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SUNDAY OF PENTECOST IN TUNIS

June 11, 2014 Featured News

Patriarchate of Alexandria – June 2014 Pentecost was celebrated with splendor at the Holy Metropolitan Church of St George in Tunis, conducted by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, together with His Eminence Nikodimos, Metropolitan of Memphis and the local Metropolitan Alexios of Carthage. Present also were the Greek […]

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

June 9, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Three Candidates for the Office of Metropolitan of Antiochian Archdiocese of North America and Canada Chosen

June 6, 2014 Featured News

June 2014 On June 5, 2014, hierarchs, clergy, and laity delegates convened in Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Regency Hotel to participate in the historic Archdiocese Special Convention, with the purpose of selecting three candidates whose names will be submitted to the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Antioch for the office of Metropolitan of the Antiochian Archdiocese of […]

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The Donetsk and Gorlovskij Diocese Announces a Strict Fast

June 3, 2014 Featured News

June 2014 The faithful are called to intensify their prayers for peace and the cessation of military confrontation. According to an ancient Church tradition, the Donbass faithful will fast strictly and pray for peace in Ukraine. PRAVMIR. Metropolitan Hilarion of Donetsk and Mariupol, remembering the Church’s tradition of intensified fasting and prayer during troubled times, has […]

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FIRE BROKE OUT AT BETHLEHEM DIVINE CAVERN

June 2, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Antiochian Archdiocese Resumes Full Participation in Assembly

May 10, 2014 News

May 2014 The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America has resumed full participation in the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. This development is a direct result of the decision by the Holy Synod of the Church of Antioch to rescind its previous resolution to temporarily suspend participation in […]

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Patriarch John X of Antioch met His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Al-Taieb, Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mosque

May 9, 2014 News

May 2014 Patriarch John X in Bahrain During the program of visit of His Beatitude, John X, to Bahrain,  a meeting with Sheikh of Al-Azhar, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Al-Taieb was arranged. At the meeting, His Beatitude and His Eminence discussed the importance of clergies’ role, Muslims and Christians, in preserving our countries and our human […]

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Communiqué of the Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania

May 2, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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A Letter to Pope Francis Concerning His Past, the Abysmal State of Papism, and a Plea to Return to Holy Orthodoxy

April 17, 2014 Featured News
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17/4/14 Read: A Letter to Pope Francis Concerning His Past, the Abysmal State of Papism, and a Plea to Return to Holy Orthodoxy By His Eminence, the Metropolitan of Piraeus, Seraphim, and His Eminence, the Metropolitan of Dryinoupolis, Andrew, both of the Church of Greece. The Roman Catholic Church was in communion with the Orthodox […]

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THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THEOTOKOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

April 14, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 A. In Nazareth On Monday, the 25th of March/7th of April 2014, the feast of the Annunciation was celebrated in Nazareth, where the Archangel Gabriel was sent by God to announce to the ever virgin Mary that the Holy Spirit would come upon her and of her would be born the Son and […]

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MONK BARTHOLOMEW REINSTATED

April 9, 2014 News

JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – April 2014 On Wednesday, the 18th of March/3rd of April 2014, His Beatitude Theophilos, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Patriarchal Commissioner, the Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of Kapitolias; the Elder Secretary-General, His Eminence Aristarchos, Archbishop of Constantina; the Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod, His Eminence Demetrios, Archbishop […]

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The First Volume of the History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism Launched at the Romanian Academy

April 9, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 The book entitled “History of the Romanian Orthodox Monasticism from beginning till present” was launched today, 4 April 2014, at the Romanian Academy, in the presence of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. The book is part of the trilogy entitled “ROMANIAN ORTHODOX MONASTICISM. History, contributions and repertoire”. His Eminence […]

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Tributes to Metropolitan Philip

March 25, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Remembering His Eminence Metropolitan Philip

March 21, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Visit of the I.A.O. delegation to Cairo

March 17, 2014 Featured News

Interparlimentary Association on Orthodoxy- Febraury-March 2014 The I.A.O. delegation consisted by Mr. Anastasios Nerantzis, Member oΕthe Hellenic Parliament, I.A.O. Secretary General, Mr. Sergei Popov, Member of the Russian State Duma, President of the I.A.O. General Assembly, Mr. Joseph Iskander, Member of the Parliament of Sudan, Member of the I.A.O. International Secretariat, Mr. Fuad Kokaly, Member […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HYPAPANTE OF THE LORD AT THE HOLY MONASTERY OF SEYDA NAYA

February 24, 2014 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – 2014 On Saturday the 2nd/15th of February 2014, the feast of the Hypapante (Encounter) of the Lord was celebrated at the Convent of Our Lady Seyda Naya which lies opposite the Hanke Mosque in the Christian quarter, in the vicinity of the Patriarchate, home to approximately twenty-five nuns. The Vespers, Matins and […]

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82nd Dukhrono of St. Ignatius Elias III concluded at Manjinikkara Monastery

February 8, 2014 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church in India – 8/2/14 His Beatitude the Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I, the Metropolitan  Trustee & head of the Malankara Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church inaugurated the  Public meeting of Pilgrims (Theerthadaka sangamam) held at the premises of the Monastery Cahtedral. Thousands of pligrims from different part of the world took part in […]

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Metropolitan Vladimir celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of the Theotokos “Troeruchnitsa” in Orehovo-Borisovo Yujnoe, Moscow.

February 8, 2014 Featured News

Moldovan Orthodox Church – February 2014 On 2nd February His Eminence Metropolitan Vladimir celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Theotokos “Troeruchnitsa” in Orehovo-Borisovo Yujnoe, Moscow, assisted by several clergymen of Chisinau Cathedral of the Nativity of the Lord. This service followed the visit of the Metropolitan to Moscow, where His Eminence participated in […]

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MINUTES (PRAKTIKON) OF THE DELEGATION OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ROMANIA & OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM

February 8, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 The restauration of full communion between the Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the Romanian Patriarchate: On the 20th and 21st  of February 2013, an official delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate consisting of His Eminence Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Târgovişte and Patriarchal Exarch, Rev. Prof. Dr. Viorel Ioniţă and Rev. Fr. Michael Tiţa, Patriarchal counsellor, […]

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ENTHRONEMENT OF HIS EMINENCE NIKODIMOS METROPOLITAN OF MEMPHIS

January 22, 2014 Featured News

Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa January 2014 On Friday, 10th January 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan of Memphis, in the beautiful Cathedal of the Theotokos in Heliopolis in Cairo. Participating in the ceremony of enthronement of His Eminence were […]

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Special Christmas Service for Children with Special Needs

January 2, 2014 News

Syriac Orthodox Archdioscese of the Eastern United States On December 22, 2013 His Eminence Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim celebrated a special Christmas service for children with special needs. During the special Christmas service His Eminence Cyril Aphrem Karim read a few pages from his newest book Animals from the Bible to the children and their […]

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