On 1st June 2019, a conference on ‘Russia - Ukraine - Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space?’ took place at the assembly hall of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, at the conference on Russia – Ukraine - Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space? (Fribourg, Switzerland, 1st June 2019).
On May 21, 2019, Metropolitan Basil of Accra (Orthodox Church of Antioch) visited the church of the Righteous Warrior Fyodor Ushakov located at the Russian Navy logistical station in Tartus, Syria.
His Holiness Irenaeus, Patriarch of Serbia, has familiarized His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, with the position taken by the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian church problems.
The members and experts of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission have examined the key theses of Patriarch Bartholomew’s argument.
In response to the report on External Relations given by Protopresbyter Leonid Kishkovsky at its May 2019 Spring Session the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America issued the following statement.
The Sacred Bishops’ Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church held its regular session on May 9-18, 2019.
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.
On 17 May 2019, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, currently on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, met with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem.
On May 14, 2019, the commemoration day of the Holy Martyr Macarius, Metropolitan of Kiev, Archbishop Varsonofy of Vinnitsa and Bar, assisted by the diocesan clergy, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the grave of Metropolitan Makary (Svistun), who was administrator of the diocese of Vinnitsa in the period from 1992-2007.