On 27 February 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia met with a delegation of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
In connection with the arson against a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Lvov, the Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia sent a letter to Archbishop Philaret of Lvov and Galich.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has congratulated His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of Justiniana and All Cyprus on the 40th anniversary of his episcopal consecration.
The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has congratulated His Beatitude Chrysostomos, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, on the fortieth anniversary of his archpastoral ministry.
On 25 February 2018, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the commemoration day of the Iberian icon of the Mother of God and of St. Alexius, Metropolitan of Kiev, Moscow and All Russia the Wonderworker, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Liturgy of St Basil the Great…
In his message to Mr. Franklin Graham, President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association,, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the passing of his father, pastor Billy Graham, renowned Protestant preacher.
On 22 February 2018, at the Cathedral of St. Sava in Belgrade, a ceremony was held to mark the transferring to the Serbian Orthodox Church of a mosaic decoration for the cathedral’s main dome, which was produced in 2016-17 by a team of the Russian mosaicists led by Nikolai Mukhin,…
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has expressed to the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Franklin Graham his condolences over the death of his father, Dr. Billy Graham known for his preaching, public, charitable and peacemaking work.
On 21 February 2018, the Commission for International Cooperation of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations held its fourth session. The meeting which took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations was chaired by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the DECR.
On 20 February 2018, at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with H.E. Mr. Nadir Yousif Eltayeb Babiker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sudan to the Russian Federation.