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31.05.2020 | 13:16
Leadership 100 Approves $8.2 Million in Grants including $5 Million for St. Nicholas National Shrine

The Leadership 100 Board of Trustees, in a historic vote, approved a total of $8.2 million in grants, including a grant of $5 million toward the St. Nicholas National Shrine and $3,174,158 million in additional grants, bringing the total of grants distributed since the founding of Leadership 100 to $60 million. The vote took place…

31.05.2020 | 13:10
His Eminence Metropolitan Evangelos of New Jersey issues statement on Minneapolis Events

Statement on the Incident in Minneapolis May 30, 2020   The Very Reverend and Reverend Clergy Esteemed Members of the Metropolitan Council, Esteemed Members of the Parish Councils, Philoptochos Sisterhood, Faculty and Students of the Catechetical and Greek Afternoon Schools, Directors and Participants of all Youth Organizations, and all devout Orthodox Christians of the Communities…

30.05.2020 | 18:56
Ascension Day celebrated at Damascus representation of the Russian Orthodox Church

On 28 May 2020, the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Damascus representation of the Russian Orthodox Church. The liturgy, which was celebrated by the representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russian to the Patriarch of Great Antioch, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), was attended by the…

30.05.2020 | 18:15
Ascension of the Lord celebrated in Monastery Milesheva

The Monastery of Milesheva celebrated its church patron, the Ascension of the Lord, on 28 May 2020 His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Milesheva officiated the Divine Liturgy in Pribojska Banja with concelebration of the principal of Saint Nicholas monastery Archimandrite Teofil, spiritual father of Milesheva Archimandrite Leontije, principal of the Holy Ascension Church at Seljani…

30.05.2020 | 17:16
Patriarch Daniel calls Christian family an icon of God’s love in the world, praises family role during pandemic

In a message for the Sunday of Parents and Children (June 7), Patriarch Daniel emphasizes the fundamental role that the family played during the coronavirus pandemic. His Beatitude called the family “a natural environment for raising and educating children for life.” “During this period, the time spent by parents with their children was greatly appreciated,…

30.05.2020 | 13:51
Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs announcement on the reading from the Quran in Hagia Sophia, on the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople

The Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued an announcement regarding the reading from the Quran in Hagia Sophia, on the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople on May 29, 2020. The announcement reads: Today’s reading of passages from the Quran inside Hagia Sophia, a global monument protected by UNESCO as a world heritage site that…

30.05.2020 | 13:35
Communion unchanged in Greek Orthodox Church despite virus

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — One by one, the children and adults line up for the centuries-old ritual of Holy Communion, trying to keep a proper social distance. The priest dips a spoon into the chalice of bread and wine, which the faithful believe is the body and blood of Christ, and puts it into the…

29.05.2020 | 21:00
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29.05.2020 | 18:57
Mental health suffering but marriages and faith thriving: Survey of Christians during lockdown

A survey of over 1,000 Christians has revealed how the faithful are finding lockdown. Conducted by Christian charity Agape UK and the Neighbourhood Prayer Network in order to find out what help people needed, respondents were asked about relationships, their community and health. 96 per cent of the 1,174 people asked were Christian. 90 per…

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