Orthodox Churches

Memory of Saint John of Damascus

Our Church celebrates today the memory of St. John of Damascus, also known as Ioannis Damascene, and Venerable Cassian the Martyr.

John the Damascus, the great Father and Teacher of the Church, is the eminent theologian and poet of the 8th century AD.

Metropolitan Amfilohije received by Archbishop Anastasius of Albania

Metropolitan of Montenegro Amfilohije visited His Beatitude Anastasius, Archbishop of Tirana and all Albania, in the old Archdiocese residence in Tirana on December 2, 2019.

Moscow clergy donate ophthalmological tomograph to Church hospital in honor of Patriarch’s birthday

The Russian Orthodox Church’s St. Alexei Hospital recently received a new ophthalmological tomorgraphy scanner to be used in its new surgical ophthalmology center.

The top-of-the-line medical equipment was purchased with funds raised by Moscow clergy in lieu of flowers for His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s birthday, the Synodal Department for Relations of the Church With Society and the Media reported on Monday, according to RIA-Novosti.

New ambassador of Greece met Patriarch of Bulgaria

The new Ambassador of Greece to Bulgaria, Dimitrios Chronopoulos, met Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria this morning.

They discussed issues related to the diplomatic, political and ecclesiastical relations between Bulgaria and Greece, and confirmed the mutual desire to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in a spirit of goodwill.

Patriarch of Alexandria: Our Patriarchate will live because it is God’s will

On the feast of St. Catherine of Alexandria and his 65th birthday, Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa ordained the Abbot of the monastery, Father Germanos, Bishop of Tamiathus, at the Patriarchal Holy Monastery of Saint Savvas the Sanctified in Alexandria.

The ordination was attended by many Hierarchs from the Patriarchate of Alexandria and the Church of Greece.