His Beatitude Anastasios

His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday

November 7, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – Basilica.ro – 7/11/17 The current primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church celebrated on 4 November 2017 his 88th birthday. His Beatitude Anastasios Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, was born on November 4, 1929, in Piraeus, Greece. Archbishop Anastasios (Yannoulatos) Professor of History of Religions (1972-92) and Dean of the […]

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Archbishop Anastasios Awarded With the “Citizen of Honor” Title & Decorated with the Cross of the Apostle Paul

September 28, 2017 Featured
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Albanian Orthodox Church – 28/9/17 On September 21st 2017 within an atmosphere of deep emotions the ceremony of granting the “Honorary Citizen” of Preveza Title to the Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania, His Beatitude Anastasios was held. His Beatitude had not been in this city, where his mother was from, since 1933, when […]

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The Elevation of the Cross Splendidly Celebrated – Albania

September 28, 2017 Featured
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Albanian Orthodox Church – 28/9/17 The feast of the Elevation of the Cross was splendidly celebrated this year on September 14th throughout our country. Such an event recalls the finding of the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. Elena, the mother of Constantine the Emperor in the fourth century. Then the Holy Cross […]

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Academic Degrees Handed Out in the Theological Academy – Albania

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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Albanian Orthodox Church- June 2016 On June 7 at Resurrection of Christ Theological Academy in the New Monastery of St. Vlash in Durres, degrees were handed out to graduating students during the traditional graduation ceremony. The day started with the Divine Liturgy celebrated in the church of the Holy Monastery of St. Vlash and then […]

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Celebrating the 2nd Anniversary of Consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana

June 26, 2016 Featured News
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The Albanian Orthodox Church – June 2016 On June 1, 2014 the consecration of the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana marked both a spiritual and historic event for the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania, which has already gained an undisputed autocephalous position into the bosom of the Orthodox Churches worldwide. In addition the event marked […]

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THE ALBANIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 26, 2015 Featured News

On Monday, the 8th/21st of December 2015, His Excellency the Prime Minister of Albania, Mr Edi Rama, in the context of a visit to the state of Israel, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife and a group of his political associates. The Prime Minister and his retinue were welcomed at David’s […]

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Is Religion the Cause of Wars?

December 7, 2015 Featured News
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Original Article Published in 2014 – Miron Çako, Head of the Office of Catechism – The Albanian Orthodox Church- December 2015 These days have been tense, watching and hearing about 129 victims being slain and many others wounded in the streets of Paris due to the pathological violence of some fundamentalist extremists. They think that by killing […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL SENDS MESSAGE TO ARCHBISHOP ANASTASIOS OF TIRANA AND ALL ALBANIA REGARDING THE DESTRUCTION OF ORTHODOX CHURCH IN DHËRMI VILLAGE

October 1, 2015 News

October 2015 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, concerning the destruction of the Church of St Athanasius in the village of Dhërmi and the attack on Rev. Christos Pappas, a cleric of […]

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