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25.01.2020 | 22:19
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America issues Archiepiscopal Encyclical for the Feast of the Three Hierarchs (2020)

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has released his Encyclical for this year’s Feast of the Three Hierarchs. Read the full text below:   Protocol No. 10/2020 January 30, 2020 Feast of the Three Holy Hierarchs and Ecumenical Teachers and the Day of Greek Letters Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others…

25.01.2020 | 17:43
Gatestone Institute reports record high anti-Christian violence, attacks against Churches in Europe in 2019

A report by the Gatestone Institute International Policy Council earlier this month warns that attacks against Christians in Europe reached record highs in 2019, as hostility and vandalism against churches, Christian schools and monuments plaguing the continent. Gatestone released its research of anti-Christian violence after having reviewed hundreds of news reports, parliamentary inquiries and police…

25.01.2020 | 16:31
Orthodox community in Alexander Metochion in Jerusalem to appeal decision on property change

The Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (Munich), which is working in the Alexander Metochion in Jerusalem, plans to appeal Israeli authorities’ decision to transfer the metochion’s property rights to the Russian organization of the same name, head of the German Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society Nikolay Vorontsov-Hofmann said. «Lawyers have already begun working. Two days ago, our…

25.01.2020 | 16:25
Middle East Council of Churches honored H.E. Archbishop Nektarios at the end of the Executive Committee’s meeting in Cyprus

On the margins of the MECC Executive Committee’s regular meeting that was held in Larnaca – Cyprus on 21 – 22 January 2020, H.E Archbishop Nektarios, Metropolitan of Larnaca has invited the participants to dinner on the honor of the four Council’s presidents, His Beatitude Youhanna X – Patriarch of Antioch and All the East…

25.01.2020 | 16:18
Archon Protopsaltis visits the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain

At the initiative of Prof. Themis Prodromakis, the Archon Protopsaltis of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Mr Panagiotis Neochoritis visited London and had the opportunity to meet cantors of the Archdiocese at Thyateira House as well as to give advice to the choir under the direction of Prof. Prodromakis during its rehearsal for the First Vespers of…

25.01.2020 | 16:09
The President of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos visited the Jerusalem Patriarchate

On Thursday morning, January 10/23, 2020, His Excellency the President of the Hellenic Republic (before his retirement) Mr. Prokopis Pavlopoulos visited the Patriarchate. Mr Pavlopoulos came to Israel as a representative of Greece for the commemoration of seventy five years since the Jewish holocaust and was accompanied by his wife, the Consul General of Greece…

25.01.2020 | 15:57
Work begins on bust of Patriarch Alexei II to be erected in Estonian town of Jõhvi

The Church of the Theophany in the northeastern Estonian town of Jõhvi joyfully announced on Monday that work has begun on a bust of His Holiness Patriarch Alexei II of Moscow and All Russia that will be erected on the territory of the church this year. “Dear friends! We are pleased to announce that work…

25.01.2020 | 14:06
His Eminence Metropolitan Makarios of Nairobi visited the Deputy President of Kenya

On January 24, 2020, His Eminence Metropolitan Makarios of Nairobi paid a courtesy call to His Excellency the Deputy President Dr William Samoe Ruto. The leaders have been great friends for so many years. His Eminence visited the Deputy President to wish him Happy New Year and to present the Deputy a great blessing. His…

25.01.2020 | 10:26
How the many became sinners

After Adam fell by sin and sank into corruption, at once impure pleasures rushed in, and the law of the jungle sprang up in our members. So nature became sick with sin through the disobedience of one, Adam. Then the many became sinners, not as fellow transgressors with Adam, for they did not even exist,…

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