The First Hierarchal Liturgy Held In The New Church In Braunau

Church of Serbia - 1/12/2019 On Sunday, 24 November 2019, on the feast day of Holy King Stefan of Dechani, the first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church of Saint Apostle and Evangelist Mark in Braunau, Austria, was officiated. His Grace Bishop Andreas of Austria-Switzerland presided over the Liturgy with the concelebration of the local clergy. School ...

BELARUSIAN ORTHODOX STAMP NAMED ONE OF 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL IN THE WORLD

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Orthochristian.com  19/6/18 A Belarusian stamp block including an image of three Orthodox churches and icons has been named one of the top 10 most beautiful stamps in the world, reports katolik-gomel.by. The results of the most beautiful stamp contest were announced in Austria. The Belarusian stamp block taking 6th place was released in honor of the 1,025th anniversary ...

First bell of the Bucharest National Cathedral cast in Austria

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Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - November 2016 The first of the six bells of the Romanian People’s Salvation Cathedral was cast in Innsbruck, Austria, weighing 25 tones. The bell that will ring from the tower of the National Cathedral in Bucharest was cast Friday, 11 November 2016, with the effort of three generations of metallurgical ...

Metropolitan Arsenios, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for Austria and Hungary, in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - June 2016 On Sunday, 5 June 2016, when we listen to the Gospel’s story of the Blind Man, with the blessing of His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, Metropolitan of the Ecumenical Patriarchate His Eminence Arsenios (Kardamakis) from Vienna, President of the Council of Bishops’ Conference for Austria and Director for Orthodox Religious ...

The 70th Anniversary of the Betrayal of the Cossacks in Lienz is Remembered

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On June 1, 2015, a memorial service was held at the Chapel of the Protection of the Mother of God and Royal Martyr Tsarevich Alexei in Lienz, Austria, to mark the 70th anniversary of the betrayal of the Cossacks by the Allies following World War II. This was one of the most tragic post-war events, ...

Austria Recognizes ArmenianGenocide

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  22/4/15 VIENNA—The Austrian Parliament drafted a statement on April 21 condemning the Armenian Genocide and calling on Turkey to face its past. According to sources, all six factions of parliament came together and agreed on the statement, which will be presented to the public on April 22. The news comes a day after Germany announced its plan ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II visits President of the Federal Republic of Austria – Dr. Heinz Fischer

December 2014 His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of the Federal Republic of Austria. His Holiness led a delegation which included: their Eminences Archbishops Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz, Patriarchal Vicar in Switzerland and Austria, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Secretary, along with the priests of the Syriac Orthodox parishes ...

Ecumenical Patrairch at the 50th anniversary Celebrations of the establishment of Pro Oriente

From November 6-11, 2014, His All-Holiness visited Vienna, Austria, for the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Pro Oriente, a foundation created to improve relations between the divided Christian Churches. On Saturday, the 8th of November, after a special prayer and doxology, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed the international leaders and distinguished participants at the University ...

“Christianity, Nation, and Civilization” International Conference Held in the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - September 2014 With the blessing of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, an international conference entitled “Christianity, Nation, and Civilization” is being held from September 26-27 in the Vatche and Tamar Manukian Library at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The conference is being organized ...

When the Serbian flag flew over the White House

August 2014 On July 28, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson gave the following message to the American people. It was read in churches throughout the country and published in virtually all major newspapers. The Serbian flag was raised over the White House and all public buildings in the nation's capital. The message read: To the People of the ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives in Vienna

On Saturday, 19 July 2014, on the eve of the enthronement of the first Bishop of the Diocese of Austria-Switzerland Andrej, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrived in the evening hours to the capital of Austria. A large number of the faithful people from the Diocese of Austria-Switzerland and eminent invitees who will participate in the ...

Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland enthroned

Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland enthroned

INSERBIA NEWS- 21/7/14 VIENNA – Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) was enthroned at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Vienna in the presence of political and religious representatives of Serbia and Austria on Sunday. The enthronement ceremony brought together Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, Papal Nuncio to ...

Enthronement of Bishop Andrej (Cilerdzic) of Austria-Switzerland

July 2014 - Church of Serbia The enthronement of the new-elected Bishop Andrej of Austria-Switzerland in Vienna in the church of the Resurrection of Christ will be performed on 20 July 2014 after the Divine Liturgy which will be served by His Holiness Irinej, Arcbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovac and Serbian Patriarch. Many bishops of ...

Biography of newly-elected Serbian Orthodox Bishop Andrej (Cilerdzic) of Austria-Switzerland

June 2014 Bishop Andrej (Cilebdzic) was born on 21.08.1961 in Osnabrück (Germany), as a second son of protopresbyter-staurophor Dobrivoje Cilerdzic and mother Marijana. The primary school and a grammar school he finished in Dusseldorf (Germany), and after the final examination he spent a year on Mount Athos (1980-1981). He enrolled to the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received Delegation of Austrian Generals

On May 2, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed Lieutenant General Othmar Commenda, Deputy Chief of the Austrian Defence Staff; and a delegation of the Generals of the Republic of Austria. Accompanying them were Mr. Aram Marutyan, Honorary Consul of the Republic ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits Austria

Ioanna Zikakou - November 2013 “The joyous anniversary of the Austrian Metropolis’ fifty years of life and offer, is a milestone in the Church’s course and a great event for the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople,” said Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, speaking during the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Metropolis founding. The event took place in ...

Sunday of Orthodoxy in Vienna

Serbian Orthodox Church - 28/3/13 In the Diocese of Austria-Switzerland on Sunday of Orthodoxy the remembrance of the victory of the Holy Church over iconoclasm was celebrated. His Grace Bishop Dr. Irinej of Backa, the Administrator of the Diocese of Austria and Switzerland, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Vienna’s church of the Resurrection of Christ in ...

Intercultural Association Macedonia Cuts Vasilopita

Nicky Mariam Onti - 25/1/13 The customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s Cake) was celebrated in an event of the Intercultural Association Macedonia in Vienna. The Secretary of SAE, Olga Sarantopoulos  referred to the Association’s goal as perhaps one of the biggest challenges it deals with, and that is preserving the name of Macedonia from ...

Austrian Undersecretary For Integration Says “Orthodox Church Promotes Progress in Austria”

By Fani Toli 6/3/2012 During the Assembly of the Episcopes of the Orthodox Church at the Greek Metropolis of Austria, the Austrian Undersecretary For Integration, Sebastian Kurz, stated that the Orthodox Church promotes progress in Austria as well as multiculturalism and cultural diversity. During the Assembly of the Episcopes, Sebastian Kurz emphasized that the Orthodox Church can bring ...

Cypriot Cultural Centre of Vienna Celebrates the New Year

By Stella Tsolakidou 8/2/2012 The Cypriot Cultural Centre in Vienna celebrated the beginning of the New Year in a very grandiose event hosted at the Hall of the old Town Hall. The traditional vasilopita cutting event was attended by the newly enthroned Greek-Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe, Arsenios, the Chargé d’affaires of the ...