556 baptized in Congo in two days

January 22, 2018 Featured – 22/1/18  Another mass Baptism was celebrated recently in the Metropolis of Katanga (Congo), in the city of Kolwezi, uniting 556 people to the Body of Christ in the Holy Orthodox Church, reports Romfea. During a two-day official public holiday, all the catechumens of the city of Kolwezi, in the south of the country near the […]

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November 13, 2017 Featured
Photo: – 13/11/17 +Memory Eternal+ His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatios of Pentapolis reposed in the Lord yesterday, the Patriarchate of Alexandria reports. Note that the retired hierarch reposed on the day that the Alexandrian Church celebrates the great wonderworker and hierarch St. Nektarios of Pentapolis on the New Calendar. The late prelate of Pentapolis was born George Mandelides in Edessa […]

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February 8, 2017 News
Photo: – 8/2/17 On Sunday, February 5 His Grace Bp. Panteleimon of Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon celebrated the consecration of the newly-built Church of St. John the Baptist-St. Nicholas in Impfondo, a town in the north eastern Republic of the Congo with a population of around 20,000. The church is the first in northern Congo, reports Romfea. […]

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A medical clinic in the heart of the jungle

July 3, 2015 Featured News

Orthodox Mission Fraternity – July 2015 Dear Friends of the Mission, I feel I should make you partakers of the delight of our native brothers of Shamana province for the completion of the construction work of the small medical clinic that was funded by a donor of Our Fraternity. Fr. Augustine with indigenous believers went to […]

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The historical background of the monastery in Kolwezi – Congo (DRC)

June 5, 2015 Featured News
The Holy Apostles monastery in Kolwezi

Fr. Georgios Kuyumcoglu – June 2015 “History teaches us that it is from monasteries that sprang up all church missions, and that missionaries founded monasteries wherever they traveled.” – Archimandrite George Capsanis Since Orthodoxy is inconceivable without monasticism, in November 2006 the abbot of Gregoriou Monastery on Mount Athos, Archimandrite George, gave us a blessing-mandate: to […]

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Postcard from the Congo

May 1, 2015 Featured News
"Chrysostomos Papasarantopoulos" school

Presbytera Chrysanthi Perissoglou – May 2015 Dear brothers in Christ, By the grace of God our Father and your own prayers, I am at the queen of the Congo (DRC), the blessed Kinshasa of fourteeen million people. Bishop here, as you know, is His Beatitude Nikiforos, an Athonite monk from Micra Hagia Anna. He is […]

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Pastoral visit to the indigenous of Northern Congo

April 20, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 From 3rd to 6th April 2015, His Grace Bishop Panteleimon paid a pastoral visit to the Parish Community of Impfondo in Northern Congo. At the city airport, he was welcomed by the Parish Priest Fr. Sergios Mabalemo and the parish council. Later on, he was welcomed by the elder Orthodox leader of the Pygmy tribe […]

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Forty two Congolese baptized into Orthodox Church

January 2, 2015 Featured News

January 2015 On  24 December 2014, His Grace Panteleimon Bishop of Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon, performed the baptisms of forty-five newly enlightened Congolese of all ages, coming from the three Parish Communities in Pointe-Noire, in the outdoor baptistery in the Holy Cathedral Church of St Dimitrios which is under construction in the city. Addressing the newly […]

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Responsibility Tour to the far ends of the Congo

December 26, 2014 Featured News
Youth seminar in Kananga

December 2014 Lately the Most Merciful God has made us worthy to live special moments: the ceremony for the new graduates of our Theological School, the seminars that had been organized in Kananga and Buzimai for priests, constituent mission members and young people, the scientists’ association in Kinshasa, the missionary tours across the Metropolis and […]

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Support the operation of the Orthodox University of the Congo

October 6, 2014 Featured News

October 2014 Click here to donate:  For 7 years, in Kinshasa, D.R. Congo, the Orthodox University of the Diocese of Central Africa has been operating. There have been more than 50 graduates, most of whom have since helped in the missionary programs of our Orthodox Church. The foundation of the Orthodox University was grandiose for sure, because […]

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Teaching at the Orthodox Theological School of the Congo

July 21, 2014 Featured News

Alexandrian Patriarchate – June – July 2014 – Maria Kazamia Saint Athanasius the Athonite Theological School, a faculty of the Orthodox University of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, started operating at the Mont Ngafula region in Kinshasa in September 2007. Attendance at school is five years. The School offers three directions: The Bible-Patristic Theology-Ecclesiastical History, […]

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Bishop Panteleimon in Congo

February 16, 2013 News

14/2/13 – Patriarcate of Alexandri and All Africa With the paternal prayers and blessing of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, His Grace Panteleimon, Bishop of Brazzaville and Gabon arrived in the city of Pointe Noire, second largest city of the Congo on Friday 8th February 2013. At the […]

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