Borehole Drilling – A Dream Come True for St. Irene Orthodox Mission Center & Orphanage in Kenya

St. Irene Orthodox Mission Center & Orphanage in Kenya - The Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa - August 2018 Visit https://www.stireneorthodoxmission.org/ Click Here to Donate Water is Life and this is the way we could display God’s love in dedicating the water well to the kids at the orphanage and needy community around us where people have ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulates President Vladimir Putin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 21/3/18 On 19 March, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to President Vladimir Putin, on the occasion of his re-election as President of the Russian Federation. “From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, we convey our blessings to You, and on behalf ...

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 12/3/18 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, We extend our pontifical love, blessings, and congratulations to our mothers, sisters, and daughters on the occasion of March 8. This significant event is another occasion to reassess the indispensable role of women, mothers, sisters, and daughters in our people's lives. Throughout ages, ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulated the Fourth President of the Republic of Armenia

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - March 2018 On March 2, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to Mr. Armen Sargsyan on his election as the fourth President of the Republic of Armenia. The congratulatory message stated in part: “From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin we convey ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulates German Chancellor Angela Merkel

2017 Vehapar 05

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 2/10/17 On September 25, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel of the Federal Republic of Germany, on the victory of the Christian-Democratic Alliance in the Bundestag elections. “By Your wise guidance, Germany can overcome all the political and ...

Day of Knowledge Message of HH Karekin II

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 5/9/17 CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS, ON THE OCCASION OF THE DAY OF KNOWLEDGE ( September 1, 2017 ) From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin we extend Our Pontifical blessings on the occasion of the Day of Knowledge and the new academic year; congratulating all the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Congratulates Newly Elected President of France

Vehapar 2016

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 15/5/17 On May 10, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a congratulatory message to Mr. Emanuel Macron, newly elected President of the Republic of France. “France has been and continues to be, one of the powerful and foremost countries of the European family, that today ...

Requiem Service Offered in Holy Etchmiadzin for Heroes of the April 2016 War in Artsakh

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 5/4/17 On April 2, the Sunday of Advent, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; presided over a requiem service offered for the brave heroes of the 2016 April War in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh). The service was offered in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin at the ...

HH Karekin II Sends Condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin and His Holiness Kiril I

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 5/4/17 On April 3, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; has sent letters of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin, and to His Holiness Kiril I, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia; over the explosion that occurred on the subway in St. Petersburg. On behalf of ...

SPEECH OF PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS AFTER THE VISIT TO AUSCHWITZ BY THE RELIGIOUS LEADERS OF THE HOLY LAND

  Jerusalem Patriarchate - November 2016 Your Eminence Cardinal Dziwisz, Your Eminences, Beloved Fellow Religious Leaders from the Holy Land, Ladies and Gentlemen, This morning we have paid a visit to Auschwitz, the place which, above all others has come to be the symbol of Nazi terror as well as a horrible reminder to us even in our own day of ...

Abortion in the Teachings of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church

  Mahibere Kidusan - November 2016 Abortion is equal to killing. In Exodus 20:13, God commanded us not to kill: "Thou     shalt not kill." This applies to the unborn foetus as well. The Beginning of Life The Holy Bible tells us that Almighty God created man in His image and likeness. (Genesis 1:26) and because He wanted the ...

Day of Knowledge Message of HH Karekin II

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2016 CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II,  SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS,  ON THE OCCASION OF THE DAY OF KNOWLEDGE  ( September 1, 2016 ) From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin we extend Our Pontifical blessings on the occasion of the Day of Knowledge, congratulating all ...

Metropolitan Alexios’ Thoughts on the Holy and Great Council

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta- July 2016 My Beloved Ones, Having just returned from Greece, I would like you to join me in giving glory to Almighty God for the beautiful meetings that took place during the Holy and Great Council in Crete, the island of Saints and Heroes of our Orthodox γένος. I felt the presence of the ...

HH Karekin II’s Message on Victory Day and Liberation of Shushi Day

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - May 2016 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON THE COMMEMORATION OF VICTORY DAY  AND THE LIBERATION OF SHUSHI From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, we extend our Pontifical blessings and congratulations to our faithful people on the occasion of the day of the glorious victory ...

His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Installed as the 121st Catholicos-Patriarch of the See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon of the Assyrian Church of the East

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - 27/9/15 AXIOS, AXIOS, AXIOS!!! Iraq: Praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God for blessing the Assyrian Church of the East with the consecration of His Holiness Mar Gewargis III who was consecrated and enthroned today as 121st Catholicos-Patriarch of the See of Seleucia-Ctesiphon for the Assyrian Church of the ...

Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v. Hodges

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America

July 2015 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America strongly disagrees with the United States Supreme Court decision of June 26, Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court invents a constitutional right for two members of the same sex to marry, and imposes upon all States the responsibility to license and ...

OCA Statement Concerning June 26 US Supreme Court decision

Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of The Orthodox Church in America

June 28 - 2015 Also Read: Bishop Paul responds to US Supreme Court decision: Source: http://www.pravmir.com/bishop-paul-responds-to-us-supreme-court-decision/#ixzz3eMnHDnu2 To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: Dearly Beloved, The recent ruling by the US Supreme Court on the legality of “same-sex marriages” has received much press coverage and has already caused some consternation about its ...

Message of His Holiness Karekin II on International Women’s Day

8/3/15 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, We extend our pontifical blessings and congratulations to all women and girls on the occasion of March 8. In these days of the renewal of spring we praise our beloved mothers, sisters and daughters, and show appreciation their devoted efforts in our daily, national and spiritual lives. Truly, the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Expresses His Support to Border-Protection Soldiers and Condolences to Families of Killed Soldiers

August 2014 Over recent days, in light of the unfortunate events that have occurred on the Armenian- Azerbaijan border and at the Karabakh-Azerbaijan line of contact, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, has expressed His condolences and support to the families and relatives of the heroes who sacrificed their lives during ...

We ask your prayers for peace and healing in the Middle East

Orthodox Christian Network - 23/7/14 Almighty God and Creator, You are the Father of all people on the earth. Guide, I pray, all the nations and their leaders in the ways of justice and peace. Protect us from the evils of injustice, prejudice, exploitation, conflict and war. Help us to put away mistrust, bitterness and hatred. ...

Statement issued from the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch

4/9/13 Statement issued from the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, Balamand, on 30th August 2013 I raised my eyes to the mountains where I receive my help. Our countries are passing through a difficult phase and challenging circumstances with their peoples being threatened by several dangers. This painful situation in which we find ourselves and ...