Catholic Church of the East Joins Orthodox Christianity

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on February 6, 2016

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Former Archbishop Ramzi Musallam

Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia- Moscow Patriarchate - 6/2/16  Statement from Metropolitan Hilarion regarding the Conversion of the "Catholic Church of the East" to Orthodoxy Over the past several months, the leader of an independent church movement called the "Catholic Church of the East," the former Archbishop Ramzi Mussalam, has begun a remarkable transition: to bring his ...

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February 2016 On February 4, the Armenian Apostolic Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and His Companions at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. On this day, the Armenian Church also celebrated the feast of the Naming Day of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. In observance of the ...

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE OF THE HOLY SEE AND OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF MOSCOW 5/2/16 The Holy See and the Patriarchate of Moscow are pleased to announce that, by the grace of God, His Holiness Pope Francis and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will meet on February 12. Their meeting will take place in ...

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5/2/16 - Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) In December 2015, Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) launched an open “Call for Proposals” requesting help from qualified persons seeking their expertise and practical support in our first public service ministry or “diakonima” engaging “Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking”. We are announcing the extension of the deadline for submissions to Thursday, February 18, 2016 to ...

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On Saturday, the 17th/30th of January 2016, a 50-member delegation of the Patriarchate of Romania, consisting of priests, monks and nuns, led by the former representative of the Patriarchate of Romania to Jerusalem, the Very Reverend Bishop Timotheos, visited the Patriarchate. The purpose of their visit was to participate in the ceremony of sanctification of ...

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RE-INTERMENT OF ARCHBISHOP DMITRI

February 5, 2016 Featured News

Diocese of the South (OCA) – February 2016 On February 3, 2016, Archimandrite Gerasim (Eliel), the administrator of the OCA Diocese of the South, posted the following notice to the diocesan website: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Faithful of the Diocese of the South, Christ is in our midst! On March 4 and 5, 2016, with the […]

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The Message of the Sacred Bishops’ Council to the clergy, monastics and all the faithful children of the Russian Orthodox Church

February 5, 2016 Featured News
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February 2016 – DECR The Bishops’ Council which took place in Moscow on February 2-3, 2016, addressed the clergy, monastics and all the faithful children of the Russian Orthodox Church. The text of the message is given below. The Bishops’ Council which took place in Moscow on February 2-3, 2016, addressed the clergy, monastics and all […]

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IN COURSE OF PREPARATIONS FOR PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL, MOST OF RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH’S PROPOSALS APPROVED

February 5, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 In the course of preparations for the Pan-Orthodox Council, including those made at the Synaxis of the Primates in January in Chambesy, most of the proposals made by the Russian Orthodox Church were approved, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia stated. For instance, the Council will take place not in […]

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ARCHBISHOP IERONYMOS OF ATHENS ABSTAINED FROM PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL DUE TO ACTIONS THAT UNDERMINE THE CHURCH OF GREECE

February 5, 2016 Featured News

5/2/16 – www.pravoslavie.ru The Ecumenical Patriarchate’s communique of January 18 stated that His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens would not be attending the Pan-Orthodox Council held in Chambesy, January 21-28, “for personal reasons,” but it is now known, as reported byromfea.gr, that His Beatitude abstained rather on ecclesial grounds, sending four representatives on behalf of […]

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MS MOROPOULOU PRESENTS REPORT ON WORKS ON THE AEDICULA OF THE HOLY SEPULCHER

February 5, 2016 Featured News

On Wednesday, the 14th/27th of January, Professor Antonia Moropoulou of the National Technical University of Athens presented the “Comprehensive Programme of Diagnostic Research and Strategic Planning of Materials and Interventions for the Conservation and Restoration of the Holy Aedicula of the All-holy Sepulcher in the Church of the Resurrection”. The presentation took place at the Greek […]

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Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) is Canonized

February 5, 2016 Featured News

On February 3, 2016, the fifth plenary session of the Holy Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, held at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, the proposal to canonize Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) was deliberated upon. Participating in the session was a delegation from the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, including His Eminence Metropolitan Ioann of […]

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CANONIZATION OF ST JOHN THE NEW CHOSEBITE

February 5, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – February 2016 On Sunday, the 18th/31st of January 2016, St John the Chosebite was placed in the Canon of Saints  during a panegyric divine Liturgy at the Monastery of Sts John and George the Chosebites. Hosios John, the new Chosebite, hailing from Romania, came to the Holy Land in the mid-20th […]

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THE FEAST OF ST ANTHONY THE GREAT AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 5, 2016 Featured News

On Saturday, the 17th/30th of January 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of St Anthony the Great at the chapel dedicated to his name within St Nicholas Monastery, to the northwest of the Patriarchate. As is well-known, St Anthony the Great is one of the great ascetic Fathers of the Church. He had lived for […]

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Pan-Orthodox Council to take decisions only upon consent of all Patriarchs

February 5, 2016 Featured News
Pan-Orthodox Council to take decisions only upon consent of all Patriarchs

February 2016 TASS: Russian News Agency The Russian Orthodox Church with an estimated congregation of about 50 million believers is the largest of them. MOSCOW, February 3. /TASS/. The forthcoming Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church that is due to convene on the Isle of Crete this summer will endorse decisions only upon […]

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The Forgotten Genocide

February 5, 2016 Featured News

5/2/16 – Fabulously Made The forgotten genocide, should I remark on this. This is the genocide most will deny but indeed happened and forgotten. Why forgotten? Thanks to Josip Broz or Tito’s brotherhood for the ethnic groups in Jugoslavija that time after WWII. But what did happened in WWII that makes me angry? I had […]

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Bishop Angaelos on ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ Conference in London

February 5, 2016 Featured News
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February 2016 Prayers for the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ Conference His Grace Bishop Angaelos – General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved in the ‘Supporting Syria and the Region’ conference in London today. As heads of state, and representatives of NGOs, […]

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European Parliament Designates IS Atrocities As Genocide

February 5, 2016 Featured News

4/2/16 Brussels (AINA) — The European Parliament voted today to designate the atrocities committed by ISIS against religious and ethnic minorities, including Assyrians and Yazidiz, as genocide. The resolution passed by an overwhelming majority. Formal genocide recognition places legal obligations on all countries who are signatories to the genocide convention to take action. According to […]

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Ordination of Priests in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

February 4, 2016 Featured News

On February 2, the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia, the sacrament of ordination and consecration of priests was offered in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin during the celebration of Divine Liturgy. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Mkrtich Proshyan, […]

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Awards Ceremony on the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest

February 4, 2016 Featured News

On February 2, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church celebrated the Feast of St. Ghevond the Priest. On this occasion under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholiocs of All Armenians; an awards ceremony was held for the priests serving in the Dioceses and Armenian Church institutions. The event was attended by diocesan […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill Celebrates Seventh Anniversary of Enthronement

February 4, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 On Monday, February 1, the seventh anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia, Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. Patriarch Kirill was vested in the vestments worn during his enthronement in 2009. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL: WE DO NOT CALL THE FORTHCOMING PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL ECUMENICAL

February 4, 2016 Featured News
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February 2016 Presenting his report to the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, which opened on February 2 in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke on the preparations for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. Presenting his report to the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox […]

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