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11.09.2019 | 21:00
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11.09.2019 | 20:52
Archbishop Elpidophoros to visit Bahamas

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America is planning to visit Bahamas which recently was struck by hurricane Dorian, which left behind many dead and wiped out entire towns and islands. The day of his visit has not been established yet, but he has given directives to his close associates to organize it because his wish…

11.09.2019 | 18:02
NGO points to continued targeting of churches in war-torn Syria

Figures released this week by the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights chronicles what it calls the continued looting and destruction by jihadi forces of Christian places of worship in war-ravaged Syria. Additionally, the same NGO, which is deemed as more «pro-opposition» and anti-Assad, claimed that government forces and allies have also targeted Churches between…

11.09.2019 | 17:56
Concert, charity event by Metropolis of Kydonia & Apokoronis in Chania, Crete

An event dedicated to the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, His All Holiness Bartholomew I, was held this week in the courtyard of the St. Maria Magdalena Cathedral, in the Halepa district of Chania, a city in western Crete. The event, complete with a musical concert, was held on the occasion of the new ecclesiastical year,…

11.09.2019 | 17:49
New academic year at Holy Cross Church’s Greek school

A blessing was held on the occasion of the new academic year at the Greek School operated by the Orthodox parish of the Holy Cross, in the Queens neighborhood of Whitestone, in NYC. The parish’s presiding priest, Archimandrite Dionysios Anagnostopoulos, wished teachers and pupils a good and blessed academic year.   

11.09.2019 | 17:44
Archbishop of Athens & All Greece at 2 school blessings on Wed. for start of new academic year (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

The 2019-2020 academic year began in Greece on Wednesday. The Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, His Beatitude Ieronymos, officiated at the traditional blessing ceremonies at two Athens-area elementary schools. The Primate of the Church of Greece was joined by Deputy Education & Religious Affairs Minister Sofia Zacharaki. Afterwards, the Archbishop wished pupils and teachers success…

11.09.2019 | 17:35
9/11 terrorist attack remembered today; Twin Towers’ collapse also demolished St. Nicholas Orthodox chapel

Today marks the 18-year anniversary of the shocking 9/11 attacks, a coordinated terrorist operation that claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people. Nineteen militants on a suicide mission, planned by the Islamist extremist group al Qaeda, hijacked four airplanes and slammed them into three targets in the continental United States. Two of the planes were…

11.09.2019 | 15:12
Metropolitan Vladimir consecrated Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel church in the Airport Neighbourhood, Chisinau, on the 12th Sunday after the Pentecost

The parishioners of the Church of Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in the Airport Neighbourhood, Chisinau, experienced moments of spiritual gladness and elation on the 12th Sunday after the Pentecost, visited by Metropolitan Vladimir of Chisinau and all Moldova. Thus, on Sunday, 8th of September, the Feast of Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia, the parish rector, archpriest…

11.09.2019 | 14:08
Mansion once owned by Greek Orthodox church for sale

The Thayer Estate, a 65-room mansion once owned by the Greek Orthodox Church, among others, is on the market for a mere $3.25 million, according to an article in Architectural Digest (AD). Located on 60 acres in Lancaster, Massachusetts, the mansion recently served as one of the sets for the latest film adaptation of Louisa…

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