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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE VILLAGE OF THE 10 LEPERS

February 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On Friday 28th January / 10th February 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Festal Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of St. George, located in the village of the 10 Lepers, north of Neapolis at the Samaria region. This Holy Church is built […]

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Patriarch John X of Antioch Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch

February 12, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/2/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude Greek Orthodox Patriarch John X, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Holiness discussed with His Beatitude the current situation of Christians and the recent developments in Syria. His Beatitude was accompanied by His Grace Bishop Nicolas Baalbaki and […]

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PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS III & THE HAGIOTAPHITE BROTHERHOOD VISITS THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 Before noon on Friday 7th/20th January 2017, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood led by its Hegoumen, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos returned the Armenian Church their visit on the occasion of Christmas which they celebrate together with the feast of Theophany as it was the custom of […]

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THE THEOPHANY FEAST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On Thursday 6th/19th January 2017, the Feast of Theophany or Epiphany was celebrated by the Patriarchate, meaning the memory of the event of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist at the River Jordan, when the mankind witnessed the Trinitarian Epiphany, Jesus Christ being […]

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VISIT OF THE MAYOR OF JERUSALEM AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 16, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/1/17 On Wednesday morning, 29th December 2016/11th January 2017, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat with a team of approximately twenty of his associates visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of the Feast of Christmas and the New Year. The Mayor and his entourage were received by H.H.B our […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FOREFATHERS IN THE VILLAGE OF THE SHEPHERDS

December 31, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 31/12/16 On Sunday, the 12th/25th of December 2016, the memory of the Forefathers of Christ, especially Abraham the Patriarch, was celebrated in the Village of the Shepherds where the shepherds had heard the angelic hymn “Glory be to God in the highest heaven” and were urged to go to Bethlehem, present-day […]

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Holy Trinity Seminary Press Presents a New Book in Lebanon

December 29, 2016 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 29/12/16 With the blessing and under the patronage of His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, the staff of Holy Trinity Publications in Jordanville, NY, participated in a week of festivities culminating in the […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s Nativity Message

December 20, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 20/12/16 The Nativity Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, is now available.  The complete text appears below. The Nativity of Our Lord 2016 Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon To the Honorable Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, My Beloved Brethren and Blessed Children […]

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Patriarchs of Antioch Meet in Damascus

December 18, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  – 18/12/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Holiness and His Beatitude discussed the ways to strengthen the relations between the two sister churches. They also discussed the […]

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CONSECRATION OF ST GEORGE CHURCH IN PEKI’IN – NORTHERN ISRAEL

December 3, 2016 Featured News

  The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 3/12/16 On Saturday, the 13th/26th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, performed the consecration ceremony for St George the Great Martyr Church of the Rum Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community in the town of Peki’in, Northern Israel, that falls under the Bishopric of Acre. Built over recent years, the Church […]

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A BOOK ON DEACONESSES DEDICATED TO PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA IS PUBLISHED BY CEMES

December 2, 2016 Featured News
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Pan-Orthodox Synod Cemes- 12/2/16 DEACONESSES, ORDINATION OF WOMEN AND ORTHODOX THEOLOGY: PROCEEDINGS OF INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE CENTER OF ECUMENICAL, MISSIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES “METROPOLITAN PANTELEIMON PAPAGEORGIOU”, Edited by Petros Vassiliadis Moschos Goutzioudis Eleni Kasselouri – Xatzivassiliadi, CEMES PUBLICATIONS Thessaloniki 2016. This book is about the admission of women into the sacramental diaconal priesthood of the […]

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His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the entire East emphasizes the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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Anthiochian Patriarchate – 23/11/16 His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the entire East emphasizes the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church. Balamand Nov. 20- 2016 His Beatitude John X the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch emphasized the national role of the Orthodox Antiochian church and her richness with talents, various capabilities […]

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Berakah – Harvest Festival – Kuwait 2016

November 20, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 20/11/16 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended the Berakah – Harvest Festival held in Kuwait. He was accompanied by His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences Mor Severius Abraham, Patriarchal Vicar in Kuwait, Mor Gregorius Joseph, Metropolitan of Cochin, Mor Severius Kuriakose, Chief Metropolitan […]

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Alexandrian Patriarchate to Revive the Institution of Deaconesses

November 19, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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PASTORAL VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM IN MAFRAQ- JORDAN

November 16, 2016 News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 16/11/16 On Saturday, the 30th of October/12th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, crossed the bridge of the River Jordan to arrive at the Patriarchate’s Bishopric in Amman, from where He left for the city of Mafraq, Northern Jordan. The Patriarch was accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos […]

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THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

November 14, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 14/11/16 On the night of Wednesday, the 27th of October/9th of November 3026, His Excellency the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited the Church of the Resurrection. Mr Medvedev was welcomed in the Court of the Church by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers, e.g. Metropolitan Isychios, Archbishop Aristarchos of […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM PARTICIPATES IN “BYZANTINE THESSALONIKI” CONFERENCE

November 9, 2016 News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate  – 9/11/16 On Sunday, the 24th of October/6th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and Archdeacon Markos, led the Divine Liturgy at the magnificent St Demetrius Church in Thessaloniki, having as concelebrants H.B. Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus, Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessaloniki, […]

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THE FEAST OF THE TRANSLATION OF THE RELICS OF HOSIOS SAVVA THE SANCTIFIED (2016)

October 31, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 31/10/16 On Wednesday, the 13th/26th of October 2016, the Patriarchate celebrated the return of the relics of hosios Savva the Sanctified to his Monastery. On this particular feast-day, the Mother of Churches celebrated the translation, in 1965, of the relic of hosios Savva from Venice to Jerusalem, and then to his […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM VISITS THE CHURCH OF SERBIA-MONTENEGRO

September 29, 2016 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 29/9/16 On Friday, the 10th/23rd of September 2016, His Beatitude the Patriarch of Jerusalem began His visit to Serbia-Montenegro, accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, Archbishop Makarios of Qatar and Archdeacon Markos, departing from Ben Gurion airport via El Al airlines. The Patriarch responded to the invitation of H.B. […]

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APPOINTMENT OF NEW PATRIARCHAL VICAR OF ALEXANDRIA AT THE SECOND-THRONE PATRIARCHATE

September 24, 2016 Featured News

The Patriarchate of Alexandria – September 2016 On Wednesday 14th September 2016. His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, officiated during Orthros and conducted the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy, as well as the ceremony of the Elevation of the Precious and Life creating Cross, in the Patriarchal Church of St Savvas […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA MEETS WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS

September 24, 2016 Featured News

The Patriarchate of Alexandria – September 2016 On Monday 12th September 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, within the framework of his visit to the Holy Monastery of Kyreneia in Cyprus, went to the Presidential Palace and met with His Excellency Mr. Nikos Anastasiades, President of the Republic […]

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