On 28 June 2018, an exhibition entitled “Masterpieces of Bulgarian Church Art” opened at the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
During his stay in Athens, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, gave in interview to the Greek Romfea new agency.
On 25 June 2018, the opening ceremony of the 25th annual Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy took place at the Byzantine & Christian Museum in Athens.
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.