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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.

Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria

Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria
Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria
Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria
Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria

Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus the new Serbian Ambassador to Syria, Mr. Radovan Stojanovic . His Beatitude wished him all the success in his new assigned position.

The Liturgy of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in the Maryamiyah Cathedral - Damascus

The Liturgy of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in the Maryamiyah Cathedral - Damascus
The Liturgy of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in the Maryamiyah Cathedral - Damascus
The Liturgy of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in the Maryamiyah Cathedral - Damascus
The Liturgy of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in the Maryamiyah Cathedral - Damascus

His Beatitude was concelebrated with Their Grace, the Right Reverend Bishops Moussa El-Khoury, Efraim Malouli and John Batash, as well as a number of priests and deacons. The Divine Liturgy was attended by the new Ambassador of Serbia, Mr. Radovan Stojanovic.

Episcopal Liturgy at the Ruins of a 5th Century Byzantine Church in the Israeli City Ashdod (Ancient Coastal Azotos)

Episcopal Liturgy at the Ruins of a 5th Century Byzantine Church in the Israeli City Ashdod (Ancient Coastal Azotos)
Episcopal Liturgy at the Ruins of a 5th Century Byzantine Church in the Israeli City Ashdod (Ancient Coastal Azotos)
Episcopal Liturgy at the Ruins of a 5th Century Byzantine Church in the Israeli City Ashdod (Ancient Coastal Azotos)
Episcopal Liturgy at the Ruins of a 5th Century Byzantine Church in the Israeli City Ashdod (Ancient Coastal Azotos)

Around 1921, at the beginning of work at a construction site in a neighbourhood of south Azotos (present Ashdod), the digging machine uncovered mosaics of an old Byzantine Holy Church, with the result that the Archaeological Service of Israel intervened and prohibited the continuation of the works.

The anniversary of the Baptism of Russia was celebrated in Kiev

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine served the Divine Liturgy on the square in front of the Dormition Cathedral church in Kiev on July 28, 2021, on the day of memory of the Holy Apostolic Prince Vladimir, on the occasion of the 1033rd anniversary of the Baptism of Russia.

The hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church served with guests from the Patriarchate of Antioch, the Serbian Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church of the Czech lands and Slovakia.

Celebration of the Feast day of the Baptism of Russia in Kiev

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine officiated the traditional rite of thanksgiving at the monument to the Holy Prince Vladimir, the Baptist of Russia, on Vladimirskaya Gora in Kiev, on July 27, 2021.

Representatives of the Patriarchate of Antioch, the Serbian Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church of the Czech lands and Slovakia, bishops, clergy and monks from all dioceses of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and tens of thousands of Orthodox believers took part in the service.