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Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

The heavy flood caused damages to the Orthodox church of Theotokos in Wazirabad and to the Orthodox church of Saint Alexander in Lahore.

08/09/2014 | By
What Elder Porphyrios, a Famous Monk-Priest, Says About How Parents and Teachers Need to Treat the Young

What Elder Porphyrios, a Famous Monk-Priest, Says About How Parents and Teachers Need to Treat the Young

The education, says elder Porphyrios, lasts throughout life (lifelong education) and starts from fetal life, and constantly evolving. The most important educations and upbringing is the one held by the family.

20/11/2013 | By | Reply
Announcement of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia about the non canonical actions of Patriarch of Serbia in Indonesia

Announcement of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia about the non canonical actions of Patriarch of Serbia in Indonesia

Much to their surprise, the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia were informed via the official website of the Orthodox Church of Serbia about the visit of His Beatitude Patriarch of Serbia Irinej to Indonesia and his participation in an Interfaith Conference, organized by the Government of the aforementioned Asian country.

24/10/2013 | By | Reply

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KOLKATA, INDIA: DEACON RAPHAEL’S ORDINATION

KOLKATA, INDIA: DEACON RAPHAEL’S ORDINATION

On November 21, 2012, Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, celebrates the Orthodox Church of the Theotokos at Bakesware in Kolkata, India. Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia, assisted by all the Orthodox Priests of the Metropolitanate in India, presided over the Divine Liturgy.

15/12/2012 | By | Reply
KOLKATA, INDIA: FR. GEORGE’S ORDINATION

KOLKATA, INDIA: FR. GEORGE’S ORDINATION

On November 21, 2012, Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, celebrates the Orthodox Church of the Theotokos at Bakesware in Kolkata, India. Metropolitan Konstantinos of Singapore and South Asia, assisted by all the Orthodox Priests of the Metropolitanate in India, presided over the Divine Liturgy

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Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic

Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic

Indonesia through the eyes of National Geographic. Astonishing Photos.

14/07/2012 | By | Reply

Ecumenical Patriarchate

2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

Come, brethren and children in the Lord, receive the light from the unwaning Light of the Phanar, the Holy Center of the Orthodox, and let us all together and jointly glorify “Christ, Who is risen from the dead.”

25/04/2014 | By
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives Exceptional Academic Honor

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Receives Exceptional Academic Honor

On December 19, 2013, His All-Holiness received an honorary doctorate from Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University (formerly Robert College) for his extraordinary vision and initiatives for the protection of the natural environment. The award comes on the occasion of Boğaziçi University’s 150th anniversary.

Not only is this Turkish institution of higher learning the […]

21/12/2013 | By | Reply
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

With paternal joy and patriarchal satisfaction, from the Sacred Center of our Faith, we are delighted to address the Second International Conference on Religious Freedom organized and hosted by our cherished Order of St. Andrew the Apostle, the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

17/12/2013 | By | Reply

Faith

To What Purpose this Waste?

To What Purpose this Waste?

Holy Wednesday faces us with the contrast between two figures, two states of the soul. It is devoted to the remembrance of two actions: the action of the woman who, at Bethany, came to pour a jar of precious ointment on Jesus’s head, and the actions of the disciple who betrayed his Master.

23/04/2014 | By
P.B. Paschou on the Troparion of Kassiani

P.B. Paschou on the Troparion of Kassiani

Let us now come to the famous poetic masterpiece of Kassiani, which is chanted on Great Tuesday evening and is part of Matins for Great Wednesday, that begins “Lord, 
she
 who 
had
 fallen 
in 
many 
sins”.

23/04/2014 | By
The Bridegroom of our Church

The Bridegroom of our Church

The icon of the Bridegroom of the Church, which shows our Lord with a crown of thorns, is the most loving and sympathetic icon for every Christian, even those who are hurting.

23/04/2014 | By

Articles

As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

We already find ourselves to be before Great Week and the cosmo-salvific feast of Pascha. Today is Palm Sunday, in which we celebrate the palm-bearing entrance of our Lord into the Holy City.

23/04/2014 | By
How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

Augustine, however, set aside the experience of the glorified and replaced the experience of the glorified with two things: the Church and Holy Scripture, that is to say, books, written texts. He shifted the authority in the Church.

23/04/2014 | By
Human Rights and the Orthodox Church

Human Rights and the Orthodox Church

The adjective «human» attributes something to all humans in general. «Rights» belong to each human individually, unconditionally and without exceptions.

21/12/2013 | By | Reply

Videos

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 2nd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

source: youtube

21/12/2013 | By | Reply
Documentary about Saint Nicholas of Myra

Documentary about Saint Nicholas of Myra

Saint Nicholas, also called Nikolaos of Myra, was a historic 4th-century saint and Greek Bishop of Myra in Lycia. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nikolaos the Wonder-Worker.

17/12/2013 | By | Reply
The Beatitudes and the Divine Liturgy

The Beatitudes and the Divine Liturgy

The Beatitudes, in Byzantine monastic practice, are included in the Divine Liturgy and they form the third antiphon. During the singing of this Third Antiphon, the Little Entrance is begun. (In the parishes as third antiphon is chanted the Resurrectional Apolitikion of the Sunday).

The Beatitudes with hymns from the Paraklitiki, Mode 1:

Verse 1: […]

20/11/2013 | By | Reply

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

The heavy flood caused damages to the Orthodox church of Theotokos in Wazirabad and to the Orthodox church of Saint Alexander in Lahore.

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2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

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2014 Patriarchal Encyclical for Easter

Come, brethren and children in the Lord, receive the light from the unwaning Light of the Phanar, the Holy Center of the Orthodox, and let us all together and jointly glorify “Christ, Who is risen from the dead.”

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As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

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As We Prepare To Celebrate Pascha

We already find ourselves to be before Great Week and the cosmo-salvific feast of Pascha. Today is Palm Sunday, in which we celebrate the palm-bearing entrance of our Lord into the Holy City.

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To What Purpose this Waste?

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To What Purpose this Waste?

Holy Wednesday faces us with the contrast between two figures, two states of the soul. It is devoted to the remembrance of two actions: the action of the woman who, at Bethany, came to pour a jar of precious ointment on Jesus’s head, and the actions of the disciple who betrayed his Master.

READ ON

P.B. Paschou on the Troparion of Kassiani

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P.B. Paschou on the Troparion of Kassiani

Let us now come to the famous poetic masterpiece of Kassiani, which is chanted on Great Tuesday evening and is part of Matins for Great Wednesday, that begins “Lord, 
she
 who 
had
 fallen 
in 
many 
sins”.

READ ON

How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

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How to Interpret Holy Scriptures as an Orthodox Theologian

Augustine, however, set aside the experience of the glorified and replaced the experience of the glorified with two things: the Church and Holy Scripture, that is to say, books, written texts. He shifted the authority in the Church.

READ ON

The Bridegroom of our Church

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The Bridegroom of our Church

The icon of the Bridegroom of the Church, which shows our Lord with a crown of thorns, is the most loving and sympathetic icon for every Christian, even those who are hurting.

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The Celebration of Christmas (5 of 5)

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The Celebration of Christmas (5 of 5)

The Orthodox Church does not celebrate birthdays. Rather, we celebrate our rebirth/regeneration in the Lord. This regeneration is associated with the new name God gave a person, not with the birth of a person.

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The Celebration of Christmas (4 of 5)

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The Celebration of Christmas (4 of 5)

4. Should Christians Have Holidays? And now we come to the second point, where they say that in the Bible, especially in the New Testament, feast days are not mentioned, nor that Christians are to celebrate holidays, except the celebration of the “Lord’s Supper”. First off, we want to mention that Holy Scripture is full […]

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