Monday, November 5, 2012

CYPRUS: Saint Andreas monastery held hostage to time

November 5, 2012 Featured News

5/11/2012 The road leading to the monastery of Saint Andreas has been abandoned to the elements since the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus. In the middle of the road, sheep from herds block your passage, making it impossible for a car to get by – images one rarely meets elsewhere. They graze in the nearby […]

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Archbishop Hanna Denounces Israeli Attempts To Recruit Christians To The Israeli Army

November 5, 2012 Featured News

5/11/2012 Archbishop Attalla Hanna of the Greek Orthodox Church In Jerusalem, voiced strong condemnation to the Israeli attempts to recruit Arab Christians in the 1948 territory (Israel) into the Israeli military that occupies their people and their lands. Father Hanna strongly denounced some elements that held meetings with Israeli officials in an attempt to encourage […]

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Patriarch opens Orthodox forum

November 5, 2012 Featured News

Moscow Time 4/11/2012 Accompanied by officials and an array of mainstream faith leaders, Patriarch Kirill has opened an Orthodox exhibition and forum dedicated to the 1,150th anniversary of Russia’s statehood, the 400th anniversary of the expulsion of invaders from Poland, the 200th anniversary of Russia’s victory over Napoleon and the 75th anniversary of the Soviet […]

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Egypt: Politicians, Public Figures Welcome New Pope

November 5, 2012 Featured News

4/11/2012 Several Egyptian politicians, officials and public figures welcomed on Sunday the appointment of Bishop Tawadros as the new Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church. They praised the electoral process of the 118th Coptic Pope, adding that challenging responsibilities await him. Prime Minister Hisham Kandil congratulated on Facebook all Copts for the election of Pope […]

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Letters regarding Bishop Matthias now posted on Midwest web site

November 5, 2012 News

CHICAGO, IL [MW Diocese Communications] 4/11/2012 On Saturday, November 3, 2012, Archpriest John Zdinak, Chancellor and Temporary Administrator of the Diocese of the Midwest of the Orthodox Church in America, forwarded two letters—one from the Holy Synod of Bishops, a second from His Grace, Bishop Matthias—to members of the Diocesan Council and all rectors and […]

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Hincu Monastery celebrating its Patronal Feast

November 5, 2012 News

Moldova Orthodox Church October 2012 Embellished and dressed in feast vestments, the Holy monastery of Hincu welcomed Archpastors, clergymen, and lay Christians fromMoldovaand abroad, to celebrate the Feast of Saint Reverend Parascheva, Patron of the Hincu Monastery and of Moldova. The clergy and lay believers, local, and those coming from distant areas, were welcomed with […]

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Archbishop Philexinos Matthias Nayis as the Archbishop of the Diocese of Germany

November 5, 2012 News

5/11/2012 Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East BEIRUT: Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas  has appointed H.E. Mor Philexinos Matthias Nayis as the Archbishop for the Diocese of Germany. The enthronement of the new Diocesan Metropolitan will be performed by the Patriarch himself in the monastery of Mor Yakob in Warburg. The date is yet […]

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The Nun Paraskeva, the Heavenly Patron of Moldova

November 5, 2012 Featured News

  Commemorated on October 14 The Nun Paraskeva the Serbian was born into a pious Bulgarian family, living during the XI Century in the village of Epivato, betwixt Silistra and Constantinople. One day, while listening to Divine-services, the words of the Lord pierced her heart like an arrow: “Whoso doth wish to come follow Me, […]

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Gilded Cross Placed on the Central Dome of the Cathedral Church of Saint Jovan Vladimir in Bar

November 5, 2012 Featured News

3/11/2012 Serbian Orthodox Church His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, consecrated on Sunday, October 28 2012, a gilded cross which was placed on the central dome of the Cathedral church of Saint Jovan Vladimir in Bar. His Eminence Metropolitan was concelebrated by Their Eminences Theodore of Mukachev and […]

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Professor Christos Yannaras to speak аt Saint Steven’s Cathedral

November 5, 2012 News

Serbian Orthodox Church 2/11/2012 The  Western American Diocese and the Saint Steven’s Cathedral are pleased to host Professor Christos Yannaras for a lecture on the theme ”Religion and Church: Two Incompatible Realities?” This event will be held on Sunday, November 4 at 6:00 p.m. at the Saint Steven’s Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, 1621 West Garvey Avenue, Alhambra CA, followed by […]

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Monastery of Cetinje and Seminary of Saint Peter of Cetinje solemnly and prayerfully celebrate its patron

November 5, 2012 News

Serbian Orthodox Church The monastery of Cetinje and the Seminary of Saint Peter of Cetinje on Wednesday, 31 October 2012, prayerfully and solemnly celebrated the feast day of our Holy father Peter of Cetinje and Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke. The celebration of Saint Luke commenced on the eve of the feast, on Tuesday, 30 […]

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13th Anniversary of Enthronement of His Holiness Karekin II

November 5, 2012 Featured News

On 4 November, 2012 following the celebration of Divine Liturgy at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, a special Pontifical Blessing service was offered before the Holy Altar of Descent in the Mother Cathedral, on the occasion of the 13th anniversary of Enthronement of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. […]

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Patriarch Kirill sends Obama sympathy message over Sandy

November 5, 2012 News

Moscow, November 5, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message of sympathy to U.S. President Barack Obama in connection with the consequences of Hurricane Sandy, which has led to numerous fatalities and left thousands homeless. “I am sure that, in these difficult days, the government is doing all that is […]

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