Elder Iakovos Tsalikis Canonized

Elder Iakovos Tsalikis Canonized

It has been announced that today, 27 November 2017, the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate has canonized the late Elder Iakovos Tsalikis. The petition for his canonization was submitted by the Holy Metropolis of Khalkida and 22 November has been appointed as his feast day. Father IakovosTsalikis...

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A New American Saint?

A New American Saint?

Could we have a new American-born Orthodox saint?  Over the weekend, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) gathered to move the interred body of Vladyka (Archbishop) Dmitri  from Restland Cemetery to the Saint Seraphim Cathedral in Dallas.   Vladyka Dmitri fell asleep in the Lord in August 2011, and was buried...

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The Coptic Martyrs of ISIS

The Coptic Martyrs of ISIS

Many have heard the dramatic story of the twenty-one Coptic Orthodox Christians working in Libya who were captured and beheaded by ISIS as part of their ongoing campaign of provocation and terror. What may not be as well known in the media is that all twenty-one were offered the chance...

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Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint

Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint

Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint By COSTAS KANTOURIS Associated Press   SOUROTI, Greece — Thousands of faithful have made the pilgrimage to the monastery of St. John the Evangelist in a small town in northern Greece to visit the grave of the Orthodox Church’s latest saint,...

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A New Saint of the Church. Elder Paisios Canonized Today.

A New Saint of the Church. Elder Paisios Canonized Today.

ORTHODOXMAG A New Saint of the Church. Elder Paisios Canonized Today Elder Paisios of the Holy Mount Athos has been canonized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate, during the session of the Holy Synod on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Saint Paisios had already been accepted as a Saint from the faithful and it...

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