Orthodox Churches

Laying of the foundation stone of a new Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw

Laying of the foundation stone of a new Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw
Laying of the foundation stone of a new Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw
Laying of the foundation stone of a new Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw
Laying of the foundation stone of a new Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw

According to a press release published on the official website of the Orthodox Church of Poland, His Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, will preside the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of St Sophia, the Wisdom of God Cathedral in Warsaw, on 05 December 2015.

The Primate of the Russian Church Abroad Sends Greetings to Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine on the 25th Anniversary of His Hierarchal Service

To Your Beatitude, Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine

Your Beatitude, Dear Vladyko! Embracing Your Beatitude with holy love, we joyfully congratulate you on behalf of the episcopacy, clergy and the Fullness of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on the twenty-fifth year of your episcopal consecration. Today, surrounded by the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign,” the uncorrupt holy, miracle-working relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco and other holy icons and relics of the Russian Church Abroad, we humbly and in genuine earnesty pray for the prosperity of all of God’s Churches, and with a pure heart commemorate the name of Your Beatitude at divine services, lifting up fervent prayers for the flock entrusted to you. From the depths of our souls, we beseech the Chief Pastor, Christ, to extend your life for many years for the good of the Church, “rightly teaching the Word of Truth,” that you continue to show your flock the path to peace, renewal and salvation.

The prisest and council members of Kufr Yaseef Community visit The Jerusalem Patriarchate

The prisest and council members of Kufr Yaseef Community visit The Jerusalem Patriarchate
The prisest and council members of Kufr Yaseef Community visit The Jerusalem Patriarchate
The prisest and council members of Kufr Yaseef Community visit The Jerusalem Patriarchate
The prisest and council members of Kufr Yaseef Community visit The Jerusalem Patriarchate

On Saturday, the 22nd of November/5th of December 2015, f. Theodosios Mahouli, Mr Basam, Chairman, and members of the Council of the Greek-Orthodox Arabic-Speaking Community of Kufr Yaseef in Northern Israel, visited the Patriarchate. They were welcomed by H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, and spoke with Him for issues and problems facing their Community. The Patriarch offered His advice and promised to provide help, both moral and tangible, towards having their needs met and their problems resolved.

The Entrance of Theotokos into the Temple celebrated in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Entrance of Theotokos into the Temple celebrated in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Entrance of Theotokos into the Temple celebrated in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Entrance of Theotokos into the Temple celebrated in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Entrance of Theotokos into the Temple celebrated in the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Friday, the 21st of November/4th of December 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Presentation of Mary, namely the entrance of Theotokos into the Holy of Holies, where she stayed to be nurtured by angels and prepared for the great Mystery of the incarnation of God the Logos through the Holy Spirit.

Hierodeacon Dionysios ordained as Presbyter

Hierodeacon Dionysios ordained as Presbyter
Hierodeacon Dionysios ordained as Presbyter
Hierodeacon Dionysios ordained as Presbyter
Hierodeacon Dionysios ordained as Presbyter

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 2015

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.

Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, at the Romanian Patriarch

Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, at the Romanian Patriarch
Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, at the Romanian Patriarch
Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, at the Romanian Patriarch
Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Protector of Romania, at the Romanian Patriarch

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.