Serbian Patriarch and Patriarchs of Antioch Call for Pan-Orthodox Unity

OCP News Service - 4/6/19 Damascus-Syria: His Holiness Irinej - Patriarch of Serbia met His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and His Beatitude John X - Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch at the St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral on 2nd June ...

Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus

Church of Serbia - 4/6/19 His Holiness Irinej arrived in Damascus, the capital of Syria on 1 June 2019. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed in the most solemn way by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East with hierarchs of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch ...

KIEV PATRIARCHATE DOES NOT AND HAS NEVER EXISTED, SAYS PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW

Orthodoxchristian - 4/6/19 Philaret Denisenko’s “Kiev Patriarchate” (KP) does not and has never existed, Patriarch Bartholomew told a group of Ukrainian journalists in Istanbul last week. “As for [Ph]ilaret, he was restored to his episcopal dignity as former Metropolitan of Kiev. The so-called ‘Patriarchate of Kiev’ does not exist and never existed,” the Patriarch told the National ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross in Geneva

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 4/6/19 On June 2, 2019, the 6th Sunday after Pascha, commemoration of Gospel’s Blind Man, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation ...

Patriarch of Romania Urges Parents To Spend More Time With Their Children

Basilica Orthodox News Agency - June 2019 Patriarch Daniel in his Children’s Day message urged parents to spend more time with their children and help them cultivate faith, hope, love and the freedom to do good to others. The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church dedicated the first Sunday following the International Children’s Day (June 1) ...

Archaeologists Unearth OLDEST Christian Church Outside Egypt’s Alexandria

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  Sputniknews - 4/6/19 The newly-unearthed ancient temple’s structure resembles those found on the Greek islands and the mainland, which are also alleged to date back to the mid-fourth century AD. Polish archaeologists made a remarkable discovery as they unearthed the over 2,000-year-old port city of Marea, to the southwest of the ancient Egyptian stronghold of Alexandria, claiming that it might have been a ...