Bucharest Archdiocese Gives $1,000+ to the Family of Newly-Reposed Priest

Basilica Romanian Orthodox News Agency - 17/8/19 The Archdiocese of Bucharest decided, at the initiative of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, to provide financial support to Fr. Marius’ grieving family. The Archdiocese is providing $1,184 (5,000 lei) to Fr. Marius’ wife and children. Fr. Marius Gabriel Bărăscu of Parava, Bacău County, 160 miles northeast of Bucharest, tragically died in ...

The Mother of God Is the Greatest Ambassador of Christians, Patriarchal Auxiliary Bishop Ieronim Says

Basilica Romanian Orthodox News Agency - 17/8/19 The patriarchal auxiliary bishop Ieronim of Sinaia on Wednesday spoke about the role played by the Theotokos in God’s salvific economy, calling the Blessed Virgin Mary ‘the greatest ambassador of Christians’. Leading the service of the burial of the Theotokos at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest on Aug. 14, Bishop ...

REPORTS OF OCA GIVING UP ITS AUTOCEPHALY ARE UNFOUNDED, SAY OCA HIERARCHS

Orthodoxchristian - 17/8/19 The Orthodox Church in America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its autocephaly next year, with several events dedicated to the anniversary throughout America. Its tomos of autocephaly, granted by the Moscow Patriarchate, was signed by His Holiness Patriarch Alexei I and the 14 hierarchs of the Holy Synod in Moscow on April ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE D. LITURGY AT THE BASILICA OF THE NATIVITY IN BETHLEHEM

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 17/8/19 On Sunday, July 30/ August 11, 2019, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos officiated the Divine Liturgy at the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem, above the God-receiving Cave, where our Lord Jesus Christ was born in the flesh. This Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the centenary completion since ...