Greek, Armenian Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches Agree to Restore the Holy Sepulcher

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 29/5/19 SIGNING AGREEMENT ON THE INTEGRATION OF WORKINGS OF THE SACRED EDICULE AND THE ROTUNDA AROUND THE HOLY SEPULCHRE On Monday afternoon, May 14/27, 2019, at the Franciscan Monastery, there was a meeting of H.H.B. the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and Dragouman Archimandrite Mattheos, with ...

Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 4/5/18 On Sunday May 6, 2018 the Armenian Church celebrates the Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross. Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in St. James around 9.00 AM. The Feast of the Apparition of the Holy Cross is one of the four feasts of the Holy Cross, also called Tabernacle ...

Jerusalem Municipality Demands Christian Churches to Pay Off Tax Debts

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Sputniknews - 26/2/18 JERUSALEM (Sputnik) - The Jerusalem Municipality intends to recover 650 million shekels (almost $187 million) from Christian denominations as taxes for their real estate located in the city, Mayor Nir Barkat has said. “The debts for commercial space owned by churches exceed 650 million shekels. We will no longer demand that the citizens of Jerusalem bear this burden ...

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

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 of ...

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 22/3/17 Almost for 2000 years the Church of Holy Sepulcher, known as the Church of the Tomb of Christ, has been the holiest place in Jerusalem for Christians. Historically, Constantine the Great was the first Emperor who, in the middle of the 4th century, initiated building Churches for ...

Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) Visits Catholicate Palace & the Ancient Church of Niranam

OCP News Service – 2/8/16 Indian Orthodox Malankara Church - Jerusalem Patriarchate Also Read: Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) on a Visit to the Indian Orthodox Church Kerala- India: Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) Visits Catholicate Palace (Headquarters of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church) & the Ancient Church of Niranam established by St.Thomas the Apostle ...

Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) on a Visit to the Indian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 30/7/16 Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- Jerusalem Patriarchate Kerala-India: His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Qatar of the Jerusalem Patriarchate is on a visit to Indian Orthodox Church. Archbishop is one of the chief guests for the Gulf Orthodox Youth Conference held in Peerimedu, Kerala. The Jerusalem Prelate will also visit the ancient Niranam St. ...

ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UKRAINE HIS EXCELLENCY PETRO POROSHENKO TO THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 2015Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Excellency, Mr. President, Your Eminences, Distinguished Members of the Presidential Entourage, Your Graces, Reverend Fathers, Ladies and Gentlemen, In this season of preparation for the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, we welcome you warmly to the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. You have come to the Mother of all the Churches, and the Patriarchate has a long ...

THE GREEK PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November-December 2015 On the afternoon of the 13th/26th of November 2015, His Excellency the Greek Prime Minister, Mr Alexis Tsipras, visited the Patriarchate. Mr Tsipras was accompanied by political associates of his, amongst whom Foreign Minister Mr Kotzias; Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister, Mr Spirtzis; Minister of State, Mr Pappas; Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister ...

GREEK JOURNALISTS VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 2015 On Wednesday, the 5th/18th of November 2015, a group of Greek journalists on a visit to Israel’s Foreign Ministry visited the Patriarchate after venerating at the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulcher. They were welcomed by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, who went on to talk to them about the unstable situation ...

THE ICON OF THE DORMITION OF THEOTOKOS IN GETHSEMANE TRANSFERRED TO UKRAINE

On Friday, the 26th of September/10th of October 2015, the reverend Bishop Aleksandr of Pereyaslav Khmelnitsky and Vishnevsky, aide to the Most Reverend Onuphrius, Metropolitan of Kiev and all Ukraine, arrived in Jerusalem. During a night liturgy on the aforementioned day, Bishop Aleksandr co-officiated at the Holy Sepulcher with His Eminence Joachim, Archbishop of former ...

PROFESSOR MOROPOULOU OF THE NTUA REVISITS THE HOLY SEPULCHER

Jerusalem Patriarchate - October 2015 Between Sunday the 4th and Tuesday the 6th of October 2015, Professor Antonia Moropoulou of the National Technical University of Athens, accompanied by Mr Korres and his wife, Architect Asimina Koutrouli, visited the Holy Sepulcher and the Patriarchate. The aim of the visit was to perform diagnostic works on the stability ...

PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM DECORATES MESSRS. FRANK FEIGENBAUM AND MARIOS PAPADOPOULOS

On the morning of Thursday, the 18th of September/1st of October 2015, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem conferred the medal of Minor Crusader of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher upon Mr Marios Papadopoulos and Mr Frank Feigenbaum. This honour was awarded in recognition of the two men’s interest in the Patriarchate, especially the financial ...

A DELEGATION OF BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Thursday, the 8th/20th of August, a delegation of ten officials of the Bulgarian Government and esteemed members of the Bulgarian society, performing humanitarian work under Mr Ragev Menasche from Israel, visited the Patriarchate. The distinguished guests were welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers, as citizens of a country with which the Patriarchate ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces St. Anna Celebration July 26

Saint Anna

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - July 2015 Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here warmly invites the faithful to its annual Saint Anna Day celebration on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Throughout the celebration, the faithful may venerate the myrrh-streaming icon of Saint Anna and the Mother of God, which has been enshrined at the monastery since the fall of 2012. The day ...

GREEK FOREIGN MINISTER VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

In the afternoon of Sunday, the 22nd of June/5th of July 2015, the Greek Foreign Minister, Mr Nikolaos Kotzias, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by associates of his: Ambassador Demetrios Paraskevopoulos, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Tasia Athanasiou, Director of the Diplomatic Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Konstantinos Koutras, Spokesperson of the ...

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS -MR N. ANASTASIADES VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On Sunday, the 1st/14th of June 2015, His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nikos Anastasiades, visited the Patriarchate. He was accompanied by his esteemed wife and associates of his. Ms Andri Anastasiadou had participated in the Divine Liturgy at the All-holy Church of the Resurrection, led by His Eminence Methodios, Archbishop ...