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05.02.2019 | 11:31
Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem Celebrates the Divine Liturgy at Burkin of Samaria

On Friday, January 19/ February 1, 2019, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the healing of the ten lepers by the Lord (Luke 17:12-19), at the place of their healing north of Nablus of Samaria, where there is a chapel built on the carved rocks, in the natural cave of which the ten lepers lived…

05.02.2019 | 11:18
Construction for Sümela Monastery cable car project to start in March

Construction works for a cable car planned to be built in the area where the historic Sümela Monastery in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Trabzon’s Maçka district is will start in March, authorities have announced. Companies will tender for the project on Feb. 19, Trabzon Mayor Orhan Fevzi Gümrükçüoğlu has said. The planned cable car…

04.02.2019 | 16:08
The Sole Nun of Amorgos Built a Paradise

It’s been 35 years since the woman who is now Sister Irini first came to Amorgos, the easternmost Greek island the Cyclades chain, a dry and craggy place that has a year-round population of around 2,000 people, a place she fell in love with when she was a young mother. That’s a different life now,…

04.02.2019 | 15:51
Representatives of 11 Local Churches concelebrate Liturgy for 10th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement (VIDEO)

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy on Friday, February 1, the 10th anniversary of his enthronement as primate, at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral together with primates and representatives from 10 other Local Churches and the autonomous and self-governing bodies of the Moscow Patriarchate and a host of…

04.02.2019 | 15:30
Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia: Russian Church is one of the strongest ones in the world

His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia was one of the guests who came to Moscow for the celebrations marking the 10th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. He spoke on the reasons for his coming, his vision of how event will be developing in Ukraine and the…

04.02.2019 | 15:22
“It is time for us to raise our voices”—Patriarch John of Antioch calls on brother primates to resolve Ukraine issue

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch and All East traveled to Moscow last week to participate in the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement as the primate of the Russian Church, including the Divine Liturgy on Friday, February 1 at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral with primates and representing…

04.02.2019 | 14:55
2,000 people being baptized into holy Orthodoxy in India

A mission team recently arrived in India to begin the process of baptizing 2,000 people into the holy Orthodox Church, including 50-100 former Protestant pastors. This step marks the beginning of the process of receiving over 100,000 people in India into the Church, reports the Holy Theotokos of Iveron Russian Orthodox Church in Hawaii. The…

04.02.2019 | 14:40
Patriarch of Jerusalem awards Vadim Novinsky, Ukrainian politician who defends canonical Church, with Golden Cross

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine awarded the People’s Deputy of Ukraine Vadim Novinsky with the Golden Cross of the Highest Order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher for his service to the Jerusalem Church during their meeting on Wednesday, January 30. “I am sincerely grateful…

04.02.2019 | 14:29
Georgian metropolitan: Ukrainian autocephaly can come only in canonical way, by request of fullness of Church

Representatives from 11 of the world’s 15 Local Orthodox Churches gathered in Moscow on Friday to celebrate the Divine Liturgy in honor of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s 10th anniversary as the primate of the Russian Orthodox Church. Leading the delegation for the Georgian Orthodox Church was His Eminence Metropolitan Andria…

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