Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania reaffirms sacrality of marriage between man and woman

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 15/12/16  The sixth Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Australia, New Zealand and Oceania held its working session Thursday, 8 December 2016. The session took place at the office of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Sydney. According to the Rules of Operation of Episcopal Assemblies in the Orthodox Diaspora, the ...

Communiqué of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

May 2014 The members of the 4th Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed the opportunity to meet in Sydney on Monday 28th April, 2014, under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. Present were: His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos (Ecumenical Patriarchate); His Eminence Archbishop Paul (Antiochian Church); His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion ...

Episcopal Assembly of Oceania marks the 1,700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan

5/7/13 The Episcopal Assembly of Oceania solemnly marked the 1,700th Anniversary of the issuance of the Edict of Milan by the Roman Emperor St Constantine the Great in 313 AD with the Pan-Orthodox celebration of Great Vespers for Feast of Sts Constantine and Helen on Monday evening, 20 May 2013. This special Inter-Orthodox commemoration was hosted by ...

Third Episcopal Assembly оf Oceania Communique

26/10/2012 The members of the 3rd Episcopal Assembly of the canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed once again the opportunity to meet in Sydney from October 14-15, 2012, under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. The Assembly commenced with prayer at the Central Offices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, ...

Episcopal Assembly of South America

The Polish Orthodox Church Michał Kalina 06.11.2011 A second Episcopal Assembly of South America was held on 2-4 October in Buenos Aires, during which the bishops of the continent discussed issues relevant to the Orthodox Church in the region. The meeting was attended by a hierarch of the Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Archbishop Chrysostomos of Rio ...

Second Episcopal Assembly of Oceania COMMUNIQUE

18/10/2011 The members of the 2nd Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed once again the opportunity to meet in Sydney from October 16-17, 2011, under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. The Assembly commenced with prayer at the central offices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, Redfern. Present ...

Episcopal Assembly announces committee Membership

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America 02/02/11 SYOSSET, NY [OCA] -- During the second week of February 2011, membership of the thirteen committees established by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America was finalized. "These members, under the coordination of their chairmen, will initially be responsible for addressing the ...

Communiqué Of The First Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

19/10/2010 The members of the First Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed the opportunity to meet in Sydney from 16-18 October, 2010 under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. The Assembly commenced with a Divine Liturgy manifesting our essential eucharistic unity at the Cathedral of the Annunciation of ...

Episcopal Assembly of All canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania and Asia

Serbian Church INVITATION - On the occasion of the Episcopal Assembly of all canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania and Asia, which will take place in Sydney from 16th-18th October 2010, there will be on Sunday 17th october 2010, from 7:30 am in the Cathedral of the church of the Annunciation of the Theotokos, Redfern, a ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Receives Officers of Episcopal Assembly

On Tuesday, September 21, 2010 His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received the Officers of the Episcopal Assembly of North and Central America at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul. His All Holiness had invited the Officers through the cooperation of Archbishop Demetrios of America, the Chairman of the Assembly, who also led the delegation to ...

Bishop BASIL Elected Secretary of the Episcopal Assembly

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America At the Episcopal Assembly recently concluded in New York City on Friday, May 28, His Grace Bishop BASIL was elected Secretary of the Assembly. Reports His Grace, "I was nominated by Archbishop DEMETRIOS of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (Chair of the Episcopal Assembly), and Metropolitan PHILIP (First ...

Episcopal Assembly issues message, ends with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy

05/28/2010 NEW YORK, NY [OCA] -- The Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Hierarchs of North and Central America closed with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral here on Friday morning, May 28, 2010. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, and the diocesan and auxiliary bishops of the Orthodox Church in America ...

Metropolitan PHILIP Addresses Historic Episcopal Assembly on First Day

EPISCOPAL ASSEMBLY - 26/5/2010 "Your Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, and Brother Bishops: My opening remarks this morning are taken from the Vespers of Palm Sunday, “Today the Grace of the Holy Spirit has gathered us together.” How wonderful and pleasing to God for all of us to meet and discuss ...