Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Chinese delegation visited the St. Petersburg Theological School

June 15, 2011 News

11/6/2011 A delegation from China’s State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA) visited the St. Petersburg Theological School within the framework of their stay in St. Petersburg, June 10-13, 2011. The visit took place with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of the Council for Cooperation with Religious […]

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Billions of roubles for Solovki

June 15, 2011 News

14/6/2011 Russian Gvt is allocating 10 billion rubles for infrastructural development of Solovetskie Islands (Solovki). The development programme is elaborated in cooperation with Russian Orthodox Church. Within the programme, The Solovetsky monastery will get renovated, while the tourist infrastucture beyond the Solovetsky Archipelago is to be significantly improved. In particular, the project implies construction of […]

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Pontifical Visit to Georgia of His Holiness Karekin II – Snaps

June 15, 2011 Featured News

Snaps from 13- 14 June 2011 Source:

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100 Years Later – Armenian Catholicos Visits Javakhk

June 15, 2011 News

14.6.2011 Yesterday, Catholicos Garegin II started off on his visit to the region of Javakhk, Georgia. It was the first time that a head of the Armenian Apostolic Church set foot in the Armenian populated area in over 100 years. Accompanied by Ilia II, Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, Catholicos Garegin II, was feted in […]

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Serbian Patriarch Condemns NATO

June 15, 2011 Featured News

15/6/2011 The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irenaeus condemned the holding of a NATO conference in Belgrade. According to him, the wounds inflicted by the alliance on the Serbian people have not yet healed. In March 1999, NATO countries, led by the United States began a bombing campaign in Yugoslavia, mainly in Serbia […]

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Egyptian churches consider response for places of worship draft Bill

June 15, 2011 News

14/06/2011 Egypt’s Christian Orthodox, evangelical and Catholic denominations plan to hold a meeting to draw up a response to the draft law on places of worship. Previously, they had expressed their rejection of many features of the bill. The Orthodox Church earlier rejected nine features of the bill, while the other two denominations continue to […]

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Online prayers: Would you pay to submit your prayers via the internet?

June 15, 2011 Featured News

By Community Team 14/6/2011 CLICK HERE TO TAKE PART IN THE INLINE POLL Too swamped to make it to church? A Romanian company has come up with a novel solution: for a fee, believers can now submit their prayers online to priests who will read the prayers out during church services. The service costs $1.44 […]

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Basilica Press Centre Celebrated

June 15, 2011 News

15-06-2011 At the feast of Holy Trinity, Basilica Press Centre celebrates its dedication day. On this occasion, His Grace Varlaam Ploiesteanul, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch, celebrated a Te Deum at the Patriarchal Cathedral, assisted by a group of priests and deacons. The employees of the Press Centre and many faithful attended the religious service. […]

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The Patriarch Of Romania At The Dedication Day Of Sinaia Monastery

June 15, 2011 News

On 13 June 2011, hundreds of faithful attended the celebration of the dedication day of the “Holy Trinity” Monastery of Sinaia. The people attending the religious service had the joy to have His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church present at Sinaia Monastery – informs Trinitas Radio station. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel showed, […]

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Whit Monday in Belgrade

June 15, 2011 News

13/6/2011 On the behalf and with the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Trinity at the representation of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade. Source:

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Prayerful remembrance on Prince Mihailo Obrenovic

June 15, 2011 News

10/6/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today, on the occasion of the 143rd anniversary of the death of Prince Mihailo Obrenovic, the memorial service to one of the most significant Serbian leaders of the new century. The memorial service in the Belgrade Cathedral Church, where is the grave of Price Mihailo is located, was […]

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THE ANNUAL CONCERT OF THE “SHENORHALI” CHOIR OF THE CATHOLICOSATE OF CILICIA WAS GREATLY APPLAUDED

June 15, 2011 News

06/11/2011 On Saturday 11 June 2011, the ‘Shenorhali’ Choir held its annual concert at the Siran Manoukian Hall of Manoukian College. The Armenian Church University Students Association organized it under the auspices of His Holiness Aram I. The programme included two parts. In the first part the choir sang spiritual songs from the Holy …

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“ARMENIAN LANGUAGE IS THE SOURCE OF OUR IDENTITY” SAID ARAM I

June 15, 2011 News

On Saturday 2 June 2011, at the Gulbenkian Memorial Hall His Holiness Aram I presided over the ceremony of the distribution of the awards to the winners of the competition organized by the Babikian Foundation of the Catholicosate. For the second year the competition has motivated Armenian students in Armenian Schools to take deep interest […]

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MOR THEOPHILUS GEORGE SALIBA, METROPOLITAN OF MOUNT LEBANON OF THE SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

June 15, 2011 News

9/6/2011 On Wednesday 8 June 2011, His Holiness Aram I met with Metropolitan George Saliba. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian also attended the meeting. The Metropolitan had come to convey the greetings of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, inform Catholicos Aram I of the forthcoming Bishops’ Synod of the Church to be held in September […]

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The fourteenth issue of the Works of Kyiv Theological Academy Published

June 15, 2011 News

Ukrainian Church The material in the journal was divided into permanent sections: Bibleistics, Theology, History of the Kyiv Theological Academy, Philosophy, History of the Church, Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy, Theological Education, Pedagogy, Church and Society, Bibliography. Outside sections the 14th issue of the Works of Kyiv Theological Academy placed materials of the II Student Conference, …

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Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria

June 15, 2011 Featured News

14.06.2011 On June 13, 2011, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, paid a visit to the residence of Patriarch of Alexandria in Cairo. He was welcomed by Patriarchal vicars, Bishop Niphon of Babylon and Bishop Nicodemus of Nitria. Metropolitan Hilarion saw the church of St. Nicholas and the cell […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Grand Imam of Al-Azhar University

June 15, 2011 News

14.06.2011 On June 13, 2011, in the course of his working visit to Cairo, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the Grand Imam of the Al-Azhar University, Sheikh Ahmad al Tayeb. During their talk, Metropolitan Hilarion reminded his interlocutor that the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, […]

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Moscow Patriarchate delegation attends celebrations devoted to the Primate of the Church of Constantinople’s name-day

June 15, 2011 News

13.06.2011 The celebrations on the occasion of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople’s name-day took place on June 10, in Istanbul. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the celebrations were attended by a Russian Orthodox Church delegation led by Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s […]

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