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Albanian Orthodox Church- June 2016 On June 7 at Resurrection of Christ Theological Academy in the New Monastery of St. Vlash in Durres, degrees were handed out to graduating students during the traditional graduation ceremony. The day started with the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the church of the Holy Monastery of St. Vlash and then the ...

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The Albanian Orthodox Church - June 2016 Even this year the feast of St. John the Vladimir was celebrated with grandeur to honor the respective saint, at the monastery which carries his name, in Shijon village near the city of Elbasan. There were present many Orthodox believers gathered from the whole country who attended the services ...

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The Albanian Orthodox Church - June 2016 On June 1, 2014 the consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana marked both a spiritual and historic event for the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, which has already gained an undisputed autocephalous position into the bosom of the Orthodox Churches worldwide. In addition the event marked also ...

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Assyrian Church of the East- June 2016 On the evening of Tuesday 21st June, Sydney’s Saint Narsai Assyrian Christian College hosted an inaugural dinner celebrating the establishment of the St Narsai Alumni Association. The word alumni, in its Latin definition means pupil and is commonly used to refer to a graduate or former student of a specific ...

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 Eastern American Diocese - ROCOR- June 2016 On Wednesday, June 15, the clergy and faithful gathered at Holy Presentation Church in Stratford, CT to bid farewell to Archpriest Theodore Shevzov, who reposed the Monday prior. Fr. Theodore was a longtime cleric of nearby St. Nicholas Church in Stratford, though he often served in Holy Presentation Church, ...

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Ecumenical Service and Peace Prayer at the Republic Square of Yerevan

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – June 2016 On June 25, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church; an Ecumenical Service and Peace Prayer was held in the Republic Square of Yerevan. The prayer service was attended by around […]

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Pope Francis Visited the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – June 2016 On June 25, Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; visited the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex, where the two Pontiffs were met by Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia and the First […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope of the Roman Catholic Church Visit Gyumri

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 26/6/16 On June 25, after visiting the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex in Yerevan, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; and Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church; flew to Gyumri. At the Shirak Airport, the Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope Francis were welcomed […]

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MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCES FROM THE HOLY & GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH TO H.M. KING ABDULLAH II IBN AL HUSSEIN

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – June 2016 At the Orthodox Academy of Crete, on the 22th of June 2016 His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan In Amman Your Majesty, The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church would like to express its deepest sympathies and convey […]

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Pan-Orthodox Council on Crete Rounding up its Procedures

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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TASS – 25/6/16 The Council has endorsed five of the documents specially drafted for it and put up for signing MOSCOW, June 25. /TASS/. Pan-Orthodox Council that brought together on the Isle of Crete the representatives of ten out of the existing fourteen local (national) Orthodox Churches is about to round up its procedures. The […]

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Holy and Great Council focuses on relations with other Christians in fifth day of discussions

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Holy and Great Council – Kolymvari, Crete, Greece – 24/6/16 Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release On the fifth day of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop George of Siemiatycze of the Church of Poland at the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of Gonia. Afterward, […]

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OCP Delegation Visits Metropolitan-Primate Stephen Vattapara of the Anglican Church of India

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent) – June 2016 Anglican Church of India www.anglican.in Kerala: On Monday 20th of June 2016, the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian NGO Movement) delegation visited His Eminence Archbishop Stephen Vattapara, Metropolitan-Primate of the Anglican Church of India (An Independent Anglican Church in India and which […]

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PARTICIPANTS IN THE COUNCIL ON CRETE CANNOT COME TO CONSENSUS ON ONE DOCUMENT

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Union of Orthodox Journalists – June 2016 During the proceedings of the Council on Crete there arose disagreements concerning the document “Relations of the Orthodox Church with the rest of the Christian World,” reportsRomfea. “We have much to do. It’s possible that this text won’t pass. In any case, we’ll бе examining it throughout the whole […]

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Syriac Orthodox Delegation Attends the Great & Holy Synod – Crete

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Church – 25/6/15 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Eminence Mor Timotheos Moussa Al-Shamani, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Mor Matta Monastery in Iraq, to represent the Syriac Orthodox Church at the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Churches which is being held in Crete, Greece. His Eminence conveyed […]

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Meeting of the Pope and the Catholicos of All Armenians in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 25/6/15 On the evening of June 24, the meeting of Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was attended by the delegation of the Catholic Church; […]

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TWO RESPONSES FROM ANTIOCHIAN PATRIARCHATE TO STATEMENTS MADE CONCERNING IT AT COUNCIL PRESS BRIEFINGS

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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www.pravoslavie.ru – 24/6/16 The official and reverend representative of the secretariat of the conference on Crete (from June 17 to 26, 2016) set forth on June 21, 2016, as part of the official press conference of the second day of the work of the conference, that the Patriarchate of Antioch “during the discussions that took place […]

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PATRIARCHATE OF GEORGIA: WE ARE STEADFAST IN OUR DECISION WHICH IS BASED ON DOGMATIC – NOT POLITICAL – REASONS

June 25, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox Ethos – 24/6/16 The Romfea.gr News Agency has published the June 23rd response of the Patriarchate of Georgia*to the June 17th Letter of the Patriarch of Constantinople seeking a reversal of the Georgian Church’s Synodical decision to not attend the Council. The letter of the Patriarch of Georgia, Ilia, explains once again that the reasons […]

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Summer camp for Polish youth community abroad: “Spiritual window on the country – homeland learnt from images and writing”

June 24, 2016 Featured News
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Aleksander Wasyluk- OCP Media Network- 24/6/16- The Polish Orthodox Church  On 1-14 August 2016 30 people from all over the world will have the chance to develop their journalistic skills and to explore the Podlaskie province for free. Such possibilities will be given to the participants of summer camp for Polish youth community abroad under […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos following the results of the EU Referendum

June 24, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 24/6/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following the results of the EU Referendum.  Over this past week, the United Kingdom has experienced a series of significant, challenging and sometimes painful milestones. With the long-awaited results of the EU […]

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Pope Francis Arrives in Armenia – Photos

June 24, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 24/6/16 Yerevan: His Holiness Pope Francis (The Old Orthodox Bishop of Rome) arrived in Armenia on 24/6/16. Pope Francis was received by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia, President Serzh Sargsyan and other dignitaries.  Additional Notes: The Roman Catholic Church was in communion with the Orthodox Church […]

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Birthday Wishes to Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem

June 24, 2016 Featured News
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The Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 24/6/16 +Many Years+ We congratulate His Beatitude Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian on his birthday. We wish him many years. May our Lord continue to strengthen His Beatitude in his work. Շնորհավոր Սրբազան Պատրիարխ Հայր: Read Bio Here: Source:  

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