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APPEAL OF THE PATRIARCHS AND HEADS OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES IN JERUSALEM

September 11, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 11/9/17 The Heads of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem, having completed their mission at their meeting on Friday 12th/25th August 2017, at the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate, under His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos have made an urgent appeal today 23rd August/5th September 2017, for the protection of the property of […]

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ST.GEORGE’S MONASTERY IN THE WILDERNESS OF JUDEA

September 4, 2017 Featured
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Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – Heba Hrimat – 4/9/17 The extra ordinary Monastery of St George, which can be seen hanging on a cliff and tightly embraced within the ancient rocks of the deep valley of “Wadi Qelt” [Wadi: Arabic for valley] in the Judean desert, happens to be not only one of the world’s oldest Monasteries, but […]

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PRESS CONFERENCE STATEMENT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS IN AMMAN

August 14, 2017 Featured
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  The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/8/17 Amman – 12 August 2017 Good afternoon. We thank you all for coming to this press conference. We are here today to deliver this message from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II,   who, according to the Status Quo and international […]

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ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE UNITED NATIONS ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS IN NEW YORK

July 30, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2017 On Tuesday, 5th/18th July 2017, a conference with the title “The Role of Religious Leaders in Peace-building in the Middle East” took place at the Headquarters of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) in New York, with representatives of the United Nations, Islam, Judaism and Christians, as […]

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Celebrating St. George in the Holy Land

July 28, 2017 Featured
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Holy Land Review – Greg Friedman, OFM and Daniel Koski – 28/7/17 The saint often portrayed fighting a dragon is in reality one of the most popular saints in both the East and West. He is particularly venerated by Palestinians in the Holy Land. On May 5, 2016, I caught the Arab bus in Jerusalem, […]

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Unexpected Discoveries – The Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

July 27, 2017 Featured
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Khoren Bandazian – The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 27/7/17 The time before a vacation is hectic. Especially if you are going to be away for a while. Before my trip to Israel I was very busy and didn’t get a chance to think or study where we would be going so I […]

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JERUSALEM PATRIARCH CALLS ALL TO UNITY, CONDEMNS SCHISM IN UKRAINE

June 8, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 8/6/17 Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem spoke on Pentecost Sunday at the patronal feast of the main church of the Moscow Patriarch in the Holy Land, the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Jerusalem, reports the press service of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (Moscow Patriarchate) in Jerusalem. Condemning the continual attempts by the schismatic and non-canonical […]

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THE FEAST OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE AND HELEN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

June 6, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – June 2017 Glorious God-crowned and equal to the Apostles, the King and Queen Saints Constantine and Helen, at their Holy Church inside the Patriarchate, adjacent to the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection on the west side. Vespers This feast was celebrated with Great Vespers in the evening, led by […]

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The Easter Message of Patriarchs and Head of Churches in Jerusalem

April 9, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – April 2017 Easter Message of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was first announced […]

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Lazarus Saturday Appeal for the Orthodox Girls School of Bethany

April 2, 2017 Featured
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Christian Affairs in the Holy Land for the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem – April 2017 Every Lazarus Saturday, in the ancient city of Bethany, located on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, Christians from around the world gather to commemorate the raising of Lazarus, brother of Mary and Martha, by Christ […]

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Speech of Patriarch Nourhan Manougian of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem at the Restoration Ceremony of the Holy Aedicule

March 23, 2017 Featured
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The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/3/17 The entire Christian world is rejoicing today at the reopening of the Holy Aedicule after months of restoration and reinforcement. Today as we stand in front of this holiest of all the Christian shrines throughout the world, we are inevitably reminded of the passion and crucifixion […]

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Patriarch Daniel venerated the Panagia Jordanitissa. The Mother of God and St John Jacob urge us to save the Romanian Skete from the Jordan

March 21, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu – Basilica News Agency – March 2017 The Romanian Patriarch prayed Thursday before the Jordan Icon of the Mother of God. The Icon recovered from the Romanian Skete on the Jordan Valley was brought March 9, 2017, to the Patriarchal Residence by the V. Rev. Archimandrite Teofil Anastasoaie, superior of the Romanian Settlements in […]

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EDICULE OVER HOLY SEPULCHRE TO OPEN MARCH 22-25

March 7, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2017 The edicule over the Tomb of the Lord will open for pilgrims somewhere between March 22 and 25, following the completion of restoration, stated Patriarch Theophilos of Jersalem at a meeting with the St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation in Jerusalem, reports RIA-Novosti. Earlier the head of the Russian Spiritual Mission announced […]

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ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT ICCI & MUSALAHA

February 14, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On 27th and 28th January / 9th and 10th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos sent his address to the two-day conference of ICCI & MUSALAHA,  that is, the International Christian Committee in Israel, which was organized at the Legacy hotel in Nazareth. His address […]

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Patriarch Daniel: Only God can help man when he encounters serious situations

February 2, 2017 Featured
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Aurelian Iftimiu  – Basilica News Agency – 2/2/17 The Patriarch of Romania addressed the faithful on Sunday reflecting on the spiritual portrait of the Canaanite woman described by the Gospel reading from Matthew 15:21-28. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a homily after the Divine Liturgy celebrated Jan. 29 at St Gregory the Enlightener Chapel of […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS’ ADDRESS AT THE TOWN HALL OF JERUSALEM

January 28, 2017 News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 28/1/17 On Wednesday evening 12th/25th January 2017, a reception by the Mayoralty of Jerusalem took place at the Town Hall, on the occasion of the Civic New Year 2017. At this reception, the Mayor of Jerusalem Mr. Nir Barkat addressed the guests, Leaders of the Christian Churches of Jerusalem or […]

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PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS III & THE HAGIOTAPHITE BROTHERHOOD VISITS THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 Before noon on Friday 7th/20th January 2017, the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood led by its Hegoumen, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos returned the Armenian Church their visit on the occasion of Christmas which they celebrate together with the feast of Theophany as it was the custom of […]

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VISIT OF THE MAYOR OF JERUSALEM AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

January 16, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 16/1/17 On Wednesday morning, 29th December 2016/11th January 2017, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Mr. Nir Barkat with a team of approximately twenty of his associates visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of the Feast of Christmas and the New Year. The Mayor and his entourage were received by H.H.B our […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ADDRESS TO THE ARMENIAN BROTHERHOOD OF SAINT JAMES

January 12, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 12/1/17 His Beatitude Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem 9 January 2017 Your Beatitude, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods, Dear Fathers, We welcome you to our Patriarchate on this joyous Feast, and we greet you with words of celebration from the Service of Matins for the […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ADDRESSES THE ISRAELI PRESIDENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE NEW YEAR 2017

December 31, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 31/12/16 At noon of Tuesday, the 14th/27th of December 2016, the Church Leaders of the Holy Land met with the President of the state of Israel, Mr Reuven Rivlin at the Presidential Palace on the occasion of the New Year 2017. The meeting, established decades ago, takes place on the beginning […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES MR ALEXANDROS GENNIMATAS

December 25, 2016 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/12/16 On Tuesday, the 7th/20th of December 2016, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, bestowed upon Mr Alexandros-Andreas Gennimatas, Consul at the Greek Embassy in Tel Aviv, the honorary distinction of Crusader of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, in recognition of his contribution to the rights and interests […]

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