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Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium taking part at meetings in the framework of the Romanian Presidency of the EU

His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium took part at a delegation of Churches in Europe that met in Bucharest on 28 January 2019 with His Excellency M. Teodor-Viorel Meleșcanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania, to exchange views on the priorities of the Romanian Presidency of the EU Council. The delegation was composed by representatives

Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Patriarchal Network

The Steering Committee of the Patriarchal Network for Pastoral Health Care met in Constantinople between the 9th and 13th of January 2019. The Committee convened at the Fanar.  Rev. Protopres. Stavros Kofinas, Coordinator of the Patriarchal Network, chaired the committee meetings. The Steering Committee is comprised of qualified professional co-workers who serve in the various

Patriarchal Proclamation for Christmas 2018

+ B A R T H O L O M E W By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Mercy and Peace from the Savior Christ Born in Bethlehem * * * Venerable brothers and beloved children in the Lord, We glorify the Most-Holy and

CROCEU hosts the opening session of the 3rd Asia-Europe Foundation’s Young Leaders Summit.

Brussels, 16-19 October 2018. On 16 October 2018, the Committee of the Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) had the honor to host the opening session of the 3rd Young Leaders Summit of the Asia-Europe Foundation (3rd AS.E.F.Y.L.S.), a conference of dialogue on “Ethical Leadership”. The event took place at the

CROCEU at the annual meeting of the European People’s Party Working Group on Intercultural Relations and Interreligious Dialogue

Lisbon, 18-19 October 2018 The immense role of churches and religions in the debate on the future of Europe was highlighted at the 21st Annual Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions that was organized by the competent Working Group of EPP in Lisbon (Mafra), from 18-19 October 2018. Welcome speeches were addressed by José

We pray for the unity of the Orthodox Church

It is with great sadness that we have become acquainted with the decision of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Moscow of October 15th, 2018. We pray more than ever for “the stability and unity of the Holy Churches of God”. The Ecumenical Patriarchate, to whose jurisdiction our Metropolis belongs, did not break the

Annual Plenary of the International Commission for Anglican–Orthodox Theological Dialogue Cyprus, 13–20 October 2018

International Commission for Anglican–Orthodox Theological Dialogue Communiqué Cyprus, 13–20 October 2018 In the name of the Triune God, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches, the International Commission for Anglican–Orthodox Theological Dialogue met in Larnaca, Cyprus from 13 to 20 October 2018 to continue consideration of ecology and end of life issues. The

The Holy Trinity, prefiguration of our ascetic fight – priest monk Nicolas Sakharov

INVITATION The Conference cycle “Orthodoxos Logos” of the Archdiocese of Belgium has the honor to invite you to a conference of priest monk Nicolas Sakharov, on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at 7:30 pm in the conference room of the Dominican Monastery in Brussels (Avenue de la Renaissance, 40 – 1000 Brussels – metro Schuman). The