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17.10.2019 | 18:34
Schismatic parish’s board votes to return to Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia’s jurisdiction

Board members of the schismatic church of St. Spyridon in Clayton, Melbourne, on Sunday voted in favor recommending that the parish’s return to the jurisdiction of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, and by extension, to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Congregants of the parish are set to vote upon the board’s recommendation during an…

17.10.2019 | 18:32
Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Austria & Switzerland prays for war-ravaged Syria

The Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Austria and Switzerland this week called on the faithful to pray for the war-stricken people of Syria, and especially for the still missing Greek Orthodox Bishop of Aleppo, His Grace Paul Yazigi, the brother of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, His Beatitude John X. Bishop Paul and…

17.10.2019 | 18:20
Annual blessing ceremony at Greece’s supreme court – (PHOTOS)

The Archbishop of Athens on Thursday officiated at the annual blessing ceremony at Greece’s supreme court building, on the occasion of the new judicial year. His Beatitude was welcomed at the high court by its president, Iosif Tsalaganidis, in the presence of Greek Justice Minister Costas Tsiaras and numerous judicial officers.        …

17.10.2019 | 17:57
Moscow Patriarchate’s Holy Synod warns: Communion with Archbishop Ieronymos will cease if Church of Greece commemorates ‘head of schismatics’

The Moscow Patriarchate’s Holy Synod today sharply condemned recent decisions by the Church of Greece’s hierarchy regarding the Tomos of Autocephaly for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, warning that it will break communion with the Greek Church if proceeds with recognition, although a spokesman later clarified that the Russian Church will maintain relations with individual Greek…

17.10.2019 | 14:39
Metropolitan Hilarion: The rupture with Constantinople has not damaged either the Russian or the Ukrainian Church

The chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, gave an interview to the TASS News Agency – Most contradictory reports are coming, mostly from anonymous sources, about the Bishops’ Council of the Greek Church held last Saturday. Could you explain what decisions were made at it and how…

17.10.2019 | 14:32
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs extraordinary session of the Holy Synod

On October 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired the extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church opened the session and addressed the members of the Holy…

17.10.2019 | 13:06
Nigeria: Christian Slain in Kaduna State, 13 Others Killed in Plateau State

Muslim Fulani herdsmen terrorize north-central areas of country. Muslim Fulani herdsmen killed a young Christian man after stopping him on a highway in Kaduna state on Oct. 5, while in Plateau state another 13 Christians have been slain in less than a month, sources said. Armed herdsmen stopped the vehicle of Bartholomew David, 23, and…

17.10.2019 | 12:29
Students present the beauty of Ancient Greece at St Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church Dandenong

The students of St Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church Dandenong held a presentation dedicated to the wonders of Ancient Greece. Sixth grade students impressed their parents, grandparents and wider community at large with their amazing performance. It was a creative way for them to learn more about Greece’s history and feel a sense of pride for…

17.10.2019 | 12:09
End of an era for Bishop Nikandros; Australia bids farewell after 19 years of service

“Australia was and will continue to be your home,” said Archbishop Makarios Bishop Nikandros of Doryleon has been elected by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate as the new Metropolitan of Eirinoupolis. The 72-year-old cleric is leaving Australia after 19 years of service. Born in Karystos, Bishop Nikandros (Nikolaos Palyvos) studied at the Theological…

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