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A Group of Albanians tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije to officiate Liturgy at Svach near Ulcinj

July 10, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 10/7/18 A group of twenty Albanians yesterday tried to stop Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral to serve the Holy Liturgy with priests and the faithful on the foundations of the church of Saint John the Baptist at Svach near Ulcinj. The group of twenty Albanians led by Haxhi Sulejmani, councilor […]

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Twenty-Six Years since the Canonical Revival of the Albanian Orthodox Church

July 10, 2018 Featured

The Albanian Orthodox Church – June- July 2018 On June 24, 1992, His Beatitude Anastasios was elected as the Head of our Church by the Ecumenical Patriarchate On June 24, 1992, after the advent of democracy in Albania, the Ecumenical Patriarchate elected Metropolitan Anastasius, as the first archbishop of the Orthodox Church. Such a choice […]

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The Serbian Patriarch celebrated Liturgy in the Russian church in Belgrade

July 10, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 10/7/18 His Holiness Irinej officiated the Liturgy in the Russian church of Holy Trinity in Belgrade on 8 July 2018. On the day when the Church celebrates Sts. Peter and Fevronia, wonder-workers of Murom and protectors of the family, it was in the Russian church at Tasmajdan that His Holiness Irinej, Serbian […]

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Prayer Meeting for Peace in the Middle East – Bari, Italy

July 8, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/7/18 On July 7th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Prayer Meeting hosted by His Holiness Pope Francis in the city of Bari – Italy, along with the Heads of Middle Eastern Churches. Their Holinesses and Beatitudes Patriarchs of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches of Constantinople, Alexandria, […]

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The Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

July 7, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 7/7/18 Among the Church’s feasts, there are three in honor of God’s saint which in their significance stand out from the others devoted to the saints and are numbered among the great feasts of the Church of Christ. These feasts glorify the economy of God for our salvation. These three feasts […]

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Visit of the Delegation from the Church of Greece to the Syriac Orthodox Church– Atchaneh

July 7, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 7/7/18 On July 4th 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received an official delegation from the Church of Greece at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, Lebanon. The delegation included His Grace Bishop Ioannis of Thermopilo, titular Metropolitan of the Church of Greece and Abbot of the Monastery of the […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s “Of What Life Do We Speak” draws on Scripture, Schmemann writings

July 7, 2018 Featured
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SVOTS – 7/7/18 A long-awaited, 60-plus page document by His Beatitude the Most Blessed Tikhon, archbishop of Washington, metropolitan of All America and Canada, and chair of St. Vladimir’s Seminary, titled “Of What Life Do We Speak?  Four Pillars for the Fulfillment of the Apostolic Work of the Church,” was released on Friday, June 29, 2018—the Feast of […]

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SVOTS begins academic collaboration with theological school in Romania

July 7, 2018 Featured

SVOTS – 7/7/18 [SVOTS Communications / SIBIU, Romania] Saint Vladimir’s Seminary has signed a concordat of cooperation with Saint Andrei Saguna Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Sibiu, Romania in an effort to encourage future student and faculty exchanges and other collaborations between the two institutions. The agreement was signed Monday, June 25 at the Faculty in Sibiu by […]

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SERBIAN POPULATION IS AGAINST A PAPAL VISIT—SERBIAN PATRIARCH

July 6, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 6/7/18 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia has expressed the view that now is not the right time for a Papal visit to Serbia. His comment comes in an interview with Blic, reflecting on his recent meeting with Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. During the meeting, Pat. Irinej expressed gratitude for the […]

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The Serbian Patriarch received the President of Ukraine

July 6, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 6/7/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in   His Excellency Peter Poroshenko, President of Ukraiine, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 3 July 2018. The President of Ukraine thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception, during which they talked about various challenges that the two brotherly peoples, Serbians and Ukrainians, […]

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Meet the Man who’ll save Greek Orthodoxy in America

July 4, 2018 Featured
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Jessica Kolettis – Independent Article- OCP News Service – 4/7/18 USA: These days attacks on the Ecumenical Patriarchate have multiplied. First some allegations about Patriarch Bartholomew’s ties with Fethullah Gulen appear on the Internet, then the Moscow Patriarchate threatens to disrupt relations with Constantinople in case it grants autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church, and then […]

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The Armenian Bird Mosaic in the Holy Land

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 4/7/18 As happens regularly in the Holy Land, construction works uncover antiquities. In 1894, some constructions were made for a home near Damascus Gate, just outside of the Old City, where they discovered a large mosaic flour, about a meter underground. The discovery was described in the […]

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Christian Identity in Western Europe – An Inventory

July 4, 2018 Featured

Manfred Karl Böhm (Editor- Christian Affairs Europe) OCP News Service – 4/7/18 Germany: According to a new survey (by the Pew Research Center, Washington D.C.), Western European Christians of 15 countries were surveyed and it was revealed that people are holding on to their Christian identity, but no longer practice their faith. Only a few […]

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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE VISITS THE ALL-HOLY SHRINES

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 4/7/18 On Thursday morning, June 15/28, 2018, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge Prince William, firstborn son of Prince Charles of Wales and of Princess Diana, and Grandson of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre while on a trip to […]

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THE FEAST OF HOLY PROPHET ELISSEUS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2018 On Wednesday June 14/27, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the Holy Prophet Elisseus at the Holy Monastery bearing his name in Jericho. The Holy Monastery is dedicated to Prophet Elisseus, who was Prophet Elias’ disciple and it is located at the town centre, where there is also […]

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THE UNDERTAKING OF DUTY BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF KYRIAKOYPOLIS AS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHAL REPRESENTATIVE IN AMMAN

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2018 The service for the undertaking of duty of the recently elected and ordained Most Reverend Archbishop Christophoros of Kyriakoupolis as Patriarchal Representative in Amman took place on Saturday June 17/30, 2018, according to the decision of the Holy Synod. This was done through a Divine Liturgy which was […]

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Prince William visits Russian Gethsemane

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 4/7/18 On the first-ever official visit of English Royalty to Israel, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, visited the Monastery of St Mary Magdalene in the Garden of Gethsemane on June 28, 2018, where […]

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Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac

July 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/7/18 On the Eve of Saint Vitus Day, when church Lazarica celebrates its founder and protector Saint Great martyr Prince Lazar, the solemn Vigil service was celebrated, after which the slava cake was cut on the occasion of the slava of the choir of Holy Prince Lazar. The Vigil service, which […]

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Consecration of St. Peter’s Syriac Orthodox Church – Perth

July 4, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/7/18 On June 29, 2018, which is the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated St. Peter Church in Perth – Australia. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Mor Baselius Thomas I, and their Eminences: Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in […]

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HIGHLY-REVERED PATRIARCH OF GEORGIA STRONGLY OPPOSES CONSTANTINOPLE INTERVENTION IN UKRAINE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 UKRAINIAN HIERARCHICAL ASSEMBLY RESPONDS TO RECENT MEETING WITH ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH The Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church met on Thursday in Tbilisi, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II. The Synod addressed several topics, including the demographic crisis in Georgia and the sin of abortion, the nation’s stance towards marijuana, and the ongoing […]

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GREEK PRIME MINISTER TO INITIATE PROCESS OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH FROM STATE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras intends to initiate the process of separating the Greek Orthodox Church from the Greek state and revising the relevant article of the Greek constitution, reports Russian Athens with reference to the Greek paper Kathimerini. According to the Greek publication, within the next month Tsipras will present his plan for the revision […]

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