Romanian Patriarchate’s Spokesperson Assures Easter Services will Take Place Normally this Year

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 5/4/21 The spokesman of the Romanian Patriarchate, Vasile Bănescu, offered assurances that the Holy Easter services will take place normally this year. “In connection with the misunderstanding about the time interval for lifting mobility restrictions (on foot or by personal means of transport) on the night of the Resurrection, a misunderstanding ...

Football team manager: “I became a practicing Orthodox Christian”

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 5/4/21 Dinamo Bucharest football team manager, Mario Nicolae, said in a video that he started to put his Orthodox faith into practice. The announcement was made in response to those interested in why he left his hair long and grew a beard. “I became a practising Orthodox Christian. As I always had to ...

THE NAMEDAY OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS III

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 5/4/21 On Saturday 14/27 March 2021, the Name Day of H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III was celebrated by transference as “Parresia” (Boldness) according to the Status Quo at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. In the afternoon of the previous day, after the reading of the ninth Hour at ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije receives Vice President of the Government Mr. Branko Ruzic

Church of Serbia - 5/4/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch,  received the First Vice President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Education, Science and Technological Development Mr. Branko Ruzic at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on 31 March 2021 In a cordial conversation, His Holiness the Patriarch emphasized the importance of ...

The Ceremony Commemorating the Parable of the Ten Virgins Held in Antelias

OCP News Service - 5/4/21 Antelias-Lebanon: The annual ceremony commemorating the "Parable of the Ten Virgins" was held at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias of the Catholicosate of Cilicia of the Armenian Orthodox Church on the 30th of March 2021. Ten young students from the Antelias Sunday School stood in front of the alter by ...