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21.09.2019 | 22:54
Patriarch Kirill invited to attend Zhirovichi Monastery anniversary celebrations in Belarus

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill has been invited to attend the celebrations timed to the 550th anniversary of the Zhirovichi Icon of the Mother of God and the 500th anniversary of the founding of the stavropegic Holy Assumption Zhirovichi Monastery which will be held in May 2020, Belarus’ Commissioner for Religions and Nationalities…

21.09.2019 | 22:48
Epiphany tells FRG Ambassador that all transfers to OCU are voluntary

The head of the OCU, Epiphany Dumenko, told the German Ambassador that OCU “is not interested in attracting someone by force, because this contradicts Christian values”. On September 18, 2019, Epiphany Dumenko met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ukraine, Anka Feldguzen, the OCU website reports. The meeting…

21.09.2019 | 15:26
Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II holds church service in connection with Birth of Virgin Mary

The Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates the Birth of Virgin Mary on September 21. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II gave a church service on this occasion at Sioni Cathedral in Tbilisi. Patriarch congratulated all Georgians on this day and underlined that he prays much for those, who are diagnosed with cancer….

21.09.2019 | 15:22
Georgia’s Patriarchate – Congratulation of so-called Abkhazian president in ‘elections’ by Russian Patriarch can be considered as encouragement of separatism

The Public Relations Service of Georgia’s Patriarchate commented about the released information based on which Russian Patriarch Kirill congratulated the so-called Abkhazian president Raul Khajimba on winning in the ‘elections.’ According to the Patriarchate, the Russian Patriarch’s move can be considered as the encouragement of separatism that hinders the aspiration of peaceful relations between Georgians…

21.09.2019 | 15:03
Consecration of a Three-Altar church in the Celije Monastery

In honor of the eight centuries of autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary since the birth and 40 years since the repose of Venerable Justin of Celije, consecration of a Three-Altar church of Saint Sava, Holy Martyr Justin Philosopher and Venerable Mary the Egyptian – the Testament church…

21.09.2019 | 14:52
Metropolis of Cluj to open Orthodox school in Bistrita

The Metropolis of Cluj, Maramures, and Salaj has begun the renovation of an old music school in Bistrita. The building will be the home of a new social-educational centre in honour of Grigore Pletosu, the first dean of the area. The unit will first provide primary and secondary education, but is expected to function as…

21.09.2019 | 14:42
How can we finally rest

So he who desires to come to the rest of the Lord and not be defeated by the evil one, lovingly withdraws from people in all things, so as not to criticize them or praise or justify, or bless another or to upset someone else in any respect, or to observe his downfall, and to…

21.09.2019 | 11:42
Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago Speaks About the Sale of Holy Trinity

Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago, in an exclusive interview with The National Herald, discussed the recent sale of the nave of the historic parish of Holy Trinity of Chicago. He also gave his reasons for not informing His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros about the sale and spoke about the crying icon of the Mother of God, the…

21.09.2019 | 11:13
Archbishop Elpidophoros Participates in Orthodoxy on Tap – NYC

On Thursday, September 19, 2019, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros participated in Orthodoxy on Tap – NYC. The event took place at Pier A Restaurant in Battery Park, where a hundred Orthodox young adults and professionals from various backgrounds welcomed him. His Eminence presented a paper entitled: “Being Orthodox in a non-Orthodox world.” In his remarks,…

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