His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches and members of the Central Committee who had assembled to hold a regular session dedicated to the 70th anniversary of establishment of the World Council of…
On 20 June 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Dr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Ambassador of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Austria to Russia H. E. Johannes Eigner.
On June 15, 2018, a round-table conference on ‘Let Us Save Children Together’ took place at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) to consider ways of helping children affected by the hostilities and armed conflicts in Syria.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has greeted Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on the occasion of his 55th birthday.
On June 16-17, 2018, Metropolitan Eugene of Tallinn and All Estonia celebrated his first divine services in the capacity of Primate of the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Tallinn.
For already two months a lively discussion has not been subsiding around the prospects for creating in Ukraine the so-called ‘One Local Church’ – a project initiated by the president of that country, Petr Poroshenko, who has been strongly supported by nationalist politicians and schismatics.
On 6-8 June 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Antonios of Zahleh and Baalbek (Patriarchate of Antioch) undertook a pilgrimage to Moscow.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Hieronymos II with the commemoration day of his heavenly patron
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Hieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, on his Name Day.