‘Thank you, beloved pilgrims. We regret other believers could not participate’ – Patriarch Daniel

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 30/10/2020 Patriarch Daniel Tuesday warmly thanked the ‘beloved pilgrims’ for coming to the feast of Saint Demetrios the New and attending the divine services at the Patriarchal Cathedral with patience and ‘exemplary order’. ‘In the warmest way, we thank you, beloved pilgrims, who participated in the all-night vigil services, in the ...

When President Trump Questioned the Slaughter of Christians in Nigeria

OCP News Service - 30/10/2020 US President Donald Trump had a serious encounter on Christian Persecution with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari in April 2018 while they met in the White House. “Why are you killing Christians?” asked President Trump and the critical question shocked Buhari, reports Gatestone Institute and Raymond Ibrahim. The incident was admitted ...

US Embassy in Chisinau congratulates Metropolis of Bessarabia for philanthropic work during pandemic

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu -30/10/2020 The philanthropic work carried out by the Orthodox Metropolis of Bessarabia during the coronavirus pandemic was praised by the Embassy of the United States of America (USA) in Chisinau. Congratulations were conveyed by Robert Keane, Human Rights Officer at the US Embassy to the Republic of Moldova, during a virtual meeting ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral Reposed in the Lord

Church of Serbia - 30/10/2020 Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and  Exarch of the Holy Throne of Pec, Amfilohije, after having received the Holy Sacrament of Communion, reposed in the Lord in the Clinical Hospital Center of Montenegro, on Friday, October 30, 2020, at 8.20 am, on the eve of the feast of St. Peter ...

Two Separate Attacks With Perpetrators Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Shake France

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Sputniknews - 30/10/2020 Earlier in the day, media reported that shots were heard in the Notre-Dame district of central Nice at around 9 am. Police have confirmed that three people were killed and several others were injured in a knife attack in Nice. According to unconfirmed reports, a woman was beheaded, while a man was struck several ...

The Orthodox Word- 328 Now Available

St. Herman of Alaska Monastery - 30/10/2020 Click here to order the print edition, and click here to order the digital editon In This Issue: The Scriptural Explanations of Blessed Theophylact of Ochrid Blessed Theophylact served as archbishop of Ochrid and All Bulgaria during the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries. His Explanation of the New Testament has served for centuries as one ...