On 4 November 2019, a reception given on behalf of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in honour of the heads of delegations attending the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders in Baku took place at the Geidar Aliyev Cultural Centre.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church performed the Lesser Consecration of the cathedral which had undergone a large-scale restoration.
On 14 November 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated a prayer service at the remains of the chapel of St. Bartholomew in the capital of Azerbaijan.
On 14 November 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Baku. Extensive repair and restoration work is carried out by order of the Azerbaijani President Ilhan Aliyev.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church had arrived in the capital of Azerbaijan to attend the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders in Baku.
November 14, 2019 – the Second Summit of World Religious Leaders has opened in the Congress Center in Baku. Timed for the 70th birthday of the chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board (CMB), Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, and the 40th anniversary of his service as the CMB chairman, it has been…
At Heydar Aliyev Airport, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was met by Archbishop Alexander of Baku and Azerbaijan, Russian ambassador to Azerbaijan M. Bocharnikov, Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu, and Azerbaijan’s first deputy Prime Minister Shahin Mustafayev.
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.
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.