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Speech of His Holiness Patriarch Ignatius Aprem II at the Opening of the General Synod of the Church of Sweden

October 2, 2018 Uppsala Cathedral, Uppsala – SWEDEN Summer 2018 Your Majesty, Your Royal Highness, Your Grace, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Sisters and brothers in Christ: It gives us a profound spiritual joy to be able to be with you all during the opening session of the General Synod of the Church of Sweden. On…

THE GREEN PATRIARCH

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Protection of the Environment John Chryssavgis Summer 2018 1. Introduction In the past few decades, the world has witnessed alarming environmental degradation – with climate change, the loss of biodiversity and the pollution of natural resources – and the widening gap between rich and poor, as well as increasing failure…

The Mystery of the Virgin Womb as the Tabernacle of God in the Flesh

By John G. Panagiotou Winter 2018 “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call His name Emmanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14) The great prophet of God Isaiah prophesied this proclamation of the salvation of God’s creation some eight centuries before the birth of Jesus…

Patriarchal Proclamation of Christmas 2017

Prot. No. 1123 PATRIARCHAL PROCLAMATION FOR CHRISTMAS Bartholomew 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 Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, dear children, By the grace of God, we are once again deemed worthy to…

JERUSALEM IN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY

Winter 2018 Ecumenical Patriarchate-IJCIC: Celebrating 40 Years of Dialogue (Jerusalem, December 5, 2017) Address By His All-Holiness Bartholomew Your Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, Eminences, Excellencies, Distinguished participants, Dear friends, It is an honor to address this historic conference in which we celebrate forty years of dialogue between Orthodoxy and Judaism. We congratulate His Eminence…

2017 – Islamic Solidarity Year: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue

Winter 2018 (Baku, December 21, 2017) Message of His All-Holiness Bartholomew Delivered by His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we would like to congratulate you on the occasion of the International Conference entitled: “2017 – Islamic Solidarity Year: Interfaith and Intercultural Dialogue”. We would especially like to thank His…

The Nativity of Christ

Winter 2018 December 25, 2017 The Nativity of Christ Light of Light, Brightness of the Father, You have made the whole creation shine with joy! (Hymn of Vespers of the Feast) To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the…

Archpastoral Message of Metropolitan Tikhon

Winter 2018 Primate of Orthodox Church in America Christ is born! Glorify Him! My beloved Brethren and Blessed Children in the Lord, As we come to the end of the civil year, we reflect back on a period in which tragedy, acts of terrorism, shootings in public spaces, political confusion, and sexual misconduct allegations dominate…

Orthodox Evangelism

Fall 2017 article on Orthodox Evangelism. Click here to read full article

RECONCILIATION

T.A. McMahon The Berean Call, December 1, 2017 (Editor’s Note: During this Christmas Season, we present this beautiful article written by a prominent Protestant thinker and writer, Rev. T.A. McMahon, Executive Editor of The Berean Call. The following article is doctrinally sound and Orthodox within the scope of The Voice of Orthodoxy according to our assessment,…

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