Archbishop Ieronymos II Calls Islam “a Political Party”

OCP News Service - 15/1/21 Athens- Greece: "Islam is not a religion but a political party. They are the people of war" stated His Beatitude IeronymosII, the Archbishop of Athens according to a report published by Orthodox Times. He made the statement during an interview on the contributions of the Church of Greece in the Greek Revolution (1821). The ...

St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco School in Tallinn-Estonia Initiated 

OCP News Service - 15/1/2021 Visit the School portal here: Tallinn-Estonia: With the approval and blessings of Met. Eugene of  Tallinn and All Estonia (Moscow Patriarchate), a school has been initiated in the city of Tallinn in Estonia. The initiative comes from a group of people led by Archpriest Andrei Mere the rector of the Church in honour of the icon ...

Metropolitan Vladimir of Moldova Celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Central Cathedral in Chisinau

OCP News Service - 15/1/2021 Chisinau-Moldova: Metropolitan Vladimir of Chisinau and all Moldova (Moscow Patriarchate) presided over the Divine Liturgy in the central Cathedral of Chisinau, on the Sunday after the Nativity of the Lord on the 10th of January 2021. The Metropolitan was assisted by Archpriest Vadim Cheibas (Cathedral Dean), and several clergies. Archpriest Vadim Cheibas ...

Polish Orthodox Priest Bestowed with the Małopolska Province Award

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OCP News Service - 15/1/21 Warsaw-Poland: Fr. Dr. Roman Dubec, the Priest of the Cathedral of St. Trinity in Gorlice, is among of the winners of the Małopolska Province Award. The award is given to individuals who contribute for the protection and care of monuments of wooden architecture in Małopolska. Fr Roman Dubec is the Conservator of ...

Romania’s Timișoara, on The Independent’s list of Best Second Cities in Europe to Visit in 2021

Basilica News Agency -Iulian Dumitraşcu - 15/1/2020 Timișoara, in western Romania, features on the list of the Best Second Cities in Europe to Visit in 2021 put together by the British newspaper The Independent. The list covers nine cities that can serve as “alternatives to bustling capital cities” or to crowded nature spots. “With beaches, parks, and ...

Feast of Saint Basil the Great in Cetinje Monastery

Church of Serbia - 15/1/2020 On the day when the Church celebrates the Circumcision of the Lord and St. Basil the Great (New Year), His Grace Bishop Kiril of Buenos Aires and South-Central America celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Cetinje Monastery. Archpriest-staurophores Gojko Perovic and Obren Jovanovic, archpriests Igor Balaban and Mirceta Sljivančanin, abbot of the ...