A miracle in Georgia: We did not have an epidemic although churches never closed, says Georgian hierarch

Photo: 1tv.geA nation that is faithful to God and its fatherland will be miraculously blessed by God, His Eminence Metropolitan Daniel of Chiatura and Sachkhere of the Georgian Orthodox Church said during his Sunday sermon at the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

A miracle was seen in Georgia, where there was no eruption of the coronavirus epidemic despite the fact that the churches were never closed, as in many other countries, Met. Daniel emphasized, reports 1tv.ge.

7th-8th century chapel discovered on uninhabited Little Skellig Island in Ireland

While the Irish island of Little Skellig was long thought to have been inhabited by nothing but a variety of seabirds, a new archaeological discovery demonstrates that monastics once labored in asceticism on the inaccessible crag.

The archaeologist Michael Gibbons and a group of climbers recently located the remains of an early Christian church located on a narrow precipice overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, reports Afloat.

Statement of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church expressed his deep concern over the calls voiced by a number of the Turkish politicians for the change in the current status of Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest masterpieces of Christian culture.

I am deeply concerned over the calls of certain Turkish politicians to reconsider the museum status of Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest monuments of Christian culture.

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.