Pope Tawadros receives Macron, his wife at Coptic Cathedral in Abbassiya

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of St. Mark Diocese on Tuesday welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife along with his accompanying delegation during a visit to the St. Mark Cathedral in Cairo's Abbassiya district.

Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil

Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil
Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil
Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil
Syriac Patriarch opens Archdiocese residence in Erbil

The head of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Patriarch of Antioch and the East Ignatius Aphrem II, opened a new Archdiocese Residence of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Erbil’s Ainkawa neighbourhood on Saturday. 

Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan

Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan
Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan
Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan
Fr. Paul Sushil Leads the Feast of the Holy Theophany in Pakistan

Fr. Paul Sushil  (Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan– Moscow Patriarchate) led the celebrations of the feast of the Holy Theophany of Jesus Christ – Our Lord, God, and Saviour at Lahore and Islamabad.

Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations in Jerusalem

Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations in Jerusalem
Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations in Jerusalem
Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations in Jerusalem
Armenian Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany Celebrations in Jerusalem

The Armenian Orthodox Christians in Jerusalem celebrated Nativity and Epiphany of Christ on 19th of January 2019. Archbishop-Patriarch Nourhan Manougian presided over the celebrations. Several hundred faithful attended the events.

The first church of modern Turkey to be built in Istanbul

Construction of the first Christian (Syrian-Orthodox) place of worship of the Republican era should start at the end of February in Yesilkoy, an Istanbul neighbourhood not far from the international airport. It will serve as a point of reference for the city’s 17,000 Assyrians.

Istanbul (AsiaNews) – The construction of a Christian church will start in late February in Istanbul, the first since the founding of the modern Turkish republic, said a city official during a meeting with a Syriac Orthodox Church prelate.