Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Ethiopian Orthodox Church calls for Peace & Reconciliation with Ethiopian Synod in Exile

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Menetasnot Desta – Chief Administrator of the OCP Amharic Service – (OCP News Service) – 1/11/17 Addis Ababa – Ethiopia: The annual conference of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church concluded on 31st October 2017. The conference began on 22nd October 2017. The Prelates conveyed condolences to the family members of all those who lost their lives during […]

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ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN ATHENS

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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 1/11/17 Remarks at the 2nd Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem 30 October 201 7 Your All-Holiness, Your Excellency, Mr Kotzias, Your Eminences, Respected Members of the Government and the Diplomatic Service, Fellow Participants in this conference, […]

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ABBOT EPHRAIM OF VATOPEDI MEETS WITH PRESIDENT PUTIN

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Orthochristian.com – 1/11/17 Abbot of Vatopedi Monastery on Mt. Athos Archimandrite Ephraim met with President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. According to monasterium.ru, Fr. Ephraim, one of the most influential spiritual fathers on the Holy Mountain, noted in the conversation with the head of state that all are in need of spiritual communication—janitors and officials, oligarchs and presidents. […]

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Russian Church has 180 million faithful; 36,000 churches; 1,000 monasteries; 56 seminaries—pat. Kirill

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OrthoChristian.com – 1/11/17 On an official visit to the Romanian Orthodox Church last week, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke of the rebirth of Orthodoxy in both Russia and Romania, following the fall of communism in both countries. According to the primate, the number of faithful included in the flock of the […]

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PATRIARCH AND PRESIDENT OPEN “WALL OF SORROW” MEMORIAL FOR VICTIMS OF REPRESSION

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Orthochristian.com – 1/11/17 A monument dedicated to the victims of political repression was opened yesterday in Moscow by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and President Vladimir Putin. The patriarch urged all gathered for the opening of the “Wall of Sorrow” to never forget the terrible repressions of the previous century, and that […]

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