Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria meets with Prime Minister of Greece and members of Hellenic Government8. December 2016 - 15:01
Today, 1st December 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, paid a courtesy visit to the Maximou Mansion in Athens, to His Excellency the Prime Minister of Greece, Mr. Alexis Tsipras.
On Sunday 4th December 2016, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa officiated and preached the homily during Great Vespers at the celebrating Holy Patriarchal Church of St Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria, together with His Eminence Narcissos Metropolitan of Accra, Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria, Clergy of the Patriarchate, the Honourable Consul General of Greece in Alexandria Mr. Emmanuel Kakavelakis, the representative of the Hellenic Community, associations and Societies from the community. During the Patriarchal Vespers, a piece of the relics of the Venerable Savvas the Sanctified which are kept at the Holy Monastery, were placed for veneration.
A floating, all-terrain “Trekol” vehicle is set to arrive in Russia’s Komi Republic by early 2017, reports the site of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The vehicle was given to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his seventieth birthday which was celebrated in November, and is being handed over to the Vorkuta diocese, located 1,000 miles northeast of Moscow, where it is needed for mission work in remote areas of the republic, especially among reindeer herding camps.
Between November 21 and 26 clergy of the Dioceses of Vinnitsa and Tulchin of the UOC-MP delivered seventeen metric tons of humanitarian aid to Donbass residents, reports the Vinnitsa Diocese’s official website.
Saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral here was the site of the celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Orthodox Church in America’s Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania November 11-12, 2016.