Largest Orthodox iconostasis: Romania’s National Cathedral sets world record

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 8/5/21 The Romanian People’s Salvation Cathedral, also known as the National Cathedral, an Orthodox cathedral under construction in Bucharest, Romania, to serve as the patriarchal cathedral of the Romanian Orthodox Church, has a giant Orthodox iconostasis (23.8 meters length and 17.1 meters height and an area of 407 square meters), ...

Patriarch Porfirije with the homeless and sick children

Church of Serbia - 4/5/21 His Holiness Porfitije, the Serbian Patriarch,  spent the happiest holiday, Easter, first with the homeless with whom he had lunch together in the church soup kitchen, and after that, he distributed packages to sick children at the University Children's Clinic "Tirsova". Patriarch Porfirije at a festive lunch with the homeless (photo)  ...

A Report by Dr Romina Istratii from Tigray (Ethiopia) in Collaboration with the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society

SOAS University of London - 29/04/21 SOAS-UK: On 28 April 2021, Dr Romina Istratii delivered a talk to the Centre of World Christianity to share the experiences of project dldl/ድልድል in Ethiopia and while the conflict in Tigray is ongoing in collaboration with the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society). Dr Istratii presented the second working paper ...

‘The Path to Oikonomia’ – Book Presentation by Dr. John G. Panagiotou in the Garden at Pauline Books and Media in Charleston, South Carolina

Sr. Margaret Kerry, fsp - 24/4/21 'The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse: Christian Stewardship in the Scriptures and Church Fathers'. Book presentation by author Dr. John G. Panagiotou in the Garden at Pauline Books and Media in Charleston, South Carolina. Purchase a copy of the book from Amazon Global Source:

The Resurrection of the St. John Jacob Romanian Orthodox Monastery

St. John Jacob Romanian Orthodox Monastery - 22/4/21 "An amazing story of how fasting and praying really helps" The absolutely incredible story of the Saint John Jacob Romanian Orthodox Monastery goes back one century ago. Around 1917, Constantin Corlățeanu, feeling sombre because he had no news from his son Ștefan, who was fighting in the war abroad, ...

The Video that Made All of Serbia Smile and Cry

28Jun NGO – 20/4/21 All of Serbia has been moved to tears by the story of 12-year-old Milica Rackov and her loyal dog Lara. Milica and her younger siblings are the only children left in the village of Konjuva, located in the municipality of Kuršumlija, just north of Kosovo & Metohija. Every morning she wakes up ...

Pătrăuţi Monastery Reopens After 200 Years

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 8/4/21 Pătrăuţi Monastery was reopened after being abolished by the Habsburg Monarchy more than two centuries ago. On the Sunday of the Holy Cross, His Grace Assistant Bishop Damaschin of Dorna installed Mother Alexandra (Bădragan) as the new abbess of Pătrăuti-Elevation of the Cross Monastery. His Grace also celebrated the ...

Speech of His Holiness the Serbian Patriarch Porfirije at the academy on the anniversary of the NATO bombing

Church of Serbia - 27/3/21 Before I went to this place tonight, I opened the New Testament and found myself at the beginning of the seventh chapter of the Gospel of Matthew where it says: Do not judge, or you too will be judged. I came here with the feeling that we had gathered not to ...

Selected music from the Great Compline during the First Week of Great Lent (video)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 22/3/21 A video of Great Compline posted on the official website of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Divine services are sung by the monastery and seminary choir under the direction of Deacon Nicholas ...

A Lenten Pilgrimage of the Heart – An Appeal

Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George - 15/3/21 The Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr's annual fundraising campaign for 2021 is dedicated to the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem (ROCOR). The Mission in Jerusalem oversees the Monastery of the Ascension of Our Lord on the Mount of Olives, the Monastery of Saint Mary ...

Seven Bishops Ordained for the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria

Amir Ramzi (OCP Delegate of Alexandria and Egypt) - OCP News Service - 7/3/21 Cairo-Egypt: Seven new Bishops were ordained by Pope Tawadros II for the Coptic Orthodox Church on Sunday 7th of March 2021. A large number of faithful and Prelates took part in the consecration ceremony. The details of the newly ordained Prelates are ...

Holy Trinity Cathedral Parish Publishing a Series of Lectures on the History of the Russian Church Abroad

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 3/3/21 Holy Trinity Cathedral parish in Toronto, Canada, making special pastoral efforts during the pandemic and overcoming various quarantine limitations via the internet, has posted its first Russian-language lectures as part of a series on YouTube. This series marks the ...

Watch Webinar on “War Violence and Domestic Violence in Tigray- Ethiopia” by Dr Romina Istratii

War violence and domestic violence: Understanding the relationship and linkages with forced migration and religious beliefs from Project dldl/ድልድል on Vimeo. OCP News Service - 26/2/21 SOAS-UK: Project dldl/ድልድል led by Dr Romina Istratii at SOAS delivered a webinar on war violence and domestic violence to inform humanitarian responses in Tigray, Ethiopia The webinar aimed to identify the ...

The Coptic Orthodox Church Marks ‘Contemporary Martyrs Day’

Coptic Orthodox Church UK - Media and Communications Office - 18/2/21 The Coptic Orthodox Church marks ‘Contemporary Martyrs Day’, convened by HE Archbishop Angaelos, with Messages from His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, and His Holiness Pope Francis, and addresses by The Archbishop of Canterbury, Cardinal Koch, Fiona Bruce MP, The Bishop of Truro, and a panel ...

Institute of Sacred Arts Reveals New Look

Institute of Sacred Arts' New Logo from St Vladimir's Seminary on Vimeo. SVOTS - 16/2/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] The Institute of Sacred Arts (ISA) at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) has unveiled a beautiful new logo. The new ISA logo is part of the Seminary’s new branding. The Seminary unveiled its own fresh logo and colors ...

RT – Srebrenica vs Jasenovac: Guess Which Crime Gets Sympathy in Hollywood

RT - 14/2/21 Two movies: 'Dara of Jasenovac' is about a fascist regime in the Balkans murdering hundreds of thousands of Serbs, Jews and others. 'Quo Vadis Aida?' is about the killing of thousands in a wartime enclave in the Balkans. You’d think the Academy would judge the two films fairly, but not all war crimes get ...

The Church of the Holy Apostles in Beltsville, MD, Begins a Fundraising Campaign

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 10/02/21 On Monday, February 8, 2021, the Church of the Holy Apostles in Beltsville, MD, presented a 10-minute video on its fundraising campaign to build a church hall. The parish hopes to raise $500,000. You may mail a check to: ...

Begin Your Journey: SVOTS is Now Accepting Applications

SVOTS - 06/02/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY]  Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) is now accepting applications to three of its degree programs for Academic Year 2021-2022: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, and Master of Theology. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2021, with a late application deadline of June 1, 2021. Prospective students are able to complete the ...

“Armenia, My Love” – Watch English Movie Online

Diana Angelson Youtube Channel - 03/02/21 Armenia, My Love (2016) HD Movie, Directed by Diana Angelson, Starring Shake Tukhmanyan, Arman Nshanian, Nazo Bravo, Diana Angelson, Lyudmila Grigoryan, Petru Georoiu, Anatol Rezmeritza, Leo Zaza, Maria Julieta Georoiu. Make a donation here http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3633084​ The destiny of a happy Armenian family, living in Turkey, in 1915, whose beautiful dreams will become memories ...