ALBANIAN MINISTRY OF CULTURE HANDS ORTHODOX CHURCH OVER FOR CATHOLIC MASS

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Orthochristian.com - 24/10/17 Labovë, Albania - The Holy Synod of the Albanian Orthodox Church released a statement on Saturday regarding an incident that occurred the today before with an Orthodox church in the southern Albanian village of Labovë. As the hierarchs learned only through a Facebook post, the Albanian Ministry of Culture gave the famous Dormition Church over to a ...

Great Celebration of St. Cosmas in his Monastery in Kolkondas

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 Orthodox Church, are ...

Refutation to the Absurd Accusations of Mr. Nikolla Marku

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The Albanian Orthodox Church - 12/9/17 On August 26, 2017 several media portals broadcasted an "exclusive" interview with the self-proclaimed priest of the church of St. Mary in the Kala District in Elbasan, Mr. Nikolla Marku, who still holds the church usurped since the day of its seizure by force. In this interview, he once again seeks ...

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

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 also ...

Metropolitan Rastislav of Czech Lands and Slovakia on first irenic visit to Constantinople

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www.basilica.ro - May 2016 Metropolitan Rastislav began Friday, 13 May 2016, his first irenic visit to the Orthodox Church of Constantinople, as Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, the Press Office of the Ecumenical Patriarchate reported. The official reception of the delegation of the Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia took place ...

“There is no reason to agree with anyone who speaks the language of hatred…”

Albanian Orthodox Church - April 2016 22 April  2016, Elbasan - Press Release (The Committee for Interfaith Cooperation in Elbasan responds to the smear and attacks of Mr. Nikolla Marku against the Church,against the new Metropolitan of Elbasan and other religious representatives) The Committee for Interfaith Cooperation in Elbasan has followed with concern, sympathy and compassion the latest statement ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kevian Patriarchate & Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church will resume dialogue for unity

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Risu.org.ua/April 2015 In the nearest future the historical reunification of Orthodoxy in Ukraine will begin, which is to lay the foundation for the establishment of the one local church. It concerns the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate. Both heads of churches are positive about it and ready to start the process ...

Metropolitan Mefodiy – Primate of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church enters Eternal Rest  

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Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church - UAOC MEMORY ETERNAL!!! On February 24, Metropolitan Mefodiy Kudriakov, head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church died after the long illness. Metropolitan Mefodiy was born 11 March 1949, in the Ternopil region. In 1981 he become a priest and was among the clergy of the Lviv and Ternopil diocese of the Ukrainian Exarchate - ...

Belarusian Orthodox Church: In Symphony With The State

Paula Borowska - 12/7/13 On 4 July the president of the Papal Inter-Religious Committee from Vatican, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, met with Alexander Lukashenka in Minsk. During the meeting Belarusian authorities tried to convince the Vatican’s representative that all 25 religious denominations present in Belarus live in peace and enjoy freedom. However, as Lukashenka made clear, only ...

Patriarch Kirill plans several trips abroad in 2012

Moscow, April 25, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia plans several trips abroad this year, Metropolitan Hilarion, the head of the Synodal Church and Society Department, said at a press conference in Moscow. In particular, the Patriarch plans to go to Bulgaria on April 27-29, to Cyprus in June, to Poland in August, ...

Kiev Patriarchate, UAOC Dialogue Committee Meets

28/10/2011 The dialogue committee of the independent Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC) has met at St. Michael's Golden-domed Monastery in Kiev to discuss the reasons for the schism between the Kiev Patriarchate and the UAOC. Three hierarchs of the Kiev Patriarchate and five hierarchs of the UAOC participated in the meeting, ...

Megaron Unity Concert at Aghios Panteleimonas Cathedral

13/12/2010 Orthodox Church of Greece A special concert performance was given on Sunday afternoon by the Athens Concert Hall Megaron at the Aghios (St.) Panteleimonas cathedral in downtown Athens. The peformance was part of an initiative by the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Greece to ease tensions in the same-name inner city district. President of the Republic Karolos ...