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“Be like Living Stones” – Syriac Patriarchal Encyclical of the Great Lent 2017

February 26, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 26/2/17 IN THE NAME OF THE SELF-EXISTENCE SEMPITERNAL OF NECESSARY EXISTENCE THE ALMIGHTY – IGNATIUS PATRIARCH OF THE HOLY SEE OF ANTIOCH AND ALL THE EAST – SUPREME HEAD OF THE UNIVERSAL SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE WORLD APHREM II We extend our apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers and greetings to our brethren, […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE DIVINE LITURGY AT THE VILLAGE OF THE 10 LEPERS

February 14, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On Friday 28th January / 10th February 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Festal Divine Liturgy at the Holy Church of St. George, located in the village of the 10 Lepers, north of Neapolis at the Samaria region. This Holy Church is built […]

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HIS BEATITUDE INAUGURATES HALL OF THE H. MONASTERY OF ST. GEORGE IN AL KHADER

February 5, 2017 News

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 5/2/17 On Sunday, 16th/29th January 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of St. George, named Beitjala, in the village Al Khader between Bethlehem and Hebron. This Holy Monastery has been in the centre of the village with the […]

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Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian leads Armenian Orthodox Epiphany Celebrations at Jordan River

January 26, 2017 Featured News
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Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/1/17 Sunday the 22nd of January we celebrated the Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ at the banks of the Jordan River, near Jericho. The Ceremony was led by Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem. A large number of Armenians, both local and non-locals joined the annual pilgrimage on […]

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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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THE THEOPHANY FEAST AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

January 23, 2017 Featured News
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 23/1/17 On Thursday 6th/19th January 2017, the Feast of Theophany or Epiphany was celebrated by the Patriarchate, meaning the memory of the event of the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by St. John the Baptist at the River Jordan, when the mankind witnessed the Trinitarian Epiphany, Jesus Christ being […]

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Epiphany (Denho) Holy Qurobo – Damascus

January 8, 2017 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Epiphany (Denho) at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his sermon, […]

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METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKALAMSK CELEBRATES RITE OF UNITING TO ORTHODOX CHURCH FOR THOSE TEMPORARILY FALLEN AWAY

December 28, 2016 Featured News
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Patriarchia.ru – Pravoslavie.ru – 28/12/16 On December 25, 2016, the Twenty-Seventh Sunday of Pentecost, the Sunday of the Holy Forefathers and day of commemoration of St. Spyridon of Tremithus, the Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokalamsk celebrated in the Moscow church of the Joy of All […]

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MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE THEOPHILOS III – PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM – FOR CHRISTMAS 2016

December 22, 2016 Featured News
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – December 2016- January 2017 HIS BEATITUDE SPEECH AT THE CHRISTMAS RECEPTION HOSTED BY H. M. KING ABDULLAH II IN AMMAN The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church of Christ celebrates today a “strange and paradoxical” mystery and this it proclaims “in great joy” across the world. The Church celebrates the extraordinary […]

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Martyr Anastasia the Roman

November 12, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – November 2016 The Martyr Anastasia the Roman lost her parents in infancy, and was then taken to be reared by the abbess of a women’s monastery, named Sophia. She raised Anastasia in fervent faith, in the fear of God and obedience. The persecution against Christians by the emperor Decius (249-251) began […]

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Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

October 30, 2016 Featured News
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 30/10/16 On October 23, the Feast of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians presided over the celebration of Divine Liturgy during which the sacrament of ordination and anointment of deacons into the Holy Order of Priesthood was offered. […]

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HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I CELEBRATES DIVINE LITURGY AND CONVEYS HIS PONTIFICAL MESSAGE AND BLESSINGS AT HOLY MARTYRS CHURCH

October 9, 2016 Featured News

Armenian Orthodox Church of Lebanon – October 2016 Also Read: Concert in honour of His Holiness Aram I Official banquet in honour of His Holiness Aram I Ecumenical Leaders of Canada Meet with the Pontiff On the morning of Sunday, October 2, 2016, “Avedissian” Hall of Ferrahian High School in Encino was filled to capacity […]

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Nature of Relation between Father Confessor and Spiritual Child

September 7, 2016 Featured News
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Mahibere Kidusan – Mesfin Zegeye – September 2016 Each and every person has a biological father – the one to whom he owes his entry into this life. Apart from his biological father however, a Christian also has a spiritual father. He is the one to whom he owes his spiritual rebirth – the one […]

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Patriarch of Romania: “Firm faith in Jesus Christ overcomes the hard trials”

August 28, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The Saviour urges us to pray more, not only in hard times, but also to thank God for all our benefits, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said in the sermon delivered in the historical chapel of the Patriarchal Residence. The Gospel text read on 21 August 2016, on […]

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PRIMATE OF THE UOC: IF A PERSON DOESN’T FOLLOW GOD’S PATH, EVEN IF HE ACQUIRES ALL THE POSSESSIONS IN THE WORLD, HE WON’T FIND PEACE OF SOUL

August 18, 2016 Featured News
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Union of Orthodox Journalists – August 2016 Only the blessing of God makes man happy. His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Russia spoke about this in his homily on the first day of the Dormition Fast, August 14, reports the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Metropolitan Onuphry noted that on that day […]

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DE- MINING THE BAPTISM SITE WITH THE HALO TRUST

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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HALO TRUST -Anna Koulouris – July 2016 DONATE NOW Every day of the year, pilgrims from around the world can be seen filling shrines of the Holy Land, stepping in, touching and venerating the sites where Jesus Christ once was physically present. However, at the Baptism Site on the Jordan River, also known as Qaser […]

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Restoration Works at the Church of the Nativity in Progress – Bethlehem

July 17, 2016 Featured News
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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2016 The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem is originally built in 339 AD, and after a fire rebuilt in the 6th century AD. Necessary restorations are taking place at the moment, by the Piacenti Spa Organization. Recently the mosaic of an angel was discovered, until then […]

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Feast of Mor Kyriakos and His Mother Juliet

July 16, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Church – July 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Yacoub of Nisibin Church in Tabbala on the occasion of the Feast of the Martyr Mor Kyriakos and his mother Juliet. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the saintly life of this martyr and how […]

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Coptic Nun Mother Athanasia Killed by Extremists in Egypt

July 6, 2016 Featured News
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Abona Pavly (Facebook) – 6/7/16 +MEMORY ETERNAL+ Cairo- Egypt: Today, Mother Athanasia received the Crown of Martyrdom. She was gunned down by extremists of Muslims and gave her pure soul in Hands of our Lord Jesus Christ. She was a nun in the Monastery of Great St. George in Old Cairo. Our Lord Said to us […]

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Saint Peter and Saint Paul – Apostles and Martyrs in Europe

June 30, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Orthodox News Agnecy – June 2015 Sermon of His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania at Feast of Saints Peter and Paul: 1. Saints Peter and Paul Two different persons called by our Saviour Jesus Christ to preach the same Gospel of love and salvation. Saint Peter was called Simon before his meeting […]

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The Ascension of the Lord

June 9, 2016 Featured News
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June 2016 When the day of the Jewish Pentecost drew near, the disciples of Christ returned from Galilee to Jerusalem. On the fortieth day after the resurrection of Jesus Christ, they were all together in one house. Jesus Christ appeared to them and spoke with them saying, “Thus it is written that the Christ should […]

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