On June 28, 2020, 3rd Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan John of Dubna, head of the Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Rue Daru in Paris.
On June 27, 2020, Metropolitan John of Dubna, head of the Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Paris.
Metropolitan Anthony conveyed to Archbishop David best regards from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and extended warm congratulations on his enthronement to the see of Monegasque hierarchs, which took place a few months earlier.
During the Sunday Liturgy at the St. Nicholas cathedral in Zahle, His Eminence Anthony was assisted by the rector of the Beirut representation of the Russian Orthodox Church Archimandrite Philip (Vasiltsev) and the diocesan clergy.
On 21 June 2020, the Day of All Saints Who Shone Forth in the Russian Land and the Community of American Saints, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Great Martyr Catherine Church-in-the-Fields, the Moscow representation of the Orthodox Church in America.
On 18 June 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey V. Lavrov met with His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia.
(Russian) 14 июня 2020 года в храме Воскресения Словущего в Даниловской слободе г. Москвы было совершено отпевание старейшего сотрудника Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата Григория Николаевича Скобея.
On 11 June 2020, a gala reception on the occasion of a national holiday of the Russian Federation, Russia Day, was given at the metochion of the Ss Peter and Paul and St. Tabitha in Jaffa on the initiative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the State of…
His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia officiated at the festal Divine liturgy in concelebration with Archpriest Vitaly Tarasjev, rector of the metochion, and clergymen of Belgrade.
Apprehensions for the preservation of the ancient church of Hagia Sophia built in Constantinople (now Istanbul) in the first half of the 6th century have been raised by the recent events when on 29 May 2020 Muslim leaders read the Quran in it.