PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA CALLS UPON ALL LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES TO PARTICIPATE IN PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

Pravoslavie.ru - 15/6/16 Theodoros II, the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, appealed to all Local Orthodox Churches to participate in the Pan-Orthodox Council on Crete, reports Sedmitsa.ru, with reference to Romfea. In an interview given to radio station 98.4, Patriarch Theodoros regarded as an historical Church Council that which is to take place in June 2016 on ...

His Holiness Aram I in Kavala and Xanthi

September 2014 The small Armenian community in Kavala received His Holiness with great joy at the Holy Cross Church. After the Canonical prayer Mrs. Mannik Asherian, a member of the Church Council, welcomed the Catholicos and said that it was the first time a Catholicos had ever visited the community. She told the guests that Kavala ...

“Our Christian faith as Armenians is the source of our strength as a Nation,” Said Catholicos Aram I in his message to the faithful in Washington

September 2014 On Sunday 7 September 2014, his Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy and addressed the faithful at the Church of the Holy Cross in Washington DC. Archbishop Oshagan, Prelate of the Eastern Prelacy of the Armenian Orthodox Church of America, celebrated the Liturgy after welcoming His Holiness and explaining the purpose of ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chairs a regular session of the Supreme Church Council

On 17 June 2014, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church met for a regular session at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who declared the session open and addressed the participants with an opening speech in which ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Supreme Church Council

April- May 2014 On 30 April 2014, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, began in the hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. In his opening speech, the Primate of the ...

The Diocesan Palace in Moscow will be restored by 2015

2/1/14 “Historically, the Diocesan Palace in Moscow was the most important missionary center for culture and social activities of the Russian Orthodox Church. Patriarch Kirill asked to spare no effort in order to give back this monument in its original appearance to the city of Moscow by 2015”, said Tichon, Bishop of Podol’sk and chairmen of ...

Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular meeting of the Supreme Church Council

On April 12, 2013, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church met for a regular meeting at the Supreme Church Council Hall in the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. The meeting was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. He made introductory remarks. Bishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk ...

Registration of delegates for Bulgaria Patriarchal Electoral Church Council starts

23/2/13 Sofia. Registration of the delegates for the Bulgarian Patriarchal Electoral Church Council starts on Saturday, February 23. The registration process will kick off at 10 a.m. and will be held at the House of the Holy Synod. The Bulgaria Orthodox Church expects at least 40 guests – from Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and others. Source:  

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church

On 5 September 2012, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church took place in the Supreme Church Council’s Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. In his introductory speech, His Holiness spoke of the recent actions in ...

Patriarch Kirill chairs 3d session of Russian Orthodox Church’s Supreme Church Council

23.08.2011 On August 23, 2011, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired the 3d session of the ROC Supreme Church Council held at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council in the Church of Christ the Saviour. In his introductory remarks, Patriarch Kirill outlined the main items on the agenda, emphasizing the importance of ...

“THE ARMENIANS IN SYRIA ARE WITH THE PEOPLE AND REFORMS” Said His Holiness Aram I

07/20/2011 On Wednesday 20 July 2011, His Holiness Aram I had a working meeting with the Armenian Prelate of Syria, Bishop Shahan Sarkissian, and the representatives of the Church Council. The Prelate and his delegation briefed the Catholicos and said that they were monitoring the situation. At the end of the meeting, His Holiness ...

Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church holds its first Meeting

14/4/2011 On 14 April 2011, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired the first meeting of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. The meeting took place at the Red Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. In his introductory speech His Holiness named the main reasons of establishing a new body ...

Armenian church of Switzerland closed its Doors

11/4/2011 Doors of the Armenian Church in Geneva were closed. The Church Council decided to close the church on Sunday. However, a reliable source told Armenian News-NEWS.am, church closed its doors not to let in the believers and a delegation from Etchmiadzin by Fr. Abel Manoukian. Earlier the Armenian Apostolic Church Council of Switzerland has repeatedly sent letters ...

Misunderstanding with Armenian Apostolic Church Council of Switzerland

BY TIMES.AM AT 11/4/2011 A press release was delivered to the Times.am e-mail from the Armenian Apostolic Church Council of Switzerland, which especially says: “On 8-9 April 2011, we heard through Armenian media that as of Sunday, 10 April 2011, Switzerland is considered a Diocese. We also learned through press reports that Arch. Hovnan Derderian (from Los Angeles) ...

Voting in election of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia finished

Moscow, January 27, Interfax - The voting procedure in the election of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia finished at about 6:30 p.m. Moscow time at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, where the Church Council gathered for a meeting on Tuesday. "The boxes into which the Church Council meeting participants put their ballots ...

Metropolitan Filaret withdraws from patriarchal election

Moscow, January 27, Interfax - Patriarch Filaret of Minsk and Slutsk, one of the three candidates for the Moscow Patriarchal See, withdrew his candidacy at a Church Council session on Tuesday afternoon, a source attending the forum told Interfax-Religion.The Church Council also decided not to nominate more candidates for Patriarch, the source said.Thus, the ...