Thursday, August 27, 2009

Prerana Special School

August 27, 2009 News

Indian Orthodox Church St Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminay- Nagpur-India The chief guest on this occasion was H..G. Dr. Yuhanon Mor Militos, Metropolitan of Thrissur diocese. Soon after the flag hoisting ceremony and a vociferous national anthem, the kids of the school presented an enthralling display of song and dance. The students of the STOTS who […]

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OCYM WILL OBSERVE YOUTH WEEK FROM AUG 30 TO SEPTEMBER 6

August 27, 2009 News

Indian Orthodox Church The Orthodox Christian youth Movement will observe Aug 30th to September 6 as Youth Week. During these days various activities and programs will be conducted in almost all units upholding the motto ”Youth towards social welfare and goodness. ” The activities include charity projects, house visits, classes and seminars on various …

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Communique of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral

August 27, 2009 News

Serbian Orthodox Church The Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral neither is the founder of non-government organization “Matica Srba Crne Gore” nor Metropolitan had blessed “the decision to hold the founding Assembly” as it was presented in media. Founding cultural and national organizations, as it is well known, neither belongs to a jurisdiction of the […]

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Athens fires driven back, Nuns Rescued

August 27, 2009 News

The efforts of thousands of Greek firefighters and soldiers combined with firefighting planes dispatched by Italy and France made progress against the worst wildfires around Athens in two years, creating optimism in Greece that the Athens suburbs are safe. Morning winds on Monday had stoked the blazes that have been raging in Attica – the […]

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Patriarch Kirill: No nuclear shield is able to protect any country lacking Spiritual Values

August 27, 2009 News

Severodvinsk, August 24, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes that Russia’s defense capacity should be supported with fostering Orthodox values. “You should not be ashamed of going to church and teaching Orthodox faith to your children. Then we shall have something to defend with our missiles,” Patriarch said at a meeting […]

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Patriarch Kirill conducts requiem service at the place of Solovki Prisoners’ Execution

August 27, 2009 News

Solovki, August 24, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia conducted a requiem service at the place where prisoners of the Solovki Camp were executed and a prayer service to new martyrs who suffered for faith from the Bolsheviks. He visited the Golgotha-Crucifixion Hermitage on the Anzer Island Saturday morning. Once there was […]

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An Orthodox priest attacked in Byelorussia

August 27, 2009 News

Minsk, August 24, Interfax – Bishop Sofrony of Mogilev and Mstislavl was attacked in Three Holy Hierarchs Cathedral in Mogilev, Byelorussia, on Sunday. The Bishop suffered several knife wounds. According to eye-witnesses, Bishop Sofrony entered the Cathedral about nine o’clock in the morning before the beginning of the Holy Liturgy and turned to bless the […]

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Metropolitan Jonah meets with Oriental Church Representatives

August 27, 2009 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA Communications] — On August 13, 2009, a delegation of Oriental Orthodox bishops and priests visited His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah at the OCA Chancery here. The delegation, which was led by His Eminence, Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America, included His Eminence Archbishop Mor Cyril […]

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OCA Youth Department hosts “New Media in Orthodox Student Ministry” Workshop

August 27, 2009 News

Orthodox Church in America CHICAGO, IL [OCA Communications] — The Orthodox Church in America’s Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry hosted a workshop titled “New Media in Orthodox Student Ministry” at the Chancery of the Diocese of the Midwest here August 4-7, 2009. The goal of the workshop was to bring students working […]

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Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia Visits Dedoplistskaro

August 27, 2009 News

Georgian Orthodox Church His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II visits dedoplistskaro. The Patriarch presented Bishop Melkisedek of Hereti Eparchy. Bishop Melkisedek was consecrated on 3 of May 2009. Ilia II met with the parish at Holy Mother Virgin’s Assumption church. Ilia II visited Dedoplistskaro as Patriarch 20 years ago and […]

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St. David the Builder Church to be Consecrated in State of Pennsylvania, USA

August 27, 2009 News

Georgian Orthodox Church Eparchy of America and Canada has purchased a building for St. David the Builder Church in the State of Pennsylvania, the USA. The Church will be festively consecrated by Metropolitan Dimitri of Batumi and Lazeti Eparchy and Communities in North America and Canada on 26th of September 2009. Source:

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Protests rise as Turkish renovation work turns Church into Mosque

August 27, 2009 News

Istanbul – Restoration work that would result in an historic Greek Orthodox church being recognized as a mosque has caused uproar in Turkey, reported the daily Milliyet newspaper on Tuesday. At issue is the 178-year-old St Dimitrios church in the northern Turkish village of Silivri. The village was once a Greek settlement but, after the […]

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