ECCLESIASTICAL DELEGATION FROM GREECE MEETS PATRIARCH AND HIERARCHS OF THE CHURCH OF GEORGIA

Orthodox Ethos - August 2016 FROM July 25th through July 28th an ecclesiastical delegation of clergy from the Church of Greece were visitors to and the guests of the Patriarchate of the Georgia and His Beatitude the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Ilia II. The delegation consisted of Archpriest and Professor Emeritus of Patrology of the Theological School ...

An Orthodox Theological School in the Indonesian Archipelago

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www.journeytoorthodoxy.com- January 2016 The Saint Paul Orthodox Theological School in Medan, North Sumatra, was founded in 2005. Our aim was, through this School, to spread the light of Orthodoxy, because without the necessary means, it is difficult for us to preach faith in Indonesia. This is why the School of Theology was the basis for the ...

Responsibility Tour to the far ends of the Congo

Youth seminar in Kananga

December 2014 Lately the Most Merciful God has made us worthy to live special moments: the ceremony for the new graduates of our Theological School, the seminars that had been organized in Kananga and Buzimai for priests, constituent mission members and young people, the scientists’ association in Kinshasa, the missionary tours across the Metropolis and the ...

Support the operation of the Orthodox University of the Congo

October 2014 Click here to donate:  For 7 years, in Kinshasa, D.R. Congo, the Orthodox University of the Diocese of Central Africa has been operating. There have been more than 50 graduates, most of whom have since helped in the missionary programs of our Orthodox Church. The foundation of the Orthodox University was grandiose for sure, because such a ...

Teaching at the Orthodox Theological School of the Congo

Alexandrian Patriarchate - June - July 2014 - Maria Kazamia Saint Athanasius the Athonite Theological School, a faculty of the Orthodox University of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, started operating at the Mont Ngafula region in Kinshasa in September 2007. Attendance at school is five years. The School offers three directions: The Bible-Patristic Theology-Ecclesiastical History, Liturgics and Organization and ...

TURKISH PRIME-MINISTER TO PERFORM NAMAZ AT HAGIA SOPHIA CHURCH

Istanbul - May 2014The current Turkish prime-minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is considering the possibility of Muslim prayer at Hagia Sophia Church in Istanbul (Constantinople), reports Romphea. Erdogan is planning to participate in a namaz at the historic Hagia Sophia Church in Constantinople, reports the Radikal Turkish daily newspaper. The Muslim prayer will probably be performed ...

His All-Holiness receives Patriarch John of Antioch

Οn Saturday, June 1, 2013, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, together with members of the Holy and Sacred Synod and other Hierarchy of the Ecumenical Throne, welcomed His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch to the Phanar. Patriarch John of Antioch was making his first stop in his Irenic Visitations following his election last December. ...

AUTH’s Rehabilitation Study On Halki Restoration

Maria Korologou- 1/6/13 The rehabilitation study for the Theological School of Halki prepared by the Faculty of Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, was presented on May 30 by the faculty’s working group before the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Constantinople and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Head of the working group is the ...

Pastoral seminar at Halki Theological School

On Monday, March 4, 2013, a three-day seminar entitled "The Second Period of the Ecumenical Synod" was held at the Theological School of Halki with the participation of approximately 60 clergymen from the Pastoral Education Foundation of the Archdiocese of Athens as well as several participants from Messinia (Greece), Germany and Belgium. Among the speakers ...

Turkey urged to ease up on Greek Orthodox seminary

5/7/2012 Turkey’s top Muslim cleric has supported calls for the government to allow the reopening of a Greek Orthodox seminary. Mehmet Gormez said that Thursday after meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I during the first visit by a Turkish religious leader to the Istanbul-based Patriarchate since 1923. Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, said ...

International Environmental Conference

18/6/2012 Ecumenical Patriarchate On Monday afternoon, June 18, 2012, His All-Holiness attended and addressed the opening session of the Halki Summit on Global Responsibility and Environmental Sustainability co-organized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the University of Southern New Hamphshire under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarch at the Theological School of Halki. Among those in attendance were ...

Professors from Greek Aristotle’s University Undertake Restoration Project of Theological School of Halki

Stella Tsolakidou 22/12/2011 The Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki is taking an active part in reviving the Theological School of Halki in Istanbul. This trend has been supported by 30 professors of the Greek University, who will provide the Ecumenical Patriarchate with their knowledge and know-how (in terms of research and study) in order to propose alternative ...

New Metropolitan Arsenios of Austria Enthroned

Stella Tsolakidou 7/12/2011 Bishop Arsenios was enthroned Metropolitan of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe at the historical Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Vienna on Sunday, December 4. The newly appointed Metropolitan expressed his will and hopes to carry on the remarkable work of his predecessor Michael as well as preserving and continuing transmitting ...

Chinese delegation visited the St. Petersburg Theological School

11/6/2011 A delegation from China's State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA) visited the St. Petersburg Theological School within the framework of their stay in St. Petersburg, June 10-13, 2011. The visit took place with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of the Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations ...

Greek painters exhibition AT Topkapı Palace looks to New horizons

LATIFA AKAY, İSTANBUL 24/5/2011 Monday marked an encouraging day for Turkish-Greek relations with the opening of two significant İstanbul-based exhibitions, demonstrating a cooperation between the ministries of the two countries on a scale previously unseen in the higher arts sphere. With a morning press conference having been held in the tranquil setting of the Sabancı University Sakıp ...

HOMILY of Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Proussa During his Ordination to the Episcopate

HOMILY Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Proussa During his Ordination to the Episcopate (Istanbul, March 20, 2011) Your All-Holiness, Your Beatitude, Your Eminences and Graces, Representatives of the Orthodox Churches, Most Reverend choir of Hierarchs, Your Excellencies Ministers, Your Excellencies Ambassadors, Honorable members of the Diplomatic Corps, Honorable Rector of the University of Thessalonika, Honorable Dean of the Theological School of Thessaloniki, Honorable Mayors, Congressmen, Professors, Beloved fathers, ladies and gentlemen, By the ...