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Message by Metropolitan Nektarios for the Year of Monkey

Message by Metropolitan Nektarios for the Year of Monkey

Do not be conformed to the world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.

February 4, 2016 | By
The celebration of the great feast of Theophany 2016 in Hong Kong

The celebration of the great feast of Theophany 2016 in Hong Kong

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, the Great Feast of Theophany was solemnly celebrated by the Orthodox faithful in Hong Kong.

January 12, 2016 | By
The celebration of the New Year 2016 in Hong Kong

The celebration of the New Year 2016 in Hong Kong

Εὐλογημένο τό Νέο Ἔτος! Happy and Blessed the New Year! 新年快樂

January 12, 2016 | By

OVERSEAS NEWS

Celebration of the feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Pasay City,Philippines

Celebration of the feast of Sts Peter and Paul in Pasay City,Philippines

The Orthodox community in Mulawin, Pasay City celebrated its patronal feast day with great solemnity.

June 29, 2015 | By
Graduation Day in Masbate, Philippines

Graduation Day in Masbate, Philippines

Today was a special day for our Kindergarten in Masbate, Philippines. Graduation Day! The Kindergarten is run by the Monastery of Nativity of the Theotokos, Masbate.

March 21, 2015 | By
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.

September 8, 2014 | By

FAITH

Concerning the wearing of Vestments

Concerning the wearing of Vestments

The symbolisms of the Vestments of an Orthodox Priest. A useful guide for the Priests.

January 21, 2016 | By
Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Third Ecumenical Council

Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Third Ecumenical Council

The reason behind the celebration of the holy memory of Saint Cyril on January 18 is his journey from Alexandria to Ephesus for the convention of the Third Ecumenical Council.

January 19, 2016 | By
Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy

Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy

The Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy by Saint Nicholas Cabasilas.

January 13, 2016 | By

CONSTANTINOPLE

Holy and Great Synod 2016: Official Announcement and Agreed Texts

Holy and Great Synod 2016: Official Announcement and Agreed Texts

Official Announcement and Agreed Texts of the Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Churches Regarding the Holy and Great Synod 2016.

February 3, 2016 | By
Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches

Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches

The Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches took place at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Geneva, from 21st to 28th January, 2016.

January 29, 2016 | By
Scholars’ Meeting at the Phanar

Scholars’ Meeting at the Phanar

The Ecumenical Patriarchate hosted a meeting of thirty scholars on January 4-5, 2016.

January 12, 2016 | By

ARTICLES

Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

On January 18 the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., who used the principles of non-violent resistance in order to further the Civil Rights movement.

January 19, 2016 | By
Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

Those who over the centuries actually saw the miracle of Haghia Sophia at first hand are innumerable.

January 13, 2016 | By
Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Let each of us offer whatever we can to our refugee brothers and sisters, in whom we see the person of Jesus Christ.

December 23, 2015 | By

LIFE IN ASIA

China will construct a “Chinese Christian Theology” suitable for the country

China will construct a “Chinese Christian Theology” suitable for the country

China will construct a “Chinese Christian theology” suitable for the country, state media reported on Thursday, as both the number of believers and tensions with the authorities are on the rise. China has between 23 million and 40 million Protestants, accounting for 1.7 to 2.9 per cent of the total population, the state-run China Daily said, citing figures given at a seminar in Shanghai.

August 8, 2014 | By
Typhoons Matmo and Rammasun

Typhoons Matmo and Rammasun

A major storm that is forecast to become a severe typhoon is churning its way across the Pacific on a path that could see it strike Taiwan as soon as Wednesday.

July 21, 2014 | By
One in Three Old People in Hong Kong are Living Below the Poverty Line

One in Three Old People in Hong Kong are Living Below the Poverty Line

Large-scale poverty is now endemic in Hong Kong as the gap between rich and poor widens, with old people the hardest hit, according to one of the city’s oldest and most respected NGOs. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, which has been tracking poverty in the city for 13 years, says the problem will […]

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Message by Metropolitan Nektarios for the Year of Monkey

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Holy and Great Synod 2016: Official Announcement and Agreed Texts

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Holy and Great Synod 2016: Official Announcement and Agreed Texts

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Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches

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Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches

The Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches took place at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Geneva, from 21st to 28th January, 2016.

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Concerning the wearing of Vestments

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The symbolisms of the Vestments of an Orthodox Priest. A useful guide for the Priests.

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Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Third Ecumenical Council

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Saint Cyril of Alexandria and the Third Ecumenical Council

The reason behind the celebration of the holy memory of Saint Cyril on January 18 is his journey from Alexandria to Ephesus for the convention of the Third Ecumenical Council.

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Archbishop Iakovos of America

On January 18 the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., who used the principles of non-violent resistance in order to further the Civil Rights movement.

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Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy

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Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy

The Interpretation of the Divine Liturgy by Saint Nicholas Cabasilas.

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Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

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Hagia Sophia: Such ecstasy can never be forgotten!

Those who over the centuries actually saw the miracle of Haghia Sophia at first hand are innumerable.

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The celebration of the great feast of Theophany 2016 in Hong Kong

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The celebration of the great feast of Theophany 2016 in Hong Kong

On Wednesday, January 6, 2016, the Great Feast of Theophany was solemnly celebrated by the Orthodox faithful in Hong Kong.

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The celebration of the New Year 2016 in Hong Kong

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The celebration of the New Year 2016 in Hong Kong

Εὐλογημένο τό Νέο Ἔτος! Happy and Blessed the New Year! 新年快樂

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The celebration of Christmas 2015 in Hong Kong

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The celebration of Christmas 2015 in Hong Kong

The celebration of the Great feast of Christmas in Hong Kong. The Orthodox Community in Hong Kong celebrated the Nativity of Christ in a solemn and joyful manner.

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The Tossing of the Holy Cross into the Sea in Hong Kong 2016

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The Tossing of the Holy Cross into the Sea in Hong Kong 2016

The service of the Tossing of the Holy Cross into the Sea in Hong Kong, 2016.

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Scholars’ Meeting at the Phanar

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Scholars’ Meeting at the Phanar

The Ecumenical Patriarchate hosted a meeting of thirty scholars on January 4-5, 2016.

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The Tossing of the Holy Cross into the Sea in Hong Kong

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The Tossing of the Holy Cross into the Sea in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong the Service will be conducted this year on Sunday, January 10th, 2016 at 13.00p.m. at Blake Pier in Stanley.

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Christmas 2015

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Christmas 2015

Come, then, let us observe the Feast. Truly wondrous is the whole chronicle of the Nativity.

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

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Patriarchal Christmas Encyclical

Let each of us offer whatever we can to our refugee brothers and sisters, in whom we see the person of Jesus Christ.

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The Academy of Athens awards the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia

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The Academy of Athens awards the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia

On December 22, 2015, the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Singapore and South Asia was awarded by the Academy of Athens, for its missionary and philanthropic work in South East Asia.

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The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror

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The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror

The National Herald, a weekly Greek-American publication, recently reported on “The Orthodox Church Perseveres, Triumphs over Terror” written by Theodore G. Karakostas, in its December 5-11, 2015 issue.

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An annoying Saint…

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An annoying Saint…

The holy memory of Venerable Savvas the Sanctified is celebrated on December 5th.

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What Orthodox Christianity Is and Isn’t

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What Orthodox Christianity Is and Isn’t

I will not repeat passages from books, but speak from my heart. Orthodoxy is the only truth. It is an invitation to a moving and amazing adventure.

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How Dogma is linked with Ethics and Ascetic Teaching

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How Dogma is linked with Ethics and Ascetic Teaching

There is an extraordinary link between dogma and ethics. Theology and dogma can never be separated from the ethical teaching of the Church, which is ascetic.

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The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

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The Ecumenical Patriarch addresses the Oxford Union

At the invitation of the Oxford Union, His All-Holiness delivered an address to the members and guests of the Oxford Union on November 4, 2015, at the University of Oxford.

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

Sunday, November 15, 2015, is the beginning of this year’s Nativity Fast. The Nativity Fast is one of the four Canonical Fasting Seasons in the Church year.

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Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch to the Archbishop of Canterbury

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Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch to the Archbishop of Canterbury

At the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew paid a formal visit to Lambeth Palace from November 2-4, 2015.

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Why does the world reject the Cross of Christ?

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Why does the world reject the Cross of Christ?

The Cross of Christ teaches us a great truth – that the Christian life is not easy. It hides persecution, rejection, trouble and sorrow according to the world.

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