Patriarch Daniel on New Year: Focus on spiritual side of life – St. Basil was a spiritual and practical man

Basilica News Agency - 3/1/2020 The Patriarch of Romania stressed that it is more important to grow spiritually than biologically and materially at the start of the New Year. In his first homily of 2020, Patriarch Daniel offered his reflections on Christ’s childhood and referred to the life of Saint Basil, one of Christianity’s greatest universal teachers. ‘Jesus ...

Husi Bishop Spends Christmas Night with Homeless People

Basilica News Agency - 3/1/2020 - the Romanian Orthodox Church  His Grace Bishop Ignatie spent his Christmas night with 23 homeless people at a social night center in Barlad. The bishop brought warm food and dined with the homeless. He listened to their life story and suffering and shared with the encouragement. “He served them delicious and still ...

Is Government of Montenegro Trying to ‘De-Serbianise’ The Country With New Church Law?

Sputniknews - 3/01/20 The President of Montenegro, Milo Djukanovic, signed off on legislation on Saturday, 28 December, which would seize churches if the owners are unable to show building permits. What lies behind the controversial new law? Protesters have been demonstrating in the Montenegrin capital against the law, which they say is part of a campaign of persecution against ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: Churches Belong to the People, Not to the Ungodly Ones!

Church of Serbia - 3/1/2020 His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, and Their Graces Bishops Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Atanasije of Mileseva, Dimitrije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and retired Atanasije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina celebrated the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy with the prayerful participation of many faithful believers at Holy Apostolic Church in Podgorica on Sunday, December 29, ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Appeals for Ending the Terror over the Church and the People in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 3/1/2020 The appeal of Serbian Patriarch Irinej for ending the terror over the Church and the people in Montenegro. His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej calls on the Montenegrin state authorities, especially members of the Ministry of the Interior, to immediately end the brutal terror over the Serbian Orthodox Church, its clergy and its ...

THE SACRAMENT OF THE HOLY UNCTION FOR THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 3/1/2019 On Wednesday afternoon, December 19/2019, January 1/2020, after Vespers at the Monastic Church of Saints Constantine and Helen of the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, the Service of the Holy Unction followed, as a preparation for the forthcoming Christmas Feast. The Service was officiated by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, with six ...

THE ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE RECEPTION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - December 19-January 2020 The annual New Year reception of the Heads of the Christian Churches and their respective accompanying parties, withheld by the President of the State of Israel, took place at the Presidential Residence on Monday morning, December 17/30, 2019. The President Mr. Reuben Rivlin and the Minister of Economy and Minister ...