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28.02.2020 | 10:14
We forget that the Last Judgement is based on mercy

One should not think about the doings of God when one’s stomach is full; on a full stomach there can be no vision of the Divine mysteries. So, go to Church, weep over your sins, await together with Her, with great fear the day of last judgement. The Church continually thinks about the judgement: morning,…

27.02.2020 | 21:00
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27.02.2020 | 16:34
Bulgarian Church dismisses claims of FB page representing Patriarch Neophyte

  The Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s media relations department this week issued an announcement denying recent press reports claiming a social media account related to the Patriarch of Bulgaria, His Holiness Neophyte. The Church announcement sated that the Patriarch never had, nor will have a profile on Facebook, nor has His Holiness every authorized anyone to…

27.02.2020 | 16:33
Christian life revived in southeast corner of Georgia

  The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilie II, this week received clerics from the diocese of Mar-ne-u-li, along with local officials and representatives of the Azeri community in the country. In a related statement, Bishop Gjiorgi noted that creation of the diocese in the specific region of southeastern Georgia some six…

27.02.2020 | 16:31
Event by southern Albania Metropolis on rights of the unborn child

  The Metropolis of Gjirokaster held an event at the St. Charalampos parish in the town of Sarande this week to promote the rights of the unborn child. A one-day seminar was organized in cooperation with the Greece-based movement called “Let Me Live”. The Metropolitan of Gjirokaster, His Eminence Dimitrios, attended the event, along with…

27.02.2020 | 16:27
Archdiocese of Iasi to debut ‘Family School’

  The Archdiocese of Iasi, in northeast Romania, will commence a series of experiential seminars entitled “Family School”. The seminar program is an initiative of the Archdiocese’s ‘Pro Vita’ charity. The program, which has the blessing of the Patriarch of All Romania, His Beatitude Daniel, aims to provide faith-based answers to dilemmas and problems faced…

27.02.2020 | 16:26
Greek govt attempts to defuse situation on Lesvos, Hios

  An urgent meeting by top Greek government officials, chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, was held on Tuesday evening to deal with the latest and worrying developments on the eastern Aegean islands of Lesvos and Hios. The government decided to recall extra riot police units sent to the islands to safeguard the construction of…

27.02.2020 | 16:24
Amman gathering of Orthodox Primates invited by Patriarch of Jerusalem concludes; joint statment touches on Ukraine, cites Ecumenical Patriarch

  A meeting of Orthodox Church Primates concluded on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan, following an invitation by the initiative’s host, the Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Most Godly Beatitude Theophilos III. The meeting, which was not attended by several Primates of Orthodox Churches, and most conspicuously by the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His All Holiness Bartholomew…

27.02.2020 | 15:52
Foreign Minister of Serbia visited Mount Athos Center in Thessaloniki

  The Serbian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Ivica Dačić, visited the Mount Athos Center on the occasion of his presence in Thessaloniki, where he participated in the High-Level Conference on the European Perspective of the Western Balkans, ‘From Thessaloniki to Zagreb,’ held in the city yesterday. The Mayor of Thessaloniki and Chair of…

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