Ecumenical Patriarch: We continue to fight for reopening of Halki seminary

Ecumenical Patriarch: We continue to fight for reopening of Halki seminary
Ecumenical Patriarch: We continue to fight for reopening of Halki seminary
Ecumenical Patriarch: We continue to fight for reopening of Halki seminary
Ecumenical Patriarch: We continue to fight for reopening of Halki seminary

In an atmosphere charged with emotion, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew appointed on Sunday, 5 July 2020, Bishop Kassianos of Arabissos as the new Abbot of the Holy Patriarchal And Stavropegic Monastery Of the Holy Trinity in Halki, which is situated in the same place, as the Halki seminary.

Celebration of Ss Peter and Paul feast day in Damascus

Celebration of Ss Peter and Paul feast day in Damascus
Celebration of Ss Peter and Paul feast day in Damascus
Celebration of Ss Peter and Paul feast day in Damascus
Celebration of Ss Peter and Paul feast day in Damascus

On 29 June 2020, the feast of Ss Peter and Paul, founders and patrons of the Church of Antioch, was celebrated at the Mariamite Patriarchal Cathedral in Damascus.

Archbishop Anastasios of Albania returned to his duties

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, after the successful angioplasty he underwent at the HYGEIA Hospital of Tirana on Friday, June 26, 2020 for the placement of two stents, and his smooth recovery, he returned to his office at the Archdiocese, on Wednesday, July 1.

Fr. Nikodemos, Brother Of Elder Ephraim Of Arizona, Reposes In The Lord

Fr. Nikodemos, the brother of Elder Ephraim of Philotheou and Arizona, has reposed in the Lord at the age of 94, report Vima Orthodoxias and the Orthodoxia News Agency.

He was tonsured into the Great Schema at St. Anthony’s Monastery just 6 days prior.

Abbot of Athonite Koutloumousiou Monastery steps down

The abbot of the Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou, one of the 20 ruling monasteries of Mt. Athos, announced on Monday that is he stepping down from his duties.

Elder Archimandrite Christodoulos, 78, made the announcement to a synaxis of the brotherhood of the monastery, who accepted his resignation, reports the Orthodoxia News Agency.