Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Kenya

Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Kenya
Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Kenya
Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Kenya
Patriarchal Divine Liturgy in Kenya

On Sunday 18 October 2014, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Cathedral of Ss Anargyri in Nairobi, Kenya, supported by His Eminence Makarios of Kenya, His Grace Innocent Bishop of Burundi and Rwanda and Fr Athenodoros Papaevripiades, as well as many African priests.  During the Divine Liturgy, at which the Patriarchal Academy choir sang, His Beatitude ordained to the Diaconate the second year seminarian Ioannis Karakasia. Present at the Divine Liturgy were the Ambassadors of Greece, Russia and Serbia, and hundreds of African Orthodox faithful who filled the Holy Church and the grounds from early in the morning.

On the eve of his 70th anniversary the Primate of the Ukranian Orthodox Church visits Mount Athos

 His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, accompanied by Bishop Eusebius of Hotin, Vicar of the Diocese of Chernovitsy-Bukovina, visited the Russian Monastery of Saint Pantaleon at Mount Athos on November 4th, 2014.

Joint Statement by the Churches of Antioch and Greece on Patriarch John X’s Visit

Joint Statement on the Occasion of the Irenic Visit of His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, to the Church of Greece, October 23-27, 2014

His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East conducted his irenic first visit to the Church of Greece from October 23 to 27 at the invitation of His Beatitude Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, accompanied by a delegation of Antiochian bishops, priests, deacons and laity.

Visit of Patriarch John X of Antioch & All East to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos

Visit of Patriarch John X of Antioch & All East to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos
Visit of Patriarch John X of Antioch & All East to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos
Visit of Patriarch John X of Antioch & All East to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos
Visit of Patriarch John X of Antioch & All East to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos

Thessaloniki: His Beatitude John X – the Patriarch of Antioch and All East made an apostolic visit to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos. The Patriarch and the delegation from the Church of Antioch were welcomed by the Monks. A special welcome was held at the Vatopedi monastery for the delegation under the auspicious patronage of Abbot Archimandrite Elder Efrem.

Patriarch Kirill appeals to Pakistani President for pardon Asia Bibi

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has appealed to the president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain to grant pardon to Asia Bibi (Asia Noreen), a Christian woman who has been imprisoned and sentenced to death:

The appeal of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
for pardon to the Christian woman Asia Bibi