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Hong Kong Christian Council representatives meet with Metropolitan Nektarios

Hong Kong Christian Council representatives meet with Metropolitan Nektarios

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, representatives from Hong Kong Christian Council visited Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia in his office.

June 30, 2015 | By
A group from the Methodist Church visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

A group from the Methodist Church visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 a group from the Methodist Church visited Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral.

June 13, 2015 | By
“China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs…”

“China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs…”

China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs, who continually lift their hands in prayer for her. The good earth of China bore fruit, the God-loving Martyrs.

June 12, 2015 | 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 Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (June 29)

The Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (June 29)

Peter, the teacher of the apostles; Paul, who is known to the world, and who partakes with the powers above.

June 28, 2015 | By
The sign of the Cross

The sign of the Cross

To make the sign of the cross, Orthodox Christians lift the right hand and touch the forehead, the lower chest or abdomen, the right shoulder, and the left shoulder.

June 16, 2015 | By
The Fast of the Holy Apostles

The Fast of the Holy Apostles

The fast of the Holy Apostles is dated back to early years of the Church. The first evidence of this fast is found in the writings of Saint Athanasius the Great (+373 AD).

June 9, 2015 | By

CONSTANTINOPLE

Metropolitan Zizioulas: “Laudato Si’ is an occasion of great joy and satisfaction for the Orthodox”

Metropolitan Zizioulas: “Laudato Si’ is an occasion of great joy and satisfaction for the Orthodox”

Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon’s address for the launch of Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical Laudato Si’.

June 18, 2015 | By
Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

Science and theology for a long time seemed to be in search of different sorts of truth, as if there were not one truth . . . This resulted in making truth subject to a dichotomy between the transcendent and the immanent.

June 10, 2015 | By
Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

This is precisely how we welcome all of you to the second Halki Summit, organized under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in close association and cooperation with Southern New Hampshire University.

June 10, 2015 | By

ARTICLES

Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

On Pentecost day the presence of the Church in the world is activated, for which reason it is considered as her birthday, the moment of the appearance in history.

June 24, 2015 | By
Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Our goal in liturgy is not to mindlessly recite prayers, neither is it to listen to someone else recite the prayers, but rather, it is to experience communion with God and with the body of Christ, that being the Church.

June 18, 2015 | By
Yoga and the Christian Faith

Yoga and the Christian Faith

I was born a Hindu, became a Christian at the age of 22 and have been an Orthodox Christian for ten years. I was brought up with yoga.

June 16, 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 […]

January 28, 2013 | By | Reply

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Hong Kong Christian Council representatives meet with Metropolitan Nektarios

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Hong Kong Christian Council representatives meet with Metropolitan Nektarios

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, representatives from Hong Kong Christian Council visited Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia in his office.

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

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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.

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The Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (June 29)

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The Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (June 29)

Peter, the teacher of the apostles; Paul, who is known to the world, and who partakes with the powers above.

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

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Pentecost, Holy Spirit and Church

On Pentecost day the presence of the Church in the world is activated, for which reason it is considered as her birthday, the moment of the appearance in history.

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Metropolitan Zizioulas: “Laudato Si’ is an occasion of great joy and satisfaction for the Orthodox”

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 18, 2015 • views: 103
Metropolitan Zizioulas: “Laudato Si’ is an occasion of great joy and satisfaction for the Orthodox”

Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon’s address for the launch of Pope Francis’ ecology encyclical Laudato Si’.

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Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Filed in Articles by on June 18, 2015 • views: 165
Projector Screens in an Orthodox Church?

Our goal in liturgy is not to mindlessly recite prayers, neither is it to listen to someone else recite the prayers, but rather, it is to experience communion with God and with the body of Christ, that being the Church.

READ ON

Yoga and the Christian Faith

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Yoga and the Christian Faith

I was born a Hindu, became a Christian at the age of 22 and have been an Orthodox Christian for ten years. I was brought up with yoga.

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The sign of the Cross

Filed in Faith by on June 16, 2015 • views: 73
The sign of the Cross

To make the sign of the cross, Orthodox Christians lift the right hand and touch the forehead, the lower chest or abdomen, the right shoulder, and the left shoulder.

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A group from the Methodist Church visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

Filed in News by on June 13, 2015 • views: 105
A group from the Methodist Church visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 a group from the Methodist Church visited Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral.

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“China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs…”

Filed in News by on June 12, 2015 • views: 160
“China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs…”

China, too, possesses Christ-bearing Martyrs, who continually lift their hands in prayer for her. The good earth of China bore fruit, the God-loving Martyrs.

READ ON

The Church as a Therapeutic Centre

Filed in Articles by on June 10, 2015 • views: 107
The Church as a Therapeutic Centre

All these textbooks show that the Church is a Hospital-therapeutic center that cures man. We can see all its work in this perspective.

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Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 10, 2015 • views: 330
Halki Summit II: Reconciling Sacredness and Beauty

Science and theology for a long time seemed to be in search of different sorts of truth, as if there were not one truth . . . This resulted in making truth subject to a dichotomy between the transcendent and the immanent.

READ ON

Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 10, 2015 • views: 212
Halki Summit II: Opening Address by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

This is precisely how we welcome all of you to the second Halki Summit, organized under the auspices of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in close association and cooperation with Southern New Hampshire University.

READ ON

Message by Ecumenical Patriarch for World Oceans Day

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 10, 2015 • views: 81
Message by Ecumenical Patriarch for World Oceans Day

Over the past two decades, the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church worldwide has drawn the world’s attention to the deteriorating condition of our oceans.

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The Fast of the Holy Apostles

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The Fast of the Holy Apostles

The fast of the Holy Apostles is dated back to early years of the Church. The first evidence of this fast is found in the writings of Saint Athanasius the Great (+373 AD).

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The Christian Identity

Filed in Spirituality by on June 8, 2015 • views: 86
The Christian Identity

There was an incident in the life of St Spiridon of Trimythous: he arrived at the Cathedral, but the caretaker would not let him in.

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A short Christian Moral Guide

Filed in Spirituality by on June 8, 2015 • views: 116
A short Christian Moral Guide

Christians, remember what God is, and that He looks not only on your works, but also on your very thoughts and intentions, and that you are not able to hide anywhere or anything from Him.

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Students from Evangel Seminary visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

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Students from Evangel Seminary visit Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral

On Friday, May 15, 2015, a group of students from Evangel Seminary visited Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral.

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Who is a Saint?

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Who is a Saint?

Saints are not just good people, but those who are united with the unincarnate and incarnate Word, with Christ.

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How to read the Bible and divide the Church

Filed in Articles by on June 5, 2015 • views: 102
How to read the Bible and divide the Church

For many Christians today, this is a question at the heart of what it means to even be a follower of Christ.

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God the Holy Spirit

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God the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is consubstantial with the Son and the Father, because all Three Persons of the Holy Trinity have a common essence or nature, and a common energy or intention glory.

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Why did the Holy Spirit appear as fire?

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Why did the Holy Spirit appear as fire?

You have heard that the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples in tongues of fire. But why did the Holy Spirit, co-eternal with the Father and the Son, appear as fire?

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The celebration of Holy Pentecost in Hong Kong

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The celebration of Holy Pentecost in Hong Kong

On May 31, 2015 (the Sunday of Holy Pentecost), Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral.

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The Holy and Great Feast of Pentecost

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The Holy and Great Feast of Pentecost

The feast of Pentecost is a feast of the Holy Spirit, because we learn from the descent of the Holy Spirit that God is threefold.

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The Saturday before the Feast of Pentecost

Filed in Pentecostarion by on May 28, 2015 • views: 133
The Saturday before the Feast of Pentecost

On the Saturday before Pentecost we commemorate all departed pious Christians, with the idea that the occasion of the coming of the Holy Spirit not only consists of the economy of the salvation of man, but that the departed also participate in this salvation.

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