“OUR DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITY IS TO BRING THE NATIONS BACK TO THE TRUTH AND CANONICITY OF THE CHURCH”—ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

Constantinople: Speaking at the St. George Cathedral in Constantinople on Monday, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addressed the ongoing issues surrounding the schismatic Ukrainian and Macedonian churches, stating that it is the role of his office to bring those nations back to canonical communion in the Church, reports the Union of Orthodox Journalists. “The existence of ...

Putin Attends Orthodox Christmas Service at Yuriev Monastery in Veliky Novgorod

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Sputniknews - 7/1/17 Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking part in an Orthodox Christmas service at St. George’s (Yuriev) Monastery in Russia’s Veliky Novgoro VELIKY NOVGOROD (Sputnik) – The midnight mass was held at the monastery’s Spassky Cathedral. After the service, Putin went to see the St. George's Cathedral of the Yuriev Monastery. The Russian leader usually celebrates ...

Patriarch Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas laid to rest in Sednaya

28/3/14 Damascus, (SANA): The body of Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, Mar Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, was laid to rest on Friday at the St. Peter and St. Paul Cathedral of St. Ephraim Monastery in Sednaya. A funeral ceremony for Patrach Iwas was held earlier ...