Change of UAOC Communities to UGCC as a Sign of Future Unity with Catholics

UOJ -  Konstantin Shemliuk - 4/7/2020 Recently, several eparchies of the UAOC have moved to the UGCC. Is this a coincidence or inevitability for all Ukrainian schismatics? On June 14, 2020, at a general meeting of the Kharkov St. Dmitry’s parish of the Kharkiv-Poltava Diocese of the UAOC (o), parishioners of this community almost unanimously voted for the transfer ...

UOC (MP) SETS A COMMITTEE TO DEFEND CANONICAL ORTHODOXY

www.risu.org.ua - July 2016 "The Committee for Defense of Canonical Orthodoxy" was established in Tulchyn Diocese of the UOC (MP). The decision was adopted at a meeting of the Diocesan Council, which was held on June 29 under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Ionafan (Eletskikh) of Tulchyn and Bratslav, vinbazar reports citing the press service of the ...

Canonization of Sts. Mardarije and Sebastian to be held in September 2015

Church of Serbia - USA - July 2015 THE CANONIZATION OF STS. MARDARIJE AND SEBASTIAN Save the Date! BISHOP'S ANNOUNCEMENT SEPTEMBER 4, 5, 6, 2015! LABOR DAY WEEKEND 19th Annual Diocesan Days Gathering The Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America PRESENTS A Most Unique Event Celebrating the New American Saints Commemorating the lives of  Saints Mardarije and Sebastian, Enlighteners and Apostles ...

“Lent is an invitation to accountability” Catholicos Aram I

9 March 2015. As every year, His Holiness Aram I presided over the Arevakal (mid-Lent sunrise service) at St. Nishan Cathedral of the Diocese of Lebanon, the seminary choir performing the service. In his message, the Catholicos reminded the faithful that Lent is a spiritual journey of self-examination. Each Sunday of Lent is named after a ...

The Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor

Church of Serbia - February 2014 His Grace, Bishop Maxim, together with clergy and members of the Diocesan Council, celebrated the Feast of St. Maximus the Confessor, His Grace's name day, at the Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California on February 3, 2014.  The day began with the Divine Liturgy followed by the Slava ...

Bishop Shahé Panossian has been elected Primate of Lebanon

Armenian Orthodox Church in Lebanon On Monday 7 October 2013, the Diocesan Council of Lebanon met at St. Nishan Church in Beirut to elect a new Primate from a short list of three names. The Council elected Bishop Shahé Panossian who had the highest number of votes. The Bishop, who joined the brotherhood in 1971, was ...

40th Anniversary of Ordination of Archbishop Barsamian Celebrated

The Diocesan Council organized a reception at the Sheraton Commander Hotel in Cambridge, Mass., in honor of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s 40th anniversarry of priesthood and 20th anniversary of being Primate. 25/12/2011 The Eastern Diocese of the Armenian orthodox church of America NEW YORK — This year marks the 40th anniversary of Archbishop Khajag Barsamian’s ordination into priesthood. He ...

Session of the Diocesan Council and consecration of the Cross on the building of the Spiritual centre and the Grammar school in Zagreb

Serbian Church On Thursday, July 14, 2011 - on the feast day of Sts. Cosmas and Damian the Holy Martyrs and Unmercenaries, in the monastery of St. Petka in Zagreb a session of teh Diocesan council of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the territory of R. Croatia was held. Besides the presiding Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana ...

Manuscript Pages Stolen from Isfahan Armenian Church

9/7/2011 The weekly paper Araks reports that pages from a manuscript belonging to the Armenian Church of the Holy Savior in Isfahan, Iran, have turned up for auction in London. News of the incident was made by the Diocesan Council of the Church in Isfahan. The Council says that it has hired the services of experts in ...

His Holiness Karekin II Presides Over Meeting of Diocesan Council in NYC

22.01.201 In New York City on Friday, January 21, 2011, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, presided over the monthly meeting of the Diocesan Council—the administrative body which governs the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. Diocesan Primate Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, in his role as president of the Diocesan Council, ...

Three Episcopal candidates proposed by Midwest Diocese

06/10/2010 Orthodox Church in America CHICAGO, IL [OCA MW Diocese Communications] -- The names of three parish priests were put forward for nomination as the next Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest Diocese at a meeting of an expanded Diocesan Council -- five of the six district deans participated -- here June 8-9, 2010. The candidates’ names ...