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METROPOLITAN MAR DIONYSIUS SEMINARY LOTTERY – 1899

August 21, 2017 Featured
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MOTV -Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- 21/8/17 This lottery was sanctioned by the Government of Travancore in aid of the Funds of the Mar Dionysius Seminary, The central Educational Institution of the Syrian Christian Community of Travancore, Cochin and Malabar. In spite of their venerable antiquity and other historical associations, and inspite of their political privileges, […]

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What is Behind Relations Between Russia, Vatican

August 21, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 21/8/17 Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin is paying a visit to Russia on August 21-24 to hold meetings with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and state officials. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Parolin is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as well as other state officials and representatives of the Russian […]

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The significance of the Lord’s Transfiguration

August 21, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – August 2017 Forty days before He was delivered to an ignominious death for our sins, our Lord revealed to three of His disciples the glory of His Divinity. “And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother and bringeth them up into a high mountain apart; and was […]

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Archimandrite Stefan Saric – new dean of Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade

August 21, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 21/8/17 New Cathedral dean served the first Liturgy with brotherhood His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch appointed Archimandrite Stefan Saric, former spiritual elder of the Rajinovac monastery near Belgrade, as a dean of Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade, on 7 August 2017. On Tuesday, 15 August 2017, on the feast day of […]

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Vicar Bishop of the Serbian Patriarch attended independency reception at the Embassy of India

August 21, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – August 2017 With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Antonije of Moravica attended a solemn reception organized by the Embassy of India in Belgrade on 15 August 2015, and, on that occasion he congratulated Her Excellency Narinder Chauhan, the distinguished Ambassador of this country, the […]

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THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF ENTHRONEMENT OF HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN ONUFRY OF THE UKAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH CELEBRATED

August 20, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru  – 20/8/17 On August 17 at the Holy Dormition Kiev-Caves Lavra festivities were being held on the occasion of the third anniversary of enthronement of His Beatitude Onufry as Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, reports the Union of Orthodox Journalists. On the day of the anniversary of the enthronement of the First Hierarch of the […]

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Installation of Mor Maurice Amsih Archbishop of Jazera &Euphrates

August 20, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/8/17 +Axios Axios Axios+ Syriac His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Cathedral in Hassakah. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and […]

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Coptic Orthodox Metropolitan Kyrillos of Milano Enters Eternal Rest

August 19, 2017 Featured
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Bishop Youssef – August 2017 +Memory External+ Early in the morning of Monday the fourteenth of August 2017, at the age of sixty five, quietly and in the same quiet manner in which he had conducted all his life, Metropolitan Kyrillos of Milan, left this transient earth to rest in the bosom of his beloved […]

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125 Years of Orthodoxy in Chicago

August 19, 2017 Featured
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – August 2017 One hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of Orthodox Christianity in Chicago- USA. Source:

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Conference on Orthodox Christian Schools

August 19, 2017 News
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – 19/8/17 4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS HELD IN DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS.  Clergy, Administrators, Teachers, and Leaders from 25 Orthodox Christian Schools from 11 States and the Nations of Albania and Estonia Gather DES PLAINES, IL:  On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, St John the […]

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops Respond to Racist Violence in Charlottesville – VA

August 19, 2017 Featured
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Assemblyofbishops – 19/7/17 Friday, August 18, 2017 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America Response to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands with all people of good will in condemning the hateful violence and lamenting the loss of […]

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Holy Synod of Bishops issues statement on recent tragic events in Charlottesville – VA

August 17, 2017 Featured
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 17/8/17 A statement on the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, VA was issued and signed by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America on August 16, 2017. The complete text of the statement appears below and in PDF format Statement of the Holy […]

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Completed study materials for Fr. Hopko’s “The Orthodox Faith” series now available

August 17, 2017 News
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Pravmir – August 2017 The Orthodox Church in America’s Department of Christian Education [DCE] recently announced the release of the fourth and final set of questions and answers developed to accompany the late Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko’s series, The Orthodox Faith.  The newly completed study materials amplify Father Thomas’ volume on Worship, according to Matushka Valerie Zahirsky, DCE Chair. “As summer […]

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The difference between Orthodox and heretics

August 17, 2017 Featured
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OODGER – August 2017 in… medical terms And why common prayers are senseless Source: “Empirical Dogmatics of the Orthodox Catholic Church according to the oral lessons of Fr. J. Romanides” – Vol.B – By His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Saint Vlassios Source: http://www.oodegr.com/oode/thriskies/genika/airesh_or8odoksia_1.htm A previous article had shown that, just as there is a difference between truth and […]

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THE PALESTINIAN VILLAGE OF MA’LUL – REMAINS OF SHRINES

August 17, 2017 Featured
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Heba Hrimat – The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 17/8/17 12 km to the west of the city of Nazareth, a rugged country road leads us to a hill covered with pine trees. As our vehicle starts to go through this pine forest, we may get the sense of domination and power. But as we ascend towards […]

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FINDING PARADISE IN THE MISSION FIELD

August 17, 2017 Featured
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Mayan Orthodox Church – June – July – August 2017 What is the happiness that God calls us to?  Can we find paradise on earth?  Serving now as I do in the fertile mission field of Guatemala, I often experience privileged moments of spiritual joy in the humblest of settings.  My first such mission epiphany […]

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US State Dept: North Korea Arrests and Tortures Thousands for Religion Practices

August 17, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 17/8/17 According to a new report by the US State Department, the North Korean government has abused, tortured and executed those accused of engaging in religious practices, especially Christianity. The DPRK is perennially accused of harshly persecuting those who privately practice their religion. On Tuesday, the State Department put out their 2016 Annual […]

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Invitation to Patronal Feast of the Federation of the Circles of Serbian Sisters

August 17, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 17/8/17 INVITATION TO THE PATRONAL FEAST OF THE FEDERATION OF THE CIRCLES OF SERBIAN SISTERS OF THE DIOCESE OF EASTERN AMERICA – THE DORMITION OF THE MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS ST. NICHOLAS SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, MONROEVILLE, PA MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, 2017 Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Eastern American Diocese, It is with great […]

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Consecration of the Shrine of the Lady of the Belt (Zunoro)

August 16, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 16/8/17 On the occasion of the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the altar of the Virgin Mary at the Shrine of the Lady of the Belt (Zunoro) at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros […]

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Open Invitation Survey for Orthodox Christian Faithful

August 15, 2017 Featured
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Saint Catherine’s Vision – 15/8/17 Kindly complete the Survey Here Saint Catherine’s Vision is pleased to announce its Executive Director, Dr. Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald, has been invited to serve as a representative of the Orthodox Church at an international conference hosted by the World Council of Churches: “Consultation on the Role of Women in the […]

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4 Chains, 12 Bells – What Is It?

August 15, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Africa – 15/8/17 Father Constantinos and Presbytera Triza are working towards St. Irene Orthodox Mission Center being self-reliant and self-sustaining; all with the purpose of following Jesus’ command in the Gospel of Saint Matthew, where He said, Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs […]

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