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.

Historic inauguration of church in Casablanca, Morocco

Historic inauguration of church in Casablanca, Morocco
Historic inauguration of church in Casablanca, Morocco
Historic inauguration of church in Casablanca, Morocco
Historic inauguration of church in Casablanca, Morocco

On Sunday, March 24, the inauguration of the Holy Church of the Annunciation of the Greek community in Casablanca, Morocco, was held, by decision of Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa.

Tonsure of Ryassaphore-monk Ioann at St. Herman Monastery, Platina

Tonsure of Ryassaphore-monk Ioann at St. Herman Monastery, Platina
Tonsure of Ryassaphore-monk Ioann at St. Herman Monastery, Platina
Tonsure of Ryassaphore-monk Ioann at St. Herman Monastery, Platina
Tonsure of Ryassaphore-monk Ioann at St. Herman Monastery, Platina

On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, March 4/17, 2019, Novice Andrew was tonsured as a ryassaphore monk at the St. Herman Monastery. A family of friends and pilgrims — Deacon Ignatius, Diaconissa Xenia, Lydia, Ioan, and Silouan Strange — came from St. Gabriel’s Orthodox Church (OCA) near Ashland, Oregon, in order to attend the service. The tonsure took place before the Epistle and Gospel reading during the Divine Liturgy of St. Basil the Great, which was celebrated by Abbot Damascene, Hieromonk Paisius, and Deacon Ignatius.

Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Phanar

Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Phanar
Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Phanar
Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Phanar
Sunday of Orthodoxy at the Phanar

On Sunday, March 17, 2019, the Sunday of Orthodoxy and First Sunday of Great Lent, His All-Holiness solemnly concelebrated the Divine Liturgy together with Metropolitans Elder Dimitrios of the Princes’ Islands, Augustinos of Germany, Germanos of Tranoupolis, Sotirios of Toronto, Makarios of Aneon, Eugenios of Rethymno and Avlopotamos, Amphilochios of Ganou and Chora, Damaskinos of Kydonia and Apokoronos, Nathanael of Kos and Nisyros, Constantine of Singapore, and Chrysostomos of Symi. During the Liturgy, the Patriarch ordained Mr. Dimitrios Nikiforos to the Diaconate, giving him the name Aetius.

Delegation of Ecumenical Patriarchate visits Patriarchate of Antioch

Metropolitan Emmanuel of France is in Lebanon since last Wednesday, in a series of meetings with the religious authorities of the country, along with Metropolitan Amphilochios of Adrianople.

Patriarch Ioannis of Antioch welcomed the delegation of the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the Monastery of Profitis Ilias, accompanied by the Metropolitan Siluan of Mount Lebanon (Batroun) and the Bishop Constantine of Chrysoupolis.