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Feast of St. Sarkis

February 14, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On Saturday, the 11th of February we celebrated the Feast of St. Sarkis the Warrior. St. Sarkis, of Armenian descent, was a centurion under Emperor Constantine the Great (fourth century A.D.), in the Roman Empire. However, when Julian the Apostate came to power in 361 A.D., […]

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Patriarch of Romania: The Holy Cross is the mystery of the eternal love of the Most Holy Trinity for humankind

September 20, 2016 Featured News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – September 2016 The Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross is cherished by the people because it shows not only the spiritual meaning of the Cross, but also what was achieved during time by the help of the wooden cross on which Christ was crucified, the Romanian Patriarch […]

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Event to remember: Edict of Milan anniversary marked 15,000 people

October 8, 2013 Featured News

Kurir- 8/10/13 NIS – By awarding the Order of St. Emperor Constantine in Nis, in front of about 15,000 people, the central ceremony marking 1,700 years since the Edict of Milan was over. The manifestation was held in the temple of the Holy Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena, where the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew said that […]

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Nis: Program of the celebration from 1-7 October 2013

October 4, 2013 Featured News

Serbian Orthodox Church The Edict of Milan Celebrations – 10/4/13 Program of the celebration from 1-7 September 2013 in Nis 1 October 2013 – 19:00 hours: Opening of the exhibition “jewelry of the Hilandar monastery” at the hall of the Saint Sava House, Cathedral church in Nis. 3 October 2013 – 17:00 hours: Welcoming the […]

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Nis: International Scientific Symposion on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan concluded

June 5, 2013 Featured News

5/6/13 Under auspices of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the International Scientific Symposion was held on the occasion of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan (31 May – 2 June 2013) The organizers of this symposion are the Center for religious studies Nis, the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies of the University of […]

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Session of the Congress Dedicated to Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen at the Romanian Academy

May 28, 2013 News

From 21 – 24 May 2013, the International Theological Congress entitled Saints Emperors Constantine and Helen – promoters of the religious freedom and supporters of the Church is held both at the Patriarchate Palace and at the Romanian Academy. The second day of the symposium was held at the Romanian Academy where the historical – religious context […]

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Ecumenical Patriarchate hosts International Conference on Edict of Milan

May 24, 2013 Featured News

Istanbul, Turkey 5/21/2013 Religious Freedom Today — Emperor Constantine’s Edict of Milan: 1700 years later On Friday, May 17, 2013, the Ecumenical Patriarchate honored the 1700th anniversary of Emperor Constantine the Great’s “Edict of Milan” by hosting an international and interfaith one-day seminar in collaboration with the Council of European Episcopal Churches at the Conrad […]

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Religious Freedom Today-Emperor Constantine’s Edict of Milan: 1700 years later

May 17, 2013 Featured News

Istanbul, Turkey 5/16/2013 Istanbul, Turkey, 17-18 May 2013 1700 years have passed since 313 when, through the Milan Edict of Toleration, Emperor Constantine granted freedom of conscience and freedom of worship to all cults, thus putting an end to centuries of persecution against Christians in the Roman Empire. Since then, Christians have enjoyed religious freedom, […]

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Constantine’s Jubilee

January 5, 2013 Featured News
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5/1/2013- Serbian Orthodox Church Towards the jubilee of one of the most important events in the history of civilization – 1700 years since the publishing of the Edict of Milan of Holy Emperor Constantine the Great – editorial staff of the Information Service of the Serbian Orthodox Church launched at the end of 2012 a […]

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New 2013 Illustrated Wall Calendar with regard to 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan

December 15, 2012 Featured News

15/12/12 With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, the Publishing Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church printed the 2013 great wall calendar entitled Emperor Constantine the Great in visual memory of the Serbs Edict of Milan – act on religious tolerance – establishing that “Christians, as well as all others, without exception, are […]

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Celebrating the Feast of Ascension in Jerusalem

May 18, 2012 Featured News

18/5/2012 Visit Travelujah-Holy Land Tours for attractive packages For Christians around the world, today marks the Feast of the Ascension, known as the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, is a great feast that marks the bodily Ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven. “[…] Jesus began to do and to teach until the …

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Bethlehem’s church of the punch-up

December 30, 2011 Featured News

Giles Fraser 29/12/2011 The latest brawl between Armenian and Orthodox monks in Bethlehem is a product of Christianity’s romance with buildings. It’s become something of a Christmas tradition: the annual ecclesiastical punch-up at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. This year the Palestinian riot police had to be called in after it all kicked […]

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The Patriarchal Cathedral Celebrated Its Historical Dedication Day

May 25, 2011 News

On 21 May 2011, the feast of Saints Constantine and Helen and the historical dedication day of the Patriarchal Cathedral, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel assisted by 14 hierarchs, tens of priests and deacons, on a scene specially arranged near the Patriarchal Cathedral. After the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence Antimos, Metropolitan […]

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Patriarch: Important to begin talks between Churches

December 29, 2010 News

26/12/2010 NIŠ — It would be good to launch talks between churches in 2013, Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej stated on Saturday. “It is good for church representatives to gather and launch a humane and friendly dialogue, while other issues between churches can be left for a later time,” Irinej said during signing of […]

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