On September 25, 2018, with a blessing of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, arrived in the Serbian capital city.
The Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, at its session held in the Kiev Lavra of the Caves on 25 September 2018 under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, called for the rejection of the unconstitutional bills which are currently being considered by the…
On September 23, 2018, with a blessing of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, came to Warsaw on a working visit.
On September 21, the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, the Primates issued a joint appeal to the heads of the Local Orthodox Churches and the plenitude of the holy Orthodoxy, expressing, in the spirit of brotherly love, their deep alarm over the recent developments pertaining to…
On 17 September 2018, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, who is currently on a pilgrimage visit to the Holy Land, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Joachim of Helenoupolis (Orthodox Church of Jerusalem) at the Basilica of the Nativity of Christ in Bethlehem.
"The schismatics, as is known, are not a Church and it is forbidden by divine and holy canons and the Apostolic and Ecumenical Councils to be in communion with them."
On 14 September 2018, His Beatitude Metropolitan Sava of Warsaw and All Poland met with Bishop Viktor of Baryshevka, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Representation to European Institutions and International Organizations, who arrived in Warsaw to attend the annual OSCE meeting.
On 14 September 2018, at its extraordinary session, the Holy Synod adopted a statement concerning the uncanonical invasion of the Patriarchate of Constantinople of the canonical territory of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On 14 September 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held an extraordinary session.
The Statement was adopted at an extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on 14 September 2018 (Minutes No. 69).