Orthodox Service In Turkish Hotel, Not Church

Maria Arkouli - 10/1/2013 A group of about 400 Greeks performed a religious ceremony in a hotel, after the denial of the permission needed to conduct a church service at the Taxiarchis Church in the Aegean province of Balikesir’s Ayvalik district. As Hurriyetdailynews reports, the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul wanted to organize a church service ...

His Beatitude Daniel Celebrates Six Years since His Enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church

1/10/13 On Monday, 30 September 2013, His Beatitude Daniel will celebrate six years since his enthronement as Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (30 September 2007). At this anniversary time, at 9.30 hours, the Patriarch of Romania will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral, assisted by hierarchs of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox ...

Protocol of Collaboration between the Romanian Patriarchate and the Romanian Television

1/10/2013 On 26 September 2013, the Romanian Patriarchate and Romanian Television concluded a Protocol of cooperation in order to promote national culture and identity. The document was signed at the Patriarchate Palace by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church and by Mr Claudiu Saftoiu, President-General Director of the RTV. The two institutions are going ...

Time is not ripe for Pope’s visit to Serbia – Patriarch Irinej

  1/10/13 BELGRADE – Serbian Patriarch of the Orthodox Church said, in an interview for the German daily “Frankfurter Zeitung”, he was for the convergence of the Orthodox and Catholic Church, as well as for the arrival of the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Serbia, but he said that the time for his coming is ...

Coptic Bishop Anba Makarios Escapes Assassination Attempt in Egypt

  1/10/13 (AINA) -- Bishop Anba Makarios of Minya was the target of an unsuccessful assassination attempted this morning. The Bishop was driving into the town of el-Sario in Abou Qorqas, Minya province, when his car came under a hail of bullets from several unidentified persons. The Bishop's driver was able to drive away and he brought ...