Assyrian Christians Celebrate Palm Sunday Worldwide

Assyrian Church of the East Thrissur, India

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - 29/3/18 The Sunday of the Hosannas (Palm Sunday) has been celebrated by parishes and faithful of the Assyrian Church of the East around the world. Here we publish a selection of photographs from the processions and services held from as far afield as Baghdad to Bangalore and from ...

Inauguration of SAYFO Monument in Sydney

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 7/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a new monument for Sayfo genocide in the yard of the Mor Ehpraim Cathedral, in the presence of the Minister of Multiculturalism. Their Eminences: Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kurdistan and ...

Formal Reception for Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II in Sydney

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 2/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II attended a reception organized by the Patriarchal Vicariate of Australia and New Zealand, on the occasion of His Holiness first visit to Australia. Their Eminences Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in Australia & New Zealand, and Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Metropolitan of Mosul, Kurdistan and ...

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria will Visit Australia

Bishop Anba Suriel - 18/2/17 Historic First Pastoral Visit of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II to Australia. (30 August - 13 September 2017) In a meeting today with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Bishop Suriel is overjoyed to announce the historic first pastoral visit of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II to Australia. His Holiness will arrive in ...

Assyrian Church Consecrates Bishops for 2017

Assyrian Church of the East - November 2016 The Holy Synod of the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, headed by His Holiness Mar Gewargis Sliwa III convened in the city of Erbil, Iraq commencing on Monday the 7th November till Saturday 12th November 2016. The Synod opened the meeting with the offering of ...

Introductory Remarks of Fr Miodrag Peric at Bishop Irinej’s Farewell Gala

Church of Serbia - September 2016 Your Eminence, Archbishop Paul of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese, Your Graces: Bishop Iakovos of Greek Orthodox Arhdiocese of Australia, Bishop George of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Bishop Suriel of Melbourne and Bishop Daniel of Sydney of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Very reverend fathers, Fr. Michael Protopopov, Fr. ...

Japan gets first Coptic Orthodox Church

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Japan - July 2016 VISIT FACEBOOK PAGE: A new church was consecrated in Kyoto, Japan on the 15 of July2016. Bishop DanielBishop of the Coptic  Orthodox Church Diocese of Sydney and Affiliated Region presided over the ceremony and over 100 participants from Japan,Egypt, Ethiopia, and Eritrea were present for the occasion. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been active in Japan since 2004. The new 3 storey building, named after St.Mary and St. Mark was purchased from another denomination  and has been in use for over 30 years. The Coptic Orthodox Church plans to expand its ministry in the region. News in Japanese and pics at ChristianToday.com Source: Coptic Orthodox Christian Community of Japan    

Inauguration Dinner of the St Narsai Alumni Association – Sydney

Assyrian Church of the East- June 2016 On the evening of Tuesday 21st June, Sydney’s Saint Narsai Assyrian Christian College hosted an inaugural dinner celebrating the establishment of the St Narsai Alumni Association. The word alumni, in its Latin definition means pupil and is commonly used to refer to a graduate or former student of a specific ...

Macedonian Orthodox Church Fire in Sydney Leaves Several Injured

www.sputniknews.com - 5/2/16 Macedonian Orthodox Church in Sydney fire eruption injures several people, New South Wales Fire and Rescue Commissioner Greg Mullins said Monday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Several people were injured as fire engulfed the Macedonian Orthodox Church hours after the Easter service in Sydney, Australia, New South Wales Fire and Rescue Commissioner Greg Mullins said Monday. According ...

Dialogue between Assyrian Church of the East & Coptic Orthodox Church Held

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Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East - April 2016 Footage of the dialogue held at Archangel Michael & St Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church in Mt Druitt, Sydney on 3 April 2016. His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and Lebanon participated in the event exploring the theology and Christology of the Assyrian Church ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Attendss the Australian Premier of Zabaikalsky Odyssey

Russian Orthodox Church Abroad - 21/2/16 On Friday evening, February 12, 2016, Russians began gathering at Event Cinema in Westfield Center in Burwood, Sydney, Australia, to view the documentary Zabaikalsky Odyssey. This film premiered last December in Moscow’s Solzhenitsyn House of the Russian Diaspora. The film covers contemporary problems facing Russians in general and those in particular who ...

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis to deliver 33rd Fr. Schmemann Lecture January 31

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] - December 2015 The 33rd Annual Father Alexander Schmemann Memorial Lecture, “Toward the Holy and Great Council: Retrieving a Culture of Conciliarity and Consensus,” will be presented by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here on Sunday, January 31, 2015.  The free public lecture will ...

Sydney Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Archpriest Rostislav Adolfovich Gan

Russian Church Outside Russia - December 2015 On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the 40th anniversary of the death of a church leader and prominent expert on the Orthodox Liturgy, Protopriest Rostislav Gan, was marked at Holy Protection Church in Cabramatta (near ??Sydney), Australia, with a large number of clergy and laity attending a solemn funeral service. Service ...

Football, Politics and Assyrian National Identity

A large Assyrian flag is displayed by Assyrian fans at a game played by Assyriska, an Assyrian football club in Sweden.

By Paul Antonopoulos - 22/12/15 (AINA) -- In Iraq, Syria and Turkey, Assyrian identity and culture is being undermined by simply being labelled as Christian. Although it may seem irrelevant or even trivial, this is an attack on a stateless people with a 6700 year history, language, culture and identity. But in the very large Assyrian diaspora ...

The 1000 th Anniversary of the Repose of the Baptizer of Rus Will be Celebrated Throughout Australia

ROCOR- July 2015 As reported by the official website of the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on July 24-25, 2015, the cathedrals of the diocese in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane will celebrate the 1000 th anniversary of the repose of Holy Prince Vladimir, Equalt-to-the-Apostles. On Saturday, July ...

Assyrian Genocide Monument in Sydney Vandalized for Third Time

17/4/15 Sydney (AINA) -- The Assyrian genocide monument in Bonnyrigg was vandalized yesterday for the third time (AINA 2012-04-06) since it was erected on August 20, 2010 (AINA 2010-08-07). The monument is in memory of the 750,000 Assyrians who were killed by Ottoman Turks and Kurds in World War One, between 1915 and 1918. That genocide ...

Inaugural ACERO Benefit Dinner Held In Sydney – Australia

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The One Holy Catholic Apostolic Assyrian Church of the East - February 2015 On 1 February 2015 ACERO Australia in association with NSW Ecumenical Council were proud hosts of the Inaugural ACERO Benefit Dinner held in Sydney, Australia. The blessed evening was presided over by His Beatitude Mar Meelis Zaia AM, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand ...

Communique of the Serbian Orthodox Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand

On the desecration of Russian and Serbian graves at Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney An unknown vandal or vandals during the night between Tuesday (09/12/2014) and Wednesday (10/12/2014) desecrated seventy six (76) graves in the Russian and Serbian Section No. 1 at Sydney's Rookwood Cemetery. We are amazed and saddened by this act of vandalism witnessed in the ...

Turkish Genocide of Greeks Commemorated

http://neoskosmos.com - October 2014 "We won! We are here! "We won against the plans of the genocidaires because we are here and remind them of their crimes." This was the essence of the address by the keynote speaker, Professor Nikos Lygeros, a research fellow at the University of Lyon, France, to a well attended Commemoration of the Genocide of ...

And forgive us our trespasses

Church of Serbia - Australia - July 2014 The clergy of the Sydney Deanery have continued organising and presenting spiritual lectures for adults. On Sunday, 27 July 2014, in the St Lazarus Church in Alexandria, Vespers were served by the Very Reverend Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Miodrag Perich, parish rector, and Protodeacon Christopher Henderson from the St Archangel Michael ...