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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Grants Diplomas to 29 Graduates in 2016

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – May 2016 View the photo gallery At its Commencement Ceremonies Saturday, May 21, 2016, St. Vladimir’s Seminary awarded diplomas in three programs to 29 graduates: 13 Master of Divinity, 12 Master of Arts, and 4 Master of Theology degrees were conferred. Among the graduates were ten ordinands, who will join the ranks of alumni […]

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Deposing Wreath of Flowers at the Martyrs Square – Zaydal

May 7, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – May 2016 After the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of St. Georges Dat, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan deposed wreaths of flowers on the monument dedicated for the martyrs in Syria at the Martyrs Square in Zaydal. The […]

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REMARKS AT A MEETING OF THE PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL WITH THE HEADS OF THE CHURCHES & CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES OF THE HOLY LAND

April 15, 2016 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate- 15/4/16 Your Excellency, Mr President, Your Beatitudes, Your Graces, Your Eminences, Respected Members of the Government, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods^ Ladies and Gentlemen, We are grateful to be able to be with you to join our voices in the condemnation of violence and terrorism, wherever it .takes place, and especially in […]

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THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THEOTOKOS IN NAZARETH

April 13, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – April 2016 On Thursday, the 25th of March/7th of April 2016, the feast of the Annunciation of Theotokos was observed by the Patriarchate in panegyric memory of the fact that the Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to Mariam, the pure daughter of Nazareth, and addressing her “Rejoice, O Full of […]

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Metropolitan Council Spring Session opens February 16

February 16, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 16/2/16 The Spring Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America will open on Tuesday, February 16 and conclude on Thursday, February 18, 2016. The session will be chaired by His Beatitude, Metropolitan TIkhon.  Members of the Standing Synod of Bishops also will be present. “Metropolitan Tikhon will […]

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NEW YEAR AT THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

January 4, 2016 Featured News

On 31st December His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, received in his Private Patriarchal Office, according to custom, His Eminence Gabriel, Metropolitan of Leontopolis, His Grace Meletios Bishop of Naucratis and the rest of the clergy of the Patriarchal Court and the Holy Archdiocese of Alexandria, who sand the […]

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Promotion of Anastasimatari – a Liturgical Music Book

December 29, 2015 Featured News

Church of Albania – December 2015 The promotion of the complete liturgical music book titled Anastasimatari, which was adapted and composed in Albanian by Theodhor Peci, Director of the School of Byzantine Music of our Church and leader of Byzantine Choir of Chanters “St. John Kukuzeli”, took place on Wednesday, December 16, at the Hall […]

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PEACE ACTIVISTS FROM KOREA VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 10, 2015 Featured News

On Saturday, the 22nd of November/5th of December 2015, a group of peace activists led by Mr Lee Man-Hee, visited the Patriarchate. They were courteously welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers. The head of the group told His Beatitude that His personal endeavours for peace are well-known, and that is why they […]

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ETHIOPIAN CHURCH DELEGATION VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 10, 2015 News

On Monday, the 17th/30th of November 2015, a three-member Hieratic Delegation from the Ethiopian Church in Jerusalem visited the Patriarchate. The Delegation was welcomed by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem. Discussed at the meeting was the problem caused by the gathering of Ethiopian faithful in front of their chapel in the area of the Holy […]

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

December 5, 2015 Featured News

November – December 2015 The Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Throne convened in Alexandria by invitation and Presidency of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, from 24th to 26th November 2015, dealt primarily with the examination of the records by the pastors of the various pastoral and ecclesiastical problems […]

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IMPORTANT SUPPORT FROM CYPRUS TO THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

December 5, 2015 Featured News

On 17th November 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, received a courtesy visit at the See of the Patriarchate by the new Ambassador of Cyprus to Cairo, Mr. Haris Moritsis. The meeting took place in a particularly pleasant atmosphere, during which the Alexandrian Primate had the chance to […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA GIVES COURAGE AND HOPE TO THE POOR CHRISTIANS OF NORTHERN UGANDA

November 16, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 Also Read- FOUNDATION OF A MONASTERY IN UGANDA BY THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA: INAUGURATION OF NEW CHURCH AND ORDINATION OF A DEACON IN KAMPALA BY THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA: On Wednesday 4th November 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, continuing his Missionary journey to the rough […]

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THE FEAST OF ST JAMES THE BROTHER OF GOD

November 14, 2015 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate On Thursday, the 23rd of October/5th of November 2015, the Patriarchate observed the memory of St James the Brother of God, the first Hierarch of the Church of Jerusalem, at the church dedicated to his name, which internally connects the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood with the Church of the Resurrection. St James the Brother […]

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A DELEGATION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN KOREA (NCCK) VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 2, 2015 Featured News

October-November 2015 On Saturday, the 11th/25th of October 2015, a delegation of the National Council of Churches in Korea, consisting of twenty Koreans, visited the Patriarchate on the encouragement of Metropolitan Ambrose of Korea. Patriarch Theophilos welcomed the head of the delegation, who addressed His Beatitude in Korean, on behalf of all, expressing their joy […]

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PATRIARCHAL DIVINE LITURGY IN GERMISTON SOUTH AFRICA

October 6, 2015 Featured News

On Saturday 3rd October 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend the start of the new Parliamentary Period of the plenary session of the Pan-African Parliament. Today, Sunday 4th October, His Beatitude conducted the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of the […]

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PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA AND ALL AFRICA ANNOUNCEMENT

October 6, 2015 Featured News

On 15th September 2015, at the See of the Patriarchate, following an invitation from His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, an Internal Holy Synod was convened at which Their Eminences Metropolitan Nicholas of Ermopolis, Metropolitan Gabriel of Leontopolis, Metropolitan Nikodemos of Memphis and Metropolitan Niphon of Plousion participated to deliberate current issues, […]

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Patriachal journey to the largest island of Africa

September 29, 2015 Featured News
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Orthodox Mision Fraternity- September 2015 Also Read MySon: Dear Friends of the Mission, It is with great pleasure that I communicate with you in order to inform you of the official visit of our Prelatic Shepherd, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa Theodore, to Madagascar last June. This visit was planned long ago, so […]

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ARCHAEOLOGIST MAHA DARAWSHA MEETS WITH THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ON RECENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDS

August 19, 2015 Featured News

On Wednesday the 30th of July/12th of August 2015, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers, met with Ms Maha Darawsha, hailing from Nazareth, now a professor of Archaeology at Hartford University, Connecticut. The meeting took place at the Patriarchate. On a computer screen, the professor presented to His Beatitude and […]

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A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention

August 16, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 A Synaxis of the Antiochian World: A Report on the 52nd Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Boston, Massachusetts, July 20-26, 2015 By Subdeacon Peter Samore “O Antioch: lift up your eyes and look around, for your sons came like the pearls shining with the light of God from […]

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THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS DEFENCE MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 8, 2015 Featured News

At noon on Tuesday, the 22nd of July/4th of August 2015, the Honourable Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Christophoros Fokaides, in the context of a visit to the State of Israel, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his associates, Christos Mallikides, Constantinos Fytiris, Vasileios Polemites and Damianos Odysseos. Also present […]

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“Christians & Muslims seek peace, love, safety, and there is nothing that separates us from one another” – His Beatitude John X of Antioch and All East

July 30, 2015 Featured News
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On Monday, July 27, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty Council of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa upon The Most Blessed John X (Yazigi), Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East [read the Citation here]. In his remarks following the ceremony, His Beatitude underscored the […]

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