After 18 Christians were killed in last week's bombing of the Orthodox Church of St. Porphyrios in Gaza, Patriarch Theophilos III recalls the duty of Christians to “be peacemakers and seek justice” in an interview with the Osservatore Romano.
Alberto Alfredo Winterberg, a PhD student at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, explores the ancient Coptic Christian tradition.
The chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate was present in St Peter's Square on Wednesday for the Pope’s General Audience, after meeting on Tuesday with Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti, prefect of the Dicastery for the Eastern Churches.
Pope Francis warns against impeding aid from reaching war-torn, earthquake-struck Syria, when addressing monks and priests from Eastern Orthodox Churches.
The ecclesiastical dimension appears increasingly secondary in the exaltation of the "Russian World," pointing to the people and the empire more than liturgies and bishop's miters. Everywhere imprinted on flags, T-shirts and digital memes is the slogan "We are Russians, God is with us!" Tsar Nicholas I's battle cry in the mid-19th century Crimean War.
The nineteenth meeting of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches took place at the Logos Center of the Saint Bishoy Monastery, Egypt, from 31 January – 4 February 2023, hosted by the Coptic Orthodox Church.
The Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches has published a new document entitled “The Sacraments in the Life of the Church”
Church services have begun in Ukraine to mark the first Orthodox Christmas since Russia invaded the country last year. Worshipers gathered despite violations of an Orthodox Christmas Truce announced by Moscow.
On Christmas Eve, the synod of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus elected its new archbishop: Metropolitan Georgios of Pafos, who succeeds Chrysostomos II, who died Nov. 7.
The Dicastery for Promoting Christian Unity took part in the theological dialogues with the Malankar Orthodox Churches
The Coptic Orthodox Church, the primary Christian church in Egypt, is one of the oldest branches of Christianity.
Pope Francis recalls the late Orthodox Archbishop of Cyprus, who passed away on November 7, as a man of dialogue and a lover of peace.
The Saint Irenaeus Joint Orthodox-Catholic Working Group gathered for its eighteenth annual meeting from 12 to 16 October 2022 at the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the “Babeş-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
On Friday 4 August the Holy Father received in a private audience Metropolitan Antonij of Volokolamsk
The Coordinating Committee of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church met from 16-20 May 2022 in Rethymno (Greece).
An Inter-Orthodox Pre-Assembly Consultation was organized by the World Council of Churches in Cyprus from 10-15 May 2022.
Reconciliation, forgiveness, dialogue, and the full awareness that there can be no room for violence are underscored in an appeal for peace by a group of 233 clerics of the Russian Orthodox Church, who also expressed hopes that all soldiers, Russian and Ukrainian, can return home unharmed.
On 13 February 2022, during his visit to Paris for the anniversary of the meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, visited the Russian Orthodox Seminary in France, where he was received by Metropolitan Antonij, Patriarchal Exarch for Western Europe of the Moscow Patriarchate, together with Reverend Father Alexandre Siniakov, Rector of the Seminary.
Reverend Professor Patriciu Vlaicu, of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of Cluj-Napoca, will deliver the tenth lecture of the 2021‒2022 “Tillard Chair” on Friday 18 February 2022 at 5.30 pm.
The Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches held an online meeting on 26-28 January 2022.
The Holy Father sent his best wishes of peace and joy for Oriental, Catholic and Orthodox Christians celebrating Christmas on 7 January according to the Julian calendar.
In his 2021 Christmas message, the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople reminds the faithful of the meaning of Divine Incarnation and invites everyone to gratefully accept the gift of science and get vaccinated in this time of pandemic.
On 22 May Pope Francis met with the new Orthodox Metropolitan of Italy and Exarch of All Southern Europe.
Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, visited Rome from 14–22 April 2021.
The enthronement of the new Orthodox Metropolitan of Italy and Exarch of All Southern Europe, His Eminence Polycarpos Stavropoulos, took place in the Cathedral of Saint George of the Greeks in Venice on Thursday 11 March at 11.00 am.
On 18 February 2021 the Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, gathered in assembly in the Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade, elected the new Patriarch of the Serbian Church, the Metropolitan of Zagabria and Ljubljana, Porfirije (Perić).
An online meeting took place on 12 February 2021 of the Joint Working Group for Cultural Projects between the Holy See and the Russian Orthodox Church.
The ecumenical cooperation between the Institute for Ecumenical Studies of the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) and the Master Programme in Orthodox Ecumenical Theology of the International Hellenic University was officially inaugurated on 9 February 2021 by a webinar dedicated to the Catholic–Orthodox theological dialogue.
The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity joins in prayer with the Belarusian Orthodox Church on the death on 12 January 2021 at the age of 85 of His Eminence Metropolitan Philaret (Varkhomeev), Emeritus Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus.
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