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The highest distinction of the Diocese of Zica for the Serbian Patriarch

September 22, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 22/9/17 On behalf of the clergy, monastics and the faithful of the Diocese of Zica, His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica handed over to His Holiness Irinej the Order of Venerable Simon the Monk at the Serbian Patriarchate on 19 September 2017. His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica indicated in his […]

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Enthronement of Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla

September 22, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – September 2017 Newly elected Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla was enthroned at the Cathedral church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Bijeljina on 17 September 2017. (phоto gallery). His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan […]

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Assyrian Umbrella Organization Asks UN to Support Assyrians in North Iraq

September 22, 2017 Featured
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AINA – 22/9/17 (AINA) — The Assyrian Universal Alliance, an umbrella organization for Assyrians worldwide, has sent a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterrs, regarding the establishment of an Assyrian regional government in north Iraq, where the majority of Assyrians remain after being driven out of Iraq since 2004. […]

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BULGARIAN METROPOLITAN DOMETIAN OF VIDIN REPOSES IN THE LORD

September 21, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 21/9/17 +Memory Eternal+ The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Metropolitan Dometian of Vidin has reposed at the age of 84 after a long illness, the Holy Synod announced on Monday, the Sofia Globe reports. Born Dimitar Topuzliev in 1932, he took his monastic vows in 1959 and was consecrated as bishop in 1974, serving as head of the […]

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Orthodox Archbishop of Cyprus – The Church will not apologize to homosexuals

September 21, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 21/9/19 His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Orthodox Archbishop of Nova Justinia and All Cyprus, in his interview with the Alpha TV said that Orthodox Church will not apologize to homosexuals. By Cyprus Mail Online. Source:

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Orthodox Christian Chant – In the Dark Night

September 21, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – September 2017 Orthodox Christian Chant “In the Dark Night” about the Birth of Lord Jesus Christ, by the Monks of Sviatohirsk Lavra in Ukraine. Source:

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Orthodox Christian Chant – Bless my soul, O Lord

September 21, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – September 2017 Lord, don’t cast me outside of Your Church, don’t cast me out to the darkness and emptiness. All are to answer the inner call of the Holy Spirit, and join the Saints in the never-ending praise given to the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. Source:

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“I Don’t Want the Russian Church Abroad to Lose Its Identity” – Protopriest Peter Perekrestov

September 19, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2017 You were born and reared in the Russian diaspora. Tell us about the people who influenced you in your younger years and nurtured in you a love for the Church and your historic homeland. – I […]

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Gevorkian Theological Seminary Begins Offering Postgraduate Education in Theology

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2017 The Gevorkian Theological Seminary of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin received postgraduate graduation accreditation, according to decision № 987 A/2 issued on October 6, 2016 by the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia. As a result of long-term hard work, a new […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th Armenia-Diaspora Conference

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – September 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II,  SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS  ADDRESSED TO THE SIXTH ARMENIA-DIASPORA PANARMENIAN CONFERENCE 18-20 September, 2017, Yerevan Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Armenia, Your Excellency, Mr. President of the Republic of Artsakh, Spiritual Brother, Catholicos of the […]

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Catholicos Aram I Highlights Problems of Emigration, Lack of Confidence; Urges National Unity

September 19, 2017 Featured
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – September 2017 His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, stressed the importance of “confidence” as one of the three key phrases in the theme of the Sixth Armenia-Diaspora Pan-Armenian Conference, “Mutual Confidence, Unity, and Responsibility.” “Indeed, any type of cooperation in which confidence is lacking becomes false and harmful,” Aram […]

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Meeting of SYGG-Syria with President Dr. Bashar Assad

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II meets His Excellency Dr. Bashar Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic, with the participants of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Damascus Hall in Damascus. The accompanying delegation included their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama […]

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Syriac Cultural Festival (SYGG-Syria)

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participates in the Syriac Cultural Festival held at the conclusion of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria, at the Syriac Martyrs garden in Bab Touma – Damascus. The festival was organized by the patriarchal youth department. St. Aphrem Patriarchal Choir presented several cultural […]

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Holy Qurobo at the Conclusion of SYGG-Syria

September 19, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 19/9/17 At the end of the Suryoyo Youth General Gathering – Syria 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery, Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, and Environs, and Mor Maurice […]

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Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and Ordination of Monks

September 17, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/9/17 On the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese […]

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Fr. Milan Radulovic leads Literary evening in Chicago (Bulgarian)

September 17, 2017 Featured
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тешител Дух на Истината – 17/9/17 Fr. Milan Radulovic of the Bulgarian orthodox Patriarchate leads Literary evening, Chicago, IL , September 9th 2017. Source:

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Sermons by Fr. Milan Radulovic – 4th, September 2017 (Bulgarian)

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – 16/91/7 Проповед на отец Милан – Утешител Дух на Истината – 3 септември 2017. Source:

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CHURCHES OF MA’LOULA LOOTED BY MILITANTS BEING RESTORED IN SYRIA

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Orthodoxchristian.com – 16/9/17 Ma’loula, Syria – The Ma’loula church complex, looted by Islamic militants, is being restored at an accelerated speed. One of the churches is expected to be ready for parishioners in the near future, RIA-Novosti reports. “The most difficult was restoring the cave of St. Thekla. It suffered greatly, as did the Church of St. Elias. The […]

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Days of Holy Martyrs of Jasenovac

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/9/17 The celebration of Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac under auspices of  the Diocese of Pakrac-Slavonia commenced on 3 September 2017 with a Liturgy at the monastery church of the Nativity of Saint John the Forerunner in Jasenovac, and will end on 13 September, the day when the Serbian Church marks […]

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Patron saint-day of the church of Synaxis of the Serbian saints on Karaburma

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/9/17 On the occasion of the church slava, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Synaxis of Serbian Saints on Karaburma on 10 September 2017. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophors Dragan Stanisic, Ratko Aksentic, Zivadin Protic and Spasoje Zivanovic, Arhimandrite Filimon – abbot […]

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GREEK SYNOD’S DECISION ON ATHONITES IS RESPONSE TO SIMILAR RULE FROM CONSTANTINOPLE

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 16/9/17 As reported yesterday, in a major decision, the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church released a decree Wednesday that allows abbots, hieromonks, and simple monks to visit and offer lectures in Greek cities and churches only by permission of the Holy Synod, rather than the local hierarch whose metropolis they wish to visit. […]

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