On 4 June 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) paid a visit to Georgia with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following greeting to Archbishop Leo of Helsinki and All Finland on his 70th birthday.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated Archbishop Leo of Helsinki and All Finland on his 70th birthday.
Sixty thousand appeals from the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church were handed over to the secretariat of Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, in his interview to an NTV correspondent spoke of the situation that has arisen in Ukraine in connection with the initiative put forward by the Ukrainian authorities to create an autocephalous Church in Ukraine.
The Synod adopted a message of Metropolitan Onyfry of Kiev and All Ukraine “To the Episcopate, Clergy, Monastics and Laity of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the Initiatives ‘to Grant a Tomos of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine’”.
The Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church was accompanied on his visit by Bishop Irinej of Bačka; Archimandrite Isihije (Rogič), abbot of the Kovilj Monastery, Bishop elect of Mohač; Deacon Aleksandar Prascevič, head of the Patriarchal Office; and Mr. Dejan Nakič, personal secretary to the Patriarch and director of the…
His Holiness Patriarch Irinej thanked Bishop Antonije for his service of many years as representative of the Serbian Orthodox Church and presented the Representation with an icon of St. Sava of Serbia.
On 24 May 2018, after the concert in Red Square, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia attended a reception marking the Day of Slavonic Literature and Culture and the Name Day of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On 24 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia arrived in the Red Square after the Divine Liturgy they celebrated in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour to attend a festive concert dedicated to the Day of Slavonic Literature…