On the night of Monday the 17th/30th of November to Tuesday the 18th of November/1st of December, Hagiotaphite Hierodeacon Dionysios, hegoumen at the Monastery of the Apostles in Tiberias, was ordained presbyter at the Holy Sepulcher. The Most Reverend Isychios, Metropolitan of Kapitolias, was the ordaining Primate.
Press release from The Holy Synod of The Patriarchate Of Alexandria regarding the deliberations from 24-26 november 20153. December 2015 - 13:40
The Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Throne convened in Alexandria by invitation and Presidency of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, from 24th to 26th November 2015, dealt primarily with the examination of the records by the pastors of the various pastoral and ecclesiastical problems of the various Provinces and in Synod took some steps hoping and praying that these steps would prove to be viable solutions to the everyday life of the Missionary effort.
On 30 November, the Orthodox Church celebrates Saint Andrew the Apostle, the First-called, Protector of Romania. The Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, together with His Grace Timotei Prahoveanul, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, assisted by a group of priests and deacons.
On Wednesday the 18th of November/2nd of December 2015, UCLAN University hosted a humanitarian event with the aim of providing financial aid to Syrian refugees. The event was held at the University’s Hall of Events.
On Monday, 30 November 2015, the solemn Orthodox funeral service was celebrated in Darwin for a Russian Royal who died alone on 27 September 2015 in the Australian Northern Territory town of Katherine. His family was trying to find him just days before they learned he was dead.
On November 24, 2015, the presentation of the book ‘A Servant of God’ devoted to the life and work of His Holiness Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, took place at the St. Tikhon Orthodox University of the Humanities (STOUH). It was a follow-up of the presentation of this book which took place on October 16 in Tbilisi.