Orthodox Churches

Primacy and Conciliarity in the Light of Orthodox Teaching

On September 16, 2021, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa participated in the work of the conference organized by the Synodal Biblical-Theological Commission of the Russian Orthodox Church on the topic "World Orthodoxy: Primacy and Conciliarity in the Light of Orthodox Teaching".

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia opened the conference, while Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, delivered the key plenary report.

Hierarchs of Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia meet with seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines

Hierarchs of Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia meet with seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines
Hierarchs of Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia meet with seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines
Hierarchs of Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia meet with seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines
Hierarchs of Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia meet with seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines

On August 19, 2021, Metropolitan Sergiy of Singapore and South-East Asia met with a group of seminarians from Indonesia and the Philippines at the hierarchal residence in the St. George church in the city of Surgut.

The Feast of The Transfiguratioon of The Loord at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Feast of The Transfiguratioon of The Loord at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Feast of The Transfiguratioon of The Loord at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Feast of The Transfiguratioon of The Loord at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem
The Feast of The Transfiguratioon of The Loord at The Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On Thursday, 6/19 August 2021, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ was celebrated by the Patriarchate at the Holy Monastery of the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor, the place where this event happened.

Explosion in the town of al-Tlal in Akkar

Following the explosion that occurred at dawn, today, in the town of al-Tlal in Akkar, His Beatitude Patriarch John X contacted the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Akkar and its Dependencies, His Eminence, the Most Reverend Metropolitan Basilios (Mansour).

New principal of The “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy

New principal of The “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy
New principal of The “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy
New principal of The “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy
New principal of The “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy

On Sunday, August 22, 2021, a day on which the Church celebrates the memory of the Martyr Saint Agathonikos, a Divine Liturgy was celebrated, officiated by His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, at the Holy Patriarchal Monastery of our Venerable and God-bearing Father Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria, Egypt, in the presence of the Patriarchal Vicar of Alexandria His Eminence Narcissus Metropolitan of Naucratis, His Grace Germanos Bishop of Tamiathus, the Chief Secretary of the Holy Synod Archimandrite Nicodemos Totkas, the Clergy of the Patriarchal Monastery and many faithful.

The Feast of The Translation of the relics of the Holy first martyr and archdeacon Stephen in Ramala

The Feast of The Translation of the relics of the Holy first martyr and archdeacon Stephen in Ramala
The Feast of The Translation of the relics of the Holy first martyr and archdeacon Stephen in Ramala
The Feast of The Translation of the relics of the Holy first martyr and archdeacon Stephen in Ramala
The Feast of The Translation of the relics of the Holy first martyr and archdeacon Stephen in Ramala

On Saturday 1/14 August 2021, the Patriarchate celebrated by transference one day earlier, the commemoration of the translation of the relics of the Holy First Martyr and Archdeacon Stephen.