HIERARCH CONDEMNS ANTI-SERBIAN GRAFFITI IN KOSOVO

Pravoslavie.ru - 20/2/17 Bishop Theodosius of Raska-Prizren recently spoke out, condemning hateful anti-Serbian graffiti that appeared in several places near an Orthodox Church in Kosovo. The offensive graffiti appeared several days ago on a fast food kiosk in Gnjilane, reading “Kill the Serb,” and “UCK”—the Albanian acronym for “Kosovo Liberation Army,” along with a swastika, reports InSerbia. ...

Ancient Christian Monuments in Kerala : Some Points of Concern by Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu

Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu

  MOTV - 20/2/17 Dear Orthodox Brethren, I regularly read the weekly electronic bulletins of ‘UCAN India’, the Indian bureau of ‘the Union of Catholic Asian News’ based in Bangkok. In the Newsletter dated 16 February 2017, the major heading is “Christians unimpressed as Kerala plans to bank on their History”. There are some factual errors in the ...

Aleppo, Mosul & Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 20/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the discussion panel entitled “Aleppo, Mosul and Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?” at the Munich Security Conference. His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan Region was also present in the discussion panel. The panel ...

Roundtable on Migration and Refugees

  Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 20/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a roundtable talk on “Migration and Refugees” at the Munich Security Conference. He spoke about the dangers of migration of Christians in the Middle East and how it affects negatively the Christian presence in their homeland. He also spoke about the problems refugees ...

Feast Day of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ Celebrated at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 20/2/17 On February 14, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast day commemorating the presentation of the 40 day-old Christ Child to the Temple in Jerusalem. On the occasion of the Feast, a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral. The celebrant was Very Rev. Fr. Shahe Ananyan, ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Receives the Governor of Russian Orthodox Church Community to the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 20/2/17 On February 15, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Bishop Leonid of Alania and Vladikavkaz, the Governor of the Russian Orthodox Church Community in the Republic of Armenia; and Mr. Ivan Volink, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentary ...

THE FEAST OF ST. SIMEON THE RECEIVER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 20/2/17 On Thursday 3rd/16th February 2017, the memory of St. Symeon the God-receiver was celebrated by the Patriarchate, at the Monastery dedicated to him where his tomb is preserved, on the west side of New Jerusalem. This feast is observed one day after the Dominical Feast of the Meeting of the Lord, ...

THE FEAST OF THE MEETING OF THE LORD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 20/2/17 On Wednesday 2nd/15th February 2017, the feast of Hypapante (Meeting) of the Lord was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Nunnery of Saida Naya, which is a stone’s throw away on the North side of the Church of the Resurrection, opposite Hanke Mosque and next to the Monastery of our ...