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A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas

A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas

A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral on Wednesday, December 7.

December 6, 2016 | By
Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

In the weeks between November 15 and December 25, Orthodox Christians prepare themselves to celebrate the birth in the flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ.

November 15, 2016 | By
A note about the Orthodox Church and Secular Elections

A note about the Orthodox Church and Secular Elections

Political neutrality is the Orthodox Church’s official policy. The Orthodox Church as a religious Institution does not involve in any aspect of the process of secular elections.

October 27, 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

The Protoevangelium of James

The Protoevangelium of James

The Protevangelion of James, also sometimes known as the Gospel of James or the Infancy Gospel of James, is generally dated to the 2nd century AD.

November 20, 2016 | By
Buddhism and Eastern Asceticism compared to Orthodox Christian Asceticism

Buddhism and Eastern Asceticism compared to Orthodox Christian Asceticism

Eastern asceticism aims at divesting the mind of all that is relative and transitory, so that man may identify with the impersonal Absolute.

August 25, 2016 | By
What is Orthodox Spirituality?

What is Orthodox Spirituality?

The term spirituality is used very loosely in our culture. But Orthodox spirituality has a very specific meaning.

August 25, 2016 | By

CONSTANTINOPLE

Pope Francis: Message to Ecumenical Patriarch for feast of Apostle Andrew

Pope Francis: Message to Ecumenical Patriarch for feast of Apostle Andrew

At the end of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis greeted the church of Constantinople, and the “beloved Patriarch Bartholomew” on the occasion of the Feast of the Apostle St Andrew.

December 2, 2016 | By
Barack Obama congratulates Ecumenical Patriarch

Barack Obama congratulates Ecumenical Patriarch

U.S. President Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew who is marking the 25th anniversary of his election to his post.

October 23, 2016 | By
Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium

Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completed its work in Chieti, Italy, on September 21, 2016.

September 28, 2016 | By

ARTICLES

Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

Message of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 25th Anniversary of His election to the Ecumenical Throne.

October 25, 2016 | By
September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

正教這個神聖中心,保留了我們獨特的傳統,並保存了我們文化遺產和價值的豐富內涵

September 1, 2016 | By
September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

We need to have constant vigilance, information and education in order to understand clearly the relationship between today’s ecological crisis and our human passions of greed, materialism, self-centeredness, and rapacity, which result in and lead to the current crisis that we face.

September 1, 2016 | 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 […]

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply

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A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas

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A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas

A discussion on our Preparation for Christmas at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral on Wednesday, December 7.

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Pope Francis: Message to Ecumenical Patriarch for feast of Apostle Andrew

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Pope Francis: Message to Ecumenical Patriarch for feast of Apostle Andrew

At the end of his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis greeted the church of Constantinople, and the “beloved Patriarch Bartholomew” on the occasion of the Feast of the Apostle St Andrew.

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The Protoevangelium of James

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The Protoevangelium of James

The Protevangelion of James, also sometimes known as the Gospel of James or the Infancy Gospel of James, is generally dated to the 2nd century AD.

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

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Our Journey to Christmas begins on November 15th

In the weeks between November 15 and December 25, Orthodox Christians prepare themselves to celebrate the birth in the flesh of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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A note about the Orthodox Church and Secular Elections

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A note about the Orthodox Church and Secular Elections

Political neutrality is the Orthodox Church’s official policy. The Orthodox Church as a religious Institution does not involve in any aspect of the process of secular elections.

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Announcement

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Announcement

The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia announces that only the Orthodox Metropolitanate represents officially all the Orthodox Christians in South East Asia.

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Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

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Message of Ecumenical Patriarch on the 25th Anniversary of His election

Message of His All Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 25th Anniversary of His election to the Ecumenical Throne.

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Barack Obama congratulates Ecumenical Patriarch

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on October 23, 2016 • views: 160
Barack Obama congratulates Ecumenical Patriarch

U.S. President Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew who is marking the 25th anniversary of his election to his post.

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Saint Luke Orthodox Church in Hong Kong needs your support!

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Saint Luke Orthodox Church in Hong Kong needs your support!

Saint Luke Orthodox Church in Hong Kong needs your support! The work of the parish is supported entirely by the generosity of its members.

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30 years of Saint Luke Orthodox Community in Hong Kong

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30 years of Saint Luke Orthodox Community in Hong Kong

30th Anniversary of Saint Luke Orthodox Community in Hong Kong. Let’s refresh our memory!

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Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on September 28, 2016 • views: 312
Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium

The 14th Plenary Session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church completed its work in Chieti, Italy, on September 21, 2016.

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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on September 1, 2016 • views: 332
September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment (Chinese)

正教這個神聖中心,保留了我們獨特的傳統,並保存了我們文化遺產和價值的豐富內涵

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September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

Filed in Patriarch Messages by on September 1, 2016 • views: 743
September 1st, 2016: Patriarchal Encyclical for the Protection of Environment

We need to have constant vigilance, information and education in order to understand clearly the relationship between today’s ecological crisis and our human passions of greed, materialism, self-centeredness, and rapacity, which result in and lead to the current crisis that we face.

READ ON

Buddhism and Eastern Asceticism compared to Orthodox Christian Asceticism

Filed in Spirituality by on August 25, 2016 • views: 478
Buddhism and Eastern Asceticism compared to Orthodox Christian Asceticism

Eastern asceticism aims at divesting the mind of all that is relative and transitory, so that man may identify with the impersonal Absolute.

READ ON

What is Orthodox Spirituality?

Filed in Spirituality by on August 25, 2016 • views: 252
What is Orthodox Spirituality?

The term spirituality is used very loosely in our culture. But Orthodox spirituality has a very specific meaning.

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What is Orthodox Asceticism?

Filed in Spirituality by on August 25, 2016 • views: 248
What is Orthodox Asceticism?

Asceticism is a key part of Orthodox Spirituality. It is not a negative activity but a most positive one.

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What is the Orthodox Meaning of Theosis or Union with God?

Filed in Spirituality by on August 25, 2016 • views: 257
What is the Orthodox Meaning of Theosis or Union with God?

Saint Theophan the Recluse says, that the aim of an Orthodox Christian is “a living unity with God.” This referred to as “theosis.”

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The Ecclesiology of the Holy and Great Synod

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The Ecclesiology of the Holy and Great Synod

Before and after the convergence of the Holy and Great Synod there were expressed many different complaints and objections regarding whether the text “Relations of the Orthodox Church with the Rest of the Christian World” corresponds with the ecclesiology of the Orthodox Church. On this question I would like to offer some initial theological thoughts, […]

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Holy Martyr Aimilianos: free man and servant

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Holy Martyr Aimilianos: free man and servant

He made the sign of the cross and, having commended his soul to God, departed this life in peace, and was received into the choir of those bold athletes of devotion to the Lord.

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Metropolitan Nektarios delivers speech on Holy Eucharist at the second Ecumenical Seminar in Hong Kong

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Metropolitan Nektarios delivers speech on Holy Eucharist at the second Ecumenical Seminar in Hong Kong

Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia delivers speech on Holy Eucharist at the second Ecumenical Seminar in Hong Kong.

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Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

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Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

The Historical Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church.

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Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Inaugural Session of the Holy and Great Council

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Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Inaugural Session of the Holy and Great Council

Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Inaugural Session of the Holy and Great Council.

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Metropolitan Nektarios will deliver an homily at the Second Ecumenical Seminar on June 26

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Metropolitan Nektarios will deliver an homily at the Second Ecumenical Seminar on June 26

Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia will deliver an homily about the Mystery of the Holy Eucharist

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Holy and Great Council opens with the celebration of the Liturgy of Pentecost

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 19, 2016 • views: 310
Holy and Great Council opens with the celebration of the Liturgy of Pentecost

The concelebration of the Divine Liturgy of Pentecost at Saint Menas Cathedral in Heraklion, Crete.

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Many Questions, Simple Answers

Filed in Videos by on June 14, 2016 • views: 369
Many Questions, Simple Answers

This Q&A is offered to help clarify the process and governance of the Holy and Great Council.

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