PATRIARCH KIRILL: WE DO NOT CONDEMN PEOPLE WITH NON-TRADITIONAL ORIENTATION

Pravoslavie.ru - 7/12/16 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has noted that while the Orthodox Church has strict, traditional stances on marriage and family matters, it does not condemn people, who are always called in love to repentance. In Paris to consecrate the new Trinity Cathedral and spiritual center, His Holiness also met with the Catholic ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL WARNS AGAINST PUBLICIZING “DESTRUCTIVE IDEAS” ON THE INTERNET

RIA-Novosti - August 2016 The primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, speaking on Sunday in the Trinity Cathedral on a visit to the Transfiguration Solovki Monastery called upon all who use the internet to understand their responsibility for what they write online. “Today anyone who publishes his thoughts and words on the internet is amongst the ...

Georgian Patriarch condemns same-sex “marriage” permitted in U.S

Tbilisi, June 29, Interfax - Legal acknowledgment of same-sex "marriage" in the United States is a mistake, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia said. "It became known from mass media reports that it was decided in the U.S. that same-sex "marriage" is permitted in all states. This is a big mistake and Americans themselves and clergy ...

The light of martyrs shines in Siberia once again

February-March 2014 On 28th February, in the lower church of the Trinity Cathedral in Kemerovo (Siberia), the exhibition “The light shines in the darkness - The witness of the Russian Orthodox Church during the years of the Soviet persecution” was inaugurated, as wished by the metropolitan of Kemerovo and Prokopev, the bishop Aristarkh. The exhibition was born ...

PROFILE OF ABUNE MATHIAS – PATRIARCH ELECT OF ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

1/3/13 Abune Mathias was born Aba Teklemariam Asrat in 1934 Ethiopian calendar (1940/41 European calendar) in Tigray region, Agame awraja, Sebuha wereda. He attained basic literacy in the traditional schooling service of the church under Kesis Weldegerima. He was ordained as deacon in 1948 (1954/55 European calendar) by Abune Markos, the then Archbishop of Eritrea province. Following that, he ...

Orthodox church leaders leaving Georgia

TBILISI, DFWatch — 14/1/13 Clerics from different Orthodox countries will leave today, Monday. The guests arrived five days ago in order to congratulate Georgian Patriarch Ilia II with his 80th birthday and 35th year since his inauguration. Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople is among the guests. Also among the guests were the Serbian Patriarch, Metropolitan of ...

Patriarch Abune Paulose will be laid to rest on Thursday at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa

17/8/2012 OCP Exclusive Addis Ababa: It has been reported that the final resting place of the deceased Patriarch Abune Paulose will be at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. The funeral will be held on Thursday 23rd of August 2012. The Divine Liturgy will begin by 6 am and funeral rites are expected to start by 9 am. Delegations from ...

565 more babies became Patriarch’s godchildren

20/1/2012 565 more babies became the Patriarch’s godchildren. The 21st baptism was held at the Trinity Cathedral yesterday. The Patriarch arrived at the cathedral for the baptism and blessed his godchildren. He also delivered a sermon. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is already the godfather of 10,400 children. The Patriarch has been baptizing each third ...

Copy of St. George’s Miraculous Icon Arrives to Georgia

Copy of St. George’s miraculous icon is rested at Holy Trinity Cathedral. The icon has been brought from Holy Mount Athos upon blessing by Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia.The delegation included Metropolitan Daniel of Tskhum-Abkhazeti, and Chairman of the Government of Abkhazia Malkhaz Akishbaya.Copy of St. George’s miraculous icon was written specially for Georgia upon ...