His Holiness Irenaeus, Patriarch of Serbia, has familiarized His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, with the position taken by the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian church problems.
On 29 May 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, currently in Moscow on a trip as head of the group of teachers of the foundations of Orthodoxy in the educational institutions…
On 29 May 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Bishop Qais of Ardrum who arrived in Moscow to take part in the international conference on ‘Violation of the rights of believers in Ukraine.’
The members and experts of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission have examined the key theses of Patriarch Bartholomew’s argument.
One of the major items on the agenda of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church that completed its work on 18th May 2019, was the situation in Kosovo and Metohija, including the issue of the status of this province which has an immense historical and spiritual importance…
On May 22, 2019, the Day of the Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra of Lycia to Bar, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our…
The Sacred Bishops’ Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church held its regular session on May 9-18, 2019.
On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats.
On May 19, 2019, the fourth Sunday after Pascha, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the St. Alexander Nevsky Laura.
On 17 May 2019, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, currently on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, met with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem.