DOXOLOGY FOR MARCH 25TH 1821 AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 29/3/18  At noon of the 5th Sunday of Lent, March 12/25, 2018, there was a Doxology at the Catholicon of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre as thanksgiving to God for our nation’s liberation from the Turkish occupation in 1821, and as an intercession for the repose of the souls of our Fathers ...

Patriarch John X Calls for Dialogue and Peace in Syria

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2/01/13 The new year celebrations were restricted this year to prayers without exchanging congratulations due to the events taking place in Syria and in honor for the martyrs who offered their souls for the sake of the homeland. A Divine Liturgy was held on Tuesday at the Mariamite Cathedral for Roman Orthodox in Damascus marking the New ...

Beheira governor suspends church demolition

Rana Muhammad Taha 10/101/2012 The Governor of Beheira Mokhtar Al-Hamalawi has ordered the suspension of the demolition of Rachid church in the city of Rachid, as well as the confiscation of the bulldozers and equipment needed to tear the building down, according to the Governorate of Beheira’s press office. The demolition was prevented since the owner of church, ...

Antiochian Patriarchate: Not Arming in Syria Conflict

12/8/2012 The Antiochian Patriarchate released the following statement, against claims that it was involved in arming its members to somehow participate in the conflict going on in Syria between government forces and Islamic radicals: We, Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East and the Roman Orthodox priests of the Cathedral of Mary in Damascus confirm the invalidity ...

Hizbullah Delegation Visits, Greets Christian Sects on Holiday

28/12/2011 (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - On the occasion of Christmas, and the approach of the New Year, Hizbullah formed a delegation composed of Loyalty to the Resistance Bloc Member Bilal Farhat, Hizbullah Political Council member Ghaleb Abu Zeinab, Hizbullah Mount Lebanon official Bilal Dagher, and a group from Hizbullah's public relations committee in Mount Lebanon. ...

Abu Faour denounces the attack on the Roman Orthodox Church

18/12/2011 Minister of Social Affairs Wael Abu Faour denounced the attack on the Archbishop headquarters of the Roman Orthodox church in Rashaya . He called on the security forces to find and punish the perpetrators, stressing that it is time to reveal who does these acts of vandalism, and put an end to these attacks. Abu Faour ...

Christian and Islamic Denominations Take Part in Divine Liturgy for Syria’s Safety

Fadi Allafi /Mazen Eyon 23/6/2011 DAMASCUS, (SANA) – Islamic and Christian denominations on Thursday took part in divine liturgy at the Holy Cross Church after a day of fasting announced by Christian bishops in Damascus as to pray for Syria's protection from all conspiracies. Assistant Patriarch for Roman Orthodox Luke al-Khouri said "All heavenly religions preach amity, tolerance ...