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His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrates His 65th anniversary

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Romanian Basilica News Agency – July 2016 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, celebrated, on 22 July 2016, His 65th anniversary. The Romanian Patriarch is currently visiting the Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of St Mary in Techirghiol, in order to evaluate the paintings and the redevelopment works carried out at this monastic settlement. […]

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Churches Hampered Efforts to Curb HIV Spread in Scotland in 1980s

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – July 2016 Churches in the United Kingdom were a stumbling block in British efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Scotland in the 1980s, classified documents released by the UK National Archives show. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the papers, released on Thursday, the UK Department of Education wanted to include an explanation on how to use condoms […]

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VICTIMS OF THE TERROR ACT COMMEMORATED AT ST. NICHOLAS’S IN NICE

July 23, 2016 Featured News
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DECR Communication Service – July 2016 On July 17, 2016, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese, who came to Nice in connection with the tragic events, which took place in the city on the night of July 15, celebrated the Sunday Divine Liturgy and after it a requiem service for the victims of the barbaric terrorist act […]

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OCP Secretariat Calls for Extensive Dialogue Between the Church of Thozhiyoor and the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church 

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service- 22/7/16 Read More on the Church of Thozhiyoor https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malabar_Independent_Syrian_Church Kerala-India: His Beatitude Abune Mor Baselius Cyril-Metropolitan Primate of the Malabar Independent Syrian Church (Church of Thozhiyur – A Former Church in Oriental Orthodox Tradition) visited the Parumala Seminary and met His Holiness Baselious Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St.Thomas […]

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‘Brining Orthdooxy to America’ – National Missions & Evangelism Conference

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco – July 2016 Click here to Register Now!  Download conference flier Download event details Presented by: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Stewardship, Outreach & Evangelism, Metropolis of San Francisco Commission for Orthodox Missions & Evangelism (C.O.M.E.) and Leadership 100. Speakers: Fr. Luke Veronis, Fr. Theodore Dorrance, Fr. Evan Armatas and Fr. Barnabas Powell. Topics include […]

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Archbishop Demetrios delivers benediction at Republican National Convention

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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Greek Orthodox Chuch of  America -July 2016 NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, offered the Prayer of Benediction last night, Wednesday July 20, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Following a long established tradition in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to offer a prayer in […]

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New “Orthodoxy in America” app now available at no charge

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – July 2016 Priest John Parsells, Rector of Christ the Savior Mission, Berlin, MD, and his associates atOrthodox Web Solutions have developed a new free app—“Orthodoxy in America”—for smartphones and tablets. “This app is much more than just a church locator,” explains Father John.  “It brings together news, social posts, daily audio, […]

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UOC MP SYNOD CALLS UPON THE FAITHFUL TO JOIN THE ALL-UKRAINIAN CROSS PROCESSION FOR PEACE

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/7/16 The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate, which met on July 20, 2016, at the Holy Dormition Kiev Caves Lavra under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All the Ukraine, expressed its gratitude to archpastors, clergy and laity of UOC MP who have taken […]

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A FILM, “WHITE ANGEL” ABOUT THE HOLY GRAND DUCHESS ELIZABETH FEODOROVNA ROMANOVA CREATED IN SAND (+VIDEO)

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 22/7/16 The Crimean sand animation master Xenia Simonova, 31, has completed her work on a new story in sand and presented it for the feast-day of the New Martyrs Elizabeth (Romanova) and Novice Barbara (Yakovleva), reports the Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper. “The film is devoted to the life and death of the Grand Duchess,” Mrs. […]

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Assyrian Church in Iran Observes the Commemoration of St Thomas

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church of the East – July 2016 The Assyrian Church of the East community in ‪ ‎Iran celebrates the Commemoration of St Thomas, one of the founders of our ancient church, (in the ‪‎Assyrian village of Baloolan, Urmia, Iran). May the Commemoration of St Thomas be blessed upon all faithful and may his prayers to […]

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THE PATRIARCHATE OF CONSTANTINOPLE TO EXAMINE THE APPEAL OF THE UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT ON GRANTING AUTOCEPHALY TO THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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www.risu.org.ua – 21/7/16 The Patriarchate of Constantinople has reacted to the appeal of the Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) deputies on granting autocephaly to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, reports Interfax-Religion. The Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has not turned down this appeal but, instead, has charged a special synodal commission with examining it, reports the Romfea […]

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Message of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to the Orthodox People and to all People of Good will

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – July 2016 To God, “the Father of mercies and all comfort,” we address a hymn of thanksgiving and praise for having enabled us to gather during the week of Pentecost (18-26 June 2016) on Crete, where the Apostle Paul and his disciple Titus preached the Gospel in the early years of […]

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Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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JourneytoOrthodoxy – July 2016 Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain. Tudor Petcu is a Romanian writer, graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania. He has published a number of articles related to philosophy and theology in different cultural and academic journals. His work focuses on the evolution of Orthodox spirituality in Western societies […]

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EDUCATOR GUIDELINES ON CLASSES DEDICATED TO THE NEW MARTYRS OF THE RUSSIAN CHURCH HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 21/7/16 An educator handbook on classes dedicated to the the New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Church in educational institutions has been worked out, reports the official website of the Synodal Department for Religious Education and Catechization of the Russian Orthodox Church.The manual for holding classes at educational institutions of both general […]

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AFTER THE SUPPRESSION OF REVOLT IN TURKEY THE SITUATION OF CHRISTIANS WILL DETERIORATE, A RUSSIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES SPECIALIST BELIEVES

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru- 21/7/16 The situation of Christians in Turkey will deteriorate, since following the suppression of the revold there has been a growing tendency to further islamization of the country and entrenchment of the personal power of its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, leading researcher of the Center for Religion and Society Studies of the Institute of […]

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Practice What You Preach: Refugee Family Moves Into UK Archbishop’s Home

July 21, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – July 2016 UK’s Home Secretary and the Archbishop of Canterbury have launched a new scheme to encourage community groups to sponsor a refugee family. It sounds like something out of a Charles Dickens novel, a poor refugee family finally finding peace with the help of a rich, cheerful donor or — in this case — the Archbishop of Canterbury. Justin Welby has […]

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Solemn Commemoration Service Five Years Since The Passing Away Of Father Arsenie Papacioc

July 20, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Basilica Orthodox News Agency- 20/7/16 Tuesday, 19 July 2016, it is five years since the passing away of Father Arsenie Papacioc. On this occasion, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrated today, 16 July 2016, after the Divine Liturgy, a solemn commemoration service at Saint Mary – Techirghiol Monastery, patriarchal stavropegial […]

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SVOTS Orthodox Education Day 2016

July 20, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – Dr. Mary B. Cunningham – July 2016 On October 1, 2016 St. Vladimir’s Seminary 575 Scarsdale Rd. Yonkers, NY 10707 Throughout the history of the Christian Church, the Virgin Mary has been the focus of unparalleled love and devotion, the subject of fervent prayer. Join us for our annual open house and fall […]

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THE LATIN PATRIARCH IN JERUSALEM VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 20, 2016 Featured News
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Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2016 On the morning of Saturday, the 3rd/16th of July 2016, the Latin Patriarch in Jerusalem, Mr Fouad Twal, accompanied by two clerics, visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of his retirement after eight years in the position of Patriarch at the Latin Patriarchate in Jerusalem, first established in 1845. His […]

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THE GATHERING OF THE APOSTLES IN TIBERIAS (2016)

July 20, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2016 On Wednesday, the 30th of June/13th of July 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Gathering of the Twelve Apostles at the Monastery dedicated to them in Tiberias, on the west coast of the Tiberian Sea. By “Gathering of the Holy Apostles” we mean the gathering of the […]

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Orthodox Christian John Panagiotou Appointed Lecturer at Cummins Reformed Episcopal Seminary

July 19, 2016 Featured News
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Diocese of the Southeast of the Reformed Episcopal Church – 19/7/16 Read Review of ‘The Orthodox Dilemma’ by John G. Panagiotou at AOI CTS Welcomes New Professor USA: Cummins Theological Seminary President, Dr. Julius Barnes, is pleased to announce the appointment of John G. Panagiotou as the Lecturer in New Testament Greek at the seminary […]

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