Orthodox Metropolitan of Montenegro – Message for Bartholomew of Constantinople

Orthodox Church - 26/9/19 His High-eminence Orthodox Archbishop of Cetinje Metropolitan of Montenegro and Litoral Amphilochius sent a message to the Patriarch of Constantinople that the Church problems cannot be saved without the Council. Source:  

Cluj Metropolitan: Roma People Are Our Fellow Christians. We Want To See Them Thrive

Basilica News Agency - 31/8/19 In a message sent Wednesday on the feast of Saint Moses the Black, the Orthodox Metropolitan of Cluj said that Roma people are ‘our fellow Christians, and we want to see them thrive spiritually and materially.’ His Eminence Metropolitan Andrei Andreicuț recalled that the Roma Association of the Archdiocese of Vad, Feleac ...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan Mor Yusuf Çetin visits refugee camp

On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited refugees from Iraq on the northeast Turkish border of Yalova, near the east coast of the Sea of Marmara. Over the last two years, some 700 refugees – mostly of Syro-Jacobite (Syriac Orthodox Christians of Antioch and All East) and Chaldean background – are living ...

Finnish Orthodox Metropolitan Elijah of Oulu Ordained

January 2015 - Church of Finland The Orthodox Church of Finland received a new bishop when Archimandrite Elijah was ordained as bishop and installed as the Metropolitan of Oulu on Sunday, 11 January 2015, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Oulu. Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland presided at the ordination and installation. Serving ...

Archbishop Joseph Elected Antiochian Orthodox Metropolitan of All North America

The Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (Patriarchate of Antioch and All East) - 3/7/14 His Eminence Archbishop Joseph has been elected Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America by the Holy Synod of Antioch, meeting in Balamand, Lebanon on Thursday, July 3, 2014. Much more additional information is forthcoming. Axios! His Eminence Metropolitan ...

Communique Issued from International Consultation on “Crisis in Syria: Challenges for Faith Communities”

June-2014 On June 11 and 12, following the conclusion of the International Consultation on “Crisis in Syria: Challenges for Faith Communities”, convened in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin with the invitation of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, a communique was issued, stating the following: “Church leaders and representatives from Syria, ...

Orthodox Metropolitan’s hold personal talks with Dr Modi, assures all help for Ahmedabad Diocese

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Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Liju Cherian- February 2014 KOCHI, Kerala -- It was the maiden meeting between Gujarat Chief Minster Dr Narendra Modi and Ahmedabad Diocese Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios at the Kochi government guest house yesterday. The cordial 'personal' meeting with the country's future prime minister lasted 30 minutes but both the ...

Syriac Orthodox Delegation visits Pope Tawadaros II

Syriac Orthodox Church of Anticoh and All East- Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa 29/1/14 Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan  Abun Mor Themothevos Matta Al Khoury visited  Pope Thevedros II along with Rev.Fr. Kyrillos Messaoudi and Dn.Dr. Jamil in Alexandria. The delegation also visited  Abune Mor Bishoy of Damietta (abbot of Demiana) at the Hospital. Source:  

Destruction of the Christian Town of Sadad in Syria – Exclusive Images

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    OCP News Service - Exclusive 3/11/13 Photographs from Mor Timotheos Matta Alkhouri (Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan & Patriarchal Secretary) Forwarded by Mor Eusthathtios Matta Roham (Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Jazirah & Euphrates) Supported by Mor Selwanos Boutros Alnemeh (Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Homs and Hama) Read - Devastating Images & Report from the Christian Town of Sadad in ...

Devastating Images & Report from the Christian Town of Sadad in Syria – Exclusive

OCP News Service Exclusive - 31/10/13 Special Report by Mor Selwanos Boutros Alnemeh (Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Homs and Hama) Photographs from Mor Timotheos Matta Alkhouri (Metropolitan & Patriarchal Secretary) Forwarded by Mor Eusthathtios Matta Roham (Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Jazirah & Euphrates) My brothers and sisters The peace of the Lord be with you: I present to you a glimpse of ...

Religious leaders and Syrian refugees meet in Lebanon

By Isabella Eisenberg - 22/9/13 Here, in the northern Lebanese district of Akkar, Catholic-Maronite, Sunni, Greek-Orthodox and Alawite villages are scattered all over the landscape. The Syrian border is a 15 minute drive to the north of the northern Lebanese town of Halba, and residents can hear shelling in Syria at night and episodes of sectarian ...

Syria, the Pope, China: A Conversation with Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion

Septmeber 2013 Moscow (AsiaNews) - The concern for the fate of Christians in Syria, where “extremist forces aim to completely destroy Christianity”, the signs of a possible “normalization of worship for Orthodox believers in China” ; dissatisfaction in the field of theological dialogue with Catholics, but the “amazing results” in the common work on moral and ...

Massive rally in Occupied Jerusalem in solidarity with the abducted Bishops

21/8/13 Occupied Jerusalem, (SANA) – A massive rally was held in the courtyard of the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem in solidarity with the abducted Bishops, Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskenderun, Bishop Paul Yazigi and Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Bishop John Ibrahim by an armed terrorist group in the countryside of ...

Archbishop Hanna: Syria Will Win War on Terrorism

14/8/13 TEHRAN (FNA)- Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Sebastia, Archbishop Atallah Hanna, said that Syria is the country of amity and coexistence among all religions. Heading a mass congregation in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, Archbishop Hanna prayed God to preserve Syria's people, army and leadership, and called for the release of Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskenderun, ...

Letter of Archbishop Matta Roham to Jazirah & Euphrates Archdiocese

28/6/13 Archbishop Mor Eustathius Matta Roham, Syrian Orthodox Metropolitan of Jazirah and Euphrates, addresses his Archdiocese from Vienna, Austria, in an Arabic letter dated on the 6th June 2013. To our spiritual sons:  the esteemed priests; the Church council and institutions; and the noble Syriac people of the Archdiocese of Jazirah and Euphrates, Syria.  May God protect ...

Patriarchs Rahi and Yazigi call on foreign sides to stop interference in Syria

14/6/13 BEIRUT, (SANA) – Cardinal Mar Bechara al-Rahi, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East of Maronite Church, and Patriarch John X Yazigi of Antioch and All the East for Greek Orthodox Church called on all foreign sides to stop interference in Syria. After their meeting Thursday at the Patriarchate in Bkirki, the two patriarchs expressed sorrow ...

Archbishop Hanna: Occupiers of Palestine Are Seeking Syria’s Destruction

18/5/13 OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (SANA) - In solidarity with the abducted Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskenderun, Bishop Paul Yazigi, and the Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Bishop John Ibrahim, Archbishop of the Sebastian Roman Orthodox Church, Attallah Hanna, headed a mass at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem on Friday. Archbishop Hanna said ...

Patriarch Kirill praying for release of Syrian archbishops from captivity

Moscow, April 23, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia hopes that Christian leaders abducted near the Syrian city of Aleppo will be released unharmed. "I am making all possible efforts now to facilitate the soonest possible release of the abducted archbishops from captivity. I am praying that the Lord keep them unharmed and ...

Bartholomew leads Orthodox Easter celebration on Gokceada

6/5/13 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I on Sunday joined the Orthodox celebration of Easter, one of the main holidays in the Christian world, for the first time on the island of Gökçeada (Imbros), where the patriarch was born and raised. Bartholomew, spiritual leader of about 300 million Orthodox Christians around the world, led the service at Meryem Ana ...

Violence won’t force Orthodox flock to leave Syria – Patriarch John X

1/5/13 Patriarch of Antioch and All the East John X has urged the world community to end the violence in Syria and help free the two abducted Orthodox leaders of Aleppo. "I take this opportunity to extend, on your behalf, in the motherlands and abroad, an appeal to the international community, urging it to do everything it ...