On 14 November 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his official visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
The programme of the visit will include a meeting with His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and members of the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church, as well as meetings with state leaders of the Republic of Serbia.
The convocation paper was presented by Metropolitan Hilarion on the theme “Primacy and Synodality in the Orthodox Church”.
Paper presented by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at St Vladimir's Theological Seminary on 8 November 2014 on the occasion of conferring an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity.
They discussed problems involved in the inter-Orthodox relations and bilateral cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox Church in America.
On October 25, 2014, Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, met with Metropolitan Basil of Akkar in the city of Halba, northern Lebanon (Patriarchate of Antioch).
On October 23, 2014, Hegumen Arseny, representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited Tripoli, the second largest city in Lebanon reputed as “the northern capital” of the country.
The forum, organized by the Department for Pastoral Ministry in Health Care of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, gathered theologians, pastors, and medical workers from various Local Orthodox Churches. Two previous conferences were held in 2008 and 2011.
On 21 October 2014, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East received Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal See of Antioch, at his residence in Balamand, Lebanon.
On October 18, 2014, the parishioners of the Beirut Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church, led by the rector Hegumen Arseny, representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, made a trip to Tyre in southern Lebanon.