Patriarchal and Synodical Encyclical on the Convocation of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

www.atlmetropolis.org- March- April 2016 ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Prot. No.: 314 PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE CONVOCATION OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH † B A R T H O L O M E W BY THE MERCY OF GOD ARCHBISHOP OF CONSTANTINOPLE, NEW-ROME, AND ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH TO THE PLENITUDE OF THE CHURCH, GRACE AND PEACE FROM GOD Our holy Orthodox Church, adorned ...

Consecration of Metropolitan Maximos of Selyvria

Ecumenical Patriarchate - July 2014 On Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, His All-Holiness presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Church of St. George commemorating the Feast of St. Panteleimon, during which the consecration of Metropolitan Maximos (Vgenopoulos) of Selyvria took place. Also concelebrating were Metropolitans Amfilohije of Montenegro, John of Pergamon, Meliton of Philadelphia, ...

Greek Orthodox church members greet new bishop

By Ann Rodgers Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 08/12/2011 As more than 500 bishops, clergy and faithful chanted ancient Greek prayers, Metropolitan Savas was enthroned today as the new Greek Orthodox bishop of Pittsburgh. The native of Gary, Ind., who previously headed the social media outreach of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, challenged his new flock to engage in evangelism via ...

New Metropolitan Elections

Ecumenical Patriarchate 11/03/11 On Thursday, November 3, 2011, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, presided by His All-Holiness, elected three new Metropolitans at the Patriarchal Church of St. George: Archimandrite Arsenios Kardamakis, former chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of France, was elected Metropolitan of Austria; Bishop Savas (Zembillas) of Troas was elected Metropolitan ...

Ecumenical Patriarchate Accepts the Resignation of Metropolitan Maximos of Pittsburgh

Apostolos Papapostolou 2/9/2011 The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at their meeting of August 29th and 30th, accepted the resignation of His Eminence Metropolitan Maximos from his position as Metropolitan of Pittsburgh and hence the See of the Metropolis of Pittsburgh became Vacant. On August 3rd, Metropolitan Maximos submitted his resignation for reasons of ...