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12 Spiritual Quotes from Patriarch Daniel about the Holy Cross

March 21, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Cross of our Saviour Jesus Christ represents God’s love revealed to humans in a world full of hatred and violence. The Holy Cross is the sign of love that conquers sin and death. Christ’s Cross becomes a principle of new life for every Christian; a principle […]

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Patriarch Daniel venerated the Panagia Jordanitissa. The Mother of God and St John Jacob urge us to save the Romanian Skete from the Jordan

March 21, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Romanian Patriarch prayed Thursday before the Jordan Icon of the Mother of God. The Icon recovered from the Romanian Skete on the Jordan Valley was brought March 9, 2017, to the Patriarchal Residence by the V. Rev. Archimandrite Teofil Anastasoaie, superior of the Romanian Settlements in […]

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13th Anniversary of the Pogrom on Kosovo and Metohia

March 19, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – March 2017 BOOK The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and MetohijaThe Historical and Spiritual Heartland of the Serbian People NoKosovoUnesco On the 17th of March 2017. it is 13 years since from the Kosovo and Metohija, in destructive attacks by Albanian extremists, 4,012 Serbs were expelled, most of them have not still […]

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Orthodox Christian Prof. John G. Panagiotou appointed Liasion Officer at Cummins Memorial Theological Seminary

March 19, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 19/3/17 Prof. John G. Panagiotou has been appointed as the Liasion Officer for the Seminary President in Community Affairs at Cummins Memorial Theological Seminary in Summerville, South Carolina. Seminary President Dr. Julius Barnes made the announcement in a letter on March 9, 2017. Panagiotou is a noted theologian, scholar, and writer. […]

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“MOLDOVA HAS NO FUTURE WITHOUT THE ORTHODOX FAITH”—PRESIDENT IGOR DODON

March 19, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 19/3/17 At a March 16 meeting near Moscow, newly-elected Moldovan president Igor Dodon spoke with His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on the great importance of the Orthodox faith for the future of his country. The primate welcomed the president to his residence in Peredelkino just outside of Moscow, congratulating him on his election in […]

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PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW TELLS UKRAINIAN PM THAT CONSTANTINOPLE WILL HELP BUILD SINGLE CHURCH IN UKRAINE

March 19, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 19/3/17 “We pray that the Ukrainian people would be united in one Church. The Mother Church of Constantinople will help you find such a united Church,” His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew told Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting in the offices of the patriarchate in Constantinople on March 15. The Prime […]

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Deacon Dragan Tanasijević: Chilandar – the Mother of Serbian Spirituality

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/3/17 It was in the gallery of the Parish house of Saint Sava church in Belgrade that deacon Dragan S. Tanasijević, the official photographer of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church, presented a lecture on the topic extremely interesting Chilandar – the mother of Serbian Spirituality and with projection […]

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The head of Iran’s state delegation visited Serbian Patriarch

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/3/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received on March 8, 2017 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade a high state delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran, led by His Excellency Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Committee on National Security and Foreign Policy of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic […]

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Central Concelebration

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – March 2017 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America – New York, March 5th 2017 His Eminence, Geron Archbishop Demetrios (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America-Ecumenical Patriarchate), Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America invited hierarchs of the Assemblyto concelebrate […]

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Pictures of the Progress on the Restoration of the Aedicule

March 16, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/3/17 The restoration on the Aedicule in the Holy Sepulcher started on October 26, 2016. The restoration is progressing well. Source:

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FOUNDATION OF ROYAL MARTYRS CHURCH LAID AT SITE OF TSAR’S ABDICATION

March 16, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 16/3/17 On March 14, Metropolitan Eusebius of Pskov and Porkhov celebrated the rite of the founding of a temple in honor of the Holy Royal Martyrs at the station in the city of Dno, where on March 15, 1917, Tsar Nicholas II signed his abdication in favor of his brother Michael, reports the […]

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ACTOR MR. RICHARD GERE VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Friday evening, 25th February/10th March 2017, the actor Mr. Richard Gere visited the Patriarchate escorted by two people known to him and the Patriarchate, Mr. Jamal Narsi and Mr. Zahi Houri. Mr. Richard Gere was received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with Hagiotaphite […]

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H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM LEADS THE DOXOLOGY ON THE 70TH INCORPORATION ANNIVERSARY OF THE DODECANESE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Tuesday morning, 22nd February/7th March 2017, a Doxology was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Annunciation at the Holy Metropolis of Rhodes, officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, courtesy of the Most Reverend Metropolitan Cyril of Rhodes; this was on the occasion […]

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RUSSIAN CHURCH ABROAD CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF LENIN’S BODY FROM RED SQUARE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 14/3/17 On March 12, the second Sunday of Great Lent, a call for the removal of Lenin’s body from Red Square was heard in all parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. The call came in the reading of an epistle for the one hundredth anniversary of the appearance of the […]

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Speaks on the Future of Christians in the Middle East

March 14, 2017 Featured
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AINA – Bar Daisan – 14/3/17 Munich (AINA) — The future of Christians in the Middle East was the subject of a panel discussion at the Munich Security Conference, held on 17-19 of February. Organized by the Hanns-Seidel Foundation, the panel was titled “What future do Christians have in the Middle East?” and focused on […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL TO PRAYERFULLY COMMEMORATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF TSAR NICHOLAS II’S ABDICATION

March 13, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 13/2/17 The centenary of the abdication from the throne of the holy Royal Martyr Tsar Nicholas II will be marked by a Patriarchal Divine Liturgy, as established by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church at its March 9th meeting in Moscow, reports the site of the Moscow Patriarchate. The prayerful commemoration […]

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St. Gregory Palamas and the Tradition of the Fathers

March 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – March  “Following the Holy Fathers” … It was usual in the Ancient Church to introduce doctrinal statements by phrases like this. The Decree of Chalcedon opens precisely with these very words. The Seventh Ecumenical Council introduces its decision concerning the Holy Icons in a more elaborate way: “Following the Divinely inspired teaching […]

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GEORGIAN PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE SAYS PRIEST PLANNED TO KILL PATRIARCH ILIA’S SECRETARY

March 12, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 In a report detailing the ongoing investigation into the poisoning scandal that has rocked the Orthodox nation of Georgia, the Prosecutor’s Office has alleged that Archpriest George Mamaladze attempted to take cyanide to Berlin where the beloved Patriarch Ilia II was undergoing gallbladder surgery, reports Radio Liberty. However, the target was […]

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Adwa Commemorated: Papers Presented on the topic ‘The Invasion of Fascist Italy & the position of Pope Pius XI’

March 12, 2017 Featured
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Eotcmk.org – Kassa  Nigus  – March 2017 Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC) Deserves apology and compensation from Italy. Mahibere Kidusan Research Center organized a workshop to commemorate the Adwa Victory on St. George Day (March 2, 2017) at its premises. Two individuals had presentations on themes relating to the day and the papers were titled, […]

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The Renowned Theologian Prof. Lule Melaku Passes away at 84

March 12, 2017 Featured
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Eotcmk.org -Kassa Nigus- March 2017 +Memory Eternal+ Professor Lule Melaku, the prominent theologian and researcher, was laid to rest at Menbere Tsebaot Holy Trinity Cathedral Church in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, on February 24, 2017. He has been served more than half a century at the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Theology Colleges in teaching and research. […]

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Fasting, Prayer & Repentance: Keys to Approach the Holy God – Abune Mathias

March 12, 2017 Featured
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Eotcmk.org – Kassa Nigus – March 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias has made an address regarding the Fast of Great Lent, locally known as Abiy Tsom/Hudade, which will begin on Monday Yekatit 13, 2009 E.C.( February 20, 2017). Abune Mathias addressing extensively about the worth of fasting, prayer and repentance quoting on (Ps.34:5, Math, 17:14 […]

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