New monk’s tonsure at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem

New monk’s tonsure at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
New monk’s tonsure at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
New monk’s tonsure at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
New monk’s tonsure at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Thursday afternoon, 17th/30th March 2017, the so far novice monk who has been serving at the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection Fr. Constantinos was tonsured a monk by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, at the Reception Hall of the Patriarchate. Present were the Most Reverend Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis and Elder Sacristan, the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and Secretary-General, the Fathers serving at the Church of the Resurrection and other Hagiotaphite Fathers and pilgrims.

The Akatihist at The Church of The Resurrection

The Akatihist at The Church of The Resurrection
The Akatihist at The Church of The Resurrection
The Akatihist at The Church of The Resurrection
The Akatihist at The Church of The Resurrection

On Friday evening, 18th/31st March 2017, the full Akathist Service was celebrated as part of the Compline and the Kanon of the Theotokos at the Catholicon of the Most Holy Church of the Resurrection.

The Choir Leader Archimandrite Aristovoulos was singing on the right and Mr. Alvanos on the left. The first part of the Salutations was recited by the leader of the Service, His Beatitude the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, the second part by Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the third by Elder Kamarasis Archimandrite Nectarios and the fourth by Dragouman Archimandrite Matthew.

Patriarchate of Jerusalem: Renouncement

The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem expresses its disapproval and refuses any cooperation or relation with Lee Man-Hee, Korean founder of the so-called “Shinchonji Church of Jesus, The Temple of Tabernacle of the Testimony,” who teaches anti-Triadic and eschatological heresies, and claims to be the last genuine prophet.

The Patrijarch of Alexandria at The Sinai Dependency in Cairo

The Patrijarch of Alexandria at The Sinai Dependency in Cairo
The Patrijarch of Alexandria at The Sinai Dependency in Cairo
The Patrijarch of Alexandria at The Sinai Dependency in Cairo
The Patrijarch of Alexandria at The Sinai Dependency in Cairo

On Sunday 26th March 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, on the occasion of the Feast of S John of the “Ladder”, visited the Sinai Dependency in Cairo, where he officiated at the Divine Liturgy. His Beatitude was accompanied by His Grace Theodoros, Bishop of Babylonos and Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo.

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President

On 30 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations and rector of the Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, met with Bishop Frank Otfried July, vice president of the Lutheran World Federation.