Arch. Hieronymos II of Athens celebrates 11 Years since his election as head of the Greek Orthodox Church

On 7 February 2019, His Beatitude Hieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece celebrates 11 Years since his election as head of the Greek Orthodox Church.

His Beatitude Hieronymos II born Ioannis Liapis in Oinofyta, Boeotia, in 1938, is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy and of the Faculty of Theology of the University of Athens and holds degrees in Archaeology, Byzantine Studies and Theology.

Patriarch of Jerusalem meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury

Patriarch of Jerusalem meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury
Patriarch of Jerusalem meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury
Patriarch of Jerusalem meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury
Patriarch of Jerusalem meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury

On Tuesday afternoon, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos held a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury Most Reverend Justin Welby and his associates, and with the Most Reverend Archbishop and Head of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem Mr. Suheil Dawani, at the seat of the Anglican Church in Amman of Jordan on the occasion of the administrative reforms of the Anglican Church in the Middle East region.

More than 500 Tanzanians receive holy Baptism

More than 500 Tanzanians receive holy Baptism
More than 500 Tanzanians receive holy Baptism
More than 500 Tanzanians receive holy Baptism
More than 500 Tanzanians receive holy Baptism

A great spiritual event occurred in the life of the Orthodox Church in Africa recently, as more than 500 Tanzanians were baptized into Christ.

Appointment of new Director of the Private Patriarchal Office iN Alexandria

On 2 nd February 20919, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa officiated during Orthros and the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Patriarchal Monastery of St Savvas in Alexandria, for the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord.

Before the dismissal of the Divine Eucharist, the Alexandrian Primate performed the consecration of the Very Reverend Archimandrite Nikodemus Totkas, a seconded member of the clergy of the Holy Metropolis of Dimitriados and Almyrou, making him Director of the Private Patriarchal Office, awarding him the Patriarchal Certificate of Appointment, welcoming him to the Patriarchal Court and wishing him a good and productive ministry at the See of the Patriarchate.

Construction for Sümela Monastery cable car project to start in March

Construction works for a cable car planned to be built in the area where the historic Sümela Monastery in Turkey’s Black Sea province of Trabzon’s Maçka district is will start in March, authorities have announced.

Companies will tender for the project on Feb. 19, Trabzon Mayor Orhan Fevzi Gümrükçüoğlu has said.