News

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia visits Families of the Martyred and Kidnapped Orthodox Christians of Kosovo

November 18, 2017 Featured
https://gdb.rferl.org

Orthodox Church – 18/11/17 His Holiness Orthodox Metropolitan of Belgrade, Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus visited Families of the Kidnapped and Murdered Serbian Orthodox Christians in Kosovo and Metohija province of Serbia. Thousands of Orthodox Christians in Kosovo were killed or kidnapped (For organ trafficking) by the Albanian Radical Islamist’s who were supported by the United States […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow receives President Putin in New Jerusalem Monastery

November 18, 2017 Featured
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/

Orthodox Church – 18/11/17 His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril received President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin in the reconstructed New Jerusalem Monastery. Source:

0 comments Read the full article →

Papa Ephraim of St. Anthony’s Monastery – Arizona about the so called Synod of Crete

November 18, 2017 Featured
maxresdefault

Prmatei Vulcanescu – 18/11/17 Papa Ephraim is father confessor at St. Anthony Monastery in Arizona and closest disciple of Elder Ephraim of Arizona. Papa Ephraim, based on Metropolitan Ierotheos Vlachos, Metropolitan Seraphim of Pireus, Fr. Theodoros Zisis, Mr. Dimitrios Tselenghidis, states that the Synod of Crete contains theological mistakes and Fr. Matheos Vulcanescu comments on […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Ahmedabad Diocese under Metropolitan Mar Yulios releases new unique liturgical calendar for 2017-18

November 18, 2017 News
Liturgical Calender 2018 RF-1

ODA – 18/11/17 AHMEDABAD: The Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad (ODA) has come out with a unique liturgical calendar for 2017-2018 with the concept and design by its Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios. The 7-sheet multi-colour calendar begins from November, the beginning of the liturgical year, with the season of Annunciation or Qudosh Idto […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Orthodox Hierarchs Support International Orthodox Christian Charities’ Hurricane Response

November 18, 2017 News
iocc-logo-lg

IOCC – 18/11/17 Orthodox Christian leaders in the United States have exhorted the faithful to respond during heavy 2017 hurricane season Baltimore, MD (November 17, 2017) – The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has supported International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) in the organization’s ongoing response to Hurricanes Harvey and […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Met Georges Khodr: The Question of Life

November 18, 2017 Featured
http://www.pravmir.com

Notes on Arab Orthodoxy – November 2017 This is the question of life: who is my neighbor? People think that the neighbor is a spouse, a child or an uncle, all those we call “relatives,” and people distinguish between neighbors and strangers. A neighbor is someone with whom we share our tastes, our religion, or kinship […]

0 comments Read the full article →

A Big City and a Church Built by Little People

November 18, 2017 Featured
miamiparish17_2

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 18/11/17 There were seven little people, and ironically, the family name of one couple, Ivan and Pelageya, was Velikanov, from the Russian word for “giant.” Today, at the entrance to St Vladimir Church, there is a plaque memorializing these […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Promotion of the “Serbian Manuscripts in Slovakia”

November 18, 2017 Featured
13_0

Church of Serbia – 18/11/17 The present publication on the Serbian manuscripts in Slovakia is a result of the work of a scientific commission of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate.  All the known Serbian medieval manuscripts located in Slovakia are exposed and scientifically described in this book. The promotion was opened and moderated by […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Feast of the Translation of the Relics of Saint George

November 18, 2017 Featured
george_0

Church of Serbia – 18/11/17 On this day we commemorate the translation of the relics of St. George, from Nicomedia, where he suffered at the time of Emperor Diocletian, to the city of Lydda in Palestine. The suffering of this wonderful saint is described on April 23. Anticipating his martyrdom, St. George begged his servant […]

0 comments Read the full article →

COPTIC PRIEST KILLER GETS PRELIMINARY DEATH SENTENCE

November 18, 2017 Featured
Photo: egyptianstreets.com

Orthochristian.com – 18/11/17 The man who brutally murdered a Coptic priest on the streets of Cairo last month has received a preliminary death sentence, reports Ahram Online. Mohamed Sonbaty, a man well-known to police as a violent Muslim fanatic, was convicted of killing Coptic priest Fr. Samaan Shehata, and the South Giza criminal court issued the preliminary […]

0 comments Read the full article →

“THE WEST IS ABANDONING GOD,” PAT. KIRILL TELLS NEW U.S. AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA

November 18, 2017 Featured
Photo: RIA-Novosti

Orthochristian.com – 18/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with newly-appointed American ambassador to Russia John Huntsman at the patriarchal residence yesterday to discuss matters of relations between the two countries and of the fate of suffering Christians around the world, reportspatriarchia.ru. Welcoming the guest, Pat. Kirill noted that the Russian Church […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Opening Ceremony of the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye

November 18, 2017 Featured
IMG_6587

Syriac Orthodox Church – 18/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II officially inaugurates the First World Conference on Medicine for Suryoye, held at the University of Munich in Germany. His Holiness greeted all the physicians and people working in the field of medicine who gathered from different countries to participate in this important event. […]

0 comments Read the full article →

The Feast of Saint Demetrius – Patrons Saint-Day of the town of Kosovska Mitrovica

November 16, 2017 Featured
01_9

Church of Serbia – 16/11/17 The feast of Saint Demetrius, the Patron Saint-day of Kosovska Mitrovica, was solemnly celebrated with the Holy Liturgy which was officiated by His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, with the concelebration of the local clergy, in the Cathedral Church of Saint Demetrius the Great Martyr on 12 November 2017. Following […]

0 comments Read the full article →

St. King Milutin – founder’s feast-day of Gracanica Monastery

November 16, 2017 Featured
bg_cached_resized_ee5d4a4d03785941b380e7575ed91a84

Church of Serbia – 16/11/17 In the monastery of Gracanica on 12 November 2017, the founder’s Patron Saint-day, the feast day of Saint King Stefan II Milutin, was solemnly celebrated. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was officiated by His Grace Teodosije, Bishop of Raska-Prizren, with the concelebration of  clergy of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren. The Bishop was […]

0 comments Read the full article →

The Last Christian Emperor – Haile Selassie I and Orthodox Christianity

November 15, 2017 Featured
https://rastafari.tv

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 15/11/7 November, 2017 marks the 87th anniversary of the coronation of the last Christian Emperor in the world, a member of the Oriental Orthodox Communion. At the Cathedral of Saint George in Addis Ababa, the Coptic Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Abune […]

0 comments Read the full article →

REMEMBERING A RARE GENIUS – A PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO PAULOS MAR GREGORIOS – REV DR VALSON THAMPU

November 15, 2017 Featured
collage1

MOTV – 15/11/17 Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios Memorial Lecture by Fr. Dr. Valson Thampu.  It was about forty years ago. I was studying in Bishop More College then. An air of subtle excitement descended on the college. We were told that one Paul Ramban would address the students in a few days’ time. Life was […]

0 comments Read the full article →

“Be Positive and Pray to God” – Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic

November 15, 2017 Featured
hq720

Утешител Дух на Истината – 15/11/17 Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic at Holy Trinity Macedo – Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church, Toronto , November 12th 2017. Source:

0 comments Read the full article →

500th Anniversary of the Reformation: Legacy and Challenges

November 15, 2017 News
img_4165

Church of Serbia – 15/11/17 The student government of the Orthodox Theological Faculty of Belgrade, in partnership with the Evangelical Union of Students, organized a debate titled, “500thAnniversary of the Reformation: Legacy and Challenges.” Students had the opportunity to hear from Church historian Dr. George Hancock and from Dr. Roland Werner, a well-known Protestant theologian, […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Patriarchal Holy Qurobo in Perth – Australia

November 15, 2017 Featured
IMG_6411

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 15/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yacoub Burd’ono Church in Melbourne. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kurdistan and their Environs, in the presence of […]

0 comments Read the full article →

St Vladimir’s Seminary Receives Grant to Teach ‘Lost Art’

November 15, 2017 News
(from left) Alumnus Sam Kim, Seminarian Dimitrios Nikiforos, Fr. Alexander Rentel, and Seminarian Dn. Daniel Greeson, at the Council of Crete 2016

SVOTS – 15/11/17 Many Orthodox Christians are familiar with decrees, proclamations, canons, and doctrines promulgated by the major Ecumenical Councils of the Church and other local synods. But they rarely wonder: “Who drafted the texts I’m reading? What method did the drafter use?” To answer those questions Archpriest Alexander Rentel, assistant professor of Canon Law […]

0 comments Read the full article →

Saint Sebastian Orthodox Press Slava

November 15, 2017 News
2017-11-12-st-sebastian-slava-09

Church of Serbia – 15/11/17 Sebastian Press was established in 2006 by the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Western America, based on the vision of its, at that time, newly enthroned Bishop Dr. Maxim (Vasiljevic) and named in honor of a first American born Orthodox priest, Fr. Sebastian Dabovich, a great missionary and pioneer of the […]

0 comments Read the full article →