Patriarch Daniel: Repentance is a change, not a simple regret

Romanian Orthodox Basilica News Agency - 15/1/19 ‘Repentance is an effort for inner change, not a simple regret,’ His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said in his Sunday homily at St Gregory the Enlightener Chapel of his Patriarchal Residence. His Beatitude noted that repentance does not simply imply saying ‘I’m sorry’ and moving on, ‘it is an effort to ...

The Patron Saint of the Republic of Srpska – St. Archdeacon Stephen

Church of Serbia - 15/1/19 On the occasion of the feast of the First-martyr Archdeacon Stephen and the Day of the Republic of Srpska, celebrated on January 9, 2019, His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated the Holy patriarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Banja Luka. The Serbian Patriarch was concelebrated by Hrisostom ...

Patron Saint-day of the First Belgrade Choral Ensemble

Church of Serbia - 15/1/19 On the feast-day of Saint Basil the Great, 14 December 2019, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of local clergy in Belgrade’s Cathedral church of Saint Michael the Archangel, during which the Primate of the Church blessed the festal loaf of the First Belgrade Choral ...

‘Christ’ Banished as ‘Offensive’ From Swedish Number Plates

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Sputniknews - 15/1/18 A Christian man who wanted to hail Jesus Christ with his number plate has been denied this opportunity by the Swedish Transport Agency, which admittedly bans all customised number plates that have to do with religion. Cesar Kisangani Makombe from Frölunda wanted "Christ" on his number plate but was turned down by the Transport Agency. "The sign combination ...

Recognition for Metropolitan Porfiry from the Religious Liberty Association

Church of Serbia - 15/1/19 The Executive Committee of the Religious Liberty Association brought a decision that this year’s laureate will be Metropolitan Dr. Porfiry of Zagreb-Ljubljana. In the solemn hall of the Rectorate of the University of Zagreb, on the occasion of the Day of the religious freedoms, 12 January 2019, a solemn jubilee session of ...

Papal Primacy and the Innovations of the Roman Catholic Church – New Book

Eastern Light Publishing - Amazon - 15/1/19 Paperback https://www.amazon.com/dp/194994011X Kindle This book was originally published in 1896 and was translated into English in 1948.  Re-released in January 2019.  This work by Apostolos Makrakis is a look at the replay of Constantinople to the Encyclical issued by Pope Leo XIII in the year 1994 concerning the union of the churches. The ...