Declarations

Statement of the ACOB-USA Executive Committee Concerning Holy Week and Pascha (Easter)

Friday, April 03, 2020 PDF Version To the Clergy and Faithful Orthodox Christians of the United States of America: During this period of crisis, we, members of the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, are meeting in conference call sessions every Friday to continually monitor the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, we discuss both pastoral and practical matters concerning the operational situation of

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Communique of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church

“On the third week of Great Lent (Sunday of the Veneration of the Holy Cross) the Divine Liturgy was served in all churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church, in compliance with all instructions being required for protection from the COVID-19 virus (no more than five people inside the church, the faithful standing in front and on the side of the church to practice social distancing, etc.). However, uninvited guests from

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Urgent encyclical by Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople regarding Covid-19 pandemic

As this Coronavirus crisis continues to spread and intensify on a global scale, the Ecumenical Patriarchate is monitoring the situation with an urgent sense of responsibility towards its faithful and all people without exception, and, following the Communiqué of 11 March 2020, upon deliberation of its Hierarchs in the City, announces the following: 1) The Ecumenical Patriarchate emphatically reiterates its appeal to everyone to limit their outings and travels to

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Church of Greece Holy Synod cites precautions in face of coronavirus crisis

The Holy Synod of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Greece convened on Monday, with sessions to continue until Wednesday, amid growing concerns in the country over coronavirus infections, and stepped up public health measures to prevent an outbreak on the scale witnessed in northern Italy. Currently, some 73 cases of coronavirus have been officially reported in the east Mediterranean country, but, thankfully, no related fatalities. The Church of Greece has

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Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

On 17th October 2019, during a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a statement was adopted concerning the situation that arose in the Greek Orthodox Church after it convened on 12th October 2019 the extraordinary Council of Hierarchs on the Ukrainian church issue (Minutes No. 125).

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Metropolitan Epiphanes thanks the Church of Greece

I am grateful to my Brother in Christ, His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, President of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, and Brother Hierarchs of the Council of Hierarchs, for today determining to support and follow the canonical and historical decisions of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, opening the possibility of full interaction between our two Local Autocephalous Churches in all spheres. The histories of our

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The Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod integrates the head of the Archdiocese of the Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition as well as clergy and parishes who wish to follow him

On September 14, 2019, the Holy Synod considered an appeal from Archbishop John (Renneteau), head of the Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition, who expressed the desire of a majority of the Archdiocese’s clergy and parishes to preserve its existence through entering the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church and asked for the entry in canonical communion and unity with the Moscow Patriarchate together with those clergy and

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Communiqué of the Diocesan Administration of September 10, 2019

An extraordinary general meeting of our Archdiocese was held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 to discuss the future of the Archdiocese, in accordance with Article 34 of the Statutes. After the presentation of different points of view, the following question was put to the vote : “Do you accept the act of canonical attachment of the Archdiocese to the Moscow Patriarchate as presented in the published document ? “. – On 186

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Message of His All-Holiness, Patriarch Bartholomew, for the Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Environment

+ B A R T H O L O M E WBy God’s MercyArchbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical PatriarchTo All the Plenitude of the ChurchGrace, Peace and Mercy from the Maker of All CreationOur Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ Dearest brother Hierarchs and beloved children in the Lord,With the goodness and grace of the all-bountiful God, today marks the 30th anniversary since the Holy Great Church of Christ

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The decisions of the Holy Synod of Ecumenical Patriarchate

The meeting of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, which took place on Thursday and Friday, August 29 and 30, in the Holy Trinity Monastery of Halki, was concluded

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Official comments of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representative on the results of the meeting of the Standing Holy Synod of the Greek Church

The decision of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece regarding the recognition of the new сhurch structure in Ukraine was commented by the Deputy Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC), Archpriest Mykolay Danylevych: «We believe that the decision of the Standing Holy Synod of the Church of Greece is balanced. We are grateful to them for not wanting to maintain a

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Keynote Address By Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace

August 21, 2019 Lindau, Germany, 20-23 August 2019 Your Excellency Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany,Distinguished Participants, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is a great honor for us to attend the tenth gathering of the World Assembly of Religions for Peace. Today, among prominent representatives of state and religions, of the high diversity of faith-based traditions, it is our pleasure to offer the following keynote

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Three metropolitans of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus issue a joint statement about their position on the Ukrainian issue

Metropolitans Athanasios of Limassol, Nikiforos of Kykkos and Tillyria, and Isaiah of Tamassos issued the following joint communique, about misinformation published in the press about their position on the Ukrainian issue:

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Comments by the Secretariat of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, on the letter sent by Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to Archbishop Anastasios of Albania on February 20, 2019, and published by the Patriarchate of Constantinople

On March 9, 2019, the Patriarchate of Constantinople published on their official website, a letter sent by His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Albania, in reply to his letter on the Ukrainian question.

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Statement by the Antiochian Orthodox Media Center

The Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East posted the following statement on their Facebook page: “Patriarchate of Antioch and All the EastStatement by the Antiochian Orthodox Media CenterBalamand, June 1, 2019 The Antiochian Orthodox Media Center would like to clarify that the declarations appearing recently in the international media regarding the position of the Antiochian Church on general Orthodox issues, and particularly about the Ukrainian issue and its implications,

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s message for Holy Pascha 2019

Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan TikhonPascha 2019 To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, Distinguished Stewards, and the entire family of the Orthodox Church in America: Christ is risen!  Indeed He is risen! Let no one fear deathFor the Savior’s death has set us free. With these words, and the other powerful and inspiring words of his paschal homily, Saint John Chrysostom reminds us of that which Christ has

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Articles populaires

Recension: Hiéromoine Grégoire du Mont-Athos, «La foi, la liturgie et la vie de l’Église orthodoxe. Une esquisse de catéchisme orthodoxe»

Ce catéchisme est particulièrement bienvenu pour les parents en attente, pour leurs enfants d’un catéchisme orthodoxe fiable, mais aussi pour un certain nombre d’adultes qui pour des raisons diverses, n’ont pas été ou ont été insuffisamment catéchisés.Présenté en 250 pages dans un beau volume relié, il est l’œuvre du hiéromoine Grégoire (Chatziemmanouil), qui après avoir été un certain temps second du monastère de Stavronikita, s’est retiré depuis plusieurs décennies dans

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Jean-Claude Larchet, « “En suivant les Pères…”. La vie et l’œuvre du Père Georges Florovsky »

Vient de paraître: Jean-Claude Larchet, « “En suivant les Pères… ”. La vie et l’œuvre du Père Georges Florovsky », Éditions des Syrtes, Genève, 2019, 493 p.Le Père Georges Florovsky (1893-1979), après quelques années d’enseignement à Prague et à Paris, fit la plus grande partie de sa carrière aux États Unis où il enseigna dans les plus prestigieuses universités (Harvard, Cambridge, Princeton…). Unissant une vaste érudition, un attachement profond à

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KTO documentaire : « Le moine gastronome »

La chaine de télévision KTO diffuse un documentaire sur le skite Sainte-Foy et les pères Gérasime (frère Jean) et Joseph. Au milieu des Cévennes se trouve le monastère orthodoxe de…

Sermon du patriarche Cyrille après la liturgie en la cathédrale du Christ-Sauveur du 20 novembre 2022

Le patriarche Cyrille de Moscou a célébré la divine Liturgie en la cathédrale du Christ-Sauveur à Moscou le 20 novembre 2022. Ce jour, le patriarche fêtait son 76e anniversaire. Après la Divine Liturgie, le primat de l’Église orthodoxe russe a prononcé un sermon que nous traduisons ici en intégralité. « Au nom du Père, du Fils et du Saint-Esprit. Nous sommes réunis aujourd’hui, semblerait-il, à l’occasion de la fête personnelle du

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23 novembre

Carême de la NativitéAprès-Fête de la Présentation au Temple de la Très-Sainte Mère de Dieu et toujours vierge Marie (jusqu’au 25 Novembre). Saint Amphiloque, évêque d’Iconium (394) ; sainte Félicité…

Six métropolites ont déclaré leur candidature à l’élection au Trône primatial de Chypre

Dans un communiqué de l’Église de Chypre daté du 22 novembre 2022, la liste des candidats à l’élection à son Trône primatial a été arrêtée comme suit : 1. Métropolite de Paphos Georges 2. Métropolite de Kyrenia Chrysostome 3. Métropolite de Limassol Athanase 4. Métropolite de Morphou Néophyte 5. Métropolite de Constantia et Ammochostos Basile 6. Métropolite de Tamassos et Oreini Isaïe Source

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Le patriarche d’Alexandrie Théodore II interrompt la commémoration du patriarche de Moscou Cyrille

Le Saint-Synode du Patriarcat d’Alexandrie, sous la présidence du pape et patriarche Théodore II, s’est réuni au catholicon du monastère patriarcal Saint-Georges dans la vieille ville du Caire le 22 novembre 2022. « Le Saint-Synode a traité amplement et en détail de la question de l’intrusion irrégulière de l’Église de Russie dans la juridiction spirituelle et pastorale paroissiale du Patriarcat d’Alexandrie sur le continent africain, sous la coordination du prétendu ‘exarque

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Le SBU mène des « activités de contre-espionnage » à la Laure de Kiev et dans plusieurs monastères de l’Église orthodoxe ukrainienne

Le 22 novembre 2022, le service de sécurité d’Ukraine (SBU) ont perquisitionné la Laure des Grottes à Kiev, le couvent féminin de la Sainte-Trinité à Korets (région de Rovno), le couvent féminin de la Mère de Dieu de Volhynie à Sarny, ainsi que les locaux administratifs du diocèse de Sarny. Tous ces monastères dépendent de l’Église orthodoxe ukrainienne (sous l’omophore du métropolite de Kiev Onuphre). Selon le SBU, le but

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22 novembre

Carême de la Nativité – dispense de poisson Après-Fête de la Présentation au Temple de la Très-Sainte Mère de Dieu et toujours vierge Marie (jusqu’au 25 Novembre). Saints Philémon, Onésime…

Lettre pastorale de l’Église orthodoxe de Roumanie pour le premier dimanche du Carême de la Nativité 2022

Poursuivant une belle tradition commencée en 2008, le Saint-Synode de l’Église orthodoxe roumaine a proclamé l’année 2022, dans le Patriarcat de Roumanie, « Année de la prière dans la vie de l’Église et du chrétien, ainsi qu’année commémorative des saints hésychastes Syméon le Nouveau Théologien, Grégoire Palamas et Païssy de Neamț ». La prière est l’œuvre première de l’Église et de ses fidèles. La forme la plus élevée de la prière dans

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Métropolite Onuphre : « Nous prions pour ceux qui tuent notre peuple aujourd’hui »

Le métropolite Onuphre a rappelé aux fidèles qu’un artisan de la paix n’est que la personne qui s’est réconciliée avec Dieu. Le primat de l’Église orthodoxe ukrainienne s’est exprimé à ce sujet dans une interview au magazine « Chroniqueur académique ». « Quand une personne pèche, elle est en guerre contre l’amour divin, et quand elle se repent de ses péchés, elle est réconciliée avec Dieu et la paix entre dans la conscience

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21 novembre

Carême de la Nativité, dispense de poisson Présentation au Temple de la Très-Sainte Mère de Dieu et toujours vierge Marie L’ENTRÉE AU TEMPLE DE LA TRÈS SAINTE MÈRE DE DIEU…

Position of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian question

The following letter was addressed by Patriarch Irinej of Serbia (on the left on the picture, with Patriarch Bartholomew) to Patriarch Bartholomew concerning the official position of the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian question. “Belgrade, February 6, 2019 Re: your December 24, 2018 letter, protocol #1119 regarding your actions in Ukraine Your All Holiness, Having received your December 24 letters (protocol #1119), in which you were kind enough to

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Communiqué by the Synod of the Cyprus Orthodox Church on the situation in Ukraine

During its February 18, 2019 extraordinary session, the Holy Synod of the Cyprus Orthodox Church agreed on the following communiqué on the situation in Ukraine: “The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus convened today, Monday, February 18, 2019, for an extraordinary session chaired by His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostom of Cyprus to discuss in detail the issue of the autocephaly of the Ukrainian Church. Given its development, the issue is

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“It is essential for the Archdiocese to find a canonical solution to safeguard its integrity and unity”

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro (Serbian Orthodox Church) contacted Orthodoxie.com to speak about the future of the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe. To do this, we asked him the following question, “On February 23, our Archdiocese will be deciding on its future. You are familiar with the Archdiocese, as you were teaching at the St. Sergius Institute in the 1970s. What is your vision of the existence of

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Archbishop Mark’s open letter to the German Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops

In an open letter to the German Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops, Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany (ROCOR – Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia), proposed to informally continue the inter-Orthodox dialogue in Germany, despite the Ukrainian crisis. Please find here his open letter: Munich, January 30 / February 12, 2019 The Feast of the Three Hierarchs: John Chrysostom, Gregory the Theologian and Basil the Great Your Eminences and Excellencies:

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“The Mother Church (of Constantinople) always acts for the good and unity of the Church”

Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium (Ecumenical Patriarchate) gave a speech at the conference held at the European Parliament’s headquarters in Brussels on February 21, entitled “The role of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in the Orthodox Church and Europe today”. The event was organized in collaboration with Manolis Kefaloyiannis, the MEP for the European People’s Party (Christian Democrats), and the metropolitan diocese of Belgium (Ecumenical Patriarchate). The keynote speaker was Metropolitan Bartholomew of

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Propositions made by the Moscow Patriarchate to the Archdiocese

We exclusively offer the official translation of the letter Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, the Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, wrote to Archbishop John of Charioupolis on behalf Patriarch Kirill of Moscow. You will find in it the propositions made by the Russian Orthodox Church to the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe. The letter was read by Archbishop John at the Archdiocese Extraordinary General

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow considers the point of no return has not yet been reached in the conflict with Constantinople

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow remains optimistic about the future development of the crisis in world Orthodoxy, following the actions of Constantinople in Ukraine. “The point of no return is the end of existence. Each of us will experience such a point when our physical life ends. But as long as we live, as long as the Church lives, no point of no return must exist, and I am sure this

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« Les grands de ce monde n’ont de cesse d’utiliser l’Église au service de leurs politiques et de leurs intérêts » – Homélie du patriarche Jean X d’Antioche le 1er février à Moscou

“The world powers use the Church as a toll for their policies and interests” – Homily by Patriarch John X of Antioch on the 10th Anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s Enthronement

On February 1st, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the 10th Anniversary of his enthronement.Patriarch John X of Antioch was present for the occasion. He gave the following homily: JOHN X Patriarch of Antioch and All the EastHomily on the Tenth Anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s EnthronementMoscow, February 1, 2019 Your Holiness,Your Beatitudes, Eminences, Reverend Monastics,Beloved Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, With deep heartfelt emotion, I express my joy

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New map of American Bishops and parishes

Statement on the Sanctity of Life

On January 31, 2019, the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America posted the following statement on their official website: “The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America affirms the sanctity of life based on the firm conviction that life begins at the moment of conception. The Assembly remains steadfast in its conviction that any interference in the development of life is

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Communiqué du Conseil d’administration de l’Institut Saint-Serge

Communiqué of St. Sergius Institute Board of Trustees

On January 28, 2019, at the end of its meeting, the St. Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute (Paris) Board of Directors issued the following communiqué: Michel Stavrou The St. Sergius Institute Board of Directors has taken note Mr. Jean-François Colosimo’s resignation as President and member of the Board of Directors, and thanks him for his effective action and availability, which allowed the Institute to initiate decisive reforms. The Board of Directors

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Lettre archipastorale du Saint-Synode des évêques de l’Église orthodoxe en Amérique concernant la situation de l’Église en Ukraine

OCA Holy Synod of Bishops issued Archpastoral Letter on Ukraine

On Monday, January 28, 2019, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) issued an Archpastoral Letter concerning the situation of the Church in Ukraine and related matters, as decided during the Fall Session of the Holy Synod held October 23-25, 2018. Here is the text of the letter: Archpastoral Letter of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in

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Le Tomos d’autocéphalie de l’Église d’Ukraine est publié en plusieurs langues sur le site du Patriarcat de Constantinople

PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODAL TOMOS FOR THE BESTOWAL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL STATUS OF AUTOCEPHALY TO THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN UKRAINE

Bartholomew, by God’s mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch: “You have come to Mount Zion . . . and to the Church of the first-born” (Heb. 12.22–23), as the blessed Paul, apostle to the nations, declares to all the faithful, appropriately likening the Church to a mountain to affirm conviction and recognition as well as steadfastness and stability. For although the Church of God both is and is

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Communiqué de la Sainte Communauté du Mont Athos au sujet des accords de Prespès

Communiqué of the Holy Community of Mount Athos on the Prespa Agreement

On January 17, the Holy Community of Mount Athos issued the following communiqué concerning the Prespa Agreement on the recognition by Greece of the name “Republic of North Macedonia” to be given to its neighboring country: “The Holy Community of Mount Athos, following its June 26, 2018 communiqué in which it expressed its opposition to the signing of the Prespa Agreement, stresses again now, as the submission of the agreement

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Patriarch Bartholomew’s letter to the hierarchs of the Ecumenical Throne on Ukraine

Please find here our English translation of the letter Patriarch Bartholomew sent on January 8, 2019, to the hierarchs of the Ecumenical Throne about Ukraine, after the granting of the tomos. A similar letter was sent to the primates of the Orthodox Churches on December 24, 2018. “Through our fraternal letter, we wish to inform your beloved Eminence of the following. For a long time, we have been receiving repeated

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2018 Nativity Message from Patriarch Irinej and the Assembly of Serbian Orthodox Bishops

+IRINEJ By the Grace of God Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church, to all the clergy, monastics, and all the sons and daughters of our Holy Church: grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit, with the joyous Christmas greeting: Peace from God! Christ is Born! “And

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Message de Noël du métropolite de Kiev et de toute l’Ukraine Onuphre

Christmas Message of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufriy of Kyiv and All Ukraine

To the Archpastors, Pastors, Monastics and faithful believers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Christ is born, Glorify Him! I wholeheartedly congratulate you all: God-loving Archpastors and pastors, honorable monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters, with the great and joyous feast of Christmas, the nativity of our Savior and God incarnate, Lord Jesus Christ. During these holy days, the plenitude of our Holy Ukrainian Orthodox Church offers its humble prayers,

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Interview aux « Izvestia » du métropolite Hilarion (Kapral), primat de l’Église russe hors-frontières

Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad

Eminent Brother Archpastors, honorable Fathers, beloved Brothers, Sisters and Children in Christ: I offer my words of greeting, which are inspired by Christian love, on this great feast of the Nativity of Christ! With a warm heart I wish you all that profound and inalienable peace, which was heralded by the angels above the town of Bethlehem on the holy night when “the Word was made flesh” (John 1:14). With

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Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and all the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church. Beloved in the Lord archpastors, all-honorable priests and deacons, God-loving monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters: From the depths of my heart I congratulate you all on the great and world-saving feast of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Today, like the

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The Moscow Patriarchate creates a Western Europe exarchate for headquarters in Paris

On December 28, during its winter session, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, made the following decision (#105) concerning the countries of Western Europe: “It has been decided: To form a patriarchal exarchate in Western Europe, with Paris as its center. To include the following countries under the ​​pastoral responsibility of this Exarchate: The Principality of Andorra, the Kingdom of Belgium, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

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Communiqué du Conseil de l’archevêché des églises orthodoxes russes en Europe occidentale du 15 décembre 2018

December 15 Communiqué of the Council of the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe

Following the Pastoral Assembly held on 15th December at the Church of St Sergius, in which nearly all the clergy of the Archdiocese took part, His Eminence Archbishop John of Charioupolis, ruling Archbishop of the Orthodox Churches of Russian Tradition in Western Europe, in consultation with the Council of the Archdiocese which met immediately after the Pastoral Assembly, has convened an Extraordinary General Assembly of the Diocesan Governing Union of

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Message du Saint-Synode de l’Église orthodoxe d’Ukraine suite au « Concile de réunification » du 15 décembre 2018

December 17 Address of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Address of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Churchto the archpastors, pastors, monastics, and laityDecember 17, 2018 Your Eminences and Graces!Beloved in the Lord fathers, brothers, and sisters! On December 15, 2018, in Kyiv on the territory of the Kyivan Sophia National Reserve, the so-called “unification council” was held, at which the creation of a new church organization under the title of “Orthodox Church” was declared, arising as the

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Communiqué of the Council of the Archdiocese of 30th November 2018

After having been dissolved by the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe published the following statement: The Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe, which is one of the oldest Orthodox ecclesiastical entities in our regions, had been placed under the pastoral responsibility of Metropolitan Evloghiy (Guéorguievski) by Saint Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow, by decree of 8th April 1921. Thrown onto the paths of

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Message du Synode des évêques au clergé et auxfidèles de l’Église russe hors-frontières

EPISTLE OF THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS to the Clergy and Flock of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you”(John 14:27). Having gathered in an expanded session of the Synod of Bishops as we approach the feast day of the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York City, we, the bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, warmly greet the clergymen and God-loving flock with the all-diaspora celebration of the Kursk-Root Icon of

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Communiqué du Saint-Synode du Patriarcat œcuménique suite à la réunion du Saint-Synode

Communiqué by The Ecumenical Patriarchate Holy Synod

“The Holy and Sacred Synod convened under the chairmanship of His All-Holiness for its regular sessions from Tuesday, November 27, to Thursday, November 29, 2018. During its sessions, it examined all of the items on the agenda, upon which the appropriate decisions were made, including the following: a. Upon the recommendation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, within the context of his canonical responsibility, the Holy and Sacred Synod reorganized

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Paris: Saint Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute Communiqué

The Saint Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute of Paris sent us their communiqué in which they take note of the decision of the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate concerning the Archdiocese of Orthodox Churches of Russian tradition in Western Europe. “The Saint Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute of Paris takes note that the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople has decided to revoke the exarchate status conferred by them to

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Communiqué on Orthodox churches of Russian tradition in Western Europe

On November 27, as we reported earlier here, the Ecumenical Patriarchate made a crucial decision regarding the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe. Unfortunately for non Facebook users, the official Communiqué is so far (as we publish this post) NOT available on the Ecumenical Patriarchate webpage, but only on their Facebook page! So we are offering here the official English text to all – there are serious English

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November 28, 2018 Communiqué from the Office of the Diocesan Administration

On November 28, the diocesan administration of the Archdiocese of Russian Orthodox Churches in Western Europe (Exarchate of the ecumenical patriarchate) published the following communiqué: The diocesan administration communicates to all the members of the Archdiocese that, on November 27, 2018, the Holy Synod of our Patriarchate decided to abolish the status of our Archdiocese as an Exarchate. This decision of the Holy Synod, which has yet to be received

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Déclaration du Saint-Synode de l’Église orthodoxe russe à la suite des empiétements du Patriarcat de Constantinople sur le territoire canonique de l’Église russe

Statement by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the encroachment of the Patriarchate of Constantinople on the canonical territory of the Russian Church

With profound pain the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has taken the report of the Patriarchate of Constantinople published on October 11, 2018, about the following decisions of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Constantinople:  confirming the intention ‘to grant autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church; opening a ‘stauropegion’ of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Kiev; ‘restoring in the rank of bishop or priest’ the leaders of the

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« Le Saint-Synode de l’Église orthodoxe russe reconnaît impossible de demeurer plus longtemps en communion avec le Patriarcat de Constantinople »

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has considered it impossible to remain in the Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople

“The Holy Synod members deemed it impossible to continue to be in the Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople. It is stated in particular that ‘to admit in communion the schismatics and a person anathematized by another Local Church together with all the ‘bishops’ and ‘clergy’ ordained by them, the encroachment upon somebody else’s canonical parts, the attempt to reject one’s own historical decisions and commitments – all this places

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Orthodox « Digital detox »: Jean-Claude Larchet calls for abstinence from social media during fasting periods

Orthodox “Digital detox”: Jean-Claude Larchet calls for abstinence from social media during fasting periods

The 2nd international conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care was held on Crete from 18th to 21st of Jun, 2018. During the first day of the conference, the renowned theologian Jean-Claude Larchet (1) said that during the fast seasons Christians ought to reduce their activity on social platforms. One hundred and three presenters came from seventeen countries to showcase their practices and projects, share their experience, and manifest

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Communiqué Adopted at the results of the Meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia

Communiqué Adopted at the results of the Meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia

His Holiness Abune Mathias I, Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, visited the Russian Orthodox Church on 15-20 May 2018. During his visit, the Primate of the Ethiopian Church and the accompanying delegation were guests of the churches, monasteries and academic institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church and became acquainted with its experience in social ministry and in manufacturing ecclesiastical goods. On 17 May 2018, the feast of the Ascension of

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