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Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria Performs first Consecration of Deaconesses

February 23, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – February 2017 On the feast of the Saint and Great Martyr Theodore of Tyre, 17 February 2016, the day on which His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa celebrates his name day, a festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Holy Church of St […]

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Poland: Metropolitan Sawa consecrates renovated church of Supraśl Monastery

February 23, 2017 Featured
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  Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency  – 23/2/17 His Beatitude Sawa, Metropolitan of Warsaw and all Poland, consecrated Sunday the renovated church of St John the Theologian in Supraśl Lavra, orthodox.pl reports. In accordance with Church Tradition, a particle of the relics of the local Saint Gabriel of Białystok, martyred at the age of six in […]

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Danish MP wants immigrants to celebrate Christmas to become ‘Danes’

February 23, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – February 2017 The Danish People’s Party has sparked outrage after calling for immigrants and refugees to celebrate Christmas and other Christian festivals if they wish to call themselves “Danish.” Main #government support #party says that #immigrants need to understand #Christianity to be #Danishhttps://t.co/zoWqFFw5la#Regulation#DKpic.twitter.com/SbLLCs9kla — AZ Nordic News (@AZ_Nordic_News) February 17, 2017 According to […]

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DR. LIZA POSTHUMOUSLY GIVEN RUSSIAN RED CROSS’S HIGHEST AWARD

February 23, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 23/2/17 The Russian Red Cross has decided to posthumously award Elizaveta Petrovna Glinka, “Dr. Liza,” the beloved doctor and founder of the charitable “Fair Aid” Foundation, who died in the Tu-154 plane crash near Sochi on December 25 last year. The chairman of the organization Raisa Lukuttsova announced that Dr. Liza would be […]

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The Promise – Movie on the Armenian Genocide will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017

February 22, 2017 Featured
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Movieclips Trailers – 22/1/2107 Don’t miss ‘The Promise’ – Hollywood Movie on the Armenian Genocide which will hit theaters on April 21 – 2017 Set during the last days of the Ottoman Empire, The Promise follows a love triangle between Michael, a brilliant medical student, the beautiful and sophisticated Ana, and Chris – a renowned […]

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NOW BELIEVED PATRIARCH ILIA’S ASSISTANT WAS THE TARGET OF ATTEMPTED POISONING

February 22, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/2/17 It is now known that Archpriest George Mamaladze, who was detained at Tbilisi airport on February 10 with a bottle of cyanide in his baggage, previously thought to be intended for His Holiness Patriarch-Catholics Ilia II of Tbilisi and All Georgia who was undergoing gallbladder surgery in Germany, has been accused of […]

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Archbishop Nicholas (Kasatkin) of Japan

February 21, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 21/2/17 First one must conquer love, and only then spread the word – Archbishop Nicholas (Kasatkin). The first person to preach the Gospel in Japan was a Spaniard, Francis Xavier, a Catholic monk of the Jesuit order. The […]

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ARCHIMANDRITE KIRILL (PAVLOV) – BELOVED RUSSIAN ELDER – REPOSED IN THE LORD

February 21, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/2/17 +Memory Eternal + Today Russia’s beloved elder Archimandrite Kirill (Pavlov) reposed in the Lord. Fr. Kirill was 97 years old. Archimandrite Kirill (in the world, Ivan Dimitrievich Pavlov) was born on September 8, 1919 in the village of Makovskie Vyselki in Ryazan Province, to a pious peasant family. However he lapsed in […]

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Sunday of the Departed Souls – Holy Qurobo in Augsburg

February 21, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mary Mother of God Church in Augsburg on the occasion of the Sunday of the Departed Souls. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, […]

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Australia Catholic Church’s Child Protection Body Allowed to Keep Audits Secret

February 21, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews  – 21/2/17 The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) will have the right to refrain from publishing its auditory reports, according to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Australian Catholic church’s body Catholic Professional Standards (CPS) aimed at examining the church’s approach to child […]

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HIERARCH CONDEMNS ANTI-SERBIAN GRAFFITI IN KOSOVO

February 20, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 20/2/17 Bishop Theodosius of Raska-Prizren recently spoke out, condemning hateful anti-Serbian graffiti that appeared in several places near an Orthodox Church in Kosovo. The offensive graffiti appeared several days ago on a fast food kiosk in Gnjilane, reading “Kill the Serb,” and “UCK”—the Albanian acronym for “Kosovo Liberation Army,” along with a swastika, […]

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Ancient Christian Monuments in Kerala : Some Points of Concern by Prof. Jacob Kurian Onattu

February 20, 2017 Featured
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  MOTV – 20/2/17 Dear Orthodox Brethren, I regularly read the weekly electronic bulletins of ‘UCAN India’, the Indian bureau of ‘the Union of Catholic Asian News’ based in Bangkok. In the Newsletter dated 16 February 2017, the major heading is “Christians unimpressed as Kerala plans to bank on their History”. There are some factual […]

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How to lead the world

February 20, 2017 Featured

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi – The Orthodox Monastic Republic of Mount Athos- 20/2/17 It is very easy to lead the world. First, one needs to lead the nation, which is a much easier thing. In order to rule the nation, one needs to lead one’s family, which it should be even easier. […]

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Aleppo, Mosul & Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?

February 20, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the discussion panel entitled “Aleppo, Mosul and Beyond: What Future do Christians have in the Middle East?” at the Munich Security Conference. His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk and Kurdistan Region was also present in the discussion […]

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Feast Day of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ Celebrated at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

February 20, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 20/2/17 On February 14, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast day commemorating the presentation of the 40 day-old Christ Child to the Temple in Jerusalem. On the occasion of the Feast, a Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral. The celebrant was Very Rev. Fr. Shahe […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives the Governor of Russian Orthodox Church Community to the Republic of Armenia

February 20, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 20/2/17 On February 15, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Bishop Leonid of Alania and Vladikavkaz, the Governor of the Russian Orthodox Church Community in the Republic of Armenia; and Mr. Ivan Volink, Ambassador Extraordinary and […]

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THE FEAST OF ST. SIMEON THE RECEIVER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/2/17 On Thursday 3rd/16th February 2017, the memory of St. Symeon the God-receiver was celebrated by the Patriarchate, at the Monastery dedicated to him where his tomb is preserved, on the west side of New Jerusalem. This feast is observed one day after the Dominical Feast of the Meeting of […]

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THE FEAST OF THE MEETING OF THE LORD AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 20, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/2/17 On Wednesday 2nd/15th February 2017, the feast of Hypapante (Meeting) of the Lord was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Nunnery of Saida Naya, which is a stone’s throw away on the North side of the Church of the Resurrection, opposite Hanke Mosque and next to the Monastery of […]

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The feast of the Meeting of our Lord solemnly celebrated in Novi Sad

February 19, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 19/2/17 On Wednesday, 15 February 2017, on the feast-day of the Meeting of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in the Temple, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Greatmartyr St. George in Novi Sad. His Eminence was concelebrated by Bishop Irinej of […]

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Catholic Church Relies on ‘Secrecy and Resistance’ to Scare Sex Abuse Victims

February 19, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 19/2/17 Australia’s Catholic Church paid out $213 million to victims of sexual abuse by priests between 1980 and 2015, it has been revealed – although a lawyer investigating Catholic sexual abuse has told Sputnik the true compensation bill will be considerably higher, given the number of victims who have failed to come forward. […]

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Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria will Visit Australia

February 18, 2017 Featured
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Bishop Anba Suriel – 18/2/17 Historic First Pastoral Visit of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II to Australia. (30 August – 13 September 2017) In a meeting today with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Bishop Suriel is overjoyed to announce the historic first pastoral visit of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II to Australia. His Holiness will […]

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