Posts about Albania


OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

On August 2, 2016, the Rapuni 3 & 4 Hydro Power Station was opened in Elbasan, Albania. The power station is an initiative led by His Beatitude Archbishop…

Aug 30, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Sexuality in Marriage

Have we lost the sanctity of sexuality?  Listen as Fr. Chris talks with Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov about his book There Is No Sex in the Church.  This is…

Aug 18, 2016
Orthodox News

Church of St. Athanasius Leveled by Albanian Government

Today on August 26, 2015, before dawn at around 4 o’clock in the morning, in order not to confront the residents of Dhermi in Himara, the Orthodox church…

Aug 27, 2015
Orthodox News

BREAKING: Second Attack on Orthodox Church in Dhermi, Albania

The Church of St. Athanasius is again violated and the life of the priest endangered. On Friday, August 21st, 2015, a very serious act of vandalism took…

Aug 22, 2015
Orthodox News

Albanian Government Attempts Destruction of Orthodox Church

On August 20th, 2015, during the festive period of the Theotokos, in the town of Dhërmi in Southern Albania, the local community of Orthodox faithful…

Aug 22, 2015
The Sounding

News from Missionaries in Albania

Dear Friends and Fellow Servants in the Lord, The Grace and Peace of Christ be with you always. After being in the mission field for 22 months, Albania…

Mar 09, 2015
The Sounding

Albania: A Case for Long-Term Missions

My first visit to Albania was in 2012. The full impact of the global economic crisis was beginning to hit hard as scores of Albanians who made their livings…

Feb 12, 2015
Orthodox News

Gulf Times: Serbian Shrines in Kosovo Surrounded by Hostility

By Thomas Brey The magnificent patriarchate of the Serbian Orthodox Church near Pec, in western Kosovo, is home today to just 20 or so nuns, 15 of them…

Oct 04, 2014
The Sounding

The Remarkable Missionary Efforts of Archbishop Anastasios

Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana is the primate of the Orthodox Church of Albania and one of the most passionate advocates for mission work in the Orthodox…

Jul 03, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

From Albania to Sudan: Orthodox News Around the World

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Jun 06, 2014