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21.10.2019 | 11:04
Ecumenical Patriarch announces canonization of four reposed in the Lord Athonite Elders

  Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His All Holiness Bartholemew I, has announced the canonization of four reposed Athonite Elders, and specifically Daniel Katounakiotis, the founder of Danielaioi brotherhood of Mount Athos, Ieronymos Simonopetritis, Joseph the Hesychast and Ephraim Katounakiotis, during a particularly poignant service in Karyes, the capital of the semi-autonomous monastic community in northern…

20.10.2019 | 16:59
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Inaugurates Byzantine Cities Network

The Byzantine Cities Network opens a new way for cooperation through the common Byzantine heritage, away from national and racial divisions and competitions, underlined Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during the official inauguration of the network at Rotonda in Thessaloniki. Bartholomew characterised the foundation of “Byzantine Thessaloniki” an excellent initiative and an opportunity for the promotion, preservation…

20.10.2019 | 16:51
Remarks of Metropolitan Epiphaniy of Kyiv and All Ukraine on receiving the Athenagoras Human Rights Award

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, His Beatitude Metropolitan Epiphaniy of Kyiv and All Ukraine delivered the following remarks upon receiving the Athenagoras Human Rights Award during the annual banquet of the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, in New York City. Your Eminence Archbishop of America Elpidophoros! Most Reverend Bishops, Venerable Fathers! Honorable Sir Anthony…

20.10.2019 | 16:41
An air of Renewed Optimism and Hope at Archbishop Elpidophoros’ First Archdiocesan Council Meeting

Archbishop Pledges Transparency, Accountability, and Responsibility NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America presided at the first Archdiocesan Council meeting following his election and enthronement as Archbishop. The meetings of the Council were held over the span of two days, Thursday Oct. 17 and Friday Oct.18, at the New York Hilton Hotel, and the…

20.10.2019 | 14:53
Ecclesiastical splendor, millennia-old Athonite tradition with Ecumenical Patriarch’s presense on Mt. Athos (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople officiated at Sunday’s archieratical and celebratory Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of Xenophontos, on the semi-autonomous monastic community of Mt. Athos, in northern Greece. The service, replete with Orthodox ecclesiastic splendor and millennia-old Athonite and Byzantine tradition, was co-officiated by several Orthodox Metropolitans, hierarchs and Abbots of the Holy…

20.10.2019 | 12:56
Patriarch of Romania congratulates the Ecumenical Patriarch at the 50th anniversary of his priestly consecration

 Bucharest, 19 October 2019 His Holiness BARTHOLOMEW, Archbishop of Constantinople – New Rome, Ecumenical Patriarch Your Holiness, With brotherly love in Christ, we address to you our fraternal wishes for good health, peace and many spiritual accomplishments, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary since the receiving of the grace of the priesthood. The longstanding relationships…

20.10.2019 | 12:50
Romanian Skete Prodromos

The Romanian Skete Prodromos (Romanian: Schitul românesc Prodromu, Greek: Τιμίου Προδρόμου) is a Romanian cenobitic skete belonging to the Great Lavra Monastery, located in the eastern extremity (called Vigla) of the Eastern Orthodox Monastic State of the Holy Mountain Athos, between the Aegean Sea in the East and the peak of Athos rising 2033 m…

19.10.2019 | 20:08
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew welcomed with millennia-old protocol on Mt. Athos today – (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

Athonite Elders, representatives of the semi-autonomous monastic community’s 20 monasteries, anchorite monks and hundreds of pious pilgrims greeted the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His All Holiness Bartholomew I, during his arrival on Saturday afternoon at the Holy Monastery of Xenophontos, on the northern Greece promontory that serves as Orthodoxy’s most important center of monasticism. The…

19.10.2019 | 17:20
Greek Dep. FM visits Holy & Great Monastery of Vatopedi – (PHOTOS)

Greece’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Antonis Diamataris, was formally welcomed on Saturday at the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi, on the semi-autonomous monastic community of Mt. Athos. The Greek minister was greeted by the Elder Archimandrite Ephraim, the Abbot of the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopedi, with Diamataris expressing his thanks for the warm…

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