Participating in the meeting were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), Archpriest Nikolay Balashov, DECR vice-chairman, and members of the Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople.
Patriarch Kirill visited the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George in Phanar. Then Patriarchs Bartholomew and Kirill began their meeting at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Throne Hall.
On 27 August 2018, the eve of the Feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
On August 27, 2018, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with the chairman of the Orthodox Committee of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Vitaly Kim Ji Son, and other representatives of the DPRK, at the Red Hall of the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the death of pilgrims in the bus accident in Bulgaria. As the result of the tragedy that occurred near the Iskar Gorge, not far from the town of Svoge, 16 people died and 27 were injured.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the death of people as the result of the earthquake on Lombok island.
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, are to meet on August 31, 2018, in Istanbul.
On July 28, 2018, a reception on the occasion of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ took place at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
On 28 July 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegations of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and the Orthodox Church of Albania, who participating in the celebration of the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia along with representatives of other Local Orthodox Church.
On 28 July 2018, the commemoration day of the Grand Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, the Divine liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral Square in the Moscow Kremlin to mark the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia. After the liturgy, a Procession of the Cross went to the monument to the…