Saturday, March 11, 2017

Orthodox Christianity and Islam: Dialogues and Discourses

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Nikolaos Adamou – 11/3/17 On Thursday, March 9, 2017 the Solon Society, the Hellenic Cultural Society of Long Island in cooperation with the AHEPA Constantine Cassis Chapter 170, hosted Dr. Angeliki Ziaka, Associate Professor of Theology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Visiting Fellow at the Middle East and Islamic Studies at Columbia University […]

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Croatia: Five Serbian Orthodox churches broken into

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INSERBIA – March 2017 Five Orthodox temples in Croatia have been broken into during the past several days, the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) announced on Friday. Money was stolen, but no major material damage has been done, a statement released by the SPC Eparchy (diocese) of Dalmatia said. The churches targeted in this way are […]

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Supreme Spiritual Council Issues Announcement

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March 2017 From March 7 to 9, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Supreme Spiritual Council was convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, during which they reflected on various issues related to national life, including the forthcoming […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulates Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia on His 70th Birthday

March 11, 2017 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March 2017 On March 8, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to His Holiness Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The Catholicos of All Armenians also had a telephone conversation with […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece

March 11, 2017 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – March 2017 On March 9, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Nikos Kotsias, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece. He was accompanied by his delegation, and Mr. Karen Nazaryan, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic […]

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Relics of St. Stefan Lazarevic brought to Belgrade for veneration

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Church of Serbia – 11/3/17 With blessing of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej and thanks to the benevolence of His Grace Bishop Ignatius of Branichevo, relics of St. Stefan Lazarevic have been brought from monastery Manasija to the church of Ascension of the Lord in Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Arsenius, Vicar Bishop of His Holiness, prayerfully […]

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International Orthodox Chaplains’ Association supports chaplains of canonical Ukrainian Church

March 11, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – 11/3/17 The statement of the Third International Conference of Orthodox Military Chaplains, held October 17-21, 2016 by the Orthodox Ordinariate of the Polish army in Warsaw, was published on March 8 on the site of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s Synodal Department for Relations with the Armed Forces. The statement expressed approval […]

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ST. PATRICK OF IRELAND AND OTHER WESTERN SAINTS OFFICIALLY ADDED TO RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CALENDAR

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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 St. Patrick, the great enlightener of Ireland, will be officially celebrated in the Russian Orthodox Church for the first time this year on March 17/30. At its March 9 session, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox, under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, officially adopted St. Patrick and more […]

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CYPRUS’ FIRST RUSSIAN-STYLE CHURCH TO BE CONSECRATED MARCH 27

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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 The consecration and grand opening of Cyprus’ first Russian-style Orthodox church, named in honor of St. Andrew the First-Called, will take place on March 27, RIA-Novosti reports. “This is the first church on the island built in the Russian style for the spiritual nourishment of the Russian-language faithful of the Metropolis […]

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HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT SIGNS AGREEMENT TO ALLOCATE $8 MILLION TO RESTORE ORTHODOX CHURCHES

March 11, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 11/3/17 On February 1, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed a government order to allocate a state grant to the Russian Orthodox Church’s Hungarian diocese for restoring and constructing new churches. Most recently, the ceremonial signing of the agreement on the transfer of funds took place on Thursday, March 9, according to the site […]

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CYPRIOT SPIRITUAL LEADERS TAKE STAND AGAINST VIOLENCE TOWARDS WOMEN

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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 In honor of International Women’s Day, Cyrpus’ religious leaders came together yesterday at the Ledra Palace Hotel in the UN-controlled buffer zone to make a joint statement pledging to work together and with authorities to help end violence against women on the island. According to a recent domestic violence survey, 22% of […]

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