THE HEADS OF CHURCHES OF JERUSALEM ACCOMMODATE THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE CHURCHES OF CHRIST / USA

September 18, 2017 News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – September 2017 At noon on 31st August / 13th September 2017, the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem under His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos offered a meal to the delegates of the National Council of the Churches of Christ USA (NCC) at the Note Dame Hotel, by […]

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Armenian Community in Jordan celebrates elevation of Father Avedis Ipradjian as Archimandrite

September 17, 2017 News
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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 17/9/17 The Armenian community of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan held a festive gathering on occasion of the elevation of the Very Reverend Father Avedis Ipradjian to Archimandrite. The Grand Sacristan, His Grace Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Very Reverend Father Baret Yeretzian, Head of the Real Estate Office […]

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Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and Ordination of Monks

September 17, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 17/9/17 On the occasion of the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. Their Eminences Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar of the Patriarchal Archdiocese […]

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Fr. Milan Radulovic leads Literary evening in Chicago (Bulgarian)

September 17, 2017 Featured
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тешител Дух на Истината – 17/9/17 Fr. Milan Radulovic of the Bulgarian orthodox Patriarchate leads Literary evening, Chicago, IL , September 9th 2017. Source:

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Father David Seeds to be consecrated a Bishop of the British Orthodox Church

September 16, 2017 News
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British Orthodox Church – (Independent Oriental Orthodox Church in Britain) – 16/9/17 On 7 August the Synod of the British Orthodox Church elected Father David Seeds to the Sacred Order of the Episcopate to serve as Auxiliary Bishop to Metropolitan Seraphim. During a session of the Supreme Ecclesiastical Court of the British Orthodox Church convened at […]

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Sermons by Fr. Milan Radulovic – 4th, September 2017 (Bulgarian)

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – 16/91/7 Проповед на отец Милан – Утешител Дух на Истината – 3 септември 2017. Source:

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CHURCHES OF MA’LOULA LOOTED BY MILITANTS BEING RESTORED IN SYRIA

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Orthodoxchristian.com – 16/9/17 Ma’loula, Syria – The Ma’loula church complex, looted by Islamic militants, is being restored at an accelerated speed. One of the churches is expected to be ready for parishioners in the near future, RIA-Novosti reports. “The most difficult was restoring the cave of St. Thekla. It suffered greatly, as did the Church of St. Elias. The […]

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Days of Holy Martyrs of Jasenovac

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/9/17 The celebration of Holy New Martyrs of Jasenovac under auspices of  the Diocese of Pakrac-Slavonia commenced on 3 September 2017 with a Liturgy at the monastery church of the Nativity of Saint John the Forerunner in Jasenovac, and will end on 13 September, the day when the Serbian Church marks […]

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Patron saint-day of the church of Synaxis of the Serbian saints on Karaburma

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 16/9/17 On the occasion of the church slava, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Synaxis of Serbian Saints on Karaburma on 10 September 2017. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophors Dragan Stanisic, Ratko Aksentic, Zivadin Protic and Spasoje Zivanovic, Arhimandrite Filimon – abbot […]

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GREEK SYNOD’S DECISION ON ATHONITES IS RESPONSE TO SIMILAR RULE FROM CONSTANTINOPLE

September 16, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 16/9/17 As reported yesterday, in a major decision, the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church released a decree Wednesday that allows abbots, hieromonks, and simple monks to visit and offer lectures in Greek cities and churches only by permission of the Holy Synod, rather than the local hierarch whose metropolis they wish to visit. […]

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Pope Tawadros II Opens Eporo Tower in Melbourne

September 15, 2017 Featured
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CYC – 15/9/17 His Holiness Pope Tawadros II blessed the opening of Eporo Tower in Melbourne, Victoria where His Holiness consecrated a new church as well after then. Many officials attended the opening, giving some words. Also, H.H. Pope Tawadros II gave an amazing talk during the opening ceremony. Source:

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Anniversary of the Vatican-Ustashe genocide against the Orthodox Church marked in Jasenovac

September 15, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – September 2017 Orthodox Church has again commemorated persecution by Vatican-Croat-NAZI persecution of Serbian Orthodox Christians in Hitler-occupied Yugoslavia. In April 1941 Hitler occupied Kingdom of Yugoslavia and established NAZI(Ustashe) Croatia. Immediately Croat NAZI regime and the Roman-Catholic Church have organized dozens of death camps, the biggest one was Jasenovac death camp in […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Bulgaria serves Divine Liturgy

September 15, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Church – 15/9/17 His Holiness Neophyte – Bulgarian Patriarch & Orthodox Metropolitan of Sofia  has celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Feast of the Passion of st. Prophet and For-runner John the Baptist. Filmed by Sonya Ankova. Source:

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The “I love you” of God

September 14, 2017 Featured

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi on Mount Athos  – September 2017 Perhaps you see yourself as a religious person. But if your tongue is out of control, you are fooling yourself. Your careless talk makes your offerings to God worthless. The “I love you” of God is Christ crucified, not a feeling or […]

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Elder Arsenie Boca: A Prayer

September 14, 2017 Featured

The Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi on Mount Athos – September 2017 Lord, You who among people come in secret, have mercy on us and put fire to the prison, shine Your love in our hearts, burn the thorns of our passions and put light in our souls. Lord, You who come in secret […]

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EXPERTS FIND SIMILARITY BETWEEN SKULLS OF ALEXANDER III AND THAT POSSIBLY BELONGING TO NICHOLAS II

September 14, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru  – 14/9/17 In the course of the examination of the “Ekaterinburg remains,” believed by many to belong to Tsar Nicholas II and his holy family, Russian researchers have identified similar features on the skulls of Tsar Alexander III and that presumably belonging to Tsar Nicholas II, Denis Pezhemskii, a member of the patriarchal commission for […]

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Photo-Report on Feast-Day Celebrations at St John the Baptist Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

September 14, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 14/9/17 On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the eve of the feast day of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside […]

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EARTHQUAKE IN MEXICO: “IT SEEMED LIKE OUR TIME HAD COME…”

September 14, 2017 Featured
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Fund for assistance  – 14/9/17 Schema Archimandrite Nektariy and brethren of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Mexico City are alive and well after the 8.4 earthquake in Mexico. Fr Nektariy wrote to FFA: “You could only hear the cracking of walls and furniture and things falling down; our bells were ringing… it seemed that our time had […]

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Bishop Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac enthroned

September 13, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/9/17 On the feast-day of the Synaxis of All Serbian Saints Bishop Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac was enthroned in the Cathedral church of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul . His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana officiated the solemn Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops: Sergije of Bihac-Petrovac, Pahomije of […]

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Roman Catholic Priest Tom Uzhunnalil rescued from detention in Yemen

September 12, 2017 Featured
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Prakash Varghese (Delegate of UAE, Gulf and All Levant) – OCP News Service – 12/9/17 Muscat- Oman: Roman Catholic Priest, Father Tom Uzhunnalil (from India), kidnapped by one of the terrorist groups in Yemen has been rescued from detention. The government of the Sultanate of Oman played the crucial role in rescuing the Priest. Fr […]

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Holy Qurobo at the Basilica of Brussels

September 12, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/9/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at the Basilica in Brussels. During the Holy Qurobo, His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences Mor George Kourieh, Patriarchal Vicar in Belgium, France and Luxemburg, and Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeera and Euphrates as well as the […]

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