Communiqué of the Holy Community...

On January 17, the Holy Community of Mount Athos issued the following communiqué concerning the Prespa Agreement on the recognition by Greece of th...

Archpriest Alexander A.Winograds...

A new 2018-19 series of articles shared on the roots and the prospects that unite Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Traditions to the realm of Jewishne...

“The Georgian Orthodox Chu...

“The Georgian Orthodox Church must not hasten to recognize the autocephalous Orthodox Church in Ukraine”, told Metropolitan Nicholas of...

Decision of the Constantinople P...

In its January 12 ordinary session, the Holy Synod of the Constantinople Patriarchate issued the following statement concerning its stavropegion in...

Message of Patriarch Kirill of M...

His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch оf Constantinople Your Holiness, It was with the feeling of great pain, astonishment and indignation that I rea...

Repose in the Lord of Metropolit...

The repose in the Lord of Metropolitan Paul of Sisanion and Siatista was announced on the official website of the Orthodox Church of Greece. Metrop...

The unity of the Church is the g...

The International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) Conference was held in Iaşi (January 9-12, 2019), with the theme “Pan-Orthodox Unit...

Snowy Christmas celebration on M...

A few days before the feast of the Nativity of Christ, which Mount Athos celebrates according to the Old Calendar, namely on January 7, significant...

Nativity Liturgy in Belgrade (vi...

The Divine Liturgy of the Nativity was celebrated in the crypt of Saint Sava Cathedral in Belgrade by Patriarch Irinej of Serbia. Were present HRH ...

“What’s most important rig...

On January 9, Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus met with Borys Humeniuk, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Cyprus. According to the Cypriot media, whi...

The granting of the tomos of aut...

The tomos of autocephaly, signed by Patriarch Bartholomew on January 5, was given to Metropolitan Epifaniy at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in I...

2018 Nativity Message from Patri...

+IRINEJ By the Grace of God Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serb...

Biography of Metropolitan John o...

Metropolitan John (Roschchin) of Chersonese and Western Europe was born on October 22, 1974 in Moscow, into a family of civil servants. 1991: Secon...

Bishop John of Chersonese and We...

On January 3, in Moscow Kremlin Patriarchal Dormition Cathedral (see video), in accordance with the decision made on December 28 by the Russian Ort...

Thousands of faithful celebrated...

From December 30, 2018 to January 1st, 2019, solemnities were celebrated at the Pochayiv Lavra (Ukraine) in honor of St. Amphilochius, a miracle wo...

The Russian Orthodox Church Holy...

The Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod instituted the celebration of the Synaxis of the Saints of the Lands of Spain and Portugal. The decision was...

The new “Autocephalous Ort...

According to information published by the Ukrainian website RISU, “the primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine and the Patria...

Fifty priests and monks of the S...

The Montenegro Ministry of the Interior refused to renew residence permits for more than 30 non-resident priests and monks of Serbian nationality. ...

Georgian Orthodox parishes major...

His Holiness Ilia II’s enthronement as the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia took place in 1977 when he was 44. The 41st anniversary of the event...

“The former Russian exarch...

Metropolitan Hilarion, the chairman of Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), highlighted that the Russian Ex...

Patriarch Bartholomew responded ...

For the first time, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople publicly responded to accusations claiming he received a bribe from the President of Uk...

Guests from Kosovo and Metohija ...

On 25 December 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) me...

Legal Department of the Ukrainia...

On 20 December 2018, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the bill No. 5309 “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine ‘On Freedom of Conscience and Rel...

The Georgia Patriarchate may rec...

According to the Romfea agency, it seems that the Orthodox Church of Georgia will recognize the new Autocephalous Church of Ukraine. The Holy Synod...

“The reconstruction of Mon...

In an interview with Montenegro Radio and Television, Montenegro President Đukanović said that “the Serbian Orthodox Church is persistently u...

“The Patriarch of Constant...

In the homily Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro delivered at St. Nicholas Church in Bandići, he recalled the words of the Apostle Paul, in the ...

A Ukrainian deputy denounces ...

In the comments Volyn regional deputy Mykola Buliha (a lay representative at the “Unification Council”) made to the Ukrainian agency “K...

US Embassy in Kyiv Congratulates...

On December 15, The US Embassy in Kyiv posted the following tweet:   (1/2) We congratulate Ukraine on today’s historic Council to establish a local...

Draft statutes of the Orthodox C...

The site of the Ukrainian newspaper Pravda has published the draft statutes (in Greek) of the new Orthodox Church in Ukraine, proposed by the Patri...

Watch the Kyiv “Unificatio...

You can now watch in replay what was happening in front of St. Sophia Cathedral, where the “Unification Council” was hold today.At the ...

The council started late

The Unification Council is now over, but let’s have a look at what happened. From our correspondent in Kyiv, we learned that the opening of the cou...

SBU agents try in vain to take M...

The Unification Council is over, and they elected a new Metropolitan. However, let’s have a look at circumstances right before this assembly. Yeste...

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