Metropolitan Porfirije visits President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar- Kitarovic

On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana was in his first official visit to the newly elected President of the Republic of Croatia Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. Metropolitan Porfirije congratulated Mrs. Grabar-Kitarovic for the election as Presiden of the Republic and wished her a blessing of God and the success at this ...

St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University seeks intense collaboration with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

An official delegation from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University visited Greece: an important step in the Academic relations between our countries. Thanks to the initiative of the Theological faculty of the University Aristotle of Thessaloniki and of the Metropolis of Thessaloniki of the Church of Greece, the group of representatives of St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University visited Thessaloniki ...

Anniversary of the Repose of Metropolitan Philip

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Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America  - MARCH 2015 His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph writes: Beloved in Christ: Greetings to you and your families as we begin our season of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. I pray you are having a blessed beginning of the Fast. March 19 will mark the one-year anniversary of the falling-asleep of our beloved Metropolitan ...

The Feast day of Saint Triphon in Karlovac

Church of Serbia - 17/2/15 On the feast day of Great Martyr Trifun, on 14 February 2015, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of Their Graces Bishops Fotije of Dalmatia, Sergije of Middle Europe and Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac at the Cathedral church in Karlovac. The clergy of the ...

Celebration of Saint Sava in Zagreb

Church of Serbia - 31/1/15 This year's celebration of Saint Sava in Zagreb began with the Holy Liturgy in the chapel of Saint Sava, at the Serbian Orthodox Grammar School Kantakuzina Katarina Brankovic, which was officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana. The Metropolitan was concelebrated by Archimandrite Danilo, hierodeacon Venjamin, hieromonk Nikon, protopresbyter-stavrophor ...

High dinstinctions for Dr. Smilja Avramov and Dr. Radomir Naumov

Church of Serbia- December 2014 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej awarded Dr. Smilja Avramov and Mr. Radomir Naumov with the high dinstinctions of the Serbian Orthodox Church - the order of Saint Sava of the Second Degree at the solemn reception at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 29 December 2014. The solemn award ceremony was attended ...

Patriarch Irenaeus awards Metropolitan Nicholas

December - 2014 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Prophet Elijah at Sokolac, Republic of Srpska, and handed in His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas the order of Holy King Milutin, as a token of love and gratitude for the all thatt the Metropolitan had done in his life. The ...

Metropolitan Elias: Christians Are Being Persecuted : But Love Will Prevail

Seraphim Danckaert - 17/12/14 His Eminence Metropolitan Elias of Tyre and Sidon delivered a short address at St. Mary Orthodox Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts after the Western Rite Vespers with Lessons and Carols on December 14. His Eminence emphasized that, despite the crisis of persecution happening in the Middle East today, the love of God will prevail: The Church ...

Bulgaria: Citywide cross procession marks Family Day in Varna

November 2014 Residents of the Bulgarian port city of Varna have celebrated Christian Family Day with a procession of the cross, carrying copies of two wonder-working icons: “The Queen of All” (“Pantanassa”) Icon of the Mother of God from the Vatopedi Monastery on Holy Mount Athos and the Moldovan Icon of Holy Great Martyr George the ...

Metropolitan Porfirije met with the President of the Government of Croatia

Church of Serbia in Croatia On Tuesday, 25 November 2014, His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana paid an official visit to President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Zoran Milanovic. During cordial talks, which were held at the palace of the Government in Zagreb, Prime Minister Milanovic congratulated His Eminence Porfirije on ...

Metropolitan Porfirije officiated the Holy Liturgy in Ljubljana

On Sunday, 24th after Pentecost, His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the church of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Ljubljana. The Metropolitan was concelebrated by Archimandrite Danilo, hieromonk Vitaly from the Russian Orthodox Church, protopresbyter-stavrophor Peran Boskovic, hieromonk Nikon, presbyter Aleksandar Obradovic, presbyter Dejan Mandic and deacons Dragan Radic ...

The Synodal Cathedral Choir Will Honor the Memory of Alexander Grechaninoff

ROCOR - October 2014 Buy tickets here: With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the Synodal Cathedral Choir will perform a concert of the liturgical and lay music of composer Alexander Tikhonovich Grechaninoff. The event marks the 150th anniversary ...

Orthodox Church Construction under progress in Fiji

September 2014 It is about two years since that blessed moment when His Eminence Metropolitan Amphilochios of New Zealand laid the foundation stone of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Saweni, Fiji. With the help of the Good God and the financial support of the friends of the Mission, the procedures for the painting of ...

My blessed tour in Iringa – Orthodox Mission in Tanzania

Sister Thekla - 30/8/14 With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrios of Irinoupolis, we came to Tanzania once again. After travelling for 10 hours from the capital into the jungle and after seeing various wild animals, we arrived at Kindamali, the Mission Center, where there are two churches, one of Saints Andronikos and Athanasia, and another ...

70 years since the fascist genocide in Velika

  Church of Serbia - July 2014 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and Their Graces Bishops Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic, Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and the Littoral, Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and newly-elected Jovan of Slavonia, as well as lots of priests ...

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Meets with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion

ROC- ROCOR - July 2014 On July 30, 2014 , His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, at his residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow. Also meeting were His Eminence Metropolitan Ilarion of Volokolamsk, ...

Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana enthroned

Church of Serbia - 15/7/14 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, introduced His Eminence Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije, former Bishop of Jegar, into the throne of Metropolitans of Zagreb-Ljubljana during the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral church of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb yesterday, on 13 July 2014. Besides the newly enthroned Metropolitan, the Patriarch was ...

Pastoral Letter of His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan at the Conclusion of the Special Convention in Chicago

June 2014 The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Very Esteemed Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Honorable Members of the Archdiocese Board of Trustees and Beloved Faithful Of this God-protected Archdiocese "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ" (Ephesians ...

Tributes to Metropolitan Philip

Anthiochian Archdiocese of North Amercia - 25/3/14 See this page for all details regarding this week's memorial services for Metropolitan Philip. The Archdiocese is deeply grateful for the wide range of tributes to His Eminence Metropolitan Philip which have begun to follow his repose. This collection of tributes from religious leaders, media outlets, and international sources will ...

Remembering His Eminence Metropolitan Philip

21/3/14 Visit the Metropolitan Philip Memorial Page of Antiochian.org for information on the life, work and passing of our beloved Primate. A biography, news archives, reflections on and by Metropolitan Philip, links to video and audio, photo galleries and more are currentlyavailable or being prepared. Listen to a historic Ancient Faith Radio interview from 2009 of Metropolitan Philip conducted by Fr. Peter Gillquist, of ...

Holy Synod of Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa

December 2013 The Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria convened today, 23rd November presided over by His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II in the Conference Hall of the Holy Synod. Before the Session, a Divine Liturgy was conducted in the Patriarchal Chapel of Ss Theodoroi. The deliberations were opened by His Beatitude, who greeted all ...