On May 22, 2019, the Day of the Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra of Lycia to Bar, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our…
On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats.
With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church visited Romania. It was led by Bishop Paramon of Sergiev Posad, abbot of the St. Sergius Laura of the Holy Trinity.
From 22nd to 27th April 2019, during the Holy Week, Metropolitan Sergy of Singapore, Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia, celebrated the divine services at the Church of the Holy Dormition in Singapore.
On 6th May 2019, a traditional Easter reception was given at St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City on behalf of Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, and Mr. Sergey Ovsyannikov, Russia’s Consul General in New York.
On 6 May 2019, Archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, secretary for far abroad countries, Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Magne Bart, head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in the RF, Belarus and Moldova.
With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Ioann of Chersonese of Western Europe, head of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe, sent a cleric of the Diocese of Chersonese, Rev. Sergiy Kim, to Ethiopia to celebrate Pascal divine services for the staff members…
On 29th April 2019, Archbishop Amvrosy of Vereya, rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, arrived in Cyprus with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of Metropolitan Isaias of Tamassos and Oreini.
On the Feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to heads of foreign states of the Orthodox tradition
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings to state and public leaders and leaders of international institutions.