Orthodox Nativity, New Year and Epiphany Celebrations Worldwide

Ecumenical Patriarchate : Epiphany Service

Ecumenical Patriarchate : Epiphany Service

Holy Land : Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem cut Christmas cake

Holy Land : Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem cut Christmas cake

Alexandria: Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Popes share joy of  Nativity

Alexandria: Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Popes share joy of Nativity

Russia: Patriarchal Divine Liturgy for Nativity in Moscow

Russia: Patriarchal Divine Liturgy for Nativity in Moscow

Holy Monastic Republic of Mount Athos: The Holy Mountains during the Nativity season

Holy Monastic Republic of Mount Athos: The Holy Mountains during the Nativity season

Serbia : Patriarch Irenje reading Nativity Epistle

Serbia : Patriarch Irenje reading Nativity Epistle

Ethiopia : Nativity celebrations in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia : Nativity celebrations in Addis Ababa

Armenia: Nativity and Theophany Procession in Yerevan

Armenia: Nativity and Theophany Procession in Yerevan

Romania : Patriarch Daniel leads Epiphany Celebrations

Romania : Patriarch Daniel leads Epiphany Celebrations

Belarus: Army blessed by an Orthodox Priest

Belarus: Army blessed by an Orthodox Priest

Mexico : Priest leads Epiphany service inside a Church

Mexico : Priest leads Epiphany service inside a Church

Kyrgyzstan : Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

Kyrgyzstan : Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

United Kingdom : Orthodox faithful light candle on Nativity in one of the London Churches.

United Kingdom : Orthodox faithful light candle on Nativity in one of the London Churches.

Palestine: Palestine Orthodox Christians take part in Nativity Liturgy

Palestine: Palestine Orthodox Christians take part in Nativity Liturgy

Bulgaria: Men jump into the waters of a lake in Sofia in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day

Bulgaria: Men jump into the waters of a lake in Sofia in an attempt to grab a wooden cross on Epiphany Day

Serbian Province of Kosovo and Metohija : Faithful observe Nativity prayers

Serbian Province of Kosovo and Metohija : Faithful observe Nativity prayers

Greece: Epiphany celebrations in Thessaloniki

Greece: Epiphany celebrations in Thessaloniki

Egypt: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Coptic Pope Tawadros II attend a Christmas Eve Liturgy at St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo

Egypt: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Coptic Pope Tawadros II attend a Christmas Eve Liturgy at St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo

Bosnia:  Orthodox Christmas celebrations

Bosnia: Orthodox Christmas celebrations

Syria: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II takes part in Armenian  Orthodox Nativity celebrations in Damascus  with Syriac and Greek Orthodox Prelates

Syria: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II takes part in Armenian Orthodox Nativity celebrations in Damascus with Syriac and Greek Orthodox Prelates

Iraq: Kids take part in Christmas and New Year celebrations in Ankawa

Iraq: Kids take part in Christmas and New Year celebrations in Ankawa

Albania: The annual Orthodox Epiphany Procession

Albania: The annual Orthodox Epiphany Procession

Kingdom of Tonga : Nativity Visit of Orthodox Missionaries to Tonga

Kingdom of Tonga : Nativity Visit of Orthodox Missionaries to Tonga

Sierra Leone : Fr Themi Adams return after a visit to one of the community centers in Free Town. Fr Themi is engaged in rigorous mission work helping Ebola victims.

Sierra Leone : Fr Themi Adams return after a visit to one of the community centers in Free Town. Fr Themi is engaged in rigorous mission work helping Ebola victims.

India : Orthodox Christian Epiphany procession

India : Orthodox Christian Epiphany procession

Pakistan : Orthodox Priest and faithful;l pose for a New Year photo

Pakistan : Orthodox Priest and faithful;l pose for a New Year photo

United States of America: OCA Prelates seen during he Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Paul of Chicago and the Midwest on December 27th 2014

United States of America: OCA Prelates seen during he Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Paul of Chicago and the Midwest on December 27th 2014

China : Chinese Orthodox Priest consecrated in Hong Kong

China : Chinese Orthodox Priest consecrated in Hong Kong

Lebanon: Catholicos Aram I bless faithful on Christmas day

Lebanon: Catholicos Aram I bless faithful on Christmas day

Japan : Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan with Orthodox Prelates and dignitaries

Japan : Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan with Orthodox Prelates and dignitaries

United Arab Emirates : Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates : Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas in Abu Dhabi

Georgia : Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II lead Nativity Liturgy

Georgia : Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II lead Nativity Liturgy

Cyprus : Orthodox Epiphany Celebrations

Cyprus : Orthodox Epiphany Celebrations

Poland : Metropolitan Sawa leading celebrations

Poland : Metropolitan Sawa leading celebrations

Congo : Orthodox Christians inside their unfinished Church

Congo : Orthodox Christians inside their unfinished Church

Guatemala : Orthodox Midwives of Mayan Orthodox Church in Aguacate

Guatemala : Orthodox Midwives of Mayan Orthodox Church in Aguacate

Finalnd: Father Matti Wallgrén - Nelyw Elected Metropolitan of Oulu

Finalnd: Father Matti Wallgrén – Nelyw Elected Metropolitan of Oulu

Ukraine: Kids visit Metropolitan Onuphrius on Christmas day

Ukraine: Kids visit Metropolitan Onuphrius on Christmas day

Latvia : Kids celebrate Christmas

Latvia : Kids celebrate Christmas

Lithuania: Saint Nicholas church in central Vilnius

Lithuania: Saint Nicholas church in central Vilnius

Kazakhstan: Orthodox faithful take part in Epiphany celebrations

Kazakhstan: Orthodox faithful take part in Epiphany celebrations

Estonia  : Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia

Estonia : Metropolitan Cornelius of Tallinn and All Estonia

India : Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of the East at a New Year Event

India : Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of the East at a New Year Event

Haben D. Mebrahtom of the Eritrean Orthodox Church in Sweden

Haben D. Mebrahtom of the Eritrean Orthodox Church in Sweden

Australasia and New Zealand  : Kids Gather with Metropolitan  Irinej

Australasia and New Zealand : Kids Gather with Metropolitan Irinej

Canada : Family attends Orthodox Christmas in Serbian Community Center in Windsor

Canada : Family attends Orthodox Christmas in Serbian Community Center in Windsor

Czech Republic and Slovakia : Orthodox Prayer Service held during New Year

Czech Republic and Slovakia : Orthodox Prayer Service held during New Year

Macedonia : Detained Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid visited by Metropolitan Hilarion of Russian during Nativity and New Year season.

Macedonia : Detained Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid visited by Metropolitan Hilarion of Russian during Nativity and New Year season.

France: Celebrations of Nativity and New Year

France: Celebrations of Nativity and New Year

Norway : Orthodox Cake prepared in Norway

Norway : Orthodox Cake prepared in Norway

 Montenegro : Orthodox faithful take part in Liturgical services

Montenegro : Orthodox faithful take part in Liturgical services

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Eastern Orthodox & Oriental  Christian Nativity, New Year and Epiphany  Celebrations Worldwide.

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