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Patriarchates of Constantinople and Moscow Clash on Canonicity of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Winter 2019 (Relevant Parts of a document from www.mospat,ru) In the message to Patriarch Bartholomew, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church urged him to refuse to participate in the political adventure of legalizing the schism in Ukraine. His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and All…

Memory Eternal – Bishop Athanasios Akunda of Kisumu & All Western Kenya

Winter 2019 +Memory Eternal+ Kenya: His Grace Bishop Athanasios Akunda of Kisumu and all Western Kenya of the Greek Orthodox Alexandrian Patriarchate has entered eternal rest. The Prelate passed away at the St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester Massachusetts, the USA after battling a severe illness. May His Soul Rest in Eternal Peace!!! Biography of the late…

Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Winter 2019 To the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP 24) (Poland, December 3-14, 2018) Dear and distinguished friends, We are pleased to send this brief greeting of the Ecumenical Patriarchate to the members of the United Nations Conference of the Parties and to all people of good will assembling in Poland this year…

Christmas proclamation by His All-Holiness Patriarch of Constantinople

Winter 2019 *Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas (2018). Prot. No. 1099 + B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Mercy and Peace from the Savior Christ Born in Bethlehem * * * Venerable brothers and…

QUESTION: HOW DO I RESPOND TO MUSLIMS’ OBJECTIONS OF JESUS?

Winter 2019 Question: Often when I’m out doing street evangelism I speak to Muslims. Many Muslims bring up the problem they have with Jesus being God in the physical flesh (as Colossians:1:15 says) because they say that the Second Commandment prohibits any images of God. What is a good response to this concern? Response: The…

The Love of God

Winter 2019 By Dave Hunt (Dave Hunt was a prominent Protestant Theologian who authored several works of Christian erudition and edification. A brilliant mind, he attacked atheistic writers who tried to destroy Christianity in the light of modern scientific reasoning with several of his works with profundity of scientific thought and precision. As a Protestant…

Hospitality: Keynote Address of His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Aprem II of Antioch

at the General Assembly of Conference of European Churches– Novi Sad, Serbia June 7, 2018 Summer 2018 You“ shall be my witnesses” – Witness, Justice, Hospitality. Hospitality Your Eminences, Graces, Excellencies, Reverend Fathers, dear sisters and brothers in Christ, We thank God, our Heavenly Father, for the opportunity to participate in this General Assembly of…

Encyclical for the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos (August 15, 2018)

Summer 2018 Protocol No. 122/18 To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the…

Following Christ Together in Discrimination, Persecution, Martyrdom: What does this mean for the global church today?

By Patriarch Ignatius Aprem II of Antioch Speech at the Third Global Gathering of Global Christian Forum April 25, 2018, Bogota, Columbia Summer 2018 Dear sisters and brothers in Christ. I wish to start by greeting you all with the paschal season’s greetings: Christ is Risen, After giving thanks to our Heavenly Father for having…

The Universal Exaltation of The Precious and Life-Giving Cross

Archiepiscopal Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Summer 2018 To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and…

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