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23.05.2019 | 19:09
The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church expresses its concern over the situation of the Church in Montenegro

The Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church this week expressed its concern over the situation of the Church in Montenegro. A recent draft bill approved by the government, in the small country located on the east Adriatic coast, could lead to an appropriation of churches and parishes belonging to the Serbian Orthodox Church. The…

23.05.2019 | 19:03
The Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Read the Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church from their regular meeting held at Zica Monastery and in Belgrade, May 9-18, 2019:   This year’s regular meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church began on May 9, 2019 in Monastery Zica, the first headquarters…

23.05.2019 | 18:51
Orthodox cathedral construction cancelled in Russian city of Yekaterinburg

Residents of Russia’s fourth-largest city, Yekaterinburg, have rejected plans to build a church in a popular park, ending a week of unrest. The governor of the surrounding region, Sverdlovsk, said the church would not be built as a result of a survey conducted by an opinion pollster. The VTsIOM poll found 58% did not want…

23.05.2019 | 16:37
Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who took part in the reception, was welcomed by Russian…

23.05.2019 | 15:35
Archbishop Elpidophoros of America Honored at Efkranti Awards in Piraeus

The new Archbishop of America, His Eminence Elpidophoros was honored on May 20 with the Marilena Laskaridis Award for Excellence in Maritime Culture and Helping the Hellenic Maritime Heritage and Tradition at the Historical Library of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation in Piraeus. “I am happy to be among you, at such a special moment, to…

23.05.2019 | 15:25
Holy Trinity in New Rochelle Celebrates AHEPA Sunday

AHEPA Sunday was celebrated by the James Plevritis-Joseph C. Keane AHEPA Chapter # 405 of New Rochelle at Holy Trinity Church. Presiding priest of the community, Fr. Nicholas Anctil read the Encyclical from Metropolitan Methodios and in tribute to those AHEPA Brothers who are no longer with us, commemorated them in a beautiful ceremony. James…

23.05.2019 | 15:18
Jerusalem Patriarchate: The Feast of the Appearance of the Sign of the Precious Cross in the Heavens

On Monday morning, May 7/20, 2019, the commemoration of the appearance of the sign of the Precious Cross in the Heavens was celebrated with the Divine Liturgy in Golgotha, led by the Most Reverend Metropolitan Joachim of Helenoupolis. Regarding this wondrous event, St. Cyril of Alexandria, Archbishop of Jerusalem has delivered the witness to the…

23.05.2019 | 15:05
Patriarch Daniel stresses importance of spreading devotion to Romanian Saints during Metropolitan Synod

Patriarch Daniel on Monday, May 20, 2019 told the hierarchs of the Metropolitan Synod of the Metropolis of Muntenia and Dobrudja that they should encourage the believers to strengthen their devotion to the Romanian Saints. ‘It is a great joy to have many Saints interceding for us,’ the Patriarch of Romania said opening the working…

22.05.2019 | 23:09
Ecumenical Patriarch after meeting with Archbishop Ieronymos: ‘Blood thicker than water’; Ukrainian Church issue broached

The Ecumenical Patriarch, His All Holiness Bartholomew I, used the well-known adage of «blood being thicker than water» to describe his meeting on Wednesday afternoon with Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, His Beatitude Ieronymos. The meeting took place at the Archdiocese of Athens in the afternoon, shortly after the Patriarch of Constantinople landed in…

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