Father Georgios Metallinos passed away

Father Georgios Metallinos, a professor emeritus at the University of Athens, passed away this morning at the age of 79.

Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece will preside over the funeral service on Saturday, December 21, at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of Saint Thomas in Ampelokipoi.

Governor of Alexandria: We are on the side of the Patriarchate of Alexandria

The Governor of Alexandria, Mohamed El-Sherif, who took office on November 27, expressed his respect and appreciation for the Greek Orthodox Church of Africa, which has been based in the flagship city of Alexandria for 2,000 years, maintaining the historic relations between Greece and Egypt.

“We are on the side of the Patriarchate of Alexandria,” the governor of Alexandria told the primate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria.

Christmas Message of Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain

Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Bitain has published his Christmas message for 2019. The Archbishop notes that “It is this Christ who is born for the salvation of the world. And while he was born at a special moment in time, He must be born in the hearts of all people and not be bound by time, space, and place. He is to fill the vacuum of emptiness and transfigure the suffering soul into an oasis of peace.”

Celebration of Blessed Empress Theophano Parish in Nijmegen

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium officiated the Divine Liturgy at Blessed Empress Theophano Parish in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Clergymen from the Netherlands celebrated the Divine Liturgy with the Metropolitan of Belgium.

Ecumenical Patriarch met the newly elected Armenian Patriarch

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew paid an official visit to the seat of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople in Kontoskalion, Constantinople, on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, in order to congratulate the newly elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, Sahak Maşalyan, who was elected last week.