It is crystal clear that our society is infected with a shortage of love. I think that our contemporaries, choked up in the general atmosphere of enmity (because of the lack of love), above all expect love from the Church. That is why above all we should tell those on the outside that God is love.
Russian specialists are working on removing dead wood from the ancient Oak of Mamre in the city of Hebron on the West Bank of the Jordan River to allow for the growth of two young shoots that sprouted from the same roots several years ago.
The Ecumenical Patriarch's actions in Ukraine have prompted calls for a Synaxis. Patriarch Bartholomew's refusal to convene one has prompted some to suggest suspension, hopefully temporary, of communion with the CP, and an appeal to Alexandria, the next in line, to convene the meeting. There is hesitation, based on concern for unity. In response, many are beginning to ask…
The American section of the Orthodox Palestine Society has issued a press release regarding the persecution of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church that is being carried out by the joint efforts of Patriarch Bartholomew, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, and the West.
Mass Baptisms have become somewhat commonplace in Africa in the past few years. The latest joyous news comes from the St. Barnabas Orphanage and School in Njabini, Kenya, where 13 children were united to Christ in holy Baptism on Saturday, January 26.
One of the first things that His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania did upon assuming the primatial throne in 1992 was to create crucial infrastructure for the medical care of Albanians, Orthodox and non-Orthodox alike.
In the Orthodox ascetic tradition, humility is seen as the mother of all virtues. While most of us struggle to even be able to define humility, let alone practice it, His Grace embodied it. As everyone who has ever encountered Bishop Athanasius can attest, His Grace always put others before himself, sometimes even to my chagrin.
President Milo Đukanović of Montenegro intends to undertake a push for the recognition of the autocephaly of the schismatic “Montenegrin Orthodox Church,” as Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has done in his country.
The actions of the Patriarchate in Constantinople in Ukraine over the past few months could have disastrous consequences for the future of all Orthodoxy, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral said during the Sunday service in the Church of St. Nicholas in Bandić, Montenegro.