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23.04.2019 | 17:22
Visit to Orthodox cathedral in Aleppo’s old quarter by Patriarch of Antioch

  The Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Beatitude John X, visited the Greek Orthodox Church of the Dormition of Our Lady in old quarter of Aleppo. The Patriarch was briefed over restoration works at the cathedral, as well as the general situation in the previously besieged, by rebels, northern Syrian city.  

23.04.2019 | 17:18
Patriarch of Moscow: Our good deeds the ticket to Kingdom of God

  The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, His Holiness Kirill, noted this week that «…there is only one ticket to enter the Kingdom of God, and this is our good deeds,» in his reference the parable of the Ten Virgins. The Russian Patriarch added: «… It is significant for use to fill our lives…

23.04.2019 | 17:16
Patriarch of Romania prepares chrism for use during Holy Week

After a lull of 10 years the Patriarch of All Romania, His Beatitude Daniel, commenced the process to prepare and consecrate the chrism, a mixture of oil and balsam used for anointing at baptism and in other rites. The Patriarch noted that, based on liturgy of the Holy Week, the chrism will be prepared on…

23.04.2019 | 16:49
Holy Tuesday today for Orthodoxy

  Holy Tuesday is celebrated today, April 23, at Orthodox Cathedrals around the world. The Divine Liturgy recounts two parables, both related to the Second Coming. The first is the parable of the Ten Virgins (Matthew chapter 25:verse 1-3); whereas the second is of the Talents (Matthew chapter 25: verse 14-30). These parables point to…

22.04.2019 | 21:05
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22.04.2019 | 19:15
Faithful pack Orthodox cathedrals on Palm Sunday in Australia

Palm Sunday in Australia’s Orthodox parishes witnessed a massive turnout by the faithful, with a particularly impressive attendance of parishioners, some 2,000 Greek-Australians, at the Holy Monastery of the Panagia Kamariani in Red Hill, Victoria. 

22.04.2019 | 19:11
Auction house returns precious reliquary stolen from church in Turkish occupied Cyprus

A precious reliquary stolen from the St. Mamas Cathedral in Turkish-occupied Morphou, on Cyprus, has been returned by an auction house that was about to sell-off the stolen object. The reliquary is dated to 1835, and contains the holy relics of Cypriot and other saints. An intervention by the Orthodox Metropolis of Morphou was instrumental in first…

22.04.2019 | 19:08
Irinej: Serbia without Kosovo and Metohija is not Serbia

The Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Irinej, this week emphasized that «…Serbia without Kosovo and Metohija is not Serbia…» In a statement, the Patriarch said that «… it’s like cutting off the head or taking out the heart of a person.» He also underlined that the remaining Serbian Orthodox residents in the…

22.04.2019 | 19:07
Anniversary of Syrian Orthodox clerics’ abduction outside Aleppo

Monday marks the six-year anniversary of the abduction of Greek Orthodox Archbishop Paul Yazigi, the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Aleppo, and  Syriac Orthodox Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim, outside the then besieged northern Syrian city. Archbishop Paul is the brother of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Beatitude John X. Last week,…

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