The Orthodox Mission in the Midst of the Ebola Outbreak

The Orthodox Mission in the Midst of the Ebola Outbreak

August 21, 2014
+ Archmandrite Themistocles Adamopoulos Freetown – 20/8/14I find myself situated in a quasi – apocalyptic End Time scenario of which I would never have imagined could be possible. I am in the midst of the deadliest outbreak of Ebola so far in human medical history.Freetown, the bustling capital of Sierra Leone and the location of three of our Mission’s philanthropic, ecclesiastical and…
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Former rock-star-turned-missionary, Father Themi Adams describes the situation in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as ‘the deadliest outbreak of Ebola so far in human medical history’

Former rock-star-turned-missionary, Father Themi Adams describes…

August 21, 2014
Father Themi distributing Ebola protection gloves to his flock By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries – 21/8/14He says that he find himself in the center of a ‘quasi – apocalyptic End Time scenario of which I would never have imagined could be possible’.FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (ANS) – A former Australian rock-star atheist, who found Christ and became a fearless missionary to…
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New Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

New Decisions of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

August 21, 2014
21/8/14On 18 August 2014, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church was held in the Synodal Hall of the Patriarchal Residence, under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel. We mention some of the decisions adopted:- The Holy Synod took notice, with great concern, of the Law no 102/2014 adopted concerning the human cemeteries, crematories and funeral services…
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Vocal Symphonic Concert Dedicated to the Brancovean Saints

Vocal Symphonic Concert Dedicated to the Brancovean Saints

August 21, 2014
21/8/14The events organised by the Romanian Patriarchate and the Archdiocese of Bucharest on the occasion of the commemoration of 300 years since the martyrdom of the Brancovean Saints ended Sunday evening at the Romanian Atheneum with a vocal-symphonic concert.The speech of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel addressed to the organisers and participants when opening the show was entitled: “The Light t…
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The 3rd Annual Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference held in New Jersey

The 3rd Annual Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference held in…

August 21, 2014
21/8/14Youth, Clergy Gather in NJ for Third Annual SCOOCH Youth ConferenceParamus, NJ – The Very Reverend Fr. John Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern Diocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church, and the faithful of the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in Paramus, NJ hosted more than 130 youth, more than a dozen clergy, and a number of youth servants this past Saturday, August 16, 2014,…
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Pictures Show Aftermath of ISIS Looting & Plundering Assyrian Town

Pictures Show Aftermath of ISIS Looting & Plundering Assyrian…

August 21, 2014
21/8/14(AINA) – On August 7 Assyrians fled from their villages in the Nineveh Plain for fear of ISIS. One of these villages, Telesqof, located north of Mosul was completely deserted. ISIS moved into the village, and all other villages, and began looting and plundering.Two days ago Telesqof was liberated by Kurdish forces. Reporters and residents who returned to the town yesterday were shocke…
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Five Middle Eastern Patriarchs Visit North Iraq in Solidarity With Christians

Five Middle Eastern Patriarchs Visit North Iraq in Solidarity Wit…

August 21, 2014
From left: Patriarch Ignatius Ephrem II Karim, Patriarch Louis Rafael Sako, Patriarch Bechara Boutros AlRai, Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Youna, Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham.21/8/14(AINA) — Five patriarchs of Middle Eastern Churches visited north Iraq yesterday to support the Assyrian Christians, who have been driven from their homes and villages by the Islamic State (ISIS) and whose reli…
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Patriarch Kirill sends letter to UN, Council of Europe, and OSCE concerning persecution of Ukrainian Orthodox Church amid conflict in the south-east of Ukraine

Patriarch Kirill sends letter to UN, Council of Europe, and OSCE…

August 21, 2014
On 18 August 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, in which he mentioned numerous facts of gross violations of rights of the clergy and the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the situation of the ongoing armed conflict in the south-east of Ukrai…
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First Divine Liturgy in Smyrna Since 1922

First Divine Liturgy in Smyrna Since 1922

August 21, 2014
21/8/14Members of the Greek Orthodox Community in Smyrna had a unique and memorable experience on Sunday, when they attended the first Divine Liturgy that has taken place in the area since the Catastrophe of Smyrna in 1922. The service was held at the renovated church of St. Voukolos.The church is dedicated to the patron saint of Smyrna and it is the only Greek Orthodox church that did not burn in…
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Patriarch John X : Syria shall rise up and shake off the ruin that has come to us from abroad

Patriarch John X : Syria shall rise up and shake off the ruin tha…

August 21, 2014
21/8/14Patriarch John X’s speech welcoming Patriarch Ephrem II to the Monastery of Saint George al-HomeyraMy brother, Your Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch Mar Ignatius Ephrem II Karim, My brothers the bishops and priests, People of the Syriac and Greek Church of Antioch who are one and great in their faith and ardent zeal, Beloved and neighbors of Saint Ephrem, My beloved who are gathered h…
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