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The Ecumenical Patriarchate Enters into Communion with UOC-KP and UAOC

October 11, 2018 Featured
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Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople – 11/10/18 The Ecumenical Patriarchate has announced the following on the canonical situation in Ukraine: The Ecumenical Patriarchate has decided to proceed with the granting of the Tomos of Autocephaly to form a ‘National Ukrainian Orthodox Church’. To reestablish (at this moment) the ‘Stavropegion’  of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Kiev—one of […]

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Patriarch Athenagoras Clearly States How Autocephaly Must Be Granted

September 27, 2018 Featured

THE SOCIETY FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN HISTORY IN THE AMERICAS – 27/9/18 Editor’s note: On Friday, Orthodox History published a 1970 letter by Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras in response to the Moscow Patriarchate’s decision to grant autocephaly to the “Orthodox Church in America.” After posting the letter, we received the following article by “Petrus Antiochenus.” 1970 Letter […]

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MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Ukrainian Journalists

July 4, 2017 Featured
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The Ecumenical Patriarchate – July 2017 MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Ukrainian Journalists (Venerable Patriarchal Church of Saint George, July 2, 2017) It is our joy today to address the Ukrainian people through the Ukrainian media. The journalistic profession has a significant function today, in a world of instant communication. The role […]

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CONSTANTINOPLE METROPOLITANS MET WITH “KIEV PATRIARCHATE” SCHISMATICS

January 17, 2017 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 17/1/17 On January 12, 2017, representatives of the schismatic and unrecognized “Kiev Patriarchate” met with members of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Patriarch Bartholomew’s official Phanar residence, according to the schismatics’ site. General Secretary of the Holy Synod Metropolitan Bartholomew of Smyrna and Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, members of the […]

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PRESIDENT POROSHENKO HELD MEETING WITH REPRESENTATIVE OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE

July 31, 2016 Featured News

www.risu.org.ua – July 2016 ALSO READ: PATRIARCH FILARET: “THE LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCH WILL EXIST IN UKRAINE, WE WILL PURSUE THIS GOAL TOGETHER WITH THE STATE” President of Ukraine had a meeting with Representative of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Archbishop Job Getcha of Telmessos. The Head of State expressed gratitude for the attention of the Mother Church of […]

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Ecumenical Patriarch: The Power of Memory – Chornobyl Thirty Years Later

April 28, 2016 Featured News

THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH  OF THE USA – APRIL 2016 The Power of Memory – Chornobyl Thirty Years Later Thirty years ago, in the early morning of April 26, 1986, even as the Orthodox Church was about to embark on its holiest of weeks leading to the joy of Easter, the Chornobyl nuclear power plant in […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Students from the Hovnanian School of New Jersey

April 21, 2016 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – April 2016 On April 19, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received the graduating class of the Hovnanian School (New Jersey, U.S.A.) in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The students are being accompanied by Mr. Hratch Toufayan, a benefactor of Mother See. Welcoming […]

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Lest We Forget: The Legacy of Metropolitan Antony Bashir

February 14, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 – The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Remembering Metropolitan Antony Bashir on the 50th Anniversary of His Repose: http://www.antiochian.org/remembering-metropolitan-antony-bashir-50th-anniversary-his-repose by Fr. Antony Gabriel, first published in The Word Magazine, February 1998 “Orthodoxy is a freedom-loving, democratic faith it is at its best in our free America. Our people are part and parcel of America, gladly […]

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Unification Council of Ukrainian Orthodox Church (KP) & UAOC to be held in September 2015

June 27, 2015 Featured News
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June 2015 Also Read – UOC (MP) SYNOD SETS UP A COMMISSION FOR DIALOGUE WITH THE UAOC: Kiev: The issue of unification of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church –Kyiv Patriarchate and the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church into the single Local Ukrainian Orthodox Church was discussed on June 18 at a meeting of the Synod of UOC-KP. […]

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70TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. NICHOLAS’S CATHEDRAL CELEBRATED IN IRANIAN CAPITAL

May 28, 2015 Featured News

On May 22, 2015, the Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas from Myra to Bari, the Russian Orthodox parish in Teheran celebrated the 70th anniversary of St. Nicolas’s Cathedral. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the festive liturgy was celebrated by Archbishop Alexander of […]

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Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta: “We must defend holy Orthodoxy”

October 9, 2014 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – Athens – October 2014 The Merchants Association in Greece has secured Sunday as a holiday, despite the legislative act, adopted by the Parliament to make it a work day. Metropolitan Amvrosios of Kalavryta addressed the clergy, calling upon them to be as brave as the merchants and to defend holy Orthodoxy by all accessible […]

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