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Serbian Church canonizes three martyrs

May 16, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 16/5/18 At its latest session, from April 28 to May 10, the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church resolved to canonize three holy martyrs among the saints, reports The Union of Orthodox Journalists. The official canonization of Sts. Gregory of Peć, Vasilije of Peć, and Bosiljka Rajičić and those who suffered with them […]

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Hakeldama or Field of Blood

May 14, 2018 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/5/18 We read about Hakeldama in the New Testament; the Aramaic words Hakeldama mean Field of Blood. Judas Iscariot, one of Christ’s original students, is mostly known for betraying our Lord. In the Gospel of St. Matthew we read that Judas went to the clergy in the Temple […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios release books on interfaith dialogue between Christian-Muslim relations

May 14, 2018 Featured
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MOTV – 14/5/18 HYDERABAD: His Grace Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan, Indian Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad, released two books during the summer course on ‘Interfaith Dialogue and Pilgrimage’ at Henry Martyn Institute, Hyderabad, on May 3. The books are authored by Fr Bob McCahill, a Maryknoll priest, and Fr Paul Jackson, an Australian Jesuit. Titled ‘I […]

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SUNDAY OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

May 14, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 14/5/18 On Sunday April 23/May 6, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the Sunday of the Samaritan woman at the shrine of Jacob’s well in Nablus of Samaria. This feast commemorates the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord and the revelation that “He is the Messiah, God is spirit and those who […]

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Saint Basil the Bishop of Ostrog

May 14, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 14/5/18 Saint Basil, Bishop of Zakholmsk, was born of pious parents in the sixteenth century in the Popov district of Herzegovina. At the age of maturity he left his parental home and settled in the Trebinsk monastery in honor of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos, and became a monk. […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. GEORGE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

May 14, 2018 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/5/18 The feast of St. George the Great Martyr and Trophy Bearer was celebrated one day before the actual feast, on Saturday April 22/May 5, 2018. At the Greek-Orthodox Arab-speaking Community of Acre-Ptrolemais in North Israel The Feast was led by the Hegoumen of Acre Archimandrite Philotheos with co-celebrants Priests from […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church April – May 2018

May 14, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 14/5/18 The public communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from their regular meeting held at the Patriarchate of Pec monastery and Belgrade April 29 – May 10, 2018.  The regular meeting of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on April 29, […]

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Message of the Holy Assembly of Bishops on Kosovo and Metohija

May 14, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 14/5/18 We, the bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the ancient and glorious Patriarchate of Pech, gathered by the grace of the Holy Spirit, for the regular convocation of the Holy Assembly of Bishops in the historic See of Serbian archbishops and patriarchs, the Monastery of the Patriarchate of Pech, and […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. John Church – Salalah, Oman

May 14, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 14/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. John Church in Salalah – Oman. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Gregorios Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin Diocese and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal Synod in India, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, Metropolitan of Beirut, Mor Ireneos Paulose, […]

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Forum on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Held in Buenos Aires

May 12, 2018 Featured
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Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute – 12/5/18 Common declaration Under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, a second international forum on modern slavery convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 5-8, 2018. This forum, entitled Old Problems in the New World, was cosponsored by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Buenos Aires and South America, and the Patriarch […]

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METROPOLITAN HILARION LEADS PATRONAL FEAST OF ST. GEORGE CHURCH

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Eastern American Diocese- ROCOR – 11/5/18 On Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of May, the feast of the Holy Great-Martyr, Trophy-Bearer, and Wonderworker George, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York paid an archpastoral visit to St. George Kuban Cossack Church in Howell, NJ, to lead the divine services for the parish’s patronal […]

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Assyrians in Sweden Critical of Government’s Position on Genocide Bill

May 11, 2018 Featured
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AINA – 11/5/18 Stockholm (AINA) — Assyrians and Armenians in Sweden have reacted strongly after Swedish prime minister Stefan Lövfen revealed in an interview that his government has no intention to make genocide recognition part of Swedish foreign policy. The announcement was ill received by the large Assyrian community, which makes up a significant portion of […]

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Archbishop-Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem congratulates the new Prime Minister of Armenia

May 11, 2018 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 11/5/18  His Beatitude Archbishop-Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem congratulates the new Prime Minister of Armenia, the Honourable Mr. Nikol Pashinyan. Source:  

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ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW IN GOOD HEALTH AFTER OVERNIGHT HOSPITAL STAY

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 11/5/18 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew spent a night in the hospital earlier this week after he began to feel sick and dizzy, reports Dobrotoliubie. According to the doctors who examined His All-Holiness, the patriarch had felt sick on Sunday, but didn’t pay much attention to it and decided to go to Liturgy. His condition […]

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Archbishop Jovan officiated Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky church

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 11/5/18 With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch,  His Beatitude Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Saint Alexander Nevsky in Belgrade on the feast day of Holy Great Martyr and George the Victory-bearer. His Beatitude was concelebrated by Their […]

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Apostle Mark the Evangelist of the Seventy

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 11/5/18 The Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark, also known as John Mark (Acts 12:12), was one of the Seventy Apostles, and was also a nephew of Saint Barnabas (June 11). He was born at Jerusalem. The house of his mother Mary adjoined the Garden of Gethsemane. As Church Tradition relates, on […]

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Consecration of Mort Shmouni Syriac Orthodox Church – Ghala, Muscat

May 11, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 11/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the church of Mor Shmouni in Ghala – Muscat, Oman. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences: Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of Oman and Metropolitan of Kozhikkod Diocese, Mor Clemis Daniel Kourieh, […]

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New Publication on Holy Etchmiadzin

May 9, 2018 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 9/5/18 With the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Publishing Department of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has published the memorandum “Chronicle: Holy Etchmiadzin, 1872-1880”, by Rev. Fr. Vahan Bastamyants, a member of the Brotherhood of Mother See, 19th century. […]

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Reception held for Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem Il in Muscat

May 9, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 9/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received by a crowd of faithful of our Church in Muscat at his residence. Leading the crowd were their Eminences: Mor Gregorios Joseph, Metropolitan of Kochi Diocese and Secretary of the Regional Episcopal synod in India, Mor Ireneos Paulose, Patriarchal Vicar of […]

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Intercession Miracle of Saint Pope Kyrillos VI narrated by Farouk Tawfik

May 7, 2018 Featured
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Fr Kyrillos Ibrahim – 7/5/18 Mr. Farouk Tawfik related the following: My wife has had diabetes since 1977 and suffered much from the side effects and food restrictions. On January 6,1981, her condition worsened and she contracted a severe throat infection along with a high fever. Instead of enjoying Christmas Day, I spent the night praying […]

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A Historical Day for the Serbian Armed Forces

May 7, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 7/5/18 After the introduction of religious service into the Army of Serbia, the General Staff of the Serbian Armed Forces celebrated on 6 May 2018, for the first time, its Patron Saint-day (slava), the Holy Great-martyr George. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. He was concelebrated by mayor […]

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