His Holiness Aram I’s visit gives hope to the Armenian Community in Aleppo

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/1/17 5 January 1017. On Thursday, Christmas Eve, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Aleppo to celebrate the Incarnation of Jesus Christ with the Armenian community who have stayed in Aleppo despite the conflict. He entered the city accompanied by Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Peria (Syria) and an accompanying delegation consisting of clergy ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received Families of Soldiers Killed in Berd – Tavush Province

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 14/1/17 On 11 January, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received the families of soldiers killed in the Berd, Tavush Province. The meeting was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. They were accompanied by His Grace Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan, Primate of the Diocese ...

His Holiness Aram I celebrates Christmas Liturgy with the Armenian Community in Aleppo

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 14/1/17 6 January 2016. His Holiness Aram I celebrated the Christmas Liturgy at the Holy Mother of God Church, assisted on the altar by Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, the Diocesan Bishop, and Bishop Norayr Ashekian, a member of the brotherhood accompanying the Catholicos. Catholicos Aram I focussed his sermon on the biblical verse, “Do not be ...

Celebration of the Holy Nativity and Theophany in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - January 2017 On January 6, on the Feast of the Holy Nativity and Theophany of Our Lord Jesus Christ, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The Divine Liturgy was attended by Mr. Galust Sahakyan , President ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church Benefiting from Mahibere Kidusan Free Professional Services

Eotcmk.org - 14/1/17 The Department of Professional Services and Capacity Building under Mahibere Kidusan continues to offer free professional services to Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido churches and monasteries in different dioceses. In an interview with Sem’atsidq newspaper, the Coordinator for the Department Ato Desta Belay explained that the Department has been offering such services since 2007 in the ...

St Gregory of Nyssa celebrated in Bucharest – Believers venerated the relics of the Saint

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 14/1/17 Many faithful from Bucharest participated Tuesday, 10 January 2016, in the Divine Liturgy celebrated at Lady Bălașa Church. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Ciprian Grădinaru presided over the Divine Liturgy in the concelebration of an assembly of priests. The Church celebrated one of its protector saints: St Gregory of Nyssa. Rev. ...

V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum concludes works in Paris

V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum concludes its works in Paris

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 14/1/17 The V European Orthodox-Catholic Forum held its works in Paris from 9 January to 12 January 2017. His Eminence Iosif, Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan of Western and Southern Europe, represented the Romanian Orthodox Church. The venue of the meeting was Missions Étrangères de Paris. The meeting was co-presided by Cardinal Péter ...

Metropolitan Ioan of Banat buys house for mother of four

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency -14/1/17 His Eminence Ioan, Metropolitan of Banat, is renowned for his charity. Once again, he succeeded in solving the desperate situation of a mother of four children in less than 24h, pressalert.ro reports. The family was living in a barn near the village of Comloşu Mare, Timiş County. The family has already ...