The Narva-Jõesuu Orthodox Church Destroyed by Fire Seeking Help for Restoration

OCP News Service - 20/2/21 Tallinn-Estonia: The parish Church of the icon of the Mother of God "Kazan" in the city of Narva-Jõesuu, Estonia was destroyed in a fire. The members are seeking help for the restoration of their Church building. The fire brigade arrived on time and prevented the complete destruction of the wooden church. However, ...

New Book “Patriarch Pavle – Saint of Our Time” to be Released in the Bulgarian Language

OCP News Service - 20/2/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: With the blessing of the Metropolitan of Lovchani Gavriil (Diocese of Lovchani), the new Bulgarian edition of the book titled "Patriarch Pavle - Saint of Our Time", authored by the French Orthodox theologian Prof. Jean-Claude Larcher is getting ready for release. The publication project is carried out with the assistance ...

Blessings from the Bulgarian Church on the 123rd Anniversary of the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) : Patriarch Meets General Director

OCP News Service - 20/2/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: On February 16, the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (the national news agency of Bulgari) marked 123 years since its establishment. The anniversary was marked with a festive water dedication at the National Press Club of the Agency at the invitation of the newly elected director Kiril Valchev, who assumed charge of ...

Polish Orthodox Church Initiates Training on “Personal Data Protection”

OCP News Service - 20/2/21 Warsaw-Poland: A training was held for the Diocesan Inspectors on "Personal Data Protection" was held, on the 18th of February 2021, at the Orthodox Culture Center in Warsaw. Fr. Prot. Dr Andrzej Lewczak, Chief Church Inspector for Personal Data Protection Chaired the training session. The trianing was attended by: Fr. Prot. ...

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel meets with President Klaus Iohannis

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/2/21 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church met with the President of Romania, Klaus Iohannis, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The meeting took place around 13:00 p.m. at the Patriarchal Residence. No public details were provided about the talks. “It was a normal visit at the beginning of the year, ...

Man sanctifies the place: How Romanians transformed a warehouse into a church in Italy

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 20/2/21 An Orthodox service was served for the first time in the Romanian Church in Montichiari, Italy, on Tuesday evening, February 9. Dean Rev. Gelu Porumb, the parish priest Gabriel Pandrea and several other clerics officiated the Lesser Sanctification of Waters and the Mystery of Unction, the Romanian Diocese of ...

His Holiness Porfirije, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch enthroned

Church of Serbia - 20/2/21 The bells of the Cathedral church of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade rang at 11.25 am, indicating that the 46th head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Porfirije, Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci and the Serbian Patriarch was enthroned. PHOTO GALLERY 1 ,    PHOTO GALLERY 2 The solemn act of enthronement ...

The “Artsakh Outreach Project” of the Armenian Church Continue to Support People in Need

Diocese of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland - 20/2/21 The Artsakh Outreach project, implemented by the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and its dioceses, has to continue with the continuous fundraising efforts by Armenians worldwide. The aggression against Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, launched by Azerbaijan, Turkey and international terrorist ...

Institute of Sacred Arts Launches “Luminous” Podcast

SVOTS - 20/2/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] Listen in on conversations with inspired and inspiring people as The Institute of Sacred Arts (ISA) at St. Vladimir’s Seminary launches its new podcast, Luminous: Conversations on Sacred Arts. The first episode, "Music in the Natural World" with musician, author, and philosopher David Rothenberg is available now at instituteofsacredarts.com/luminous. Click here to listen. "Our tradition ...