On September, 2 to an honor of celebration of 100th anniversary of St. Raphael’s of Brooklyn repose, Russian Orthodox Church Abroad gave the icon of St. Raphael, painted by monks of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, as a gift to Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
On May 17 of 2015 was eight years since the signing of Act of Canonical Communion between the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and the Russian Orthodox Church. That document was signed by ever memorable Patriarch Alexy II and Metropolitan Laurus.
On January 16, 2015 in the Synod of Bishops headquarters on the 93rd Street in Manhattan, the Dean of New York City Archpriest Alexander Belya conducted the meeting of clergy of the New York City Deanery.
On January 16 of 2015, the Dean of New York City, Archpriest Alexander Belya, led the meeting of clergy of New York Deanery in the building of The Synod of Bishops, 93rd St., Manhattan.