Celebrations of the feast of Saint Sava – the First Serbian Archbishop in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 31/1/17 On the feast-day of the Venerable and the God-Bearer our Father Sava, the First Serbian Archbishop, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the crypt of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava. His Holiness was con-celebrated by the abbot of the monastery of the Mother of God the ...

Official conversations at the Patriarchate of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 25/9/17 The second day of the irenic visit of His Beatitude  Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodoros II to the Serbian Orthodox Church began with an official reception which was hosted by His Holiness Serbia Patriarch  Irinej in the Palace of the Patriarchate of Serbia in Belgrade, September 22, ...

The highest distinction of the Diocese of Zica for the Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - 22/9/17 On behalf of the clergy, monastics and the faithful of the Diocese of Zica, His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica handed over to His Holiness Irinej the Order of Venerable Simon the Monk at the Serbian Patriarchate on 19 September 2017. His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica indicated in his exposition that ...

Serbian Patriarch met representatives of the Syrian-Jacobite Church

Serbian - Syriac Orthodox Churches His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received the  Archbishop of the Syrian-Jacobite Church in Sweden,  His Eminence Benjamin (Atas), at the Serbian Patriarchate on 14 June 2017. Archbishop Benjamin expressed his gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during which they discussed various challenges and problems faced ...

Chairman of the State Duma received by the Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - June 2017 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received His Excellency Mr. Vyacheslav Volodin, Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Parliament of the Russian Federation at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 5 June 2017. Mr. Volodin expressed gratitude to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church for the cordial reception during ...

Ambassador of Belarus аwarded by the Serbian Church

Church of Serbia - 5/6/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presented the Ambassador of Belarus in Belgrade Vladimir Chushev Order of St. Sava second degree at a reception held at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 31 May 2017. The ceremony was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb ...

Patriarch Aphrem II Elected President of the Middle East Council of Churches

Syriac Orthodox Church - September 2016 At the voting session of the XI General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was elected President of the Council for the Oriental Orthodox Family of Churches. Their Beatitudes Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East John X, Chaldean Patriarch ...

SECRETARY OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE ASSYRIAN CHURCH MEETS WITH SYNOD SECRETARY OF THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH

Assyrian Church of the East -  June-July 2016 On Saturday, May 28, 2016, His Grace Bishop Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of California and Secretary of the Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East paid a fraternal visit to His Grace Anba Raphael, the Bishop of Central Cairo and the General Secretary of the Coptic ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Received General Secretary of the Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly

On November 26th, in the Mother See, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Ayatollah Mohammad Hassan Akhtari, General Secretary of the Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly. His Holiness welcomed Ayatollah Akhtari’s visit to Armenia and the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, and noted that such visits will not only contribute to ...

Archbishop Ieronymos: ‘Migrants Leave Their Homelands Due to Western World’s Actions

Ieronymos Archibishop of Athens

Katerina Papathanasiou - Greek Reporter- June 2015 “The future of migrants arriving in the country must concern not only Greece but all the European countries,” said Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos during a meeting with a delegation of German members from local Parliaments, the General Secretary of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) and other officials, ...

Catholicos Aram I Addresses an Interfaith Meeting in Abu Dhabi

December 2014 In between his pastoral meetings, His Holiness was asked to join a special meeting organized by Religions for Peace to prepare a statement on religious extremism. The meeting brought together, among others, the representatives of the Holy See, the General Secretary of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue ...

Christian-Muslim Joint Conference in Lebanon to Discuss Christians in the Middle East

23/1/2012 (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - The conference will be attended by delegates from all over the world, including 50 leading Muslim and Christian religious leaders, intellectuals, and actors of civil society from the Middle East. A number of ecumenical partners from Europe and USA will also attend the meeting. The conference will deal with issues ...

Religious Leaders Call Obama to Take Bold Action for Middle East Peace

By Daniel Blake | Christian Post Contributor 1/7/2011 Religious leaders from the Evangelical, Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox Churches have called upon President Obama to take “bold action” to establish peace in Israel and Palestine. In a letter drafted by “Churches for Middle East Peace” this week the president was urged to make a clear and bold stance in ...