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Patriarchal Proclamation For Holy Pascha 2017

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   + 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: May the Grace, Peace and Mercy of the Christ Risen in Glory be with you All Beloved brothers…

Catechetical Homily on the Occasion of Holy and Great Lent (2017)

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   + 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 May the Grace and Peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Together with our Prayer, Blessing and…

COMMUNIQUÉ: Forum on Modern Slavery Held at the Phanar Under the Auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

<p style=”text-align: center;”><strong>VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2</strong></p>   “Lord, free the captives. Remember those in mines, in exile, in harsh labor, and in every kind of affliction, necessity, or distress . . . For You, Lord, are the helper of the helpless, the hope of the hopeless, and the savior of the afflicted.” (From…

ST. BASIL THE GREAT AND CHRISTIAN PHILANTHROPY

By John G. Panagiotou VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2 Many things are said and written about the great Cappodocian Father of the 4th century St. Basil the Great of Caesarea. In Basil the Great, we find the consummate theologian, liturgical scholar, ascetic and evangelist of the Faith. Too often, however, one more aspect of…

MARRIED PRIESTS IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC LATIN CHURCH?

In the midst of suffocating news of scandals emanating from sexual impropriety of celibate priests all over the world everyone looked for a change of mind in Pope Francis, who is liberal in many aspects of church life including those of faith and morals, in the discipline of mandatory celibacy which is the fundamental cause…

GREAT LENT: A LIBERATING ACT TOWARDS COMMUNION

VOLUME XXI SPRING 2017 ISSUE 2 GREAT LENT: A LIBERATING ACT TOWARDS COMMUNION Guest Editorial for the 2017 Lenten Season By Fr. Jerry John Mathew (Chief Editor’s Note: We have decided to start off our Spring 2017 Issue with a guest editorial written by a young priest of the Church of Malankara – Orthodox Syrian…

ADDRESS OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT ICCI & MUSALAHA

WINTER 2017 ISSUE 1 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 14/2/17 On 27th and 28th January / 9th and 10th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos sent his address to the two-day conference of ICCI & MUSALAHA, that is, the International Christian Committee in Israel, which was organized at the Legacy hotel…

How Serbia Welcomed in Russians Fleeing Political Upheavals of 1917

WINTER 2017 ISSUE 1 Professor Andrey Tarasyev from Belgrade University . © SPUTNIK/ SENKA MILOS Sputniknews – 15/2/17 2017 marks the centenary of the February Revolution and the subsequent October Socialist Revolution of 1917, which plunged the country into a civil war and prompted hundreds of thousands from Tsarist society’s upper ranks to flee for…

ADDRESS OF GREETING

VOLUME XXI                                      WINTER 2017                                                   ISSUE 1   By Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to…

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