The bishops of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Southeast Asia concelebrated with Patriarch Kirill at the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior on the fifteenth anniversary of the enthronement of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On February 1, 2024, the Russian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrated the 15th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. Prayers were offered in all churches and monasteries for the Primate of the Church, who was elected to the Moscow Patriarchal Throne at the 2009 Council. On this day, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. His Holiness was co-served by bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, including: Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia, Metropolitan Sergius of Singapore and Southeast Asia; Metropolitan Pavel of Manila and Hanoi; Archbishop Theophan of Korea; Bishop Pitirim of Jakarta, Vicar of the Diocese of Singapore. Among the co-servants were also clerics of the Singapore Diocese of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Southeast Asia, serving in the Republic of Indonesia, Hieromonk Methodius (Sugiarto) and Priest Dorotheus Gunawan. At the end of the service, the Primate of the Russian Church addressed the participants of the divine service with the Primatial word. Afterwards, a reception was held on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness.