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“Pink Christianity”

August 6, 2018 Featured

OODGER – August 2018 The meaning of “Love” has become obscure.  Why? Article by V.Malcev in the Orthodox Newspaper “Orthodox Saint Petersburg”(http://orthodoxanswers.gr) Towards the end of the 19th century, the profound philosopher theologian Konstantin Leontiev noticed the emergence of a so-called ‘pink’ Christianity, which he described as the pre-Revolution position of the then intellectuals, the intelligentsia, which […]

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Metropolitan Mar Seraphim launches Meltho calendar 2018 which profiles Prophet Moses and Holy Fathers

December 9, 2017 News

Cherian Mathikere (Chief Editor & Correspondent) – OCP News Service – 9/12/17 BENGALURU: Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan HG Dr Abraham Mar Seraphim of Indian Orthodox Church, has launched the Meltho calendar for 2018 on December 2, 2017 during ‘Zamar 2017,’ the annual Christmas carol competition, at St Mary’s Orthodox Valiyapally, Jalahalli, Bengaluru. The Metropolitan also released […]

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On the Cessation of Commemoration (A’) – Fr Theodoros Zisis

November 29, 2017 Featured
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Mark Ephesus – 29/11/17 This video introduces audiences to oft-misunderstood 15th Canon of the 1st/2nd Council (861) and the canonical practice of ceasing the commemoration of bishops who have fallen into heresies condemned either by councils or the consensus of the Holy Fathers. Source:

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HOLY SYNOD OF RUSSIAN CHURCH APPROVES NEW LITURGICAL TEXTS

August 1, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – August 2017 Meeting in St. Petersburg on Saturday under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) approved several new liturgical texts, reports patriarchia.ru. The Holy Synod heard the report of the chairman of the Publishing Council of the ROC Metropolitan Kliment of Kaluga […]

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Special Meeting of Syriac Orthodox Church in Switzerland

July 14, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Church – 14/7/17 Upon the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, and under his presidency, a meeting of their Eminences the Archbishops of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Europe was convened at Mor Augin Monastery in Switzerland on Thursday July 13, 2017. Their Eminences the Archbishops: Mor Dionysius Issa Gurbuz […]

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Patriarch Daniel: True faith and prayer maintain the unity of the Church

June 5, 2017 News
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – June 2017 On the seventh Sunday after Easter, the Gospel points out that true faith and prayer maintain the unity of the Church. Our Lord Jesus Christ prays for the unity of the Church because He knows how hard it is to maintain it in the face of selfish […]

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UNION OF ORTHODOX CLERGY AND MONKS OF GREECE: CRETE COUNCIL NOT A REAL COUNCIL

July 4, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – July 2016 Agionoros.ru has published the main provisions of an open letter signed by the well-known Greek pastors, monastics, and theologians. The authoritative Greek public organization “Union of Orthodox Clergy and Monks,” has commented on the results of the Crete Council. Agionoros.ru has published the main provisions of an open letter signed by the […]

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An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and Co-operation

December 5, 2015 Featured News

December 2015- Church of Romania In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory […]

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An urge to be faithful to Christ and His Church – Co-responsibility and co-operation

December 1, 2015 Featured News

Church of Romania- December 2015 In the context of today’s society, marked by secularization, uncertainty and a lack of mobilizing ideals, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, underlines the importance of the mission of the Church, which has to harmonize the word of preaching and catechesis with charity work, by practical helping, active and consolatory […]

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Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchal Cathedral

August 8, 2015 Featured News

On 6 August, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the Transfiguration of the Lord. In Romania, people also call this feat Preobrajenia or Probojenia and it remembers the time of the miraculous transfiguration of the Lord, at Tabor Mount, in front of His disciples Peter, John and James. On this occasion, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated […]

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Orthodoxy is in our hearts!

June 9, 2014 Featured News

Priest Iulian Raţă – June 2014 An old pastor of souls, after a whole day of work to the glory of the Lord, sits down to have some rest on a bench, at the garden gate of a needy woman from his community. Taking a few minutes of rest, he suddenly hears a subdued voice […]

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Streaming the Ancient Faith

July 27, 2013 Featured News

Wesley. J. Smith – 27/7/13 When I tell people I am a convert to Eastern Orthodoxy, I often get a puzzled reaction. “Eastern Orthodoxy?” some will say. “What’s that?” Others will ask whether I actually mean the Greek or the Russian Orthodox Church, mistakenly believing that they are different denominations. In fact, whether Greek, Russian, […]

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Sharon Stone Becomes Emotional at Georgian Patriarchate

June 8, 2011 Featured News

6/8/2011 Sharon Stone was photographed crying during her meeting with Iliya II, the Orthodox Patriarch of Georgia / Sakartvelo on 6 June 2011. It should be recalled that Ms. Stone had a brain hemorrhage in 2001 and she almost died from it. She reported that she had a near death experience and saw a white […]

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His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel: “The Orthodox Faith is the Witness of the Divinity of Christ”

May 19, 2010 News

Romanian Orthodox Church On the 7th Sunday after Easter, of the Holy Fathers from the Ecumenical Synod I, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the chapel of “Saint Gregory the Enlightener” of the Patriarchal Residence. The Holy Church established for this Sunday the remembrance service of the […]

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