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Holy Synod of the Russian Church expresses its deep sorrow over uncanonical actions of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria who entered into communion with schismatic

In Defense of the Unity of the Russian Church, Inter-Orthodox relations, News On 26th December 2019, at its session held in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church gave consideration to the consequences of the recognition by the Primate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria of the schismatic structure acting in Ukraine. Earlier, on…

Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the Monastic Assembly in the United States

Winter 2020 To the Most Reverend Archbishop of America Elpidophoros, most-honorable Exarch of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, beloved brother in the Holy Spirit and co-celebrant of our modesty, grace to your eminence and peace from God. Every attempt to promote Orthodox spiritual culture is a good and admirable work. Monasticism is a most precious…

Christmas Message

Winter 2020 by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church Beloved in the Lord archpastors, all-honourable priests and deacons, God-beloved monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters, From the depths of my heart I congratulate you all…

Address by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Winter 2020 At the opening of the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders in Baku On 14th November 2019, the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders began its work in Baku. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia delivered an address. Its text is given below. Your Excellency, dear Mr. President, Your Excellency…

Patriarchal Proclamation For Christmas 2019 And New Year 2020

Christmas Editorial Chief Editor’s Note: For 2019 Christmas Editorial we have decided to present you this thought provoking and inspiring message of Holy Father Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople for this Christmas season. It is brief but is very spiritually nourishing. We thought that this should be the message also of this humble Orthodox journal….

Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for the Sunday after the Elevation of the Precious Cross

Autumn 2019 (Galatians 2:16-20) Metropolitan Sotirios Today, on this Sunday after the Elevation of the Holy Cross, we are once again reminded of the blessings that our Lord’s sacrifice on the Cross has given us. The Lord was crucified on Golgotha, and it was there that He took upon Himself the iniquity of sin, and…

Kuravilangad Papist ‘Nasrani’ Sangamom : A Problem for the Malankara Church ?

Autumn 2019 D R- OCP News Service- 18/6/19 The so-called Nasrani Sangamom (organized by the Syro-Malabar Papsist Uniate Rite) scheduled in the month of September 2019 on behalf of the Kuravalangadu Roman Catholic Church is nothing but a satirical event in several aspects. It can be seen as a hilarious attempt to create false stories…

‘My child, wake up and don’t waste your time on stupid things!’

Autumn 2019 18 September 2019 Father Josif I received your short letter and I share your pain. I brought to mind the image of how things are and, aware of my own wretchedness, sighed at the possibility of being saved. ‘Alas, Saviour of the world, I am overwhelmed by my iniquities and am unable to…

NOAH FOUND GRACE

Autumn 2019 Dave Hunt (First published in April 2005) Atheists argue that according to the “myth” of the Garden of Eden, evil had too innocent a beginning to be the root from which all the wickedness on this earth could possibly have grown. Adam and Eve merely ate some forbidden fruit—an act hardly worth getting…

MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Winter Issue 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…

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