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THE CEREMONY MARKING THE COMPLETION OF THE RESTORATION PROJECT OF THE SACRED EDICULE OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

March 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/3/17 On Wednesday morning, 9th/22nd March 2017, the ceremony marking the completion of the restoration and rehabilitation of the Sacred Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre took place in front of the Sacred Edicule. This project began one year ago, by the initiative of Jerusalem Patriarchate and the agreement among the […]

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SUNDAY OF THE ADORATION OF THE PRECIOUS AND LIFE-GIVING CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

March 22, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent, 6th/19th March 2017, the feast of the Adoration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross was celebrated by the Patriarchate, as established by the Church, so that by the Sacred Cross of Christ, through which we have been saved and deified, the […]

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H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM & MRS MOROPOULOU PRESENT THE RESTORATION PROJECT OF THE H. EDICULE AT THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION

March 22, 2017 News

  The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Tuesday 1st/14th March 2017,  His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theoophilos arrived in Brussels by the Israeli airlines El-Al from Tel-Aviv, escorted by Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Aristarchos of Constantina and Archdeacon Mark. At Brussels airport, His Beatitude was welcomed by the Ecumenical Patriarchate […]

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Patriarch Daniel venerated the Panagia Jordanitissa. The Mother of God and St John Jacob urge us to save the Romanian Skete from the Jordan

March 21, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Romanian Patriarch prayed Thursday before the Jordan Icon of the Mother of God. The Icon recovered from the Romanian Skete on the Jordan Valley was brought March 9, 2017, to the Patriarchal Residence by the V. Rev. Archimandrite Teofil Anastasoaie, superior of the Romanian Settlements in […]

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ACTOR MR. RICHARD GERE VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Friday evening, 25th February/10th March 2017, the actor Mr. Richard Gere visited the Patriarchate escorted by two people known to him and the Patriarchate, Mr. Jamal Narsi and Mr. Zahi Houri. Mr. Richard Gere was received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with Hagiotaphite […]

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H.B. THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM LEADS THE DOXOLOGY ON THE 70TH INCORPORATION ANNIVERSARY OF THE DODECANESE

March 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Tuesday morning, 22nd February/7th March 2017, a Doxology was celebrated at the Cathedral of the Annunciation at the Holy Metropolis of Rhodes, officiated by His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, courtesy of the Most Reverend Metropolitan Cyril of Rhodes; this was on the occasion […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 9, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – March 2017 On Sunday, 20th February/5th March 2017, the Feast of Orthodoxy was celebrated by the Patriarchate. The Feast is about the setting up of the holy icons in the Churches of the Byzantine Empire after the more than a century harsh persecution by the iconoclasts, who had denied the […]

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REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST ORGANIZATION VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

March 2, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 2/3/16 On Friday evening, 11th/24th February 2017, a fifteen-member team of the Christian humanitarian United Church of Christ Organization visited the Patriarchate, headed by the Executive in Middle East and Europe, Mr. Peter Makari. This Christian humanitarian team, which actively supports the Syrian refuges in Jordan and other countries, among which […]

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PRESENTATION OF THE RESTORATION PROJECT OF THE HOLY EDICULE OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

February 25, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem -25/2/17 On Wednesday, 9th/22nd February 2017, at the reception hall of the Patriarchate, there was a meeting of the Steering Committee and the Project’s Owner Committee, those in charge of the restoration project of the Holy Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre, i.e. His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, […]

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Patriarch Daniel of Romania urges support for the traditional family

February 23, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – 23/2/17 Family as the foundation of human society is ever at the centre of the Church’s pastoral and social mission. Patriarch Daniel of Romania has supported consistently and vocally those traditional families struggling to cope with the multiple challenges and crises of modern society. The family is in a […]

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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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