MONDAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT AT THE RUSSIAN SPIRITUAL MISSION (MISSIA) IN JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - June 2018 On Monday of the Holy Spirit, May 15/28, 2018, according to the Pentecostarion, the Feast of Pentecost was celebrated, namely the coming down of the Holy Spirit, at the Holy Church of the Holy Trinity of the Moscow Patriarchate in West Jerusalem. This event was celebrated by the Divine Liturgy which ...

Alexandrian Patriarchate to Revive the Institution of Deaconesses

The Alexandrian Patriarchate - 18/11/16 #Regarding the issue of the institution of Deaconesses, it was decided to revive this and a tripartite committee of Hierarchs was appointed for a detailed consideration of the subject. The Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Throne has convened at the Holy Patriarchal Centre of Alexandria. The convening of the Hierarchs began on ...

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople calls everyone “to mobilize forces and to pray in the fight to protect the environment “

SPC.rs - 5/9/16 Dear friends, today the Patriarch of Constantinople wrote of the need to sensitize all people of the urgent ecological problems facing our planet today, including the adverse consequences produced by companies, “which can be, and are proving very dangerous and catastrophic for creation and life of living beings on earth.”  We are facing the ...

INITIAL SORROWFUL OBSERVATIONS REGARDING THE HOLY AND GREAT SYNOD

Pan Orthodox Council (Facebook) - June-July 2016 From the Office of Heresies and Cults of the Holy Metropolis of Piraeus By way of the mass media we have followed with great sorrow and pain of soul the Holy and Great Synod from its inception at the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of Pentecost. In what follows we offer ...

WHY I DID NOT SIGN THE TEXT “RELATIONS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH WITH THE REST OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD”

Met. Hierotheos Vlachos - Orthodox Ethos - July 2016 Various comments have been published related to the stance I took regarding the text of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church with the title: “Relations of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World.” Some write that I didn’t sign it, others that I did ...

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 ...

Metropolitan Nifon: The Holy and Great Synod is very important for the whole Orthodoxy and beyond

Gheorghe Anghel - Romanian Orthodox Press Center - June 2016 Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Targoviste – Patriarchate of Romania, spoke toNikos Papachristou (amen.gr) about the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. N.P.: Your Eminence, how important event is the Holy and Great Synod for the life of the Orthodox Church? Metropolitan Nifon: The Holy and Great Synod ...

Church of Albania: The Convocation of the Holy and Great Synod of Orthodoxy is Imperative

Aurelian Iftimiu - Romanian Orthodox Basilica Press Center  Read below the statement by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Albania regarding the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church: Considering the debates that have recently arisen about the planned Holy Synod of Orthodoxy, we feel obliged to briefly emphasize the following: 1. The decision about the ...

Statement of the Serbian Patriarchate on the Holy & Great Council

Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate- June 2016 Message of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church concerning the convocation of the Holy and Great Council to be held on Crete on the occasion of the feast-day of the Holy Trinity, from 17th to the 27th of June 2016. The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian ...

MONKS OF KARAKALLOU WRITE CONCERNING JULY COUNCIL DOCUMENTS

www.pravoslavie.ru- 27/2/16 Below is the first of six letters from Athonite monasteries regarding the Pan-Orthodox Synod to be translated into English: Letter from the Holy Monastery of Karakallos, Mt. Athos, regarding the Pan-Orthodox Council March 6, 2016 To the Venerable Sacred Community of the Holy Mountain In Karyes We embrace Your Reverend and All-Venerable in Christ with brotherly love. Through this ...