ABORTION IS DREADFUL MURDER SAYS ARCHIMANDRITE EPHRAIM

Pravoslavie.ru - 10/4/16 In the course of shooting the documentary “Athos – for Life!” the crew of Sobor.by had the opportunity to visit Holy Mount Athos and to talk with Archimandrite Ephraim, Abbot of the great Vatopedi Monastery. The elder answered a question about abortion. “You need to work hard and to do your best in order to ...

Abbot Ephraim calling upon Orthodox Christians to unite in the struggle against abortion

Abbot Ephraim calling upon Orthodox Christians to unite in the struggle against abortion

Pravoslavie.ru - 18/8/14 Orthodox Christians should more actively strive for a ban on abortions, believes Abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery on Holy Mount Athos, Archimandrite Ephraim, reports Interfax-Religion. “It is unacceptable that such terrible crimes as abortions are committed in Orthodox countries, moreover, in such large quantities! This phenomenon must make us think seriously about it; I would ...

Senior Athos monk praises Russia, urges global Orthodox unity

Mount Athos, June 7, Interfax - The abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery on Mount Athos, Archimandrite Ephraim, praised Russia and called for global Orthodox unity. "Even though it has been nearly a year and a half, our taking the Cincture of the Theotokos to Russia, the main relic of our monastery, is still fresh in our ...

Olympic champion gives his medal to the “Paramythia” Icon of the Mother of God

3/4/13 On March 27, the Olympic champion Ilias Iliadis visited the Vatopedi Monastery on the Holy mountain of Athos where during his meeting with the Monastery's Superior, elder Ephraim, he gave his Olympic medal as a gift to the wonder-working Icon of the Mother of God Paramythia ("Exhortation", "Joy and Consolation"), reports Agionoros.ru. Ilias Iliadis was a ...

Archimandrtie Ephraim has been acquitted

14/6/2012 The Greek Areopag (Supreme Court) has cancelled the decision of the appellate court of Thrace, which on March 1, 2012 sentenced Archimandrite Ephraim and monk Arseny of Vatopedi Monastery on Mt. Athos and presiding judge of the court of first instance Maria Psalti to six months imprisonment, the sentence being commuted for three years. Each of ...

World public forum ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ holds international conference on ‘Mount Athos’s Contribution to Europe’s Religious and Intellectual Tradition’ in Salzburg

13.07.2011 A conference on ‘The Contribution of Mount Athos to Europe’s Religious and Intellectual Tradition’ was held on July 8-9, 2011, in Salzburg, Austria. It was organized by the Dialogue of Civilizations world public forum. Among the participants were Mr. Walter Schwimmer, former general secretary of the Council of Europe, Princess Katarina of Serbia, Great Britain, ...