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28.01.2019 | 12:31
Metropolis of Piraeus calls on Greek Holy Synod not to recognize Ukrainian schismatics

Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus believes the Tomos for OCU to cause a big schism to Orthodoxy, so he calls on hierarchy of Orthodox Greek Church not to recognize OCU. In his official statement, issued on January 21, 2019, the authoritative hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus, said that the recognition of…

28.01.2019 | 11:46
Arrival of a New Container at the Metropolis of Congo-Brazzaville and Gabon

With the mercy of God and the practical love of Greek and Congolese Orthodox brothers and sisters, yet another container 12 metres long arrived from Greece at the See of the Holy Metropolis of Brazzaville and Gabon in Pointe-Noire on January 17th, 2019. The container sent under the initiative of the Holy Metropolis through the…

28.01.2019 | 11:28
Ecumenical Patriarch: “The Church of Constantinople always meets the demands of the times and has a vision for the future”

Addressing pilgrims from Greece and Cyprus shortly after today’s Divine Liturgy at the Phanar, His All-Holiness spoke on the occasion of today’s 70th anniversary of the enthronement of Athenagoras as Ecumenical Patriarch, about the work and the multi-dimensional ministry of the Mother Church. The timeless ministry of the Mother Church of Constantinople was discussed by…

28.01.2019 | 10:57
Saint Sava’s Day in Testimonial Cathedral of the Serbian people in the Vracar

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in the Vracar district, on 27 January 2019, on Saint Sava’s Day. The Patriarch was concelebrated by head of the Saint Sava Cathedral, His Grace Bishop Stefan of Remesiana, Vicar of the Patriarch; protopresbyter-staurophors Predrag Puzovic, Vladimir Vukasinovic,…

27.01.2019 | 19:56
Cyprus Metropolitan Vasilios says steps to reconciliation are ‘not easy’, yet ‘must be done’

The division of Cyprus since 1974 is one of the most protracted issues in the hands of the United Nations. Despite recent peace negotiations faltering, hope still exists that the impasse on the unification of the Mediterranean island will be resolved. The Church of Cyprus, a founding member of the World Council of Churches (WCC),…

27.01.2019 | 19:35
Petro Poroshenko invites Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem to Ukraine

The press service of the President reported that Poroshenko invited Patriarch Theophilos III to visit Ukraine to «establish a dialogue with the local Church». On January 25, a telephone conversation took place between Petro Poroshenko and Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, reports the press service of the Head of State. It is noted that the…

27.01.2019 | 19:24
Encyclical on the Celebrations of Greek and Christian Letters

God willing, we are celebrating this year as well, the Feast of Greek and Christian Letters and we solemnly honour the Great Fathers who cultivated with zeal and enthusiasm the Christian Ideals, the echo of which continues in our days, particularly in, but not restricted to the Orthodox Christian world. In particular, we honour those…

27.01.2019 | 19:06
The inaugural Liturgical Celebration Of His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu at St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Namungoona – Kampala

Today January 27, 2019 will be remembered in the history of the Orthodox Church in Uganda as the very first time His Grace Bishop Silvester Kisitu of Gulu and Eastern Uganda presided over the Holy Liturgy in Uganda as a Bishop. AXIOS! Having arrived in Uganda from Greece on Friday 25th January, various celebrations have…

27.01.2019 | 13:38
Georgian Orthodox Church marks St. Nino Day (VIDEO)

The Georgian Orthodox Church marks St. Nino Day today. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II has conducted a liturgy in Sioni cathedral in connection with St. Nino Day today.  After the liturgy the Patriarch preached. His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II congratulated the assembled people and the whole Georgia on St….

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