Friday, July 15, 2011

New Soup Kitchen Opens in Vagharshapat – “The Care towards the Needy is a Commandment by God to His Faithful”

July 15, 2011 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin 11/7/2011 On July 11, in the “Hratch and Suzanne Toufayan” Youth Center of Vagharshapat, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over the opening service of the soup kitchen. Present for the service were the Members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See, Mrs. Jema […]

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The Anniversary of the Resurrection of the Church

July 15, 2011 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church FILE NEWS- JUNE 2011 By:Thoma Dhima Translated by Aleksia Dervishi On June 24, the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania celebrated the 19th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude, Archbishop Anastasios, at the Annunciation Church in Tirana. A hierarchical liturgy was celebrated by members of the Holy Synod with the faithful […]

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HIS BEATITUDE MEETS WITH HIS BEATITUDE THE ARCHBISHOP OF ATHENS

July 15, 2011 News

14/7/2011 At noon on Thursday 14th July 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa visited His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece at the Holy Arhchdiocese of Athens. The two primates discussed issues regarding both Churches and His Beatitude the Patriarch once again expressed gratitude for the […]

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World public forum ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ holds international conference on ‘Mount Athos’s Contribution to Europe’s Religious and Intellectual Tradition’ in Salzburg

July 15, 2011 News

13.07.2011 A conference on ‘The Contribution of Mount Athos to Europe’s Religious and Intellectual Tradition’ was held on July 8-9, 2011, in Salzburg, Austria. It was organized by the Dialogue of Civilizations world public forum. Among the participants were Mr. Walter Schwimmer, former general secretary of the Council of Europe, Princess Katarina of Serbia, Great […]

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The Politics Behind Egyptian Christian Anti-Semitism

July 15, 2011 Featured News

Ashraf Ramelah 15/7/2011 Bishop Musa, Coptic Bishop of Youth in Egypt, stated in a recent interview with Egyptian magazine Rosa le-Youssef (June 15, issue #1827), that Copts in Egypt are in no need of protection from anywhere outside of Egypt because Copts are protected “through Allah and their Muslim brothers,” – “brothers” I believe refers […]

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Russian Orthodox Church against becoming State Religion

July 15, 2011 News

Moscow, July 15, Interfax – The Moscow Patriarchate’s position on what relations between the state and the Church should be is invariable, it said. “We do not want the (Church) to become part of the state apparatus, state machinery, to assume secular functions,” Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, the head of the Synodal Department for Church and […]

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Politics, Embezzlement in Kosovo Embroil Serbian Orthodox Church

July 15, 2011 News

15/7/2011 Last week, the Belgrade Prosecutor’s Office sent a request for the extension of an investigation against former Kosovo bishop Artemije and three other Serbian Orthodox officials for financial embezzlement and misuse of office. Along with Artemije, Simeon Vilovski, former abbot of the Banjska Monastery, Rade Suboticki, owner of the Rade Neimar construction company, and […]

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