STATEMENT OF THE THREE MAJOR COMMUNITIES FOR THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE REGARDING COVID-19

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 25/3/2020 On Friday, March 7/20, 2020, the Three Major Communities with the pilgrimage responsibility for the All-holy Shrines, namely the Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Custody of the Holy Land of the Franciscans, and the Patriarchate of the Armenians in Jerusalem, released a Statement, specifying to the faithful Christians that the ...

Statement of Metropolitan Porfirije After the Earthquake in Zagreb

Church of Serbia - 25/3/2020 His Eminence Porfirije, Serbian Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana, issued the following statement: “None temptation comes alone.  At this moment, when the whole world is trying to cope with the coronavirus, Zagreb has experienced an earthquake this morning. As far as I know, there are no victims among our faithful, but there ...

Earthquake Damaged the Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral Church

Church of Serbia - 25/3/2020 In the powerful earthquake that struck Zagreb on March 22, 202, the capital city of Croatia, the Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord at the Cvetni Trg (Flower Square) was also damaged. As deacon Dragan Radic, author of photographs of the destroyed church and buildings in the surrounding streets told the ...

‘Our Only Hope Remains in the Lord! God, Please Save Your People’ – Fr. Alexander Kurien

OCP News Service – Fr. Alexander Kurien - 25/3/2020 The Sweet Smoke of Prayer: Psalm 141 - “Let my prayer arise in Your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice.” Let us sing, “Our God is greater, our God is stronger, Into the darkness, you shine, out of the ashes ...