Russian Archpriest: the US behind the Recognition of Schismatics in Ukraine

Nadia Bazuk - Contributor - OCP News Service - 9/5/19 In March 2019, the Russian Orthodox site Radonezh published an article by Archpriest Andrei Novikov (also available in Greek). The clergyman commented on the letter of four Athonite monasteries – the Great Lavra, Iveron, Koutloumousiou, and New Esphigmenou, dated late February 2019. The four representatives of the monasteries, ...

The Serbian Patriarch Visits the Gomionica Monastery After Two Centuries

Church of Serbia - 9/5/19 His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Archhierarchal Liturgy in the Gomionica Monastery, the Diocese of Banja Luka (photo gallery), on the feast of the Holy Great Martyr and Victorious George, May 6, 2019. In the prayerful presence of the His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka,  the Patriarch was ...

Ahmed Shaheed: Freedom of Religion or Belief

Church of Serbia - 9/5/19 Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief. A very warm welcome to you all in Montenegro at this Roundtable on Freedom of Religion or Belief! My apologies for not being be able to be with you in person at this roundtable. I know you have all undertaken an important endeavour today, ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary forms partnership with New Georgian University

SVOTS - 9/5/19 [SVOTS Communications / SIBIU, Romania] St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) has signed an agreement of partnership with New Georgian University, the Seminary’s first-ever agreement with an academy in the Republic of Georgia. Archpriest Chad Hatfield, SVOTS president, represented the Seminary at the Solemn Signing Ceremony of Partnership. The agreement was signed May 2, ...