Orthodox Churches

An Orthodox Theological School in the Indonesian Archipelago

The Saint Paul Orthodox Theological School in Medan, North Sumatra, was founded in 2005. Our aim was, through this School, to spread the light of Orthodoxy, because without the necessary means, it is difficult for us to preach faith in Indonesia. This is why the School of Theology was the basis for the further dissemination of the Orthodox faith.

The feast of St. Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem

The feast of St. Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem
The feast of St. Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem
The feast of St. Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem
The feast of St. Modestos, Archbishop of Jerusalem

On Thursday, the 18th/31st of December 2015, the Patriarchate observed the memory of Archbishop Modestos of Jerusalem at the chapel dedicated to him, in the region of the southern New City of Jerusalem, known as Abu-Tor, separated from the hill of St Zion by the Gehenom valley.

Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre

Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre
Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre
Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre
Patriarchal Blessing for the patients of “St Nektarios” Palliative Care Centre

The Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church visited on Wednesday, 23 December 2015, St Nektarios Palliative Care Centre in Bucharest.

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel met 28 patients of the Care Centre. His Beatitude discussed with them, addressed to them encouraging words and offered them different gifts.

New Year at the Patriarchate of Alexandria

New Year at the Patriarchate of Alexandria
New Year at the Patriarchate of Alexandria
New Year at the Patriarchate of Alexandria
New Year at the Patriarchate of Alexandria

On 31st December His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, received in his Private Patriarchal Office, according to custom, His Eminence Gabriel, Metropolitan of Leontopolis, His Grace Meletios Bishop of Naucratis and the rest of the clergy of the Patriarchal Court and the Holy Archdiocese of Alexandria, who sand the carols and conveyed their festive wishes. He then listened to the carols and received wishes for the new year of salvation, 2016 from the staff of the Patriarchate, to whom His Beatitude gave blessings and gifts.

Patriarch of Jerusalem addresses the President of Israel on the occasion of the New Year 2016

Patriarch of Jerusalem addresses the President of Israel on the occasion of the New Year 2016
Patriarch of Jerusalem addresses the President of Israel on the occasion of the New Year 2016
Patriarch of Jerusalem addresses the President of Israel on the occasion of the New Year 2016
Patriarch of Jerusalem addresses the President of Israel on the occasion of the New Year 2016

On Monday, the 15th/28th of December 2015, the Leaders of the Christian Churches in Jerusalem made a long-established visit to the President of the State of Israel on the occasion of the new year 2016.

In the context of the meeting, the President of Israel, Mr Reuven Rivlin, addressed the Heads of Churches and their Entourage, underlining the following:

The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate

The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate
The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate
The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate
The Feast of the Nativity of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate

The Orthodox Church celebrates each year on December 25th the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, commonly known as Christmas.

On this great feast day, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, presided the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Together with His Beatitude concelebrated His Grace Timotei of Prahova, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Bucharest, and His Grace Qais of Erzurum, Assistant Bishop to the Patriarch of Antioch, surrounded by an assembly of priests and deacons.