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

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.

June 26, 2016 | By
Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

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

June 26, 2016 | By
Metropolitan Nektarios will deliver an homily at the Second Ecumenical Seminar on June 26

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

June 24, 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

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
What is Orthodox Asceticism?

What is Orthodox Asceticism?

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

August 25, 2016 | By

CONSTANTINOPLE

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
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

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

June 24, 2016 | By
Holy and Great Council opens with the celebration of the Liturgy of Pentecost

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.

June 19, 2016 | By

ARTICLES

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
The Ecclesiology of the Holy and Great Synod

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, […]

July 20, 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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Synodality and Primacy during the First Millennium

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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)

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

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

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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.

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Buddhism and Eastern Asceticism compared to Orthodox Christian Asceticism

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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.

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What is Orthodox Spirituality?

Filed in Spirituality by on August 25, 2016 • views: 83
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: 82
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: 82
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

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on June 24, 2016 • views: 196
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

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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

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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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Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961)

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Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961)

If you ever find yourself on the Holy Mountain or in other old churches, you will notice that many of them are painted red.

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Message by Ecumenical Patriarch and 5 other videos on the Great Synod

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Message by Ecumenical Patriarch and 5 other videos on the Great Synod

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew offers his dreams and prayers for the Holy and Great Council, meeting in Crete in late June 2016.

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Saint John Chrysostom on the meaning of “Touch Me Not”

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Saint John Chrysostom on the meaning of “Touch Me Not”

What reply, then, did she make? She spoke warmly and tenderly: “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.”

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The Service of Resurrection in Hong Kong

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The Service of Resurrection in Hong Kong

The service of the Glorious Resurrection at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong.

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2016

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Patriarchal Encyclical for Pascha 2016

Glory be to Him who bestows life, who has shown the light and love and peace to the world as well as to each one of us. Glory to Jesus Christ, the king of glory, the conqueror of death and champion of life.

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Holy Week: The meaning of each day

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Holy Week: The meaning of each day

Let’s explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week.

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Statement by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Lesvos

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Statement by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Lesvos

We have traveled here to look into your eyes, to hear your voices, and to hold your hands. We have traveled here to tell you that we care. We have traveled here because the world has not forgotten you.

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Holy Week and Pascha 2016 Schedule of Services

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Holy Week and Pascha 2016 Schedule of Services

The Schedule of Services for Holy Week and Pascha 2016 at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong.

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Joint Declaration of Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens Hieronimos

Filed in Ecumenical Patriarchate by on April 16, 2016 • views: 317
Joint Declaration of Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens Hieronimos

On Saturday, April 15, 2016, Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Archbishop of Athens Hieronimos visited the Greek Island of Lesvos where thousands of refugees from middle East live in migrant facilities.

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A new App for smartphones and tablets by the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia

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A new App for smartphones and tablets by the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia

The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia proudly presents a new app for smartphones and tablets.

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