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06.02.2023 | 18:26
Patriarch of Serbia Porfirije concludes pastoral visit to US with historic Divine Liturgy at Church-school congregation of St. Sava, in NYC

The Patriarch of Serbia, His Holiness Porfirije, on Sunday officiated at a historic archieratical Divine Liturgy at the Church-school congregation of St. Sava, in Manhattan. The emotional ecclesiastical service for the Serbian Orthodox laity and clergy was the first held at the New York City cathedral after seven years, in the wake of a destructive…

06.02.2023 | 18:24
Devastating quakes strike southeast Turkey, northwest Syria

A second earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale on Monday struck southern Turkey within 12 hours of a first massive tremor, which had already claimed hundreds of lives in southeast Turkey and northwest Syria, according to civil defense authorities. The second quake took place at 13:32 local time, at a depth of only seven…

06.02.2023 | 18:22
Feast day of Photios, Patriarch of Constantinople

The Church today venerates the memory of Photios, Patriarch of Constantinople, one of the most prolific theologians of the Mother Church. On the occasion, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Holy Monastery of the Bodiless Powers, also known as the Petraki Monastery, in central Athens, officiated by the Bishop of Oreon, His Grace Filotheos,…

06.02.2023 | 18:00
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06.02.2023 | 16:04
Patriarch John X Makes a Distress Signal

Following the earthquake that struck the region at dawn today, His Beatitude Patriarch John X made an appeal to the Metropolitans of the Antiochian See, saying: “A large earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck southern Turkey. Its aftershocks affected Syria. This unprecedented earthquake caused great damage to lives and bodies. It also affected…

06.02.2023 | 11:37
Romanian Patriarchate’s 98th establishment anniversary observed

On Saturday, February 4, 2023, the Romanian Orthodox Church marks the 98th anniversary of its elevation to the rank of patriarchate. On February 4, 1925, the Holy Synod gathered in Bucharest and resolved the establishment of the Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate, following Romania’s Great Union achieved in 1918. The first person who advocated for the elevation…

06.02.2023 | 10:42
Funeral Service for the late Elder Metropolitan John of Pergamon

On Saturday, 4 February 2023, at the Metropolitan Church of Athens, the Funeral Service for the Late Elder Metropolitan John of Pergamon took place, distinguished hierarch of the Ecumenical Throne and great theologian of our time, with international recognition and impact. The Funeral Service was presided over by His Eminence Metropolitan Theodoritos of Laodicea, Director…

06.02.2023 | 10:24
Annual Agiasmos and cutting of the Vasilopita for the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales

On Friday the 3rd of February, the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales held its annual Agiasmos blessing and cutting of the Vasilopita. Members, friends, dancing groups and parents of the Cretan Association gathered at Ashbury Senior Citizen’s Centre to mark the first gathering for the year. The Cretan Association has a long…

06.02.2023 | 10:21
Northcote: Feast Day of the Presentation of our Lord and Saviour in the Temple, Coburg

With due splendour, the great feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple was celebrated in the Archdiocesan District of Northcote, centred at the celebratory Holy Church of The Presentation Of Our Lord in the Coburg suburb of Melbourne. Representing His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, His Grace Bishop Evmenios of Kerasounta, Archiepiscopal…

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