Friday, October 15, 2010

Celebrations devoted to 325 anniversary of the Moscow Theological Academy- Snaps

October 15, 2010 News

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THE ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BEATITUDE’S ELEVATION TO THE PATRIARCHAL THRONE OF ALEXANDRIA CELEBRATED

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09/10/2010 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa celebrated the sixth anniversary of his election to the Apostolic and Patriarchal Throne of St Mark (9th October 2004 – 9th October 2010). With the participation of the Members of the Holy Synod, the Bishops, the clergy and the Christian faithful, a […]

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COMPLETION OF THE DELIBERATIONS OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

October 15, 2010 News

Patriarchate of Alexandria The deliberations of the Holy Synod were completed on 8th October 2010 with the completion of the reports to the Body of the Hierarchs by the Metropolitans and Bishops, who read their activities reports for the past year, or the representations of the Alexandrian Church at Inter-Orthodox, inter-ecclesiastical and inter-Christian dialogues, …

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Coptic Bishop’s Trip to Jerusalem may Contravene Church Ban

October 15, 2010 News

By: Benjamin Peim 14/10/2010 Bishop Theodosius of Giza traveled to Israel for medical treatment and to visit Christian holy sites; the Church bars pilgrimage to the Jewish state. A Coptic bishop has violated a Coptic ban on visiting Israel on his recent trip to Jerusalem, reported an Egyptian newspaper. Coptic Bishop of Giza, Theodosius, traveled […]

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Ropeway leading to Tatev monastery may enter Guinness World Records

October 15, 2010 Featured News

12/10/2010 PanARMENIAN.Net – Six children from neighboring communities, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II and Executive Director of the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia Bekor Papazyan will be the first people to take the longest ropeway leading to Tatev monastery. “It is a great honor for me and I […]

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Croatian archdiocese gives cherished relic to Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

October 15, 2010 News

13/10/2010 The Archdiocese of Zadar, Croatia, has handed over a relic of St. Simeon to the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, in an ecumenical gesture that the Orthodox Archbishop Theofylactus said should be “inscripted in the history of the Church in Jerusalem with golden letters.” The mummified body of St. Simeon—who held the infant Jesus […]

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Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Celebrate Petkovden

October 15, 2010 News

14/10/2010 The Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrates Petkovden on Thursday October 14, a day that marks the beginning of winter in the country. On this day, the Bulgarian Christian-Orthodox honor Saint Petka-Paraskeva Tarnovska. October 14 in Bulgaria is commonly known as Petkovden. Reverend Petka was born near the Sea of Marmara in the 11th century. After […]

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Russian patriarch slams Spanish gay marriage ‘propaganda’

October 15, 2010 News

13/10/2010 The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has decried gay relationship “propaganda” in Spanish secondary school textbooks. Spain, which was one of the first European countries to legalize gay marriages in 2005, has seen a wave of criticism from parents whose children had to use books that teach pupils about gay relationships. Some of […]

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Priestly Elevations on the Feast of the Protection of the Theotokos

October 15, 2010 News

The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA 14/10/2010 JOHNSTOWN, PA — On Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the conclusion of Great Vespers for the Feast of the Protection of the Theotokos, His Eminence, Metropolitan Nicholas recognized the priestly labors of two dedicated priest of the diocese. The Very Rev. Father David Cochran, Pastor of […]

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Diocese of Los Angeles Celebrates 15 Years of Bishop Joseph

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Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America – Diocese of Los Angeles and the West Many years, Master! “A Good Minister of Jesus Christ, Nourished in the Words of Faith” (I Timothy 4:6) A Celebration in Honor of His Grace, Bishop JOSEPH On the Fifteenth Anniversary of His Episcopal Service To the Diocese of […]

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Myrrhstreaming Hawaii Iveron Icon of the Mother of God to be in New York City area

October 15, 2010 News

14/10/2010 NEW YORK, NY [OCA] — The wonderworking and myrrh-streaming Hawaiian Iveron Icon of the Mother of God will be available for veneration in the New York City area at the end of October. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the icon was […]

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Communique of the Commissions of the Russian Church Abroad and the Orthodox Church in America

October 15, 2010 News

SEA CLIFF, NY — On October 5, 2010, the first joint meeting of the Commissions of the Orthodox Church in America and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia was held at St. Seraphim Church in Sea Cliff, NY. The Commissions’ members prayed during a moleben “invoking the aid of the Holy Spirit upon commencing […]

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His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel Officiated The Divine Liturgy On The Celebration Day Of Saint Parascheva

October 15, 2010 News

Romanian Orthodox Church On 14 October, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Iasi on the occasion of the celebration day of Saint Parascheva, assisted by 22 hierarchs, priests and deacons. The Divine Liturgy began at 9.15 hours and it was celebrated on a podium specially arranged in front […]

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Hillary Clinton in Gracanica Monastery

October 15, 2010 News

14/10/2010 Serbian Church U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today as a part of the visit to the region visited the Gracanica monastery. With the blessing of the Hierarch in charge, the Locum Tenens of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren, Metropolitan Amfilohije, Mrs. Hillary Clinton and Christopher Dell, chief of the US office in Prishtina, were […]

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Fr John Behr: Book promotion in Belgrade

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His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received Diploma

October 15, 2010 News

His Beatitude Metropolitan Volodymyr received a diploma of the Third All-Ukraine Festival of Orthodox Mass-Media in nomination “Man of the year” On October 9 the Third All-Ukraine Festival of Orthodox Mass-Media concluded its work by conferring diplomas of laureates, certificates of the secular media and participant’s certificats. At the festival the press-service of each diocese […]

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Number of permanent Orthodox parishioners in Russia may reach 40 million people in next 20 years

October 15, 2010 News

Moscow, October 12, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has cited statistical data saying that number of permanent parishioners of the Russian Orthodox Church in Russia is probable to grow up to 40 million people in coming 20 years. “Some statistical forecasts say that if things will go on as they do […]

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Byelorussian autocephaly was not discussed between Lukashenko, Patriarch Bartholomew – Administration

October 15, 2010 News

Minsk, October 14, Interfax – Minsk has called “ludicrous” and “provocative” the allegations by some Russian media outlets that during Byelorussian President Alexander Lukashenko’s recent visit to Turkey, he might have discussed with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople the possibility of creating an autocephaly of the Byelorussian Orthodox Church. “Such reports which surfaced in the Russian […]

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