Orthodox Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos pronounced his position about the religious course in Greek schools

September 27, 2015. Orthodox Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos reacted to the statement of The new Greek Deputy Education Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou announcing the simplification of the procedure for opting-out of religious classes for Greek students. According to the present system, a student must sign an official school document declaring his religion or conversely declaring himself as an […]

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The Romanian Orthodox Patriarch: moral and religious education of children and youth confronted with secularized approach

September 24, 2015. The 8th National Assembly “Christ conveyed to children”, was organized by the Romanian Patriarchate in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research and World Vision Organization in Romania, at Caraiman Monastery, from 21 to 23 September 2015, as the website of the Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate reports. The Romanian Orthodox Patriarch Daniel expressed his concern about […]

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Metropolitan Onufry addresses Poroshenko in connection with the events in Katerinovka

September 23, 2015. Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine (Moscow Patriarchate) has appealed to the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in connection with the violent assault on Orthodox believers in the Katerinovka village of the Kremenets district of the Ternopil region, as reports pravoslavie.ru. The hierarch has expressed his serious concern over use of force against the faithful members of […]

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Hierarchs and clergy from Local Orthodox Churches express their worry about the persecution of the Canonical Orthodox Church of Ukraine

September 23, 2015. During the 8th Meeting of the Inter-Orthodox Network of Centres for Study of Religions and Destructive Movements in Otocec,( Slovenia), about: “Cults, Neo-Paganism, Secularisation: The Danger of Decay of the Orthodox Christian Ethos”, the participants expressed their discomfort and worry about the situation in Ukraine, as reports DECR of the Russian Orthodox Church. Among the attendees was […]

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The Right Sector and police help members of Kiev Patriarchate to seize an Orthodox church in Ukraine

September 22, 2015. The incident happened on the eve when believers of the canonical Church celebrated the Nativity of the Mother of God near St. George Church in the village of Katerinovka in the Ternopol Region. The Liturgy was celebrated in the open air as followers of the self-proclaimed “Kiev Patriarchate” had barricaded the church earlier, as reports UOC press […]

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