Orthodox Churches

20.000 faithful in a cross-procession at Plejvlja, Montenegro:

A magnificent procession of the faithful led by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije and His Grace Atanasije

Even the cold weather on the 22nd of February 2020 could not hinder the congregation of Pljevlja to gather at the Church of Venerable Mother Parasceva, where the procession set off, thus expressing their protest over the adoption of the Law on Freedom of Religion of Montenegro

Milan Cathedral is closed due to coronavirus

Italy is on high alert after the outbreak of coronavirus.The Italian government is preparing to reassess in detail the situation in the next few hours and, in co-operation with Civil Protection Department, to take any new measures to counter the spread of the virus, following the third fatal case.

Patriarch of Alexandria met President of Zambia

Patriarch of Alexandria met President of Zambia
Patriarch of Alexandria met President of Zambia
Patriarch of Alexandria met President of Zambia
Patriarch of Alexandria met President of Zambia

Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria met the President of the Republic of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu, met on Saturday, February 22.

Inter-Orthodox participation in U.N. Event on Homelessness

On February 14, 2020, the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America participated in the 58th Session of the Commission for Social Development at the United Nations. The Department held a side event on the Housing First Approach as part of the Archdiocese’s initiatives on homelessness. The event, titled, “Building a Housing First Approach and Implementing Inclusive Best Practices,” was co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations and UNANIMA International.

Orthodox TV station to launch soon in Moldova

A new Orthodox TV station, NIKA TV, will soon be launched in Moldova for the edification of the faithful and general public. More than 95% of Moldovans identify as Orthodox Christians.

The Metropolis of Chișinău and All Moldova of the Russian Orthodox Church announced on Monday that “a local Orthodox Christian TV station will soon start its activity on the territory of the Republic of Moldova.”