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Bishops Synod in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

June 11, 2014 Featured News

On June 6, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the regular meeting of the Bishops of the Mother See and Primates of the Dioceses in Armenia was held. The Catholicos of All Armenians opened the meeting, extending with his […]

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Mayors Visit the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

June 8, 2014 News

May – June 2014 On May 31, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Grace Bishop Arshak Kachatryan, Chancellor of the Mother See, welcomed around 45 mayors, who are members of the Community Association of Armenia. Accompanying them was Mr. Karen Grigoryan, Mayor of Etchmiadzin. Welcoming the visit of the mayors to the Mother […]

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New Auxiliary Bishop to the Romanian Patriarch Consecrated

May 31, 2014 Featured News

    May 2014 AXIOS AXIOS AXIOS On May 2014, Rev Archimandrite Ieronim Cretu was ordained Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch within the Divine Liturgy celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest. The Divine Liturgy and the ordination were celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, together with a group of Romanian and foreign hierarchs, […]

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His Grace Varsanufie Prahoveanul Is the New Archbishop of Ramnic

May 24, 2014 Featured News

Church of Romania – May 2014 On 22 May 2014, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held at the Patriarchal Residence under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. To start with the session, the election of the titular hierarch took place under the chairmanship of His Eminence […]

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President of Serbia visits Diocese of Valjevo on the feast-day of Saint Nikolaj of Serbia

May 7, 2014 Featured News

  May 2014 Upon the invitation of His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo, on the feast-day of Saint Bishop Nikolaj (Velimirovic), President of Serbia Mr. Tomislav Nikolic participated in the Liturgy at the Lelic monastery and later on visited the nearby monastery of Celije. That was the first visit of the current Serbian President Tomislav […]

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Nine Romanian Hierarchs Decorated at Cotroceni

May 2, 2014 Featured News

April – May 2014 On 29 April 2014, nine Romanian Orthodox hierarchs were decorated by the President of Romania, Mr. Traian Basescu. The ceremony took place at Cotroceni Palace, in the presence of the Patriarch of Romania, His Beatitude Daniel. “The event is a symbol of the gratitude I feel for you and for the […]

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Opening of the Gevorg VI Ecumenical Centre in the Mother See

May 1, 2014 Featured News

April- May 2014 On April 28, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the solemn opening ceremony of the Catholicos Gevorg VI Chorekchyan Ecumenical Centre was convened. Operating in the new building will be the Inter- Church Relations Department of […]

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First Annual Meeting of Yeretsgins Held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 9, 2014 Featured News
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On April 7, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, under the presidency and blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the first meeting of Yeretsgins (priest’s wives) was held on the occasion of the Feast of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary. On this occasion, 120 Yeretsgins from […]

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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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