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Orthodox Kosovo

From the fourteenth century to the present day, the land of Kosovo and Metohija has been, and will always remain, the spiritual heartland of the Serbian Orthodox nation. Sanctified by a multitude of monasteries and churches as well as by the blood of martyrs, the holy land of Kosovo occupies a place of honor and…

2008 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS BARTHOLOMEW OF CONSTANTINOPLE

+BARTHOLOMEW By the Mercy of God Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, peace and mercy from the Savior Christ, born in Bethlehem Beloved brethren and children in the Lord, The great and sacred day of Christmas has dawned, the metropolis and mother of all feasts, inviting…

OPENING A DOOR FOR THE LORD IN PEOPLE’S HEARTS

(AN INTERVIEW) Father Alexy Aedo, Chilean native and archpriest with the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, is the pastor in Chile of two Orthodox communities—that of rSt Silouan of Mount Athos in the city of Conception[1], and that of St Nectarios of Aegina in the city of Santiago[2]. While still a youth, being Chilean and Catholic,…

ADDRESS OF HIS ALL-HOLINESS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW I TO THE XIITH ORDINARY GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF BISHOPS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

(The Vatican, 18 October 2008) THE WORD OF GOD IN THE LIFE AND MISSION OF THE CHURCH Your Holiness, Synodal Fathers, It is at once humbling and inspiring to be graciously invited by Your Holiness to address the XIIth Ordinary General Assembly of this auspicious Synod of Bishops, an historical meeting of Bishops of the…

MESSAGE OF THE HEADS OF NATIONAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN CONNECTION WITH PAULINE YEAR

At the Phanar, Constantinople, October 12, 2008 In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. 1. Through the Grace of God, the Primates and the Representatives of the local Orthodox Churches have gathered from 10-12 October, 2008, in the Phanar, at the invitation and under the presidency of…

ADDRESS BY HIS ALL HOLINESS BARTHOLOMEW I

AT THE OPENING OF THE PAULINE SYMPOSIUM IN CONTANTINOPLE October 12, 2008 We offer praise and glory to the Trinitarian God for the spiritual banquet that lies before us and that we are blessed officially to open this afternoon following the successful conclusion this morning of a historical Synaxis, which has gathered the Heads of…

EPISCOPAL ELECTION IN THE ORTHODOX SYRIAN CHURCH OF MALANKARA- INDIA

PRACTICES OF A SISTER ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCH MIGHT HELP THE CHURCH OF MALANKARA -Chor-Episcopos Dr. Kyriakos of Chicago Next month (September 2008) the Church of Malankara is electing seven new diocesan bishops and the whole process is tainted with a lot of criticisms and confusions. In this connection, we would like to use this editorial…

His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia Passed Away in the Lord

12/06/2008 Reporting from Moscow — Russian Orthodox Patriarch Alexei II, the iconic religious leader who restored the church from a post-Soviet shell to an institution of privilege and power, died at his Moscow home today. He was 79. The imposing, white-bearded Alexei had reigned in the Russian Orthodox Church’s top seat for the last 18…

Byzantium Was Intentionally Removed from European Historical Consciousness

By Natalia Narchnitzkaya, D.H.S. Not long ago the documentary film by the Superior of the Sretensky Monastery, Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) entitled, The Fall of an Empire, was aired on Russian television. In an interview with Alexei Sosedov of internet news review portal Interfax Religion, Natalia Narochnitskaya, Doctor of Historical Sciences and President of the Historical…

Archimandrite Tikhon: “The Main Thing Occurring in the Country Today is the Choice of its Path.”

-An Interview- No recent documentary film can boast of such a response among Russian viewers as the film by Archimandrite Tikhon, The Fall of an Empire—The Lesson of Byzantium. Some learned much that they did not know before, and drew conclusions from the history of Byzantium for their own lives. Some cast doubt upon Fr….

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NATIONAL CRISIS AND DEVASTATION
The Voice of Orthodoxy, Inc. seeks funds for immediate relief efforts of Hurricane victims in Texas and Florida

The Voice of Orthodoxy, Inc., a not-for-profit religious and charitable corporation is raising funds for the relief of victims of HURRICANE HARVEY in Southeastern Texas and HURRICANE IRMA in Florida, who lost homes and their valuables and need immediate assistance for rehabilitation. Most of the Christian Churches have already appealed their members to raise funds for relief efforts of philanthropic and governmental agencies. These regions require billions of dollars for relief efforts and for rehabilitating the suffering victims who have no other assistance available.

We urge your religious conscience to generously contribute according to your ability. Your contributions will be properly channeled.

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We thank you for your assistance to the victims of the Japanese Tsunami, when we had our last major campaign for raising funds for another catastrophe. You participation in that campaign was significant. We hope you will respond to this appeal with the same spirit of belongingness.

May God bless you and reward you for your great generosity!

Yours in Christ our Compassionate Lord,

+Chor-Bishop Kyriakos of Chicago, President & Chief Editor