THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – 2019

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 21/8/19 On Monday, August 6/19, 2019, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ. On Mount Tabor On this feast, according to the Gospel narratives, the Church commemorates the event that our Lord went up on Mount Tabor before His Passion; the mount is in Galilee and there, ...

Letter to Archbishop Elpidophoros Following the Meeting with OCL Representatives

OCL - 21/8/19 August 14, 2019 Eve of the Dormition of the Theotokos His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America 8-10 East 79th Street New York, New York 10075-0106 Your Eminence: We greatly appreciate the privilege of meeting with you on July 31st, so early in your ministry to the Church and its people here in America. We all ...

Boat-Church Sets Off for Annual Siberian Missionary Trip

Orthodoxchristian - August 2019 Priests, doctors, and social workers have teamed up again for a unique mission trip along the Ob River in central Russia. The missionaries plan to visit 45 remote settlements in this 23rd annual voyage of the Apostle Andrew the First- Called missionary ship, reports Vesti Novosibirsk. The clergy meet with Orthodox faithful in the ...

Restored Complex of the Orahovo Monastery Consecrated

Church of Serbia - 21/8/19 His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Orahovo Monastery on 17 August 2019. On this occasion the Hierarch consecrated the restored monastery complex and a new  road that leads to the ancient shrine in Crmnica, while he promoted the ...

5th anniversary of Enthronement of Metropolitan Onuphry celebrated in Kiev

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Orthodoxchristian - 21/8/19 His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine was enthroned as the primate of the Ukrainian Church on August 17, 2014, following the repose of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir. The fifth anniversary of his enthronement was previously celebrated in June together with his name’s day, when hierarchs throughout the Orthodox world gathered in Kiev to ...

Aid Organisation Raises Red Flag Over Forced Conversions of Christian Women to Islam in Pakistan

Sputniknews - Tim Korso- August 2019 The problem mostly affects religious minorities, such as Christians, who also face other issues in addition to forced conversions. Asia Bibi, a Christian woman born in Pakistan, narrowly escaped a death sentence recently over false accusations of blasphemy, triggered by a conflict with Muslim colleagues. The organisation Aid to the Church ...