St. Tikhon’s Professor to Serve as Theological Consultant During Great and Holy Council

St. Tikhon’s Professor to Serve as Theological Consultant During Great and Holy Council

Christopher Veniamin, D.Phil. (Oxon.), a distinguished member of the faculty of St. Tikhon’s Seminary, has been appointed as a representative to the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church, which is to take place June 16 to 27, 2016, in Crete. His appointment comes from the Holy Synod of...

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Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

  The Orthodox Church, in this case, recognizes only one authority: the Council of her canonical hierarchs ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Prot. No.: 314   PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE CONVOCATION OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH † B A R T H O L O M E...

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Choirs, Relics and Councils

Choirs, Relics and Councils

  March 4th, 2016 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.  These are some of the stories making headlines this week. Metropolitan Kallistos Ware speaks at North Park University on The Unchanging...

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Seminary Prepares for Great Council

Seminary Prepares for Great Council

Holy and Great Council of 2016: A Conversation The 14 Autocephalous Orthodox Churches will gather in Crete (June 16-27, 2016) for the convening of the much anticipated Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. This historic event, the first time that the heads and representative bishops of all 14...

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The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

  A role in dialogue   For the past several years as the then Executive Director and now the Founding Father of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)  I had the privilege to work with several teams of professionals covering the 50th Anniversary Gathering of the lifting of the Anathema’s celebrated...

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Conclusion of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Church

Conclusion of the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Church

  SYNAXIS OF THE PRIMATES OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCHES Chambésy, 21-28, 2016 COMMUNIQUÉ At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches took place at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Geneva, from 21st to 28th January, 2016....

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Ecumenical Patriarch Convenes Synaxis in Geneva

Ecumenical Patriarch Convenes Synaxis in Geneva

    Jan 19, 2016 NEW YORK – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will convene under his chairmanship, Jan. 21-28, 2016, a Synaxis of the Primates of the local Orthodox Churches at the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy, Geneva. The Synaxis will deal with matters related to preparation...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, October 10, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 10, 2014

Hello, I’m Emmy Louvaris with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. These are the stories making headlines this week: Parishes within the Orthodox Church of America’s Archdiocese of Canada have nominated a new Archbishop to take...

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Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing Pan-Orthodox Council Begins Its Work

Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing Pan-Orthodox Council Begins Its Work

On September 30, 2014, the Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing a Pan-Orthodox Council began its work at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Ecumenical Center in Chambesy near Geneva. The aim of the meeting is to edit the earlier adopted draft documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church....

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Ecumenical Patriarch: Time to Move Beyond Words to Actions

Ecumenical Patriarch: Time to Move Beyond Words to Actions

VIDEO MESSAGE By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the Assembly of Bishops (Dallas, September 16-18, 2014) Venerable brother hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, It is deeply moving for us to join you in spirit and in prayer as you commence...

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