THE CELEBRATION OF 28TH OCTOBER 1940 AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem -  30/10/17 On Saturday, 15th/28th October 2017, the national celebration of 28th  October 1940 was observed by the Patriarchate with a Doxology at the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection. This Doxology was a means of thanksgiving to God for His help to our nation in its fight for freedom from the German Nazi ...

Assyrian Bishop on Why Christianity is Vital to the Middle East

September 2014 On the third day of the In Defense of Christians summit, Bishop Awa Royel, Bishop of California for the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, spoke on the need to maintain the Christian presence in the Middle East. Here is the text of the Bishop's speech: Your Holinesses, Your Beatitudes, Your Excellencies and Graces, ...

Arab Clergy of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem Announce Seven Demands

June 2014 Your All-Holiness, Your Beatitudes, Reverend Fathers, Your Graces, Fathers and Brothers, The content of this letter was written with much concern and anxiety over the future of the Orthodox faithful of the Church of Jerusalem and of the Orthodox Church in general, which today is facing enormous problems and challenges. However, these problems are being ...

PASCHAL GREETING TO H.B. NOURHAN MANOUGIAN, ARMENIAN PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

Holy City of Jerusalem, 8 May 2013   Your Beatitude, Your Eminences, Reverend Fathers, Dear Members of the Brotherhood of Saint James,   “It is the day of the Resurrection. Let us shine brightly for the festival, and also embrace one another-And thus let us cry aloud, Christ  is risen from the dead; by death he has trampled death, and to those in the tombs ...