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Orthodox Homilies by Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia

October 20, 2014 | By More
Orthodox Homilies by Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia

Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia will deliver a series of Homilies on the Holy Eucharist from October to December.

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JOINT INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE THEOLOGICAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

October 15, 2014 | By More
JOINT INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE THEOLOGICAL DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

The thirteenth meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church was held from 15 to 23 September 2014 in Amman, Jordan, a city with a long history related to the roots of Christianity. The meeting was generously and fraternally hosted by His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem.

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Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia: Material Desires

October 15, 2014 | By More
Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia: Material Desires

Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki speaks about Material Desires and the Hidden Need of Contemporary People.

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The Meaning of Pain in our Lives

October 15, 2014 | By More
The Meaning of Pain in our Lives

It is easy to philosophise or theologise about pain but it is difficult to have a proper attitude towards pain when one experiences great pain oneself. I believe it is very presumptuous to talk about pain when one has not experienced it oneself. I think of all our brothers all over the world who are suffering physical, psychological or spiritual pain.

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The Cross and the Resurrection Denote the Journey of the Faithful

September 19, 2014 | By More
The Cross and the Resurrection Denote the Journey of the Faithful

Once a monk asked a certain elder ascetic if the imitation of Christ is possible. The elder’s answer was brief and clear. Whoever is dominated by the things of the world, is unable to imitate Christ. Whoever, however abandons everything for Christ, is granted to imitate Him and to keep His commandments.

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The Work of Christ on the Cross

September 17, 2014 | By More
The Work of Christ on the Cross

Good Friday, in conjunction with the Resurrection of Christ, is a day of a spiritual explosion, is a spiritual Big-Bang, which did not create a built universe neither became the principle of organic life, but created a situation which is inspired by the new creation and the new birth.

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The Celebration of the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Hong Kong

September 15, 2014 | By More
The Celebration of the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Hong Kong

On Sunday, September 14, 2014, feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross, Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong and South East Asia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Luke in Hong Kong.

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The Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos

September 15, 2014 | By More
The Earliest Known Prayer to the Theotokos

The earliest known prayer to the Theotokos (Greek, Θεοτοκος, meaning “Bearer of God”) is a prayer found on a fragment of papyrus dating back to approximately AD 250.

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Killed 110 People in Lahore, Pakistan

September 8, 2014 | By More
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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Saint Hermione, the Daughter of Saint Philip the Deacon

September 5, 2014 | By More
Saint Hermione, the Daughter of Saint Philip the Deacon

Saint Hermione, one of the four daughters of the Deacon Philip, who, according to the evidence in Acts (21, 8-9) were virgins and prophetesses, Hermioneand Eftyhis went to Ephesus to meet Saint John the Theologian.

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