Pan-Orthodox gathering in Instanbul

Pan-Orthodox gathering in Instanbul
Pan-Orthodox gathering in Instanbul
Pan-Orthodox gathering in Instanbul
Pan-Orthodox gathering in Instanbul

A solemn, festal part of the gathering began with the Vigil service and akathist to Most Holy Mother of God which was celebrated by Patriarch Theodor of Alexandria and with the participation of the primates of the Orthodox Churches, at the church of Holy Archangels on Bosphorus, in the Istanbul’s quarter of Mega Revma, full of believers from Istanbul and Greece.

The working is about to be finished with today’s morning session. The message of the Orthodox patriarchs and other primates of Orthodox Churches to the church and whole public will be solemnly announced during the Holy Liturgy on Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Cathedral church of Saint George on the Phanar.

First day of Meeting in Istanbul concluded

First day of Meeting in Istanbul concluded
First day of Meeting in Istanbul concluded
First day of Meeting in Istanbul concluded
First day of Meeting in Istanbul concluded

The first day of  the Meeting of the primates of the Canonical Local Orthodox Churches, presided by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has been concluded.

Session are held in the church of Saint George - the Cathedral Church of the Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul. 

Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches

Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches
Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches
Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches
Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches

At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the First-Hierarchs of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches will gather from March 6-9, 2014, for a Sacred Synaxis at the Phanar in order to deliberate on matters pertaining to the entire Orthodox Church throughout the world and procedural issues for the convocation of the Holy and Great Council, whose preparation is coming to an end.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives to Constantinople

Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives to Constantinople
Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives to Constantinople
Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives to Constantinople
Serbian Patriarch Irinej arrives to Constantinople

Serbian Patriarch Irinej has arrived to Istanbul (Constantinople) where the synaxis of Primates of Orthodox Churches begins today.

His Holiness, accompanied by Bishop Irinej of Backa, arrived to Istanbul yesterday. Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro-Littoral arrived with protopresbyter Gajo Gajic  two days earlier, due to his participation in the Preparatory Commission of this synaxis. 

Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate - 4 March 2014

Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate - 4 March 2014
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate - 4 March 2014
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate - 4 March 2014
Audiences at Serbian Patriarchate - 4 March 2014

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received Mrs. Slavka Draskovic, Director of the Office for Diaspora and  the Serbs in the region of the Government of Republic of Serbia. 

Mr. Vukman Krivokuc, assistant to Director, and Mrs. Borka Radovanovic attended the audience. The same day, Serbian Patriarch Irinej also received Professor Dr. Oliver Antic, advisor to President of the Republic.