SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION FOR PREPARING DOCUMENTS FOR PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL BEGINS ITS 3D SESSION

March 30, 2015 – The Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for preparing documents for a Pan-Orthodox Council began its 3d session at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Orthodox center in Chambesy. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Russian Orthodox Church is represented at the session by a delegation led by Metropolitan ...

AD HOC INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION COMPLETES ITS SESSION

On 20 February 2015, the Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission for the Preparation of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church completed its second session, which had begun on February 15, at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy (Switzerland). With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All ...

AD HOC INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION CONTINUES ITS SESSION

18/2/15 The Ad Hoc Inter-Orthodox Commission for the Preparation of the Pan-Orthodox Council will continue its work until 21 February 2015, at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy near Geneva. Considered at the session is a draft document “The Orthodox Church’s Contribution to the Triumph of Peace, Justice, Freedom, Brotherhood, and Love ...

SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION STARTS ITS SECOND SESSION

February 16, 2015 – the Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for preparation of a Pan-Orthodox Council started its second session at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Orthodox Center in Chambesy near Geneva. The Russian Orthodox Church is represented by a delegation led by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations. The delegation ...

SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION FOR PREPARING PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL BEGINS ITS WORK

September-October 2014  On September 30, 2014, the Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing a Pan-Orthodox Council began its work at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Ecumenical Center in Chambesy near Geneva. The aim of the meeting is to edit the earlier adopted draft documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. The decision to convene the ...

IASPORA – A REALITY OF THE PRESENT SOCIETY, INTER-RELIGIOUS SYMPOSIUM AT THE PATRIARCHATE PALACE

The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: On 29 and 30 May 2012, an inter-religious symposium will take place at the Patriarchate Palace of Bucharest, on the theme Diaspora – a reality of the present society, organised by the Romanian Patriarchate in cooperation with Sapir Centre of Jerusalem and the Jewish Communities Federation ...

HIS BEATITUDE ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE INTER-PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY ON ORTHODOXY IN AMMAN, JORDAN

Christian Communities in the Holy Land: Presence, Rights, Fears and Hopes H.B. Theophilos III Patriarch of Jerusalem 15 November 2011 Mr. Abdul Karim Dughmi, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Mr. Sergei Popov, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly, Your Eminences, Dear Fathers, Distinguished Members, Ladies and Gentlemen, How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! (Ps 132). It is great honor for ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Patriarch Abuna Paul of Ethiopia

INTER-ORTHODOX MEETING 15/9/2011 Russian-Ethiopian Orthodox Churches On September 14, 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Patriarch Abuna Paul of Ethiopia. In a warm and friendly atmosphere they discussed topical problems of inter-Christian cooperation and made a high assessment of the relations that used to tie the ...

INTER-ORTHODOX PREPARATORY CONSULTATION FOR THE XIII ASSEMBLY OF CEC. Ierapetra, Crete, Greece 27-30 April 2009.

The Orthodox on the way to Lyon ‘Called to One Hope in Christ’STATEMENT1. Upon the invitation of His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and under the moderatorship of His Eminence Metropolitan Gennadios of Sassima (Ecumenical Patriarchate), 27 hierarchs, priests, deacons, university professors and lay persons (male and female), representing nearly all of the Orthodox Churches ...