Inter-Orthodox relations

19.04.2019 17:02

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence On 18th April 2019, at the invitation of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, Their Beatitudes Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria and All Africa, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, and Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem visited Cyprus.
15.04.2019 12:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s interview to Ethnos newspaper

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s interview to Ethnos newspaper Answering questions from the Greek newspaper’s correspondent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia told how Constantinople’s anticanonical steps aimed at granting the “Tomos of autocephaly” to schismatics in Ukraine affected the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and why these actions pose a challenge to the pan-Orthodox unity.
09.04.2019 22:13

His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus discusses defense of the rights of Christians with President of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus discusses defense of the rights of Christians with President of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy Mr. Sergei Gavrilov, President of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodox and chairman of the State Duma Committee on civil society and issues of public and religious organizations, met with the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus.
09.04.2019 11:28

Aid for Ukrainian Orthodox communities thrust out of their church buildings is collected in Montenegro

Aid for Ukrainian Orthodox communities thrust out of their church buildings is collected in Montenegro On 5 April 2019, Archpriest Ostoja Knežević, rector of the Cathedral of St. Basil of Ostrog in Nikšić, Montenegro, who was on pilgrimage to Ukraine with the blessing of Bishop Joanikije of Budimlja and Nikšić, brought funds collected by parishioners of the Cathedral to the communities of the Ternopol diocese…
05.04.2019 11:38

Polish Orthodox Church: Autocephaly in Ukraine cannot be granted to a group of schismatics

Polish Orthodox Church: Autocephaly in Ukraine cannot be granted to a group of schismatics The Bishops’ Council of the Polish Orthodox Church published on its official site on April 2, 2019, a Statement on “the Ukrainian problem”.
03.04.2019 8:30

A hierarch of the Patriarchate of Antioch visits the Russian Orthodox Church

A hierarch of the Patriarchate of Antioch visits the Russian Orthodox Church From March 23 to 29, 2019, Bishop Demetrios of Safita, Patriarchate of Antioch, was on a visit to Moscow to attend the international research-practice conference on ‘Ways of achieving interreligious peace: the role of theologians, diplomats and public leaders’, and to venerate shrines of the Russian Orthodox Church.
02.04.2019 16:47

Primate of Albanian Orthodox Church calls Patriarch Bartholomew to hold pan-Orthodox discussion on Ukrainian problem

Primate of Albanian Orthodox Church calls Patriarch Bartholomew to hold pan-Orthodox discussion on Ukrainian problem On March 29, 2019, the official internet portal of the Albanian Orthodox Church published the text of a letter written by His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana and All Albania, to the Primate of the Church of Constantinople.
02.04.2019 12:40

Over 20 carved icons are brought from Russia to Syria

Over 20 carved icons are brought from Russia to Syria Archbishop Feofilakt of Pyatigorsk and Cherkessk, Mr. Yevgeny Kirdyapkin, assistant to the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the North Caucasian Federal District (NCFD) and other members of the NCFD delegation visited Syria.
30.03.2019 13:52

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) explains why he disagrees with Patriarch Bartholomew’s decision on Ukraine

Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) explains why he disagrees with Patriarch Bartholomew’s decision on Ukraine Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia, professor at Oxford University, chairman of the board of directors of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in Cambridge, and Honorary President of the Orthodox Association of Theological Schools (Oxford, UK), disagrees with the decision of Patriarch Bartholomew to interfere in the church affairs in…
22.03.2019 13:14

Primate of Greek Orthodox Church attends reception given by Russian embassy in Greece on the Triumph of Orthodoxy

Primate of Greek Orthodox Church attends reception given by Russian embassy in Greece on the Triumph of Orthodoxy On March 18, 2019, the traditional annual reception was given by the Russian embassy in Greece on the occasion of the feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, which was celebrated the day before.