His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the death of pilgrims in the bus accident in Bulgaria. As the result of the tragedy that occurred near the Iskar Gorge, not far from the town of Svoge, 16 people died and 27 were injured.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos, Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, over the bus crash that had claimed the lives of the pilgrims returning from the Monastery of Seven Altars.
The 19th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America was held from July 23 6to 27, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.
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…
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.
His Beatitude Theodoros, Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, came to Moscow for the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ and spent in Russia more than one day. He spoke about his visit, the view held by one of the oldest and largest Local Orthodox Churches in the world…
On July 28, 2018, the commemoration day of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles and the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’, His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the square at the Kiev-Caves Laura of the Dormition.
His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros visited Moscow from July 26 to 29 at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and took part in the celebration of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.
On July 28, 2018, a reception on the occasion of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ took place at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
On 28 July 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegations of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox Church of Albania, who participating in the celebration of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia along with representatives of other Local Orthodox Church.