Thirty Second Enthronement Anniversary of Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia

OCP News Service - 5/9/2020 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: The 32nd Enthronement Anniversary of His Holiness Abune Merkorios (Co-Patriarch and Catholicos of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church) was held in Addis Ababa with joyous Liturgical celebration. Abune Merkorios was consecrated as the Patriarch and Catholicos of the Ethiopian in 1988. He was ousted by the EPRDF government in 1991 ...

Kind Plea to Help and Support Sara Nukina

OCP News Service - 5/9/2020 This is a kind plea to our readers, well-wishers and all good-hearted people to support and help Sara Nukina who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. An extremely talented teenager, Sara Nukina has been appearing on 'Radio Trinitas', the radio station of the Romanian Patriarchate. According to Basilica news Agency "Two ...

Native Papua New Guineans Join Russian Orthodox Church in Mass Number

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OCP News Service - 5/9/2020 According to reports by the Interfax news agency and the Orthodox Church YouTube channel, more than 1000 indigenous Papua New Guineans have declared their interest to join the Orthodox Church. Several of them have already appealed to Patriarch Krill of Moscow and all Russia. Fr. Kirill Shkarbul (the rector of the Holy Cross Church in Taipei), ...

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR ONLINE NATIONAL ADVANCED LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

OCLI - 5/9/2020 Visit the website to learn more and to register.  Registration is open for the 4th Annual National Advanced Leadership Conference. Held exclusively online this year, the event runs September 18-19, 2020.  It is hosted by the Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative and St.Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. The conference aims to unite the body of Christ to ...

Statement of His Holiness Irinej – Serbian Patriarch on the Occasion of Political Changes in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 5/9/2020 Statement of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of political changes in Montenegro I am very happy with the results of the elections and the change in Montenegro. I am especially glad that new people will have a broader view of the problems. I think that they will use the ...

Violence Against the Islamic Community in Pljevlja – Tremendous Shame for its Perpetrator

Church of Serbia - 5/9/2020 The last in a series of vandal acts of violence in Pljevlja directed against the local Islamic Community is a tremendously shameful act for its perpetrator. It is dishonorable and cowardly to commit such misdeeds during the night, regardless of the motives of the main perpetrator of this event. We cannot reject ...

Church Dedication Feast of the Piva Monastery

Church of Serbia - 5/9/2020 Bishop Joanikije: The Most Holy Mother of God is the first witness of God's gifts because the Lord granted us a new life, resurrection and grace to become participants in His victory over death. By the Holy Hierarcal Liturgy, which was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budva-Niksic, by the blessing ...

Patriarch Daniel Donates 2,000 € for Sara Nukina: “She Helped Many People, Now It is Our Turn to Help Her”

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea - 5/9/2020 Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church donated 2,000 Euros for Sara Nukina, a teenager suffering from a brain tumour. The girl is well-known to the audience of  Radio Trinitas, the radio station of the Romanian Patriarchate, for her generous moral support of the elderly and the ill with ...

Basilica.ro – 100,000 Times the Good to Know

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea-  5/9/2020 Once we entered the new ecclesiastical year, we also crossed another milestone, one whose weight encourages us and makes us feel more responsible. The WordPress platform informed us on September 1st, 2020 that we had just published the 100,000th article on Basilica.ro. So we have tried 100,000 times – and hope ...