Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Russia’s Audit Chamber chairman S. Stepashin visits Holy Land

October 20, 2010 News

19.10.2010 A Russian Federation delegation led by Mr. S. Stepashin, head of the Audit Chamber and chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society (IOPS), began their visit to the Holy Land on October 12, 2010, on the occasion of the 10000th anniversary of the founding of Jerico. The delegation includes A. Saltanov, deputy foreign minister […]

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Westminster Abbey accused of ‘sacrilege’ for keeping Ethiopian Relic

October 20, 2010 News

By: Dalya Alberge FILE NEWS 26th September 2010 Ethiopians regard plaques symbolising the Ark of the Covenant as so holy only priests should view them, but one is on display in Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey has been accused of sacrilege over its refusal to return a “looted” sacred object to the Ethiopian Orthodox church. The […]

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Egypt’s Museums III: The Coptic Museum

October 20, 2010 News

By: Mai El-Wakil 13/10/2010 The Coptic Museum in Cairo has more to offer its visitors than is generally thought. Still, only a small group of Egyptian school children and Coptic families, who visit the museum after church service, get to realize that the Coptic period is not only about Coptic Christian theology and art. The […]

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Communiqué Of The First Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

October 20, 2010 News

19/10/2010 The members of the First Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed the opportunity to meet in Sydney from 16-18 October, 2010 under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. The Assembly commenced with a Divine Liturgy manifesting our essential eucharistic unity at the Cathedral of the […]

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Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrates church of St. Great Martyr Justin the Philosopher and Venerable Justin of Celije

October 20, 2010 News

18/10/2010 On the occasion of the consecration of newly built church of St. Great martyr Justin the Philosopher and Venerable Justin of Celije in Vranje, upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Pahomije of Vranje, on October 18, 2010 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch visited Vranje. Exactly at 8.30am, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, at […]

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Germany returns cross stolen by Nazis

October 20, 2010 News

20/10/2010 BERLIN — Germany has returned a Serb Orthodox relic, stolen by occupying Nazi troops during the Second World War. The handover ceremony was held on Tuesday at the Serbian embassy in Berlin, said reports. Religious dignitaries and officials from both countries attended. This is the first time that such an act took place, and […]

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Opening Ceremony of the Tatev Monastery Aerial Tramway

October 20, 2010 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On October 16, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, participated in the opening ceremony of the Tatev Monastery Aerial Tramway. His Holiness was accompanied by Diocesan Primates and Members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The aerial tramway was constructed by […]

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