HONORING OF THE VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II TAKES PLACE IN ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH IN NEW YORK

On 28 March 2015, the Youth Department of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA arranged a festive concert dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War. Invited were the veterans of war and home front workers residing in the city, their relatives and members of the patriarchal parishes in the ...

A DELEGATION OF THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (WCC) VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

On the Second Sunday of the Great Lent, the 23rd of February/8th of March 2015, a ten-member Delegation of the World Council of Churches, under its Secretary-General, Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit and its Vice Moderator, Metropolitan Gennadius of Sassima, of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Deputy Secretary-General, Mr Georgios Laimopoulos, and: Dr. Agnes Abouom, moderator, ...

ROUND-TABLE CONFERENCE ON ‘THE HERITAGE OF HOLY RUS’ AND CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN WORLD’

On 22 January 2015, the round-table conference on ‘The Heritage of Holy Rus’ and Challenges of the Modern World’ took place at the State Duma of the Russian Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Co-chairing the Conference, which was hold as a part of the 3rd Christmas parliamentary meetings within the 23rd International Christmas Readings, were ...

“WE CAN CREATE A BETTER WORLD BY ACCEPTING AND RESPECTING THE OTHER” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

5/5/14 Addressing an international inter-religious Conference in Bahrain, organized by the state, His Holiness Aram I in his keynote lecture emphasized the crucial importance of "accepting and respecting each other the way we are" as the only way of building harmonious, coherent and peaceful societies and a better world. In his introductory remarks His Holiness reminded that ...

Persecuted: Chronicles of the Global Assault on Christians

WORLD WATCH MONITOR -10/5/13 Persecuted: Chronicles of the Global Assault on Christians is a book designed to show that “Christians are the single most widely persecuted religious group in the world today." With that aim, three authors well known in the field of religious advocacy—Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea—give the reader the ultimate global briefing on the causes, ...

THE FIRST CHURCH IN THE WORLD DEDICATED TO THE HOLY NEW MARTYRS AND CONFESSORS OF RUSSIA MARKS ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

6/2/2012 On Sunday, February 5, 2012, the Synaxis of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, visited the first church in the world dedicated to the saints with the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of ...

Monastery that gives worldly blessings

HEGUMENESS STEFANA

By Natalia MALIMON, The Day, Volyn oblast 3/2/2012 NOT FOR NUNS, BUT FOR CHILDREN Thousand years ago the Orthodox Monastery was only a spiritual center for village of Zymne, today people come here looking for ways to solve worldly problems. The students and teachers of Zymne school waited for this winter again with fear, not because people in Volyn ...