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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

Metropolitan Oleksandr Drabynko of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky with Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium

His Eminence Metropolitan Oleksandr Drabynko of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky requested a courtesy interview with His Eminence Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium and Exarch of the Netherlands and Luxembourg, this Monday, November 26, 2018. In Belgium to participate in the Commemoration in Prayer of the 85th Anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine (1932-1933), organized in the Cathedral of Saints

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

Annual Meeting of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches in the European Union (CROCEU)

From 4 to 8 October 2018, the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) held its annual meeting in Bulgaria, at the kind invitation of His Beatitude Neofitos, Metropolitan of Sofia and Patriarch of Bulgaria. The main topic of this year’s meeting was “The factors of enhancing cohesion in the

Orthodox Youth Weekend 26-28.10.2018

Our Metropolis organises, as to yearly tradition, a “Meeting of the Orthodox Youth of the Benelux”, taking place from Friday 26 till Sunday 28 Octobre 2018, at the centre “Drieboomkensberg” (Westmalle). Theme of the gathering: “The relation within the Orthodox Spirituality according to Saint Silouan” Our guest speaker: Hieromonk Nicolas SAKHAROV from the Stavropegic Monastery

Parish feast of Saint Paisios the Athonite in Brabant Walloon

In a briljant way the parish of the Saints Irene the Great-martyr and Paisos de Athonite in Lasne (Ohain) in Walloon Brabant celebrated her second parish feast, honoring the memory of Saint Paisios, a contemporary saint who left us 24 years ago. On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the Pontifical Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His