Statement of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in Support of the Canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 29/4/18 We, the members of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, who carry out our ministry in North America, Europe and Australia, behold with pained soul that in the sacred territory of Kievan ...

556 baptized in Congo in two days

Orthochristian.com - 22/1/18  Another mass Baptism was celebrated recently in the Metropolis of Katanga (Congo), in the city of Kolwezi, uniting 556 people to the Body of Christ in the Holy Orthodox Church, reports Romfea. During a two-day official public holiday, all the catechumens of the city of Kolwezi, in the south of the country near the border of ...

OPEN LETTER OF THE KINOT OF HOLY MOUNT ATHOS TO THE PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE BARTHOLOMEW I

Katehon - June 2016 - The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos  The Holy Kinot (central administrative body of Mount Athos) held an emergency meeting on May 25 described as “exceptional” (because it was attended by priests and representatives of all 20 monasteries of Mount Athos), and wrote an open letter to the Patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I ...

BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH: OUTSIDE THE ORTHODOX CHURCH “THERE ARE NO OTHER CHURCHES, ONLY HERESIES AND SCHISMS”

www.pravoslavie.ru - April 2016 The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church announced on Thursday April 21 policy positions stemming from its recent meeting and pertaining to the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council to be held on Crete in June, reports The Sofia Globe. In particular the Synod proclaimed, amending an earlier draft document, that besides the “Holy Orthodox Church ...

Communiqué of the Ecumenical Patriarchate regarding the restoration of unity in the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

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16/1/15 The Holy and Sacred Synod further continued its deliberations today, January 14, 2016, chaired by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. During this session, it was unanimously decided that, for the sake of restoring unity, Metropolitan Rastislav of Presov be recognized as Primate of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, on the following ...

Saint John of Kronstadt : Sermon on the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos

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August 2015 “Magnify O my soul, the honourable Translation of the Mother of God from earth to heaven.” (Refrain for the 9th Ode of the Canon) Let us be happy, beloved brothers and sisters that we belong to the Holy Orthodox Church, worthily and rightly glorifying the Most Holy Sovereign Theotokos on this eminent day out of ...

New Children’s Book Dedicated to Fr. Nick Ceko

July 2015 Seminary alumnus the Very Reverend Protopresbyter Stavrophor Nikola Ceko (M.Div. ’85) was honored Sunday, June 28, 2015, when the newest children’s book published by St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press (SVS Press)—Saint Nicholas and the Nine Gold Coins—was formally dedicated to him. Father Nicholas was presented with the freshly printed book at a special ceremony in ...

Orthodox MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY: Mission Outreach to Mexico

OCMC- April 2014 Consider joining an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team to Mexico in 2014. Be a visible expression of solidarity with the faithful at the Mission of San Esteban the first Martyr, outside of Mexico City. This team to Mexico has been invited to offer youth and adult catechism, and to be part of the life of ...