Έναρξη εργασιών Ιεράς Συνόδου της Ιεραρχίας του Αλεξανδρινού Θρόνου

Στο Ιερό Πατριαρχικό Κέντρο στην Αλεξάνδρεια, συνήλθε σήμερα 7η Οκτωβρίου ε.έ., κατόπιν προσκλήσεως της Α. Θ. Μ. του Πάπα και Πατριάρχου Αλεξανδρείας και πάσης Αφρικής κ.κ. Θεοδώρου Β΄, η Ιερά Σύνοδος της Ιεραρχίας του Αλεξανδρινού Θρόνου, η οποία εφέτος πραγματοποιείται με την ιδιαίτερη ευλογία της συμπληρώσεως ευκλεούς δεκαπενταετίας από της αναρρήσεως στον Αποστολικό Θρόνο του Ευαγγελιστού Μάρκου του Αλεξανδρινού Προκαθημένου.

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Patriarch Aphrem II: This car bomb blast creates an atmosphere of anxiety and disorder, yet Christians should remain in their historical homeland

His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II denounced the terrorist blast that took place today July 11, 2019 in front of St. Mary Syriac Orthodox Church in Qamishly.
Upon hearing the news, His Holiness called His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeerah and Euphrates who confirmed to him that the priests and faithful in the church are safe.

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Archbishop Pizzaballa: Christians in the Holy Land, weavers of peaceful relation

MONACO – Politicians, journalists, photographers and a few other professional persons often share the dizzying experience of being able to observe the course of history while it happens. One such privileged observer is none other than Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate since 2016 and, a long time before, Custos of the Holy Land. For almost thirty years, he’s been living in the Holy Land and can observe the development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the viewpoint of the very small Christian minority still living in the places of Jesus’ public ministry.

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Regional ecumenical leaders convene at Bossey to share concerns, strengthen bonds

Leaders of eight regional ecumenical organizations are meeting with the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute on 2-4 July. In addition to the WCC, organizations represented include the All Africa Conference of Churches; Christian Conference of Asia; Caribbean Conference of Churches; Conference of European Churches; Canadian Council of Churches; Middle East Council of Churches; National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Pacific Conference of Churches.

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Historic service at Westminster Abbey, attended by HRH The Prince of Wales, to celebrate the contribution of Christians in the Middle East

On 4 December 2018, a historic service in Westminster Abbey, attended by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, was held to celebrate the contribution of Christians in the Middle East. The choir of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of London commenced the service with an introit, singing the Coptic processional hymn ‘O King of Peace’

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South Sinai Governor and the President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt lay the foundation stone for the first Evangelical Church in Sharm El Sheikh

Major General Khalid Fouda, South Sinai Governor, and Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, President of the Protestant Churches in Egypt & President of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS) participated today in laying the foundation stone for the first Protestant Church in Sharm El Sheikh.

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Christian Theology: Displacement, Return and Construction!

The Old Testament presents an exquisite experience about the theology of “displacement – captivity”, return and construction. For instance, I would like to mention prophets Micah, Amos, Isaiah and Jeremiah, who strongly expressed the theology of “displacement – captivity”; prophet Ezekiel who dealt with the return and celebration of building and renewal; and some Psalms. Today, we are called to discover the richness of these experiences by reading it carefully with a deep spiritual “faith”

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ԵՂԲԱՅՐԱԿԱՆ ԱԳԱՊ, ՀՌՈՄԻ ՔԱՀԱՆԱՅԱՊԵՏԱԿԱՆ ՎԱՐԺԱՐԱՆԻՆ ՄԷՋ, ԱՄԵՆԱՊԱՏԻՒ ԿԱԹՈՂԻԿՈՍ ՊԱՏՐԻԱՐՔԻՆ ՀՐԱՒԷՐՈՎ

Շաբաթ, 13 Հոկտեմբեր 2018-ին, կէսօրուան ժամը 1:30-ին, Հռոմի Քահանայապետական Լեւոնեան Հայ Վարժարանին մէջ տեղի ունեցաւ եղբայրական ագապ մը Տանն Կիլիկիոյ կաթողիկէ Հայոց Ամենապատիւ եւ Գերերջանիկ Գրիգոր Պետրոս Ի. Կաթողիկոս Պատրիարքին հրաւէրով եւ որուն ներկայ եղան բարձրաստիճան հիւրեր՝ Սիւնհոդոսական եպիսկոպոսներու ընդհանուր քարտուղար Կարդինալ Լորենզօ Պալտիզերի, Սրբադասման Խորհուրդի նախագահ Կարդինալ Ճովաննի Անճելօ Պեքչու,

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