On May 12, 2018, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, visited the Damascus representation of the Vatican and met with the Apostolic Nuncio in Syria, Cardinal Mario Zenari.
On 5 May 2018, as part of the commemorative events marking the 95th anniversary of the exodus of the First Army Corps of General Vrangel’s Russian Army from Turkey, a delegation of St Andrew Foundation, led by Mr. Vladimir Yakunin, visited the Patriarchate of Constantinople and met with Metropolitan Elpidophoros…
On May 8, 2018, Archbishop Antoniy of Vienna and Budapest, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Croatian city of Ilok to take part in the opening of a renewed memorial to the Soviet soldiers who died there in 1944.
On 23-30 April 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, was on a working visit in the United States.
The first official visit of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Albanian Orthodox Church took place from April 28 to 30, 2018.
In the course of the talk, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill noted that many good changes took place in the life of Albania and in its capital city in recent years. A great contribution to it was made in particular by Mr. Edi Rama who had been the mayor of Tirana…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during his visit to the Albanian Orthodox Church, met with President of Albania Mr. Ilir Meta.
On April 20, 2018, Bishop Nestor of Korsun, during his archpastoral visit to Madrid, attended the annual meeting of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal. Participating in the meeting were also Metropolitan Polycarpus of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Constantinople) and Bishop Timothy of Spain and Portugal…
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent congratulations to Mr. Miguel Diaz-Camel Bermudez on his election as President of the Council of the State of the Republic of Cuba
The priority was given to the situation of Christians in the Middle East, considering the tense political situation that has developed in the region.