The Orthodox Primates, Honorary Members of the Academy of Crete

Iulian Dumitrascu - Romanian Orthodox News Agency - June - July 2016 Friday night, 24 June 2016, the ceremony for awarding the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches, present at the Holy and Great Council, the title of Great Benefactors and Friends of the Orthodox Academy of Crete was held. It should be mentioned that the Ecumenical ...

Statement of the Secretariat of the Holy Synod of Antioch – Balamand

Anthiochian Orthodox Patriarchate - June-July 2016 At the end of the seventh extraordinary session which begun on May 25th 2016, the Holy Synod of Antioch convened on June 27, 2016 in Balamand. The Synod was presided by His Beatitude Patriarch John X, with the participation of the Bishops of the Holy See of Antioch, The fathers congratulated ...

Holy and Great Council focuses on relations with other Christians in fifth day of discussions

Holy and Great Council - Kolymvari, Crete, Greece - 24/6/16 Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release On the fifth day of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop George of Siemiatycze of the Church of Poland at the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of Gonia. Afterward, the ...

Holy and Great Council concludes third day

The Great and holy Council - 23/6/16 Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Release CRETE—On the third day of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Beatitude Patriarch Irinej of Serbia at the Sacred Patriarchal and Stavropegial Monastery of Gonia. Afterward, the hierarchs continued their work in the sixth, seventh, and eighth ...

Toast by His All-holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew – Chairman of the Holy and Great Council at the Dinner Hosted by His Excellency Nikos Kotzias Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic in His Honor and in the Honor of Their Beatitudes the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches

Holy & Great Council of the Eastern Orthodox Communion of Churches (Chania, Crete-  16/6/2016) Your Beatitudes, holy brothers, Primates of the Orthodox Churches, Your Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs, The gracious initiative of your Excellency to offer this official dinner in honor of both our Modesty and the brother Primates of the various Holy Orthodox Churches, manifests the honor, ...

Church of Albania: The Convocation of the Holy and Great Synod of Orthodoxy is Imperative

Aurelian Iftimiu - Romanian Orthodox Basilica Press Center  Read below the statement by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Albania regarding the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church: Considering the debates that have recently arisen about the planned Holy Synod of Orthodoxy, we feel obliged to briefly emphasize the following: 1. The decision about the ...

ANTIOCHIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL UNTIL ISSUES ARE RESOLVED – ANTIOCHIAN SECRETARIAT

Antiochian Patriarchate (Facebook) - May- June 2016 From the secretariart of the Antiochian Patriarchate During the course of its seventh exceptional session still open since the 25th of May 2016, the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Antioch held a meeting on the 6th of June 2016 presided by His Beatitude Patriarch John X and in the presence ...