On May 27, 2012, a festive reception was held at the Golden Hall of the Metropolitan’s residence in St. Alexander Nevsky’s Laura in St. Petersburg on the occasion of the visit of the head of the Orthodox Church of Greece to the city, the birthday of the ruling bishop of St. Petersburg, Metropolitan Vladimir, and the Day of the City. Among those present were His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece and his delegation, Metropolitan Vladimir of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, bishops and clergy, St. Petersburg Vice-Governor I. Divinsky, as well as representatives of the Armed Forces, business community and the city’s elite.
Metropolitan Vladimir addressed His Beatitude Ieronymos, saying, ‘I would like to thank you again for your visit to the Metropolis of St. Petersburg and for your participation in the celebrations on the occasion of the Day of the City. It is a great joy and honour to welcome you to the Golden Hall, the Metropolitan’s chambers of St. Alexander Nevsky’s Laura, the residence of Metropolitans of St. Petersburg. I hope that our fraternal talks and prayers together at shrines in St. Petersburg will serve as a source of spiritual joy for you. I wish you, Your Beatitude, God’s help in your work for the good of the Church of Christ and good health. May our love in Christ and mutual support bring good fruits for the glory of the Lord and help us in our service of Holy Orthodoxy’.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece celebrated a prayer service in Red Square on the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture28. May 2012 - 10:04
On 24 May 2012, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, the commemoration day of Ss Cyril and Methodius, Teachers of the Slavs, and the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture, after the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Assumption in the Moscow Kremlin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece, accompanied by hierarchs and clergymen, led the procession of the cross with the miracle-working Iberian icon of the Mother of God from the Assumption Cathedral to St Basil’s Cathedral in Red Square.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin28. May 2012 - 9:39
On 24 May 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece met with the Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Throne Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece to come to the Russian Orthodox Church for an official visit25. May 2012 - 9:11
The first visit by His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, to the Russian Orthodox Church will take place from May 23 to 30, 2012.
On May 24, the Ascension Day and the commemoration day of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Archbishop Hieronymus of Athens of All Greece will celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Assumption in the Moscow Kremlin. Archbishop Ieronymos will also take part in the opening of the Days of Slavic Literature and Culture.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill officiates at Divine Liturgy in Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on 5th anniversary of reunification of Russian Church Abroad with Russian Orthodox Church25. May 2012 - 8:34
On 20 May 2012, the sixth Sunday of Pascha, Sunday of the Blind Man, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. Concelebrating at the service marking the fifth anniversary of the reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) with the Russian Orthodox Church was the delegation of the ROCOR.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates a prayer service in the Annunciation Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin on the day of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration as President of Russian Federation11. May 2012 - 9:33
On 7 May 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated a prayer service on the occasion of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration as President of the Russian Federation.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met the Russian President and his wife at the entrance to the Cathedral of the Annunciation.
After the litany, during which a special prayer was lifted up for Russian President Vladimir Putin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill said a prayer for the head of the Russian state to govern the country in peace and lead it to prosperity.