METROPOLITAN HILARION MEETS WITH ASSYRIAN PATRIARCH

May 2014 On May 27, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with the Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV, who is on a visit to Russia at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. During a warm talk, His Eminence Hilarion told the high guest about the ...

METROPOLITAN HILARION SPEAKS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TULA STATE UNIVERSITY

May 2014  On 22 May 2014, the 6th International Theological Conference on ‘Role of the Russian Orthodox Church in History and Culture of Russia: Traditions and the Present Time’ at the Tula State University. Taking part in the conference on behalf of the Russian Orthodox Church were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department ...

HIGH PATRIARCHAL AWARD IS PRESENTED TO METROPOLITAN IRINEY OF DNEPROPETROVSK AT THE BORDER CONTROL POINT OF DNEPROPETROVSK AIRPORT

On 10 May 2014, Metropolitan Iriney of Dnepropetrovsk celebrated his 75th birthday. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Dnepropetrovsk on the 9th of May, to take part in the celebrations dedicated to the jubilee of the esteemed ...

THE METROPOLITAN OF NAZARETH AND THE NEW HEAD OF NAZARETH ORTHODOX COMMUNITY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Jerusalem Patriarchate - March 2014 On Saturday the 9th/22nd of February 2014, Metropolitan Kyriakos of Nazareth and the new President of the Greek Orthodox (Rum Orthodox) Community of Nazareth, Ms Afaf Touma, accompanied by Council Members, visited the Patriarchate. This was the first visit of Ms Touma to the Patriarchate in her capacity as President. In the ...

FORTY DAY MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR METROPOLITAN KALLINIKOS OF PILOUSION

February 2014 The forty-day memorial service of the late Metropolitan Kallinikos of Pilousion was conducted on Friday 24th January 214 at the Holy Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in Port Said. The Divine Liturgy and the Memorial was presided over by His Eminence Gabriel Metropolitan of Leontopolis, Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria and Locum Tenens ...

ENTHRONEMENT OF HIS EMINENCE NIKODIMOS METROPOLITAN OF MEMPHIS

Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa January 2014 On Friday, 10th January 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan of Memphis, in the beautiful Cathedal of the Theotokos in Heliopolis in Cairo. Participating in the ceremony of enthronement of His Eminence were His Eminence Gabriel ...

THE CHURCH OF ST MARY DECLARED AS ROYAL METROPOLITAN CHURCH

Syraic Orthodox Church in India- 13/1/14 (Under the See of Antioch and All East) Indian/Kera: Morth Mariyam Syrian Orthodox Church, Nadamel, Thripunithura was Declared as "ROYAL METROPOLITHAN CHURCH" by His Beatitude Abube Thomas I of India. The Church of St. Mary's was founded in the 12th Century on land donated by Valamthuruthy Bhattathiri. Feast of intercession of St. ...

METROPOLITAN ANBA BISHOY OF THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH VISITS HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

On Saturday 25 May, Metropolitan Anba Bishoy, the Ecumenical Officer of the Coptic Orthodox Church, met with His Holiness Aram I. After presenting the brotherly greetings of Pope Tawadros II, the Metropolitan briefed the Catholicos on the difficult situation of the Coptic Orthodox community in Egypt. In their discussion, the Catholicosate stressed the importance of ...

ON SYRIA, JIHAD, AND KIDNAPPED METROPOLITAN PAUL. AN INTERVIEW WITH AN ORTHODOX PRIEST FROM SYRIA

Deacon Giorgi Maximov Translation by OrthoChristian.com 28/5/13 OrthoChristian.com offers this brief conversation with an Orthodox Syrian, Hieromonk N. from the Antiochian Patriarchate, dedicated to the very difficult situation of Christians in Syria today. The editors have chosen not to provide the priest’s name in order to protect him and his close ones from danger. —Father, tell us please about ...

Paschal Greetings from OCP Society

5/5/13 Dear All Khristos voskres! On deystvitel'no voskres!!! Christ is Risen, He is Truly Risen Indeed!!! On behalf of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society, i take this opportunity to wish you all a blessed and peaceful Pascha. May God shower abundance of thy grace upon us. MAY GOD SAVE AND PROTECT OUR BELOVED METROPOLITAN's, THEIR EMINENCE'S Yohanna Ibrahim and Boulos ...

METROPOLITAN DIONYSIUS AT ARMENIAN COLLEGE

Armenian - Indian Malanakra Orthodox Churches 12/11/2012 On November 10, 2012, Pastor of Armenians in India and Manager of Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy, Very Rev. Father Khoren Hovhannisyan received His Grace Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, the Metropolitan of Diocese of Calcutta of Indian Orthodox Church, along with his entourage, in his office at Armenian College. Father Khoren ...

Metropolitan of Astana and Kazakhstan addressed Muslims ahead of Eid al-Adha

25/10/2012 Representatives of different religious denominations are congratulating Muslims of Kazakhstan on the occasion of the holy holiday of Eid al-Adha. Orthodoxy is the second largest religion in Kazakhstan based on the number of adherents. Over the centuries, Muslims and Orthodox Christians have been coexisting peacefully on the Kazakh soil. Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan wished ...

Prayers issued for 17th All-American Council, Election of Metropolitan

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] 18/9/2012 Prayers for the 17th All-American Council and the Election of the New Metropolitan of All American and Canada were issued by the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America here during the second week of September 2012. These petitions have also been approved by the Holy Synod of Bishops and are to be included ...