Archbishop Anastasios

Successful Concert of the Orchestra of Mr. Mikis Theodhorakis in Tirana

November 27, 2017 Featured

Albanian Orthodox Church – 27/11/17 On Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 18:00, an impressive event took place in the amphitheater of the Cultural Center of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana. The orchestra of Mr. Mikis Theodhorakis performed a magnificent concert in which the singers Ms. Sofia Papazoglou and Mr. Kostas Makedhonas sang some of […]

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“Vivere Insieme (Living together)” the book of the Archbishop Anastasios is published in the Italian language

October 24, 2017 News
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Albanian Orthodox Church – October 2017 Archbishop Anastasios is distinguished for his numerous studies and books published in many languages around the world. The latter is a publication of the Bosse Monastery in Italy, a center for interfaith meetings where orthodoxy is central to the dialogue. “Vivere Insieme (Living together)”: A Contribution of Religions and the […]

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Archbishop Anastasios Awarded With the “Citizen of Honor” Title & Decorated with the Cross of the Apostle Paul

September 28, 2017 Featured

Albanian Orthodox Church – 28/9/17 On September 21st 2017 within an atmosphere of deep emotions the ceremony of granting the “Honorary Citizen” of Preveza Title to the Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios was held. His Beatitude had not been in this city, where his mother was from, since 1933, when […]

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Great Celebration of St. Cosmas in his Monastery in Kolkondas

September 12, 2017 Featured

Albanian Orthodox Church – 12/9/17 Divine Liturgy Presided by Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios – “If we want to express our love and respect for St. Cosmas, let us imitate him in works of love as he encourages us in his spiritual teachings” – Spiritual celebrations, as typical of our […]

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Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured

The Albanian Orthodox Church – July 2017 Panegyric Divine Liturgy Celebrated at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana.  Today, on June 24, 2017, a Panegyric Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. […]

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Twenty-Five Years Since June 24, 1992 – The Day of the Canonical Revival of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

July 16, 2017 Featured

The Albanian Orthodox Church – June – July 2017 Election of Archbishop Anastasios: A Remarkable Day of the Resurrection of Faith after the Atheistic Darkness Although formal freedom was already restored to the country, the beginning of the 1990s was a dramatic time period for the Community of the Orthodox faithful in Albania. There was […]

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A Festive Concert of the Protagonists Albanian-American School

January 6, 2017 Featured News

Albanian Orthodox Church – December 2016- January 2017 Every Christmas the Protagonists Albanian – American School in Tirana organizes a beautiful concert with a rich program. This tradition has been followed over the years and it was actualized also this year on Tuesday afternoon, December 20, 2016. Hundreds of children, parents and teachers gathered to […]

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Orthodox Africa – A review article

August 24, 2016 Featured News

LOI – August 2016 We are pleased to be able to publish the following short review of In Africa: Orthodox Christian Witness and Service by HE Archbishop Anastasios Yannoulatos of Albania who was the host of the first two LOI international consultations and continues to encourage us in our work together. “My sisters and brothers, […]

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The 24th Anniversary of the Enthronement of Archbishop Anastasios

August 9, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – August 2016 On Tuesday, August 2, on the day of the 24th anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude Anastasios as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, a festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Church of the Analipsi (Ascension) in Librazhdi. It was a very special celebration, because it […]

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Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana

June 26, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – June 2016 On June 1, 2014 the consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana marked both a spiritual and historic event for the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, which has already gained an undisputed autocephalous position into the bosom of the Orthodox Churches worldwide. In addition the event marked […]

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The Tragic Accident of a Group of Orthodox Pilgrims from Vlora

June 7, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – May – June 2016 Also Read: Archbishop Anastasios’ visit to the injured in the accident in Kruja on May 27, 2016 On Friday, May 27, a group of Orthodox pilgrims of the community of Saints Theodor Church in Vlora, had a tragic and fatal accident. After visiting the Monastery of […]

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Enthronement of His Eminence Andon as the Metropolitan of Elbasan, Shpati and Librazhdi

May 11, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – May 2016 The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, in its meeting dated on April 7, 2016, held under the headship of His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, decided the establishment of two new Metropolis: 1. The Holy Metropolis of Apolonia and Fieri, which […]

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Enthronement of His Eminence Nikolla as the Metropolitan of Apolonia and Fieri

May 11, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – May 2016 The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, in its meeting dated on April 7, 2016, held under the headship of His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, decided the establishment of two new Metropolis: 1. The Holy Metropolis of Apolonia and Fieri, which […]

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Delirium of Slander against the Albanian Orthodox Church

April 7, 2016 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – March-April 2016 Amongst various paradoxes occurring in our country, here comes one related to a Tetovo resident of Muslim origin, Mr. Arben Llala, who offers to give lectures of Canon Law as well as guidelines to the Orthodox Church of Albania. With pathological obsession and through cunning lies, he distorts […]

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Christmas Celebrated with Grandeur in Tirana

December 29, 2015 Featured News

Church of Albania- December 2015 Christmas is always distinguished for the festive atmosphere that creates and the sense of joy it brings for everyone and everywhere. Its spirit can be felt long before the feast, in the particular church services of this period, such as the Hours, the Holy Unction etc, but also in the […]

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“The Voices of the Orthodox Russia in Albania”, concerts from two notable russian choirs in Tirana and Durrës

June 29, 2015 Featured News

June 2015 – The Albanian Orthodox Church  Also Read: Greetings of the Archbishop Anastasios on the occasion of the arrival in Albania of two russian choirs, Cathedral “Resurrection of Christ” (Video) The Concert of the 2 russian choirs: the Conservatory of Moscow and the “Classic” choir, at the Cultural Center of the Cathedral “Resurrection of […]

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Archbishop Anastasios of Albania receives the President Gjorge Ivanov of Macedonia

April 9, 2015 Featured News

The Albanian Orthodox Church – April 2015 In the connection with an official visit to our country on April 2, 2015, the President of Macedonia, Gjorge Ivanov was received at the headquarter of the Holy Synod, in Tirana, by the Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, Anastasios. The warm and friendly meeting continued for […]

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Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana Proposed for Greek President

February 10, 2015 Featured News

February 2015 The name of Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana is allegedly added to the list of possible candidates for the President of the Hellenic Republic. According to Greek newspaper “To Vima,” SYRIZA members associated with Mount Athos are trying to convince Archbishop Anastasios to become the next Greek President. So far, Anastasios is refusing, citing […]

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The New School Year Began at the “Resurrection of Christ” Theological Academy

November 1, 2014 Featured News

Church of Albania – November 2014 ‘The new academic year for the students of the “Resurrection of Christ” Theological Academy began with the Service of the Blessing of Water on October 13th. The service was conducted by the Bishop of Apollonia Nicholas, in the presence of Bishop Asti of Bylis, the professors, the staff and […]

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Conference with the Orthodox Clergy Wives of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

October 14, 2014 Featured News

October 2014 Eighty wives of priests and deacons, of the Archdiocese and three metropolis of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, attended the three-day conference, divided into two groups, on the 1st to 3rd and 3rd to 5th October in the Myrrh Bearing Women Skete – New Monastery of St. Vlash, Durrës. The theme of […]

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Orthodox & Evangelicals to engage in missionary dialogue as per Lausanne-Orthodox communique

September 27, 2014 Featured News
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By Liju Cherian – 27/9/14 Website- www.loimission.net ST VLASH, TIRANA, Albania — The second Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative (LOI) Consultation was held at the serene St Vlash monastery in the Albanian capital of Tirana from September 15 to 19, 2014. According to Revd Canon Mark Oxbrow, Facilitator, Lausanne Facilitator for Orthodox-Evangelical Relations, the final commnique issued states “that […]

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