Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community

Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community
Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community
Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community
Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity hosted the Annual Prayer Service for the United Nations Community presided by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and sponsored together by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches.

Their Eminences Archbishop Demetrios and His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian of the Armenian Church of America, chairmen of the respective Conferences addressed the prayerful assemblage. His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America represented the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Sts. Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan conference held in Russian embassy in Japan

Sts. Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan conference held in Russian embassy in Japan
Sts. Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan conference held in Russian embassy in Japan
Sts. Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan conference held in Russian embassy in Japan
Sts. Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan conference held in Russian embassy in Japan

A conference was held yesterday in the Russian embassy in Japan dedicated to the great Russian missionary saints Innocent of Moscow and Nicholas of Japan. The international academic conference “Sts. Nicholas of Japan and Innocent of Moscow: The Culture of the Peoples of Russia, Japan, and America” is dedicated to the 220th anniversary of the birth of St. Innocent the metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna, and apostle to Siberia and America, the spiritual mentor of the Equal-to-the-Apostles Nicholas of Japan.

Relics of St. Seraphim given to Russian church in Bucharest

Relics of St. Seraphim given to Russian church in Bucharest
Relics of St. Seraphim given to Russian church in Bucharest
Relics of St. Seraphim given to Russian church in Bucharest
Relics of St. Seraphim given to Russian church in Bucharest

The reliquary with a particle of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov brought to Romania last week by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill was transferred to the Russian Orthodox community at St. Nicholas-Tabacu Church in Bucharest on Thursday. Fr. Eugene Rogoti received the relics on behalf of the community at the patriarchal residence yesterday, reports the Basilica News Agency.

Faithful in Kolomiya, Ukraine pray outside church despite Uniate threats

Despite insults, threats, and even the use of physical force against them, the Orthodox faithful of the Holy Annunciation Church in Kolomiya, Ukraine, in the Transkarpatya region, are holding an ongoing prayer vigil outside the walls of their church, reports the Ivano-Frankivsk Diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday

His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday
His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday
His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday
His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday

The current primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church celebrates on 4 November 2017 his 88th birthday.