Bulgarian court sides with official who called Patriarch Kirill KGB agent after his 2018 visitDuring his time in Bulgaria, Pat. Kirill concelebrated with His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria and met with the Holy Synod and important Bulgarian politicians.
Before the Cross, All are Equal, Both Senators and Migrants. Fr. John DmitrovThe Church is the house of God, not of man. In this house, everybody is a guest, and there is only one Host.
Prayer as Part of the Work of Raising Children / OrthoChristian.ComOur responsibility doesn’t stop when the child grows up. It just moves on to another level and stage.
Statement on 8 years since kidnapping of Aleppo bishopsOn the occasion of the tragic anniversary, Orthodox Patriarch John X and Syriac Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II issued a joint statement, emphasizing that, “As Eastern Christians, we are implanted...
Greek clergy association protests early celebration of Pascha / OrthoChristian.ComYesterday, the Holy Association of Clergy of Greece issued a press release, emphasizing that, “Once again, we, priests and believers, were surprised by the untrained intervention of the state in...
Ukrainian Cabinet urges people to stay home on Pascha, extends quarantine through June / OrthoChristian.ComThe issue of celebrating Pascha in compliance with the state’s anti-epidemic measures will be discussed with the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations tomorrow.
Romanian priest receives highest Church award for supporting mothers, children, families / OrthoChristian.ComThanks to the tireless labors of Fr. Dan Damaschin, a priest of the Romanian Orthodox Church, thousands of mothers in difficult situations and needy families and children have received material...
Schismatic “hierarch” serves for handfuls of people after church seized from hundreds of Ukrainian faithful Although the service was meant to be a celebration and show of force after finally seizing the parish from the Orthodox Church, as seen in photos posted by the OCU Speaker Zorya, there were only...
How to Make Your Prayer Fruitful / OrthoChristian.ComWhat should we do then if we don’t want to pray? Then we cross ourselves and say: “Lord, Jesus Christ, have mercy on me.” We prostrate to the ground and rise again: “Lord, Jesus Christ, have...
Local Saints of Northern England: Alkelda, Everilda, Herbert and Godric. Dmitry LapaThe north of England was a beacon of Christianity in the “dark ages” not only in England, but at a European level.
“Resist this evil”: Head of Montenegrin schismatics decries protection of Orthodox holy sites / OrthoChristian.ComThe government’s proposed agreement with the Serbian Orthodox Church on the protection of its holy sites is “evil,” believes Miraš Dedeić, the head of the schismatic “Montenegrin Orthodox...
Polish primate calls on flock to bravely declare faithfulness to OrthodoxyThere has long been an intolerant attitude toward the Orthodox population in Poland, which has always been a strongly Roman Catholic country.
Romanian priest martyred in Albania on Pascha night to be immortalized with statue / OrthoChristian.ComFr. Haralambie Balamace was killed on Pascha night in Albania in 1914 for serving in the Romanian language.
Greek churches to celebrate Pascha early due to curfew After its teleconference yesterday, the Holy Synod announced earlier times for services to be held throughout Holy Week as well.
Ukrainian diocese buys house for large familyThanks to the local diocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, one large family now has a suitable place to live and sleep at night.
“Better with the Devil Than with the Serbs and Their Church” / OrthoChristian.ComPatriarch Pavle conveyed to us the words of one of the leaders of the schismatics, “Metropolitan” Timothy: “We’d even work with the devil if only not to work with you, Serbs, and your Serbian...
The Girl That St. John of Shanghai Named / OrthoChristian.ComOlga says of herself:“I pray to St. John of Shanghai, wonderworker of San Francisco, day and night. I talk to him as if he were alive.”
Albanian Archbishop: right to vote is an important obligationReferring to the general Parliamentary elections to be held on Sunday, April 25, the Archbishop reminded his flock of the Church’s guiding principles for involvement in the political life of the...
Ukrainian Church calls for de-escalation of Donbass conflict / OrthoChristian.ComThe Ukrainian Orthodox Church continues to pray for peace in Ukraine and again calls for a de-escalation in the conflict in Donbass.