His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over devastating earthquake in China’s Sichuan Province

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, over the devastating earthquake in southwestern China.

His Excellency Mr. Xi JINPING
President of the People’s Republic of China

Russian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral

Russian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral
Russian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral
Russian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral
Russian Patriarch celebrates Divine Liturgy in Russian Navy’s Kronstadt’s Cathedral

On 30 July 2017, on the eight Sunday after Pentecost, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy in honour of the saint Nicholas the Miracle-worker at the stauropegic Kronstadt's Cathedral church of the Russian Army and Navy in Sankt-Petersburg.

Orthodox Seminary of St. Andrew begins work in Guatemala

A new seminary program has begun training eager candidates in Guatemala, where the Orthodox Church is rapidly growing, missionary to Guatemala and Mexico Jesse Brandow writes on his Facebook page.

The program aims to educate leaders of all types in the Church, whether clerical or lay, and features instruction on-site and via Skype.

The commemoration of the Divine Transfiguration in Port Said, Egypt

The commemoration of the Divine Transfiguration in Port Said, Egypt
The commemoration of the Divine Transfiguration in Port Said, Egypt
The commemoration of the Divine Transfiguration in Port Said, Egypt
The commemoration of the Divine Transfiguration in Port Said, Egypt

On 6th August 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, traveled north-eastern Egypt, North of the Suez Canal, to the coastal city of Port Said, See of the Holy Metropolis of Pilousion, to celebrate the feast of the majestic, enormous historic Holy Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Saviour in the city.

Meeting between Minister of Immigration of Egypt and Patriarch of Alexandria

Meeting between Minister of Immigration of Egypt and Patriarch of Alexandria
Meeting between Minister of Immigration of Egypt and Patriarch of Alexandria
Meeting between Minister of Immigration of Egypt and Patriarch of Alexandria
Meeting between Minister of Immigration of Egypt and Patriarch of Alexandria

On 3rd August 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, welcomed to the Patriarchal Monastery of St George, in Old Cairo, the Minister of Immigration and Egyptians of the Diaspora, Ambassador Mrs. Nabila Makram Nodel Saied, who expressed the wish to meet him.