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16.07.2019 | 17:04
Replica of Panaghia Tricherousa in Kastoria

An exact replica of the miracle-working icon of the Panaghia Tricherousa, or «Virgin with Three Hands», which is displayed at the Hilandar Monastery on Mt. Athos, was conveyed to the St. Nicanoros Cathedral in the northwest city of Kastoria. A celebratory Vesper and Divine Liturgy, con-celebrated by the Metropolitan of Kastoria, His Eminence Seraphim, was…

16.07.2019 | 16:59
Metropolitan of Elbasan tours Metropolis-run summer camp

  The Metropolitan of Elbasan, His Eminence Antonios, visited children at a Metropolis-run summer camp in central Albania on Sunday, which coincided with the commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the 4th Ecumenical Council. While there, His Eminence presided at a Divine Liturgy attended by the young campers.

16.07.2019 | 16:51
Romanian Orthodox Church to honor tennis star Simona Halep

  The Romanian Orthodox Church this week announced that the Patriarch of All Romania, His Beatitude Daniel, will bestow the Patriarchal Cross, the Church’s highest distinction, to top tennis player Simona Halep — days after she won this year’s Wimbledon tournament in the final against Serena Williams. Halep begins each of her matches by making…

16.07.2019 | 16:50
Metropolitan of Volokolamsk: Personal contacts between Russian, Ukrainian leaders beneficial

  The Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, His Eminence Hilarion, this week announced that the Russian Orthodox Church believes that personal contacts between the presidents of Russia and the Ukraine will bring both sides closer, especially in terms of major differences in national issues that have arisen over the past decade. Hilarion, who heads the Russian Church’s…

16.07.2019 | 16:48
New Archbishop of Australia pledges to resume dialogue to bring schismatic parish back into Church’s fold

  The new Archbishop of Australia, Makarios, on Tuesday received members of a schismatic parish, and specifically from the non-canonical St. Spyridonas parish in Clayton. The meeting took place at the offices of the Archdiocese in Sydney. According to reports, the Archbishop accepted a request for a resumption of dialogue to restore the parish’s canonical…

16.07.2019 | 16:37
Patriarch Ilia baptizes 564 children in 59th mass ceremony

His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II, the beloved spiritual father of all Georgia, celebrated his 59th mass infant Baptism at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi yesterday on the feast of St. Cosmas and Damian of Rome. The Georgian primate became the Godfather to another 564 children this time, reports 1tv.ge. The Baptisms were celebrated in the second…

16.07.2019 | 15:57
Archbishop Job: “The transfer of the relics of St. Peter from Rome to Constantinople is a prophetic sign.”

EXCLUSIVE Interview with His Excellency Archbishop Job of Telmessos Was the Pope’s gesture to transfer a portion of St. Peter’s relics to the Ecumenical Patriarchate known beforehand, or a surprise to you and the delegation you led to the Vatican? It was a great surprise to all of us, even for the Vatican and ……

16.07.2019 | 15:03
New Greek PM Mitsotakis receives Archbishop Ieronymos; No changes in clerics payroll regime

New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday morning received Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, His Beatitude Ieronymos, at the Maximos Mansion government house, a courtesy visit by the latter that nevertheless marked as a distinct «about-face» from the previous Greek government’s intent to unilaterally change Church-state relations. Mitsotakis warmly received the influential Primate…

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