Thursday, August 12, 2010

Pilgrims from North America, Russia celebrate 40th Anniversary of Saint Herman’s glorification on Spruce Island

August 12, 2010 News

KODIAK, AK [OCA] — On Monday, August 9, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, presided at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in Saints Sergius and Herman of Valaam Chapel on Spruce Island, which marks the original burial site of Saint Herman of Alaska. It was at this very site that Saint Herman was glorified exactly 40 […]

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Russian Orthodox Church has raised over 12 million roubles in aid to wildfire Victims

August 12, 2010 News

11.08.2010 By the morning of August 9, 2010, the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Service has sent 99 cars with humanitarian aid, about 120 tons, to the most affected regions of Ryazan, Voronezh, Lipetsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Vladimir and Moscow. During the day, it managed to send 11 more cars: 4 to the Ryazan […]

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Egyptian Da Vinci Code Author Angers Coptic Christians

August 12, 2010 News

9/8/2010 Egyptian Copts go after author Yussif Zeidan for his unflattering portrayal of early Christianity. Joseph Mayton The ‘us’ she’s referring to is Egyptian Christians, and the novel she’s referring to is Yussif Zeidan’s novel Azazeel (titled Beelzebub in English), which met with little fanfare in Egypt until it won the Arab world’s version of […]

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Church takes possession of Saints’ Remains

August 12, 2010 News

3/8/2010 Theresa Kamal The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has handed over the remains of three Coptic saints to the Abu Hanas Coptic church in Minya. The saints are said to have died in the fourth century at the hands of Roman persecutors. The three bodies were delivered to the village, which is inhabited by […]

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Clerics From Armenia To Attend Church Divine Liturgy In Turkey

August 12, 2010 News

09.08.2010 Ruzanna Stepanian Two high-level representatives of Catholicos Garegin II will attend a landmark religious ceremony to be held in a 10th century Armenian church in southeastern Turkey next month, the Armenian Apostolic Church said on Monday. The church of Surp Khach (Holy Cross) will see its first Divine Liturgy in nearly a century on […]

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A GROUP OF AFRICAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS AT THE PATRIARCHATE

August 12, 2010 News

3/8/2010 Patriarchate of Jerusalem On Tuesday 21st of July / 3d of August 2010, a group of African Religious Leaders, Christian and Muslim, led by Rabbi Dr. David Rozen, visited the Patriarchate.  Coming from 6 African countries and numbering around 15 persons, they were received by His Beatitude Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III.  They were […]

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INAUGURATION OF THE RENOVATED ISRAEL MUSEUM IN JERUSALEM

August 12, 2010 News

Patriarchate of Jerusalem 25/07/2010 The Israel Museum is situated in West Jerusalem near the Church of the Holy Cross of the Patriarchate and close to the Knesset of the State of Israel and near the Givat Ram campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  This Museum was created and has been operating since 1965 with […]

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HIS BEATITUDE’S LETTER OF SUPPORT TO THE PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW FOLLOWING THE FIRES IN RUSSIA

August 12, 2010 News

Patriarchate of Alexandria Your Beatitude and Most Holy Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, our most dear and beloved brother and concelebrant in the Lord, we embrace you in the Lord and address you.  In communicating with Your Most Holiness with great and fraternal love we wish to express our wholehearted prayers of support […]

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Updates From Patriarchate of Alexandria

August 12, 2010 News

August – 2010 SUPPLICATIONS TO THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS PERFORMED BY HIS BEATITUDE IN ALEXANDRIA On 1st August 2010, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa officiated at the Supplications to the Most Holy Theotokos at the Patriarchal Church of St Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria. Before the end of […]

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Greece probes Orthodox church real estate Deal

August 12, 2010 News

11/8/2010 ATHENS – Agence France-Presse Judicial authorities in Greece are looking into the sale of prime Orthodox Church property near Athens that revived memories of a multi-million monastery land swap scandal two years ago, news reports said on Wednesday. The Orthodox Church of Greece last year sold 4,000 square metres (43,000 square feet) of land […]

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St. Paul, MN site of 61st American Romanian Orthodox Youth Conference

August 12, 2010 News

8/8/2010 ST. PAUL, MN [OCA] — For the first time in 50 years, Saint Mary Church here will be the site of the 61st annual conference of the American Romanian Orthodox Youth [AROY] September 3-5, 2010. Members of the parish’s AROY chapter are working hard to ensure a most memorable and enjoyable weekend. In addition […]

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OCA Archivist to offer presentations marking 40th anniversary of the OCA’s Autocephaly

August 12, 2010 News

8/8/2010 SYOSSET, NY [OCA] — Mr. Alexis Liberovsky, Archivist of the Orthodox Church in America, will offer a series of lecture and media presentations on the history of the Church in America in several west coast parishes August 15 through 24, 2010. The presentations, which mark the 40th Anniversary of the OCA’s Autocephaly, will highlight […]

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Senator Torshin urges to set up international foundation to protect Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and Metochia

August 12, 2010 News

11/8/2010 It is necessary to set up a special foundation to preserve sites of Orthodox culture in Kosovo, first vice speaker of Russian Council of Federation Alexander Torshin believes. “This foundation should enroll as many people from various countries as possible and they will watch how Kosovo security services guard these objects, considering the fact […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary to bestow the degree of Doctor of Divinity

August 12, 2010 News

St. Vladimir’s Seminary will bestow the degree of Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa on Professor Christos Yannaras 10/8/2010 On the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, September 14, St. Vladimir’s Seminary will bestow the degree of Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa on Professor Christos Yannaras, a leading Greek Orthodox ethicist. Professor Yannaras has […]

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Sermon by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel

August 12, 2010 News

On the 11th Sunday after Pentecost His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a sermon in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence dedicated to „Saint Gregory the Enlightener” 12-08-2010 On the 11th Sunday after the Pentecost, the parable of the unforgiving debtor was read in the Orthodox Church as an example of forgiveness, of the attitude of […]

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THE CONFISCATION OF ARMENIAN PROPERTIES

August 12, 2010 News

Armenian Church – Catholicossate of Cilicia “THE CONFISCATION OF ARMENIAN PROPERTIES… by the Turkish Government said to be abandoned” by Dr. Kevork K. Baghdjian Translated and Edited by Dr. A. B. Gureghian Click here for More Info This book is the English version of the original one, in French, authored by Dr. Baghdjian, which investigates […]

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