On 12 February 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Pope Francis held meeting at Havana’s José Martí International Airport.
12 февраля 2016 года в здании международного аэропорта Гаваны имени Хосе Марти началась встреча Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла, совершающего Первосвятительский визит в страны Латинской Америки, со Святейшим Папой Римским Франциском, сделавшим остановку в аэропорту столицы Кубы на пути в Мексику.
On 11 February 2016, His Beatitude Patriarch Béchara Al-Raï of the Maronite Church received Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East.
On 11 February 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his Primatial visit to Latin America.
In the morning of February 11, 2016, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, left Moscow for a primatial visit to the Republic of Cuba, Republic of Paraguay and the Federative Republic of Brazil.
On February 10, 2016, the working group for organizing, supporting and coordinating the Russian Orthodox Church’s missionary work in the Philippines, established with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met for its first session at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on the anniversary of his enthronement.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia.
Mr. Vladimir Legoida, head of the Synodal Department for Church-Society Relations and the Mass Media, speaking at Chatham House, the British Royal Institute of International Affairs, in London, answered questions from the British public, diplomats and the mass media concerning the meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia…