Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania on his Name Day.
On 20 January 2019, after the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God in the city of Borispol, Archbishop Abel of Lublin and Chelm expressed support to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and its Primate His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine,…
On 20 January 2019, a concert dedicated to Andrei Rublev was performed at the Basilica of St. John Lateran being timed to the 30th anniversary of the canonization of the great Russian iconographer.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the 9th anniversary of his enthronement at the See of Archbishops of Peć, Metropolitans of Belgrade and Karlovci, Patriarchs of Serbia.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej, on the 9th anniversary of his enthronement.
On 17 January 2019, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East, took part in a meeting between the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a delegation of the Russian parliamentarians, public figures and entrepreneurs.
On 17 January 2019, the Russian delegation led by Mr. Dmitry Sablin, deputy of the State Duma and vice-chairman of the ‘Combat Brotherhood’ veteran organization, visited the residence of the Patriarch of Antioch in Damascus and met with His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great Antioch and All the…
On January 17, 2019, the President of the Inter-Parliament Assembly of Orthodoxy and Russian State Duma member, S. A. Gavrilov, visited the Damascus representation of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On January 21, 2019, the annual Christmas dinner held was at the Reception House of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the invitation of leaders of the Russian foreign affairs department.
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has greeted His Holiness Neophyte, Patriarch of Bulgaria, on the occasion of his Name Day.