STATEMENT OF THE INTERPARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY ON ORTHODOXY (I.A.O.) ON THE RECENT EVENTS OF RELIGIOUS VIOLENCE

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  April 2015 On the days of the Easter celebration humanity witnessed two more acts of religious violence and brutality. The acts of mass murder of 148 innocent Christian students, which massacred in Garissa University, and the destruction of the Christian church in the northeastern province of Chasaka in Syria. The Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy (I.A.O.) as ...

ASSEMBLY OF ORTHODOX BISHOPS IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL MEETS IN MADRID

24/3/15 Bishop Nestor of Chersonese attended a regular session of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal, which took place on March 18, 2015, in Madrid. Participating in the session were Metropolitan Polykarpos of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Constantinople), Bishop Luke of Western Europe (Serbian Patriarchate), and Bishop Timotei of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate ...

THE CLERGY-LAITY ASSEMBLY OF THE ORTHODOX AUTOCEPHALOUS CHURCH OF ALBANIA HELD

September - October 2014 The Clergy-Laity Assembly of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania was convened within a fraternal atmosphere, on the 26th and 27th of September, 2014, at the premises of the New Monastery of St. Vlash, and under the chairmanship of His Beatitude, Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, Anastasios. More than 200 ...

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

September 2014 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America commenced its fifth annual meeting Monday, September 15, with a Pan-Orthodox Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas, Texas. Some two hundred people attended, including more than 30 bishops representing the member jurisdictions of the Assembly. The evening began with a Doxology—a service of thanksgiving—presided ...