Mount Athos to Get Solar Power Project Worth 13 Million Euro

OCP News Service - 17/6/21 Self-Governing Monastic Republic of Mount Athos - Greece: Last month the government of Greece decided to install a 2.6 MW solar power project in the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos. The aim is to improve the quality of life in the mountains with funding from the Central Macedonia regional authority. However, Hilandar ...

Armenian Church Slams Nikol Pashinyan for Unfair Accusations

OCP News Service - 17/6/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin slammed acting PM Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia for his campaign against the Armenian Orthodox Church. A press release by the Church stated that the candidate for Prime Minister of the "Civil Contract" Party Mr Nikol Pashinyan, continues to voice unfair accusations against the Armenian ...

Rift in Church of Cyprus Continues as Several Bishops Skip Consecration of the New Nicosia Cathedral 

OCP News Service - 17/6/21 Nicosia-Cyprus: Rift in the Church of Cyprus continue as Six bishops did not show up at the consecration of the new cathedral in the capital city of Nicosia. These bishops oppose the recognition of the newly created Orthodox Church in Ukraine (OCU) by Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus. They also oppose the ...

Feast of the Transfer of the relics of the Venerable Father Justin in Celije Monastery

Church of Serbia - 17/6/21 The feast of the Transfer of the Relics of the Venerable Father Justin was marked with a great liturgical celebration in Celije monastery, a shrine in which the newly proclaimed saint of the Serbian Orthodox Church and one of the most prominent Orthodox theologians of modern times had served for three ...

Basilica News Agency of the Romanian Patriarchate Celebrates 13th Anniversary

OCP News Service - 17/6/21 Bucharest -Romania: Basilica News Agency, one among the five departments of the Basilica Media Centre (founded by Patriarch Daniel) of the Romanian Orthodox Church is celebrating 13 years of news service. The news agency was launched on 16th June 2008. It is credited as the only news agency managed by an ...

Around 19,000 Liters of Blood Being Harvested in Romanian Patriarchate Campaign

Basilica News Agency - Iulian Dumitraşcu - 17/6/21 Every year, on June 14, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety, and availability of blood and ...