On February 26, 2019, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its regular session in the conference hall of the Holy Synod at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church opened the session and addressed those gathered, saying: “I would like to cordially greet all permanent and temporary members of the Holy Synod. Our session today is very important as we have to solve many current issues, including personnel affairs.
Life moves forward, a lot has changed, and alterations are a response to the needs and challenges which the Church is facing. Our agenda on many important issues will not be long.”