IOTA conference called ‘largest international gathering of Orthodox scholars in modern history’ – SVOTS Report

SVOTS - 21/1/19 St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) had a strong presence at the Inaugural Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA). IOTA assembled in Iaşi, Romania on January 9-12, 2019. Founded by the University of St. Thomas Professor Dr. Paul Gavrilyuk and a group of leading scholars, IOTA’s mission is to promote the international exchange of knowledge within the ...

Synaxis of the Holy Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John

Church of Serbia - 21/1/19 In the Orthodox Church, it is customary, on the day following the Great Feasts of the Lord and the Mother of God, to remember those saints who participated directly in the sacred event. So, on the day following the Theophany of the Lord, the Church honors the one who participated directly ...

President Putin visited Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 21/1/19 During his official visit to Belgrade on January 17, President Putin visited St. Sava Cathedral with Serbian President Vučić. He was welcomed at the cathedral by Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Bishop-vicar Stefan of Remezja, in the presence of the members of the Holy Synod. The Russian president first visited the crypt, now ready. The two ...

Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan

OCP News Service - 21/01/2019 Islamabad-Pakistan: Fr. Paul Sushil  (Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan- Moscow Patriarchate) led the celebrations of the feast of the Holy Theophany of Jesus Christ - Our Lord, God, and Saviour at Lahore and Islamabad. Source: OCP News Service