His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, pays visit to the Romanian Patriarchate

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 2/4/17 His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, received Thursday, 30 March 2017, at the Palace of the Patriarchate, His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, who is currently paying a visit to Romania. His Beatitude expressed his joy over Prince Charles having included the Romanian Patriarchate in his ...

Prince of Wales visits Dormition Cathedral of Sourozh diocese

DECR - 19/12/16 On 13 December 2016, His Royal Highness Prince Charles paid an unofficial visit to the London Dormition Cathedral of the Sourozh diocese. After the Divine liturgy Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh consecrated the belfry after the renovations.  The bells were consecrated by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill during his visit to Great Britain. A special moleben service ...

Patriarch Kirill meets with Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia in London

Chuch of Serbia - 19/10/16 In the morning of October 17, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, while on a pastoral visit to Great Britain, had a working meeting with His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia, in London. Participating in the meeting were also Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia Performs All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God of the Diocese of the United Kingdom of the Russian Church Abroad

Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 19/10/16 On the evening of October 15, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during a visit to the United Kingdom, performed all-night vigil at London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and the ...

TWO RESPONSES FROM ANTIOCHIAN PATRIARCHATE TO STATEMENTS MADE CONCERNING IT AT COUNCIL PRESS BRIEFINGS

www.pravoslavie.ru - 24/6/16 The official and reverend representative of the secretariat of the conference on Crete (from June 17 to 26, 2016) set forth on June 21, 2016, as part of the official press conference of the second day of the work of the conference, that the Patriarchate of Antioch "during the discussions that took place in ...

The Gospel of LoL: New Emoji Bible Spreads God’s Word to Millennials

SputnikNews - June 2016 An anonymous author has created a new version of the King James Bible for the 21st century, which replaces some of the most-used words with emojis. An emoji version of the Bible has updated the scripture for the 21st century, giving readers a chance to read the gospels in illustrated form. The new book, called "Scripture for Millennials," uses ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Armenia

On December 22, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mrs. Judith Farnvert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Republic of Armenia. Congratulating the ambassador on the occasion of her appointment, His Holiness reflected ...

Service Dedicated to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide held in Westminster Abbey

On October 28, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a service dedicated to the Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide was offered in Westminster Abbey, London, UK. Attending the service were Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia; and HRH Prince Charles of Wales. The ...

CONCERT IN COMMEMORATION OF VICTIMS OF WORLD WAR II

On October 8, 2015, a charity concert ‘Benjamin Britten. War Requiem’ to commemorate the victims of World War II’ took place at the Tchaikovsky Conservatoire Grand Hall in Moscow. Among the numerous listeners were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Mr. Vygaudas Usackas, head of the EU Delegation ...

SS Cyril and Athanasius Institute is Hosting a Pilgrimage to the Holy Sites of Great Britain

7/6/14 As reported on the official website of the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, SS Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies is hosting an educational pilgrimage to Great Britain, from September 2-11, 2014. The British Isles were among the first territories to receive the Gospel, the Faith having been brought ...

Archbishop of Australia is Opposed to Gay Marriage

By Marianna Tsatsou 14/6/2012 Archibishop of Australia Stylianos announced his view on same-sex marriages. More specifically, he stated that he is opposed to the act, in contrast to the chain of archbishops across the world who have approved gay marriage, such as that of the Archdiocese of Thiateira and Great Britain. This announcement came as a result of ...

Greek Orthodox Youth Official Criticises Arsonists

11/11/2011 A high ranking church official today condemned arsonists who targeted a youth campsite in south Shropshire. Arsonists set fire to sheds containing marquees, tents and cooking equipment in Church Preen on Sunday morning. The Greek Orthodox Youth of Great Britain Camp organisers estimated £40,000 of damage had been caused. A statement from the office of Greek Orthodox ...

Anglican and Eastern Churches Association gives annual reception in London

19.10.201 The Anglican and Eastern Churches Association gave an annual reception on November 17, 2011, at Faith House in London. With the blessing of Archbishop Yelisey of Sourozh, the Russian Orthodox Church in Great Britain and Ireland was represented by Archpriest Mikhail Dudko, sacristan of the Cathedral of the Assumption in London. On behalf of the Church ...

New Session of the Holy and Sacred Synod

Ecumenical Patriarchate 10/04/11 On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, His All-Holiness presided over deliberations of the new session of Holy and Sacred Synod. The members for the new period (September 2011-February 2012) include Metropolitans Geron Constantine of Nikaia, Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, Ambrosios of Karpathos and Kasos, John of Pergamon, Iakovos of the Princes Islands, Meliton ...

First All Orthodox Divine Liturgy in Great Britain

2/7/2011 The All Orthodox Bishopric conference for the British Isles was founded on June 21, 2010 on the founding assembly in London and it consisted of all canonical diocesan bishops of the Orthodox Churches under which jurisdiction are Great Britain and Ireland. Sinde then, this conference meets two times a year, and within the same there ...

Church fears ‘dictatorship’ in debt-burdened Greece

By: Christian Today reporter 17/6/2011 The Greek Orthodox Church in Great Britain has spoken of its concerns for Greece as the country struggles to free itself from a crippling debt crisis. Capital city Athens was rocked by violent protests on Wednesday as Greek riot police took on hundreds of protesters angry over the government’s austerity measures. After power-sharing talks ...

Catholicos Patriarch Consecrates St. George’s Church at Georgian Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland

2011-02-07 His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi and Metropolitan of Pitsunda and Sukhumi-Abkhazia left for London. The purpose of His visit is to consecrate a Georgian church for our parish in Great Britain and Ireland. On 6th of February 2011, the Ruler of Georgian Orthodox Church consecrated a new ...

Ambassadors Of Great Britain And Israel Received At The Patriarchate

17/11/2010 Department for Church and Inter-Religious Relations and the Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate inform us: On 17 November 2010, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church received at the Patriarchal Residence, His Excellency Mr. Martin Harris, the new Ambassador of Great Britain in Romania, on an introduction visit. The new Ambassador thanked for reception ...

His Holiness visits Most Reverend Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace

Syrian Orthodox Church LONDON, UK: His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I Iwas visited Most Reverend Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Supreme head of Anglican Church of England at Lambeth Palace, the official residence of the Archbishop on July 08, Thursday. His Holiness was welcomed at the Palace by the Archbishop himself. His ...

Inaugural Meeting of the Orthodox Assembly for the British Isles is Held

In a Communique dated June 22, 2010, posted on the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain website, it was announced: "The Inaugural Meeting of the Pan-Orthodox Assembly of Bishops with Churches in the British Isles was held on 21st June 2010 at Thyateira House, the centre of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and ...

Holy Synod takes decisions on external Church Affairs

1/6/2010 On 31 May 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired a regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held at the historical building of the Sacred Governing Synod in St. Petersburg. Taking part in the session were permanent members of the Holy Synod: Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and ...