy Synod Resolution of June 14, 2018, a pilgrim group of the Russian Orthodox Church visited Holy Mount on August 7-10 to participate in the celebrations held on the day of the…
On August 19, 2018, the Day of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in the Talmont-sur-Gironde commune by Father Maxim Politov, secretory of the diocese of Chersonese. The liturgical hymns will be sung by the choir of the Cathedral of the Trinity in…
On August 7, 2018, with a blessing of the dean of the Patriarchal Parishes in Thailand and the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), a working group visited the Ban Huai Sua village in the Tanah Seri Hills on the Thailand–Myanmar border.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the death of people as the result of the earthquake on Lombok island.
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, are to meet on August 31, 2018, in Istanbul.
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.