Pravoslavie.ru - 10/2/16 The book will be available in the electronic form on the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Kurily Diocese’s official website. The long-awaited book, Drops of Love, was launched at the assembly hall of the spiritual and educational center on the territory of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Cathedral of Holy Resurrection. This is a collection of biographies of Nun Lyudmila (Pryashnikova) ...

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February 2016 -ακτινες- www.pravoslavie.ru Sponsored by the Dioceses of Glyfadas, Gortinos, Kithyron, Peireaus and the Synaxis of Clergy and Monastics, a conference addressing the upcoming Pan-Orthodox Council on the island of Crete in June will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd, 9 am - 9 pm in the "Melina Merkouri" Hall of the "Peace and Friendship" Stadium, ...

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January- February 2016- The Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric- Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate  After seven months of postponing of the scheduled court hearings, today, January 28, 2016, in the Court of First Instance Skopje I in Skopje, the politically rigged court process against His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, two Bishops, priests, monastics and believers of ...

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Church of Serbia February 2016 Blessed is he who comes in the Name of the Lord! With exceeding great joy we herein announce that, at the invitation of His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand, His Holiness the Archbishop of Pech, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch Kyr Irinej will visit the ...

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Church of Serbia- February 2016 RESOLUTIONS From the 34th Diocesan Assembly of the Canadian Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church held at Holy Transfiguration Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Milton on February 5-6, 2016. We, the clergy, monastics and laity - representatives and delegates of all diocesan parishes and church-school congregations, gathered at the Annual Assembly at Holy Transfiguration Monastery in ...

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RALLY AGAINST ELECTRONIC ID CARDS IN GREECE GATHERS THOUSANDS OF PARTICIPANTS (+PHOTOS)

February 10, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 – www.pravoslavie.ru A rally against the new electronic “card of citizen” gathered thousands of people in the center of Athens, reports a spokesman of AgionOros.ru from the Greek capital. Representatives of clergy, cultural figures and scientists protested against the plans of the government “to enslave the freedom of the human personality by introducing the […]

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Archimandrite Athanasy Fall Asleep in Lord

February 10, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 – Monastery of St Thikon  MEMORY ETERNAL!!! Read- “WHERE SHE GOES SHE BRINGS PEACE AND LOVE” An Interview About the Wonder-Working Icon of St. Anna http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/90427.htm Fr. Archimandrite Athanasy reposed in the Lord at 11 a.m. this morning February 5th, 2016. Father’s body will be in the Church from Saturday afternoon until Wednesday […]

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Pan-Oriental Orthodox Liturgy and Evangelion held in Cairo

February 9, 2016 Featured News

Report and Pics by Rijo Geevarghese – (OCP Associate in Cairo) 9/2/16 Also Read – OCP Secretariat Calls for Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=46042 Cairo City: Coptic, Syriac and Indian Orthodox Prelates served Divine Liturgy and Evangelion at Cairo, the Capital City of Egypt. Evangelion was held  in three different languages H.G Mar Gregorios ( Indian […]

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Mother of God Mission Celebrates Opening of New Church

February 9, 2016 Featured News

9/2/16-OCA His Eminence, Archbishop Michael presided at ribbon cutting ceremonies at the newly completed Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow” Mission, Princeton, NJ, January 29-30, 2016. The parish is the spiritual home to over 50 faithful who for years had been worshipping in rented facilities, most recently at Princeton Day School. “We’re almost […]

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EXHIBITION: THE FIRST ROMANOVS IN MOSCOW

February 9, 2016 Featured News

Note: this article has been edited from its original by Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia Royal Russia – 9/2/16 The House of Romanov Boyars, a branch of the State Historical Museum in Moscow on February 8, 2016 opened an exhibition of Honoured Artist of Russia, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Arts Igor Gennadievich Mashkov […]

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ORGANIZING COMMITTEE AND WORKING GROUP FOR PREPARING CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE MILLENNIUM OF RUSSIAN MONASTICISM ON MOUNT ATHOS MEET IN MOSCOW

February 9, 2016 News

On 4 February 2016, the first joint meeting of the Presidential working group for preparing celebrations marking the millennium of Russian presence on Mount Athos and the Organizing Committee of the Russian Orthodox Church for preparing celebrations marking the millennium of Russian monasticism on Mount Athos took place in Moscow. The meeting was chaired by […]

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First Catechetical Course – Eastern USA Diocese of the Assyrian Church of the East

February 9, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church of the East – February 2016 Religious education is a pivotal aspect in the life of the Church. It strengthens the internal life as a community of believers and her external activity as a missionary Church. In fact the Church is bidden to offer catechesis her best resource, in people and energy in […]

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Indigenous Central Americans Seek Apology From Pope Francis for Genocide

February 9, 2016 Featured News
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9/2/16 – www.sputniknews.com Ahead of a February 12 visit by Pope Francis to Mexico, around 30 indigenous communities in Michoacan, Mexico, have released a statement demanding that he apologize for killings of some 24 million aboriginal inhabitants, committed with the complicity of the Catholic Church during the colonization of the Americas. The Supreme Indigenous Council of […]

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“Renunciation of Christianity would have been the end of ‘Armenian-ness,’” His Holiness Aram I

February 9, 2016 Featured News

The Feast of Vartanantz in Antelias “Renunciation of Christianity would have been the end of ‘Armenian-ness,’”stated His Holiness Aram I 4 February 2016. On Thursday morning His Holiness Aram I presided over the Holy Liturgy dedicated to St Vartanantz at St Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias; the celebrant was Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Primate of […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives Indian Ambassador

February 9, 2016 Featured News

On February 8th, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians received H.E. Suresh Babu Tadipaneni, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to the Republic of Armenia. Ambassador Tadipaneni has completed his posting in Armenia and met with His Holiness for a final meeting. […]

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Monument of Abune Petros Reinstated

February 8, 2016 Featured News
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MentuDesta Asrat – Addis Ababa- OCP News Service – 8/2/16 Read More about Abune Petros https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abune_Petros Addis Ababa: The Commemorative monument of Abune Petros, martyr patriot and one of the first Bishops of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church have been reinstated to its original position in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia.  The event was […]

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OCP Secretariat Calls for Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council

February 8, 2016 Featured News

Monu John Phillip – Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat- OCP News Service – 8/2/16 Read- Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=35399 Global: The Secretariat of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian NGO-Movement) has called for Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council. On behalf of the Secretariat, an official letter signed by George Alexander and […]

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THE MAYAN ORTHODOX CHURCH – MEDICAL TEAM VISITS CLINIC- Alexandra Chakos

February 8, 2016 Featured News

The Mayan Orthodox Church- February 2016 Life goes on in chilly, cloudy Aguacate! If you have ever flown on a plane through the clouds, you will have an idea what it’s like outside of our windows in Aguacate. The village is so high up in the mountains, that clouds usually sit on it. Clouds, being […]

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Egypt: Coptic Christian Tombs Turned into “Garbage Dumps”

February 8, 2016 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – Coptic Solidarity – 8/2/16 As often happens to Christian cemeteries in Muslim nations — whether at the hands of “ISIS” or the hands of “angry youth” — “the tombs of the Copts [Egypt’s indigenous Christians] are being turned into garbage dumps.”  This was the urgent and recent message from Fr. Ayoub Yousef, who heads the […]

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Kurdish YPG Forces Setup Training Camps in 3 Assyrian Villages in Syria

February 8, 2016 Featured News
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8/2/16 Hasaka, Syria (AINA) — Kurdish forces belonging to the People’s Protection Units (YPG) have setup training camps in three Assyrian villages on the Khabur river, in the Hasaka province in northeast Syria. The largest camp is in the village of Tel Nasri, with more than 200 YPG fighters now living in the village. Two […]

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Opening of the Legal Year 2016 Service in Melbourne

February 8, 2016 Featured News

  February 2016 The Episcopal Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Oceania, sponsored the Annual Opening of the Legal Year for 2016 with a Pan-Orthodox Prayer Service – Doxology held at St Eustathios Greek Orthodox Church in South Melbourne on Monday morning, 1 February 2016. Many notable participants: hierarchs, clergy and laity, legal professionals from […]

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