Lazarus Saturday Appeal for the Orthodox Girls School of Bethany

Christian Affairs in the Holy Land for the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem - April 2017 Every Lazarus Saturday, in the ancient city of Bethany, located on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, Christians from around the world gather to commemorate the raising of Lazarus, brother of Mary and Martha, by Christ before ...

36th Anniversary of the Christian Education Center in Damascus

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 2/4/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the celebration of the 36th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Christian Education Center in Damascus. The celebration was held at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. The celebration included a short overview spanning the years of ministry and service that the Center ...

His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, pays visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 2/4/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, received Thursday, 30 March 2017, at the Palace of the Patriarchate, His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, who is currently paying a visit to Romania. His Beatitude expressed his joy over Prince Charles having included the Romanian Patriarchate in his ...

RUSSIAN CHURCH CONCERNED ABOUT CONSTANTINOPLE MEETING WITH UKRAINIAN SCHISMATICS

Pravoslavie.ru - 2/4/17 The head of the Moscow Synodal Department for External Church Relations (DECR) Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has expressed concern over the fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople receives representatives of schismatic Ukrainian church communities. “We fully respect the Ecumenical Patriarch, and do not consider it necessary to comment on what political actors he meets ...

EXPERT: CONSTANTINOPLE WILL NEVER GRANT UKRAINIAN AUTOCPHALY

Pravoslavie.ru  - 2/4/17 The Ukrainians will never get what they are seeking from Constantinople, says Valery Alekseev, President of the international Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Peoples (FUOP). Neither the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, nor any other, will receive autocephaly from the Ecumenical Patriarchate he believes, based on his contacts with the spiritual leaders of Constantinople, ...

FIFTY ATHONITE CELLS CEASE COMMEMORATION OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

Pravoslavie.ru - 2/4/17 According to the Greek site vimaorthodoxias.gr, more than fifty Athonite monastic kalyves and cells have ceased commemoration of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, as reported by a monk of one of these cells. These small monastic dwellings have taken this step in response to the “ecumenical course” of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, especially following ...