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Memorial service for victims of March Pogrom

March 19, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia - 19/3/14 Marking of the 10th anniversary of the March Pogrom began with the memorial service which was served by His Grace Teodosije of Raska-Prizren in the church of Saint Nicholas in Pristina yesterday, on 17 March 2014. After the memorial service for the Pogrom victims Bishop Teodosije also reminded of the suffered […]

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OCA Holy Synod to begin spring session March 18

March 13, 2014 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 13/3/14 The spring session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America will be held at the Chancery here Tuesday, March 18 through Friday, March 21, 2014. According to Archpriest Eric G. Tosi, OCA Secretary, “the meeting will coincide with a meeting of the Pension Board, which […]

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Assyrian Church of the East Hosts Major Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Event in Beirut

February 25, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:20 The Assyrian Church of the East in Lebanon has hosted an ecumenical celebration marking the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. The event, on 26 January 2014, was held at St George Cathedral of […]

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The Episcopal Consecration of Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska

February 23, 2014 Featured News

ANCHORAGE, AK [OCA] – 23/2/14 Faithful from parishes and villages across Alaska and the dioceses of the Orthodox Church in America began arriving early at the spacious Saint Innocent Cathedral here on the morning of Friday, February 21, 2014 for the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, during which Bishop-Elect David [Mahaffey] was consecrated to […]

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The Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor

February 8, 2014 Featured News

Church of Serbia – February 2014 His Grace, Bishop Maxim, together with clergy and members of the Diocesan Council, celebrated the Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, His Grace’s name day, at the Saint Steven’s Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California on February 3, 2014.  The day began with the Divine Liturgy followed by the […]

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Canonization Committee Convened in Antelias

February 5, 2014 Featured News

Armenian Apostolic Church - February 2014 From January 27 through 29, under the blessings 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 Canonization Committee of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church was convened in the Mother Cathedral of the Great […]

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Brcko: Thousands of believers in Theophany procession

January 25, 2014 Featured News

January 2015 His Grace Bishop Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla celebrated the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Brcko on the Theophany feast day. After the Holy Liturgy His Grace Bishop performed the rite of Great blessing of  waters and led a magnificent procession from the Cathedral church of Brcko  to the […]

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The Archbishop of Canterbury at the Phanar

January 14, 2014 Featured News

14/1/14 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Grace the Most Revd and Rt Honorable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury met at the Phanar, Istanbul from 13th-14th January, 2014, for their first meeting since the Most Revd Justin Welby was enthroned as the Archbishop of Canterbury about one year ago. The meeting took place in […]

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Ordination of Deacons at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan

December 31, 2013 Featured News

  December 2014 On December 24, on the Feast day of St. Stephen the Proto-Deacon and First Martyr of the Church, with blessings from His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, 40 seminarians were ordained to the Diaconate at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Mother Cathedral of Yerevan, during the celebration of […]

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Four-year memorial service to Serbian Patriarch Pavle

November 20, 2013 News

On Friday, the 15th of November, 2013,  at Rakovica monastery, His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the memorial service for Serbian Patriarch Pavle of the blessed memory, who reposed on that day in 2009. Since the early morning the faithful people gathered in the Rakovica monastery, where, with the […]

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Fr Alexander Kurien – the Orthodox Brian in US Strategic Planning

November 15, 2013 Featured News

15/11/13 Above pictured is an article written about Fr Alexander Kurien in one of the famous Indian magazines in the Indian language of ‘Malayalam’. Fr Alexander Kurien is the famous Indian Orthodox Priest who serves as the Director of  the  the Office of Strategic Planning at the United States Department of State in Washington D.C. He […]

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Six Years of Patriarchal Service of the Sixth Patriarch of Romania Celebrated at the Romanian Patriarchate

October 9, 2013 Featured News

October 2013 On 30 September 2007, the sixth Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church was enthroned in the person of His Beatitude Daniel. The Patriarch of Romania was born on 22 July 1951, to parents Alexe and Stela Ciobotea, in Dobresti locality, commune, county of Timis. He was baptised Dan-Ilie. He studied at the University […]

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Patriarchal Blessing at the Old Court

June 17, 2013 News

On 16 June 2013, thousands of faithful attended the consecration of the painting restored during the last few years at the Princely Church of Saint Anton – Old Court. The works recently done inside and outside the place of worship were also blessed. The consecration service was celebrated by His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel together with […]

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The Metropolitan Synod at the Patriarchal Residence

May 21, 2013 News

On 20 May 2013, the Metropolitan Synod of the Metropolitanate of Muntenia and Dobrudgea met at the Patriarchal Residence of Bucharest under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Daniel, Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrudgea, Locum Tenens of the throne of Caesarea of Cappadocchia and Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. To start with […]

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Serbian Patriarch visits Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis

April 17, 2013 News

On Saturday, 13 April 2013, the Seminary of Sts. Cyrill and Methodius in Nis hosted the meeting with regards to the work of the Sima Igumanov Endownment. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, chaired this meeting. His Holiness was welcomed at the Seminary by the host, His Grace Bishop Dr Jovan of Nis, along with the […]

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The New Shrine For The Relics Of The Saint Patrons Of Iancu Vechi Parish – Matasari Consecrated By The Patriarch Of Romania

April 12, 2013 Featured News

On 30 March 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania consecrated, in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence with Saint Martyr George as saint patron, the new shrine of the relics of Saint Martyrs Eustatie, Teopista, Agapie and Teopist from Iancu Vechi – Matasari parish of Bucharest. After the consecration service His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel […]

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St Andrew’s Opening Doxology 2013

April 6, 2013 News

6/4/13 Thursday the 28th of February marked the official opening of the academic year at St Andrew’s GreekOrthodoxTheologicalCollege in Sydney. For the twenty-eighth consecutive year, the traditional Doxology Service was celebrated in the College Chapel of St John the Evangelist and Theologian by the Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Stylianos of Australia, in the presence of […]

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The New Shrine For The Relics Of The Saint Patrons Of Iancu Vechi Parish – Matasari Consecrated By The Patriarch Of Romania

April 2, 2013 News

On 30 March 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania consecrated, in the chapel of the Patriarchal Residence with Saint Martyr George as saint patron, the new shrine of the relics of Saint Martyrs Eustatie, Teopista, Agapie and Teopist from Iancu Vechi – Matasari parish of Bucharest. After the consecration service His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel […]

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The Orthodox Icon, the Light of Orthodoxy

March 26, 2013 Featured News

Romanian Church – 24/3/13 Saturday and Sunday the religious – cultural manifestation entitled “The Icon – Window to God” which marks the celebration of the Orthodoxy Sunday was held at the Icon church of Bucharest. This year the faithful who attended the feast had the opportunity to venerate the icon of the Mother of God […]

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Holy Synod of Bishops concludes spring session

March 19, 2013 News

The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America held its spring session at the Chancery here Tuesday through Thursday, March 12-14, 2013. In addition to His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, who chaired the sessions, other members of the Holy Synod in attendance were His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel; His Eminence, Archbishop Nikon; His Eminence, […]

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The Patriarch of Romania Celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Archiepiscopal Cathedral of Buzău

March 13, 2013 Featured News

On Sunday, 10 March 2013, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Archiepiscopal Cathedral of Buzău. Besides His Beatitude the following hierarchs concelebrated: His Eminence Joseph, Metropolitan of Prikonisou and exarch of All Propontida, His Eminence Ilarion, Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, His Eminence Hrisostom, Metropolitan of Patra, His Eminence Isaia, Metropolitan […]

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