How Constantinople ‘Changed’ the Orthodox Christian World

Miodrag Lazarevic - OpEd - 31/10/18 It is going to be a month since the Ecumenical Patriarchate reinstated the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC KP) and Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC), thereby heading towards ‘the granting’ of the Tomos of Autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This decision has already resulted in large-scale ...

Modern Cinema For An Orthodox Faith – The Director’s Interpretation

Cassie Steele (Contributing Editor) – OCP News Service - 22/8/18 With nearly 77% of Orthodox Christians living in Europe, a worldwide view on the inner workings of the Orthodox Church may vary from region to region as the faith becomes a little less concentrated. Hollywood, for instance, might depict Orthodoxy completely different to the French, as their ...

Meet the Man who’ll save Greek Orthodoxy in America

His Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of Bursa

Jessica Kolettis - Independent Article- OCP News Service - 4/7/18 USA: These days attacks on the Ecumenical Patriarchate have multiplied. First some allegations about Patriarch Bartholomew's ties with Fethullah Gulen appear on the Internet, then the Moscow Patriarchate threatens to disrupt relations with Constantinople in case it grants autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church, and then some ...

HOUSE OF 16TH CENTURY ST. PHILOTHEA OF ATHENS OPENED AS MUSEUM

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  Pravoslavie.ru - February 2017 The museum of St. Philothea of Athens, the philanthropist nun and martyr of the sixteenth century, was inaugurated by His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on Sunday February 19 in an event attended by several hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, as well as several ...

Orthodox Church: monastic movement raising new controversy in Greek Orthodoxy in America

Richard Cimino 24/11/2011 A popular monk has become the center of growing controversy in the Greek Orthodox Church over his charismatic leadership and strict ascetic teachings. Known as Elder Ephraim, the Greek monk has spearheaded a monastic movement in the U.S. Since 1989, Elder Ephraim and his followers have established 18 monasteries in North America, attracting both ...

“Hellenism & Orthodoxy” symposium generates Lively Discussion

Our "Hellenism & Orthodoxy" symposium, held on the seminary campus June 10–12, 2010, generated frank and lively discussion concerning the unity of, and relations between, Orthodox churches in North America. Conference speakers and participants respectfully wrestled with a myriad of sticky points related to the ecclesial structure of Orthodoxy on this continent: the interpretation of ...