His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with his Nameday
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland, on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, St. Sava of Serbia.
On 23 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, which took place at the Yad Vashem remembrance center in Jerusalem. The forum was held under the motto “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism”.
On 23 January 2020, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Germany’s Ambassador to Russia, H. E. Dr Géza Andreas von Geyr, at the patriarchal and synodal residence at the St. Daniel Monastery.
Fr. Mark conveyed to the Bishop of Cancún-Chetumal Christmas greetings from Bishop Matthew of Sourozh and presented him with the ‘Eleousa’ Icon of the Mother of God.
President Putin delivered a speech and expressed gratitude to those who have brought the monument to life for preserving the memory of the victims.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following greeting to the organizers, participants and guests of the V World Holocaust Forum
At his meeting with President Putin on 20 November 2019 attended by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos appealed for pardon for the sentenced citizen of Israel.
The Liturgy was celebrated in the Greek, Church Slavonic and Romanian languages.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the 10th anniversary of enthronement and on the upcoming Name Day.