Orthodox Bishop of Zahumlje-Hercegovina new Chairman of Interreligious Council in Sarajevo

Church of Serbia - 27/4/17 His Grace Grigorije, Bishop of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and Coastlands, was elected as new chairman of the Interreligious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 21, 2017 in Sarajevo. Bishop Grigorije, who is also administrator of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia, said that at the meeting of the Interreligious Council, that during the past 20 ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Bishop calls on his Flock not to Surrender their Children to the Satanists

Orthodox England - 2/2/15 As the brutish and Satanic NATO aggression against the peoples of the Ukraine continues, the heroic Bishop Longin (Zhara) of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has called on the people not to surrender their children as cannon fodder for the oligarch junta in Kiev. Bishop Longin is famous as the founder of the Monastery ...

A New Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest

November 2014 On 30 October 2014, Rev Archimandrite Timotei Aioanei was ordained Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, in the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest. The Divine Liturgy and ordination as bishop were celebrated by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, together with a group of hierarchs as follows: His Eminence Casian, Archbishop of Lower Danube, ...

Serbian Orthodox Bishop Sergius of Middle Europe enthroned

10/9/14 His Holiness Irenaeus, Serbian Patriarch, introduced His Grace Sergius to the throne of Bishops of Middle Europe during the Hierarchal Divine Liturgy at the Monastery of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God in Hummelsthur on 7 September 2014. Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus was concelebrated by Metropolitan of the Ecumenical Patriarchate for Germany Augustinos, Metropolitan ...

‘It’s Genocide,’ Iraqi Orthodox Bishop Says of ISIS Attacks on Christians – Video

Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Nikodimos Daoud of Mosul

8/8/14 http://www.aleteia.org The bishop repeated the phrase, so as not to leave any doubt. "It's genocide, ethnic cleansing." In an interview with MEMRI TV, Orthodox Archbishop Nikodimos Daoud of Mosul said he waited to speak out against ISIS beccause he was afraid any public remarks would place the city's Christians at risk. But since they all left when ...

Kyrgyzstan: Orthodox Bishop Banned

By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries - 19/7/14 BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (ANS) -- Kyrgyzstan’s State Commission for Religious Affairs (SCRA) on July 14, 2014, refused registration as missionary to Bishop Feodosy, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Kyrgyzstan, Forum 18 News Service has learned. Under the Religion Law, this prevents him from working as a ...

Biography of newly-elected Serbian Orthodox Bishop Andrej (Cilerdzic) of Austria-Switzerland

June 2014 Bishop Andrej (Cilebdzic) was born on 21.08.1961 in Osnabrück (Germany), as a second son of protopresbyter-staurophor Dobrivoje Cilerdzic and mother Marijana. The primary school and a grammar school he finished in Dusseldorf (Germany), and after the final examination he spent a year on Mount Athos (1980-1981). He enrolled to the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the ...

Patriarch Youhanna X Appeals for Peaceful Solution to Political Crisis

26/1/14 Greek Orthodox leader Youhanna X Yazigi urged the Lebanese on Saturday to resolve their political disputes peacefully and avoid a constitutional vacuum. The Patriarch of Antioch and All the East condemned the latest security incidents that are taking civilian lives. “The latest suicide bombings are a reflection of the rejection of others,” he told reporters at Rafik Hariri International Airport before traveling to Russia. “We reject ...

Orthodox Bishop allowed to visit northern Cyprus in exchange for a Mufti’s visit to the south of the island

28/10/13 A Bishop of the Church of Cyprus has been allowed to venerate Relics and Shrines in that part of his Diocese which is situated in the area of the island, occupied by Turks. In 1974 Turkey encroached upon the territory of Cyprus and occupied 40 percent of the island. On October 16, Bishop Christopher of Karpasia, who for over 18 ...