Saturday, May 26, 2018

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Receives the Prestigious Orthodox Unity Award

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Church of Serbia – 26/5/18 On 23 May 2018 at the award ceremony of the International Fund for Unity of Orthodox Peoples held in the solemn hall of the Church Assemblies at the church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Irinej was awarded with the high award of the Fund. He also addressed […]

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Russian Orthodox Church: Kiev Church Self-Rule Impossible Without Moscow Consent

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Sputniknews – 26/5/18 The global Orthodox community has been thrown into upheaval over the Ukrainian government’s initiative to create a “single local church” which would separate Ukraine’s largest Orthodox denomination from the Russian patriarchate. Speaking to Sputnik, Russian Orthodox Church spokesman Archpriest Nikolai Balashov explained what’s at stake. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced last month that […]

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Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy at Christ the Saviour church

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Church of Serbia – 26/5/18 On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Serbian and Russian Patriarchs officiated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Christ the Saviour. On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Slavic Enlighteners, 24 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Archbishop of […]

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THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE LAWSUIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE CATHOLICOSATE’S HISTORICAL SEAT IN SIS MEETS AT ANTELIAS

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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 26/5/18 On the week of May 14th, members from the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis held a work meeting in Antelias under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I. A complete session of the legal committee will take place […]

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Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

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The Armenian delegation that was present during the discussion of the motion in the Knesset. From left to right: Sako Djernazian, Hagop Djernazian, Fr. Theodoros Zakarian, Ms Anahid Avakian, Meretz Chairwoman Tamar Zandberg and Fr. Koryoun Baghdasaryan.

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/5/18 The Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition. Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition […]

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