Synaxis: primates acknowledge pain in absence of missing Churches

Synaxis: primates acknowledge pain in absence of missing Churches

CRETE — Following a doxology and morning prayer service, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew convened the Synaxis (gathering) of the Primates of the local autocephalous Orthodox Churches. This meeting was scheduled in January 2016 to provide the Primates the opportunity to review a draft of the Council’s Message, review the...

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A Big Dream Begins with a Simple Construction

A Big Dream Begins with a Simple Construction

The faithful in Nyeri, a county in the Central Province of Kenya, were begging His Grace Bishop Neophytos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya to start an Orthodox church, “even under a tree.” But His Grace had a better plan. Preferring to start small communities with a church, even in the...

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Holy and Great Council LIVE Streaming

Holy and Great Council LIVE Streaming

  The following events will be available LIVE.   Please note that during other times there will not be a streaming.   (TIME ZONE CONVERTER) Daily media briefings are broadcast live at approximately 15.30 GMT +3 (8:30 am EDT), and available as video on demand. On June 25, the Closing Session...

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The Holy Spirit Comes Down as Fire on All People

The Holy Spirit Comes Down as Fire on All People

When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place.  And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting...

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