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14.12.2018 | 13:49
Ukrainian Orthodox Church protests over service performed by Constantinople rep in Kiev

Kiev, December 13 – The Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) has condemned a liturgy performed by a Constantinople representative at the St. Andrew’s Church in Kiev. «Any religious service or any other activity by any archbishop on the canonical grounds of another diocese without the local bishop’s permission is prohibited by a number of canonical rules,»…

13.12.2018 | 18:50
Bishops of UOC continue to return Constantinople’s invitations to “unification council”

Following the example of their prayerful archpastor His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, more than 50 bishops of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have returned to Constantinople the invitations they received to Saturday’s “unification council” that will be led by Metropolitan Emmanuel of Gaul of the Patriarchate of Constantinople. Met. Onuphry received…

13.12.2018 | 15:32
47 Ukrainian Deputies ask court to declare Parliament’s appeal for autocephaly unconstitutional

A number of Ukrainian Parliamentarian Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada have taken action against the Rada’s April decision to support President Petro Poroshenko’s appeal to Constantinople for autocephaly, as they believe the appeal “negates religious freedom” in Ukraine. In all, 47 Deputies have asked Ukraine’s Constitutional Court to declare the Rada’s resolution of support for…

13.12.2018 | 15:22
The "Interpretation of the Holy Gospel and the Symbol of Faith" course organizes the Holy Metropolis of Lovech

With the blessing of His Eminence Gabriel the Metropolitan of Lovech, begins the annual education course for the Holy Metropolis of Lovech. This year, the Scriptures of the Holy Gospel are complemented by themes on the „Symbol of Faith“. The first two lectures will be devoted to the coming Christmas Grand Prix and will address…

13.12.2018 | 13:47
The International Association of Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care was established

The International Association of Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care was recently established following the announcement during the International Conference Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care (DMOPC18) that took place this year in Crete. The Association is founded on the initiative of the Non-Profit Civil Company ‘Saint Maxim the Greek Institute for the Research, Preservation,…

13.12.2018 | 13:36
Romanian, Canadian WWI soldiers commemorated at Oshawa

His Grace Bishop Ioan Casian of Canada commemorated the Romanian and Canadian soldiers who died during the First World War during a memorial service officiated at Oshawa on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The service was officiated in three languages: Romanian, English, and French, and was attended by journalists from Toronto and Montreal. The memorial service…

13.12.2018 | 13:16
20th anniversary of repose of Elder Cleopas Ilie prayerfully commemorated at Sihastria Monastery

His Grace Bishop Veniamin of Southern Bessarabia on Saturday, Dec. 8, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St Theodora Church of Sihastria Monastery commemorating Archimandrite Cleopas Ilie, one of Romania’s charismatic elders of the past century, on the 20th anniversary of his blessed repose. Elder Cleopas was an abbot of Sihastria Monastery and a well-known spiritual…

13.12.2018 | 12:16
International conference: 8 centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

In honor of the jubilee celebrating eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church (1219-2019) the Faculty of Orthodox Theology in Belgrade is hosting, December 10-14, 2018, an international scholarly conference dedicated to the event of independence of the Serbian Orthodox Church and eight centuries of its contribution to the history, theology, and…

12.12.2018 | 23:10
The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Church expressed position on transplantation and organ donation

The Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church expressed its position on organ transplantation and organ donation. In its position, the Synod states that the Bulgarian Orthodox Church perceives donation and transplants as an expression of love as a kind of altruism. „The Bulgarian Orthodox Church does not accept that the unwanted refusal should be…

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