ASCENSION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN LINCOLNSHIRE ILLINOIS TO OPEN DOORS OF ITS NEW HOUSE OF WORSHIP

Suzanne Saric - Ascensiongoc - 5/6/19 LINCOLNSHIRE, IL   Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church announces that His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago will preside over an“Opening of the Doors” service in front of its newly- constructed church at 1207 Riverwoods Road, Lincolnshire, Illinois, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.  In the Orthodox tradition, ...

Serbian Patriarch and Patriarchs of Antioch Call for Pan-Orthodox Unity

OCP News Service - 4/6/19 Damascus-Syria: His Holiness Irinej - Patriarch of Serbia met His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church and His Beatitude John X - Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch at the St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral on 2nd June ...

Solemn welcome of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej in Damascus

Church of Serbia - 4/6/19 His Holiness Irinej arrived in Damascus, the capital of Syria on 1 June 2019. His Holiness Patriarch Irinej and the delegation of the Serbian Orthodox Church were welcomed in the most solemn way by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East with hierarchs of the ancient Patriarchate of Antioch ...

KIEV PATRIARCHATE DOES NOT AND HAS NEVER EXISTED, SAYS PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW

Orthodoxchristian - 4/6/19 Philaret Denisenko’s “Kiev Patriarchate” (KP) does not and has never existed, Patriarch Bartholomew told a group of Ukrainian journalists in Istanbul last week. “As for [Ph]ilaret, he was restored to his episcopal dignity as former Metropolitan of Kiev. The so-called ‘Patriarchate of Kiev’ does not exist and never existed,” the Patriarch told the National ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross in Geneva

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 4/6/19 On June 2, 2019, the 6th Sunday after Pascha, commemoration of Gospel’s Blind Man, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation ...

Patriarch of Romania Urges Parents To Spend More Time With Their Children

Basilica Orthodox News Agency - June 2019 Patriarch Daniel in his Children’s Day message urged parents to spend more time with their children and help them cultivate faith, hope, love and the freedom to do good to others. The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church dedicated the first Sunday following the International Children’s Day (June 1) ...

Archaeologists Unearth OLDEST Christian Church Outside Egypt’s Alexandria

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  Sputniknews - 4/6/19 The newly-unearthed ancient temple’s structure resembles those found on the Greek islands and the mainland, which are also alleged to date back to the mid-fourth century AD. Polish archaeologists made a remarkable discovery as they unearthed the over 2,000-year-old port city of Marea, to the southwest of the ancient Egyptian stronghold of Alexandria, claiming that it might have been a ...

Will the Georgian Orthodox Church Recognize Patriarch Bartholomew’s Primacy in Orthodox World?

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Tamar Lomidze - OCP News Service - 2/6/19 The Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church is about to convene in next few days. A group of hierarchs allegedly led by Metropolitan Daniel of Chiatura and Sachkhere is up to discuss the recognition of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU), which was established in Kyiv in December ...

Tufenkian Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary Event in New York

Tufenkian Foundation - 2/6/19 NEW YORK – It was a festive occasion on Sunday, May 19, as friends, colleagues and supporters gathered to celebrate the Tufenkian Foundation’s 20th anniversary. Held at the Tufenkian Carpets showroom in Manhattan, the event featured presentations by James Tufenkian, Varant Meguerditchian, and special guest Serj Tankian, who addressed Armenia’s numerous environmental ...