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25.12.2018 13:59

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch celebrates Christmas Liturgy in Damascus

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch celebrates Christmas Liturgy in Damascus On 25 December 2018, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of the Great Antioch and All the East celebrated the Christmas Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Orthodox Church of Antioch in Damascus.
24.12.2018 14:15

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations on visit to India

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations on visit to India Hieromonk Stephan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), was on a visit to India from December 16 to 20, 2018, to study the resumption of cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church…
24.12.2018 12:25

Lesser Blessing of a church of All Saints in Strasbourg

Lesser Blessing of a church of All Saints in Strasbourg After the Lesser Blessing of the church of All Saints, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in it for the first time. The liturgical singing was performed by the parish choir conducted by Ms. Anastasia Ivanova.
23.12.2018 3:00

Divine service is celebrated on St. Nicholas Island

Divine service is celebrated on St. Nicholas Island St. Nicholas Island (Turkish name:Gemiler Adasi), located off the coast near the city of Fethiye, is home to the remains of four Christian churches built in the 4th-7th cc. along with some forty Christian buildings.
23.12.2018 2:03

Primate of the Orthodox Church in America officiates on the dedication day of the Patriarchal Cathedral in New York

Primate of the Orthodox Church in America officiates on the dedication day of the Patriarchal Cathedral in New York Petitions for the unity of the Orthodox Church and protection of the Church from divisions and schisms were offered up at the Litany of Fervent Supplication.
23.12.2018 1:27

Divine Liturgy is celebrated at St. Nicholas church in Demre

Divine Liturgy is celebrated at St. Nicholas church in Demre On 19 December 2018, Divine Liturgy was celebrated at St. Nicholas church in Demre, Turkey. Praying at service were a group of pilgrims from the Pskov and St. Petersburg metropolias, staff members of Russian Consulate General in Antalia, and many Russian compatriots living in Turkey.
22.12.2018 16:43

Ecclesiology of the Schism: Historical Reflections

Ecclesiology of the Schism: Historical Reflections Priest Mikhail Ulanov
21.12.2018 18:20

Legal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church comments on the adoption of discriminatory bill No. 5309 by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Legal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church comments on the adoption of discriminatory bill No. 5309 by Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine The Legal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church issued a statement concerning the adoption of the bill No. 5309, emphasising that it “violates the right to the freedom of religion and discriminates on religious grounds millions of faithful citizens of Ukraine who belong to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, as well…
21.12.2018 14:44

Moscow Patriarchate’s Representation in Strasbourg publishes report on violations of the rights of Orthodox Christians in Europe

Moscow Patriarchate’s Representation in Strasbourg publishes report on violations of the rights of Orthodox Christians in Europe On 20 December 2018, the Centre for Monitoring the Rights and Freedom of Orthodox Christians in Europe (CRFO) supported by the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Strasbourg published its annual report for 2017.
21.12.2018 10:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: I call upon everyone to pray for peace for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: I call upon everyone to pray for peace for the Ukrainian Orthodox Church On December 21, 2018, the annual Moscow Diocesan Assembly began its work under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.