His Eminence Archbishop Grigoris Buniatyan Enters Eternal Rest

8/3/15 MEMORY ETERNAL It is with deep sorrow that we inform our faithful that the Armenian Church Diocese of Ukraine, and the Armenian community in Kiev has informed the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, that on March 7, His Eminence Archbishop Grigoris Buniatyan suddenly entered his eternal rest while attending an event at a hotel in the ...

NY GOYA Youth Present Donations for St. Nicholas and Assistance to Greece

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NEW YORK – Representatives of the GOYA groups (Greek Orthodox Youth of America) in New York’s five boroughs visited His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Feb. 24, at his office and presented a donation of $10,000 dollars as their contribution to the rebuilding of Saint Nicholas at the World Trade Center. Additionally, they presented to His ...

Divine Liturgy and Awards Service Dedicated to the 23rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Armenian Army

On January 25, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin for the 23rd Anniversary of the founding of the Armenian Army, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia. The celebrant ...

Presidential Scholarship Dinner at the Hellenic College Holy Cross

January 2015 His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, the Hellenic College Holy Cross Board of Trustees, Faculty, and Students cordially invite you to join us for the Presidential Scholarship Dinner Friday, May 15, 2015 Hellenic College Holy Cross Presidential Scholarships are awarded to incoming students who exhibit exceptional academic and leadership achievement and potential. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate through academic ...

His Eminence Archbishop Eftimie Luca Laid to rest

Church of Romania - November 2014 Memory Eternal!!! The faithful and priests of the Archdiocese of Ramnic and Bacau bid farewell to Archbishop Eftimie Luca. In the morning, the liturgical programme began at the Archiepiscopal Cathedral of Roman with the Matins service and continued with the Divine Liturgy celebrated by His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and ...

Armenian Church Representative Assembly Convenes in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

September 2014 On September 18, in Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the 5th Armenian Church Representative Assembly was convened. The Assembly was attended by representatives of the Armenian Patriarchates of Jerusalem and Constantinople, Pontifical delegations, Diocesan Primates of Armenia and the ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Issues Statement Condemning Atrocities Against Yezidis

25/8/14 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; has sent a supportive letter to the Temporal Leader of All Yezidis, His Sublime Highness Mir Tahsin Saied Beg, which was delivered through His Eminence Archbishop Avak Asadourian, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Iraq. “From the spiritual center of All Armenians, the Mother ...

FIRE BROKE OUT AT BETHLEHEM DIVINE CAVERN

May - June 2014 On the morning of Tuesday the 14th/27th of May 2014, the Divine Cavern of Bethlehem was found damaged by fire. The damage was discovered by Orthodox Archimandrite f. Theophanes at 3:00 am of the aforementioned day, on his way towards Censing and the Matins Service. Approaching from the south gate of the Cavern, ...

Communiqué of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

May 2014 The members of the 4th Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania welcomed the opportunity to meet in Sydney on Monday 28th April, 2014, under the chairmanship ex officio of His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia. Present were: His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos (Ecumenical Patriarchate); His Eminence Archbishop Paul (Antiochian Church); His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion ...

His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was visited by His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan

22/4/14 On Tue April 15, 2014 His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was visited by His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Armenian Prelacy in the Eastern USA, who was accompanied by His Grace Bishop Anoushavan Tanielian, Vicar General of the Prelacy. The Armenian delegation expressed its congratulations to His Holiness, with whom they ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Participants of Pan- Armenian Games

March 2014 On February 28, in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed the participants of the first Pan- Armenian winter games. Accompanying them was Mr. Ishkan Zakaryan, Chairman of World Committee of Pan Armenian games. Mr. Zakarian opened the meeting with presenting the ...

ARCHBISHOP ARDAVAZT TRTRIAN CALLED TO ETERNAL REST

20/7/13  MEMORY ETERNAL His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of Cilicia, members of the Brotherhood of Cilicia, announce with deepest sadness the passing of His Eminence Archbishop Ardavazt Trtrian, on Thursday, July 18, 2013. The Extreme Unction will take place during the Divine Liturgy service at the Cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Antelias, on Saturday, July 20, ...

An Extraordinary Session of the Synod of Bishops is Held

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, an extraordinary session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia was held, presided over by its First Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York. Participating in the meeting were permanent members of the Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Archbishop Mark ...

Armenian Genocide 100th Anniversary Planning Commission Meeting Held at the Mother See

  On May 15, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of all Armenians, the Armenian Genocide 100th Anniversary Planning Commission, dedicated to organizing events for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide met in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was convened under the presidency of His Eminence ...

Enthronement of the New Archbishop of Buzău and Vrancea

On Sunday, 10 March 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church and Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrudgea enthroned His Eminence Ciprian as Archbishop of Buzău and Vrancea. After the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in the Archiepiscopal Cathedral of Buzău, assisted by a group of hierarchs, priests and deacons, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel ...

Funeral Service of His Eminence Archbishop Epifanie held

10/1/13 At 11.00 hours, the funeral service for His Eminence Archbishop Epifanie was celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, together with several hierarchs, members of the Holy Synod: His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bucovina, His Eminence Andrei, Metropolitan of Cluj, Maramures and Salaj, His Eminence Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of ...

Archbishop Mor Pelexinos Matthias Nais enthroned as Patriarchal Vicar for Germany

14/12/12 GERMANY: His Eminence Archbishop Mor Pelexinos Matthias Nais, enthroned as Patriarchal Vicar for Germany. His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas lead the ceremony. Metropolitans of Syriac Orthodox Church, Coptic Orthodox Church, Armenian Orthodox and Metropolitan's of other sister churches assisted Holy Father. Source:

Memorial prayer service held for the victims of the terroristic attack on America in 2001

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America presided on September 11, 2012 at a memorial prayer service for the victims of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and a prayer for the health and well being of their families and the survivors. The Memorial was held following the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox ...

His Eminence Archbishop Mor Severius Ishak Zakka (80) passes away

Syrian Orthodox Church 21/12/2011 Dec 20, Tuesday 03:00 PM (UTC+3.00 Local Time, Baghdad): The funeral started at Mor Mathai Dayaro, Mosul, Iraq. Archbishop of Aleppo, Mor Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim (on behalf of His Holiness) leading the prayers. MA`ARAT SAYYIDNAYA, DAMASCUS/MOSUL, IRAQ: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, through HH's Bull informed that, His Eminence Mor ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Addresses Chicago Clergy-Laity Assembly Live Via Skype

13/10/2011 To the surprise of gathered participants, His All-Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople personally addressed the combined Clergy-Laity Assembly and Philoptochos Conference of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago live through video conference (skype). Greek Orthodox Christians from throughout the 59 parishes of the Metropolis of Chicago were able to receive the blessings of His All-Holiness, and ...

Moldoviţa Monastery Visited by the Patriarch of Romania

On, 22 August 2011, after visiting Suceviţa Monastery, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church visited Moldoviţa Monastery in the commune Vatra Moldoviţei, county of Suceava. Accompanied by His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bucovina, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel was met by His Eminence Pimen, Archbishop of Suceava and Radăuţi. According to ...