On June 10-11, 2019, the Working Group for Cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland held its regular meeting at St. Petersburg Theological Academy.
The head of the Armenian Apostolic Church received Metropolitan Pavel, who is on a visit to Armenia with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, in this residence in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin.
In June 2019, the representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), visited the Patriarchate of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Damascus and met with Patriarchal Vicar Bishop Jack Yakoub, head of the Patriarchal Youth Department.
On 27-31 May 2019, the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church held its 3rd session.
From May 6 to 13, 2019, with the blessing of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and on the invitation of Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II, a delegation of the faculty, staff and students of Moscow Theological Academy visited Egypt to help develop inter-church cooperation in academic sphere…
On 10 May 2019, a delegation of the Moscow Theological Schools met with Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church. The delegation headed by Archbishop Amvrosy of Vereya, rector of the Theological Academy, is making a pilgrimage to the ancient common Christian holy sites in Egypt.
With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Ioann of Chersonese of Western Europe, head of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe, sent a cleric of the Diocese of Chersonese, Rev. Sergiy Kim, to Ethiopia to celebrate Pascal divine services for the staff members…
On 3rd May 2019, Friday of the Bright Week, after the Divine Liturgy His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with a group of pilgrims from the Roman Catholic Church led by Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Vicar General of Rome.
On 21st April 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended a literary soiree, last in the series of readings dedicated to the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
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.