Met Siluan (Muci): Our Challenges in Argentina

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  Notes on Arab Orthodoxy - 16/10/18 Our Challenges in Argentina In the past decade, our church in Argentina has faced various challenges. First among these challenges is clerical vocations, where the archdiocese has been able to accompany the path of two of her youths in their studies at the Saint John of Damascus Theological Institute at Balamand ...

The First Serbian Bishop of Buenos Aires and South-Central America Kiril (Bojovic) enthroned

Church of Serbia - 9/5/18 The First Serbian Bishop of South and Central America, His Grace Kirilo (Bojovic) enthroned in the Cathedral Church of Nativity of Virgin in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, brought in May 2018 saying that Bishop Kiril was elected Bishop of Buenos ...

Forum on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Held in Buenos Aires

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Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute - 12/5/18 Common declaration Under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, a second international forum on modern slavery convened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 5-8, 2018. This forum, entitled Old Problems in the New World, was cosponsored by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Buenos Aires and South America, and the Patriarch Athenagoras ...

Reception in Honor of the Diplomatic Body in Syria

Syriac Orthodox Church - 28/1/7 On the occasion of the new year 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II invited their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Charge d’Affaires and Diplomatic Representatives to a Formal Reception at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma. The reception was attended by their Excellencies: Mario Cardinal Zenari, Apostolic Nuncio in Damascus, and the ambassadors ...

Pope Reportedly Knew Priest Accused of Raping Children Two Years Before Arrest

Sputniknews - 29/12/16 Pope Francis and the Roman Catholic clergy failed to take action to sanction Rev. Nicola Corradi, the 82-year old priest arrested in late November on charges of sexually abusing deaf children, despite knowing of Carradi’s alleged exploits, according to an Argentine prosecutor. At least 24 students of the Antonio Provolo Institute for the hearing ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije and Bishop Kiril on an archpastoral visit in Latin America

Church of Serbia - 9/12/16 The hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Vicar Bishop Kiril of Dioclea have been in Latin America since 23 November 2016. - Reception by the Mayor of Resistencia, province Chaco, in Argentina, Mr. Jorge Kapitanich. During this meeting a contract was signed concerning ...

Official Reception at the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 28/10/16 On the occasion of the first apostolic visit of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II to Brazil, His Excellency Ambassador Marcos Bezerra Galvao, Secretary General of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an official reception at the Ministry Headquarters in Brazilia, in honor of His Holiness. His Holiness was accompanied ...

Resurrection Cathedral in the South American Diocesan Cathedral Celebrates its Feast Day

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - May 2016 On May 8, 2016, Thomas Sunday, His Grace Bishop John of Caracas and South America officiated at the feast day celebrations of Resurrection Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, along with His Grace Bishop Leonid of Argentina and ...

Diplomatic battle against Kosovo’s admission to UNESCO

October 2015 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said today that Serbia will continue with its activities in order to prevent the admission of Kosovo to UNESCO, but warned that this fight will be extremely difficult. Appearing on Radio Television Serbia (RTS), Dacic stressed that countries that have not recognised the unilaterally ...

Meeting of Orthodox Bishops in Argentina

December 2014 His Grace Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Litoral Amfilohije, Bishop-Administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central America, which are in the canonical visit to this Diocese, met with Orthodox bishops in Argentina on 27 November 2014. During this afternoon Metropolitan Amfilohije visited Bishop Leonid of Argentina and South America ...

Faithful from Argentina visits Serbian Patriarch

21/7/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the request of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral - Administrator of the Diocese of Buenos-Aires, received on 16 July 2014 a group of believers from the Argentinian province of Chaco, led by presbyter Branko Stanisic. Serbian Patriarch Irinej greeted fourty believers of the parish of Saint Nicholas the ...

Syriac Orthodox Metropolitans at the Ecumenical Patriarchate

20/1/14 Metropolitans Abune Mor Phialxinos Yusuf Cetin (Patriarchal-Vicar of Istanbul & Ankara) and Abune Mor Chrisostomos Yoohabon Ghasali (Patriarchal-Vicar of Argentina) of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East visited His All Holiness Berthhalomio, the Ecumenical Patriarch on 13th January 2014 and had discussions. Several other dignitaries also made their presence for the ocassion.  The prelates ...

New Archbishop for Syriac Orthodox Church Enthroned in Argentina

10/4/13 ARGENTINA: Upon an invitation for the Enthronement Ceremony of His Eminence John Ghassali Mor Chrysostom, as the new Archbishop of Argentina, His Eminence, Aphrem Karim Mor Cyril travelled to Argentina to participate in this festive event. The Enthronement took place on Sunday, March the 31st 2013 at St. Peter’s Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in La Plata, Argentina. ...

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina elected as the Old Orthodox Bishop of Rome

Vatican/Global: Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected as the Old Orthodox Bishop or Rome or Bishop on 13th March 2013. He will be known by the name Pope Francis I. He is the first ever Jesuit Pope. The Roman Catholic Church was in communion with the Orthodox Church until the great schism. It ...

New Archbishop Concecrated for Syriac Orthodox Vicarate of Argentina

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East -2/3/13 Beirut: Holy Father His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Was first consecrated Very Rev. Rabban John Gsali as the Archbishop of Patriarchal Vicarate of Argentina in the name of "MOR CHRISOSTAM" on 28th February 2013 at the Monastery of St Jacob Baradeaus in Atchena, Beirut, Lebanon. Source:

An Exhibition of Russian Orthodox Icons Opens in the Argentinian Capital

19/12/12 An exhibition of the traditions of Russian Orthodox icon-painting opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 13, 2012. This show acquaints the Argentinian audience with the traditions of venerating the Mother of God in Russia, and is scheduled to coincide with the fifth-anniversary celebrations of the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion between the ...

Visit of Youth Pilgrims from the Armenian Diocese of Argentina to the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin 6/8/2012 On August 5, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Eminence Nathan Hovhannisian, Director of the Publishing Department of the Mother See, received the graduate student class of the St. Grigor Lusavorich School of the Armenian Diocese of Argentina, students from the Vicente Lopez School, and members of the "Gayane" ...

Meretz reaches out to Christian Patriarchs

By MELANIE LIDMAN 12/10/2011 Haredi spitting at priests in Jerusalem has gotten worse in past six months, say city councilors. Jerusalem City Council members from the Meretz party met on Thursday with the Armenian patriarch, to apologize for the increase in ultra-Orthodox spitting at priests as they walk in the Old City. According to Meir Margalit, the Meretz ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije meets with Jorge Capitanich, Governor of the province of Chaco

17/11/2011 Serbian Church in Argentina His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro adnd the Littoral Amfilohije, the administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central American of the Serbian Patriarchate, met on November 15, 2011 in Resistencia, the seat of Province of Chaco, with its Governor Mr. Jorge Milton Capitanich, originating from Banjani, ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije comes to Argentina

Serbian Church 2/11/2011 According to the decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from this year's session in May on creating of a new Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central American with a seat in Buenos Aires and on placing His Eminence Amfilohije Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the ...

Pontifical Visit of the Catholicos of All Armenians to the Armenian Diocese of Argentina (May 15-16)

On May 15, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, celebrated a Pontifical Divine Liturgy in the Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator of Buenos Aires. Present for the ceremony were Mr. Vladimir Karmirshalian, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia, and representatives of Sister Churches. During the celebration of ...