On 25 June 2018, the Name Day of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, after the Divine Liturgy in the Kiev Lavra of the Caves 70 archpastors who attended the celebrations held a consultation.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message of greetings to the participants in the 25th annual Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy, which takes place in the capital of Greece on June 25-30, 2018.
The guests conveyed to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew an invitation from His Beatitude Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, to send a representative to Kiev for the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’.
For already two months a lively discussion has not been subsiding around the prospects for creating in Ukraine the so-called ‘One Local Church’ – a project initiated by the president of that country, Petr Poroshenko, who has been strongly supported by nationalist politicians and schismatics.
On 6-8 June 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Antonios of Zahleh and Baalbek (Patriarchate of Antioch) undertook a pilgrimage to Moscow.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Hieronymos II with the commemoration day of his heavenly patron
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Hieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, on his Name Day.
On 12 June 2018, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, paid a short working visit to Sofia, Bulgaria, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew with the commemoration day of his heavenly patron
On 6 June 2018, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East received a delegation from Russia at his residence in Damascus.