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25.12.2018 | 13:50
Message of Archbishop Anastasios on the occasion of Christmas 2018

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, called on the faithful to fight against all fear, keeping in mind that “Christ offers the effective antidote to the worry created by the virus of insecurity.” This is the message of Archbishop Anastasios on the occasion of Christmas 2018: In this era that pervasive uncertainty and…

25.12.2018 | 13:14
Moscow Patriarchate prepared for dialogue with Constantinople but not going to change stance on Ukraine – spokesperson

The Russian Orthodox Church is prepared for a dialogue with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople but is not going to renounce the truth, Vladimir Legoyda, the head of the Synodal Department for Church, Society and Media Relations, said on RT. The Russian Orthodox Church is «extremely concerned about the situation in Ukraine in various fields,»…

25.12.2018 | 13:05
Patriarch Kirill mourns Indonesian tsunami victims

Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill has expressed condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo in connection with a devastating tsunami that killed hundreds of people, saying he would pray that those injured get well soon, the press service of the Moscow Patriarchate said on Monday. «I learned with deep sorrow about catastrophic consequences of…

25.12.2018 | 12:09
Greek Metropolitan: What is happening in Ukraine is regrettable, threatens to cause further schism

What is happening in Ukraine is regrettable and threatens to trigger greater divisions in the Orthodox world, believes His Eminence Metropolitan Nektarios of Corfu, Paxoi, and the Diapontian Islands. Met. Nektarios discussed the ongoing crisis situation in Ukraine created by Constantinople’s intervention there with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), the head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s…

24.12.2018 | 16:14
Montenegrin Orthodox Church to seek independence

Montenegrin President Milo Đukanović has said that the country wishes to follow Ukraine’s lead and will seek formal autocephaly (independence) for its Orthodox church. “The Serbian Orthodox Church is very persistently undermining Montenegrin independence,” Mr Đukanović told TV station RTCG. “I believe that it is necessary to continue the work of restoring the autocephalous Montenegrin…

24.12.2018 | 15:45
Christmas Encyclical 2018 – STYLIANOS by the Grace of God Archbishop of Australia

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA CHRISTMAS ENCYCLICAL 2018 STYLIANOS By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Australia   To all Clergy and the faithful of our Archdiocese Brother concelebrants and children in the Lord, «Christ is born, glorify Him!» Thus we have been chanting for centuries every year in our Churches. But it seems that we have…

24.12.2018 | 14:53
Divine service is celebrated on St. Nicholas Island

On 20 December 2018, Divine Liturgy was celebrated on St. Nicholas Island located in the Turkish Gulf of Fethiye. Rev. Georgy Sergeyev, rector of Ss Constantine and Helen church in Istanbul who cares for the Russian-speaking believers in the Republic of Turkey, officiated. A group of pilgrims from the Pskov and St. Petersburg metropolias attended….

24.12.2018 | 14:10
Christmas Celebration at Saint Demetrios in Astoria (Video & Photos)

In the midst of the Christmas celebration at St. Demetrios in Astoria on December 20, the school’s tremendous prospects for further development through the $25 million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) were noted by Chairman of the School Board Nick Andriotis. In his remarks, he noted how the donation will help the school…

24.12.2018 | 13:56
Port Authority Of New York & New Jersey wants to rescue half-built Greek Orthodox church

It’s another boondoggle at the World Trade Center site, and this time the Port Authority wants to play the white knight. The bi-state agency, which took 12 years and spent $4 billion to build the Oculus transportation hub, is ready to step in and rescue a half-built Greek Orthodox church and shrine at the corner…

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