BILATERAL COMMISSION OF MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE AND RUSSIAN ORTHODOX OLD-RITE CHURCH HOLDS ITS FIRST SESSION

Bilateral Commission of Moscow Patriarchate and Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church holds its first session

On 31 March 2015, the first meeting of the bilateral commission which will consider the possibility of recognizing the hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church took place at the Moscow Spiritual Centre of the Old Believers of the Belokrinitsa branch in the Rogozhskaya Settlement. The commission was established on the initiative of Metropolitan Hilarion ...

PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM LIGHTS CHRISTMAS TREE AT THE OLD CITY

  December 2014 On Friday the 6th/19th of December 2014, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, lit the Christmas tree in the Old City of Jerusalem. The tall, decorated tree is fixed on a terrace within the New Gate of the Old City of Jerusalem, a manger at its basis. Leaders of Churches attended the event, together with a ...

1500-YEAR-OLD CHRISTIAN MANUSCRIPT DISCOVERED AT MANCHESTER LIBRARY

24/9/14 Staff members of the John Rylands Library of the University of Manchester have announced the discover of a Greek papyrus text written in the 6th century, which gives an account of the Last Supper and first Christians, reports Calam1 news portal with the reference to theAleteia Catholic agency. At a press conference held on Thursday, September ...