On January 23, 2021, a ceremony of the official transfer of the 16th century church of St. Bartholomew to the local Russian Orthodox community took place in Granada, Spain.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Granada has transferred this church to the Orthodox community of the city for use after a meeting between Archbishop Nestor of Madrid and Lisbon and Archbishop Francisco Javier Martinez Fernandez of Granada, which took place on October 13.
Supplicatory prayers were sung at the venerated copy of the Vladimir Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God for a speedy peaceful solution of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh at the chapel of the St. Nicholas stauropegial parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Reykjavik in the evening of October 9,…
On October 8, 2020, the day of the passing of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the Orthodox community on Koh Chang Island (Trat Province, Thailand) marked its patron saint’s day.
On 18th September 2020, Mr. Miklós Soltész, Hungary’s Secretary of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs, visited the town of Hévíz, in particular, a building site of the Russian Orthodox church of the “Life-Giving Spring” Icon of the Mother of God.
On September 13, 2020, the 14th Sunday after Pentecost and the commemoration day of the Saints Peter and Fevronia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the church of St. Philip in Ash Shāriqah (United Arab Emirates).
On March 14, 2020, the Saturday of the 2nd Week of the Great Lent, the rector of the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Johannesburg, South Africa, Archpriest Daniel Lugovoy, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Namibian capital city of Windhoek.
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, greeted President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman on his 75th birthday.
After the Lesser Blessing of the church of All Saints, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in it for the first time. The liturgical singing was performed by the parish choir conducted by Ms. Anastasia Ivanova.
On 29 July 2018, Russia's Navy Day, the compatriots laid flowers to the Hope for Peace Monument in Reykjavik, Iceland.