Orthodox Churches

Resumption of construction work of the Romanian Church in Nice

Construction work on the church of Saints Constantine-Helena and Nicholas Romanian Orthodox parish has resumed in Nice. Due to lack of funds, work had been interrupted. To mark their resumption, Metropolitan Joseph of Western and Southern Europe (Patriarchate of Romania) went to visit the place on March 20th.

Exclusive interview with Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv

While in Kyiv as a representative of the Orthodox Faculty of Belgrade at a conference of the Ecclеsiastical Academy of Kyiv on March 26, 2019, Nikolaj Sapsaj interviewed Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv. Topics include the events that have marked his ministry so far, the relationships with the Patriarchate of Serbia, and the situation in Ukraine..

Ethnic Korean bishop appointed for Russian Church’s Korean Diocese

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church gathered yesterday under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at Moscow’s Danilov Monastery. Among the Synod’s work was the appointment of hierarchs for several vacant dioceses, according to the report published on the official site of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Ukrainian Holy Synod establishes new feast days, officially adds St. Raphael of Brooklyn to liturgical calendar

The Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its first session this year at the Kiev Caves Lavra today under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, making several important decisions, including adding several feast days to the Church’s liturgical calendar, reports the Church’s website.

1,600 glasses and eye exam equipment donated to Orthodox clinic in Guatemalan village

The village of Aguacate, near the Mexico border in Guatemala, became home to first-ever Orthodox medical clinic in Guatemala, and possibly in all of Central America, in 2015. Most of the residents of the village joined the Orthodox Church in 2010, along with more than 100 other communities throughout the country.

The Second Sunday of the Great Fast in New York City

On the Second Sunday of the Great Fast–dedicated to St. Gregory Palamas, Archbishop and Wonderworker of Thessaloniki–the Serbian and Greek communities gathered together to celebrate this great holy day liturgically in the Church of St. Eleftherios in New York City.

The Patriarch of Alexandria decorated the Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt

The Patriarch of Alexandria decorated the Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt
The Patriarch of Alexandria decorated the Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt
The Patriarch of Alexandria decorated the Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt
The Patriarch of Alexandria decorated the Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt

Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria and All Africa celebrated Ambassador of Ukraine to Egypt, Hennadil Latii, with the Medal of the Supreme Commander of the Order of the Leo of Alexandria.