At Sheremetyevo Airport, the head of the archdiocese was seen off by Metropolitan Anthony of Chersonesus and Western Europe, Bishop Savva of Zelenograd, chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, and Archpriest Nikolay Balashov, vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations.
On November 4, 2019, after the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin, a fraternal repast took place at which His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia addressed the gathering.
The head of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, sent His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana and All Albania, the following congratulatory message on his 90th birthday.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greeted His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with his 90th birthday.
That same day a national holiday– National Unity Day is celebrated.
On 3rd November 2019, an official reception on the occasion of the reunification of the Archdiocese of Orthodox Parishes of Russian Tradition in Western Europe with the Russian Orthodox Church took place in the Refectory Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
On 3 November 2019, a solemn reception on the occasion of reunification of the Archdiocese of Orthodox parishes of Russian tradition in Western Europe with the Russian Orthodox Church was held at the refectory chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
The Divine Liturgy celebrated that day at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour completed the unification of the Archdiocese with the Russian Orthodox Church.
From November 2 to 4, 2019, festivities are being held in Moscow to celebrate the Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition’s joining the Russian Orthodox Church, timed to the Day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God and the Day of People’s Unity.
On 3rd November 2019, 20th Sunday after Pentecost, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, while celebrating the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, did not commemorate in the diptychs the name of His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece.