From the book "Fathers of the Holy Mountain and the History of Holy Mountain"
Saturday, November 30, 2013
The Greek-Orthodox minority community of Istanbul (Community) is an autochthonous minority which status was recognized by the international Lausanne Treaty (1923). This Treaty is also the founding act establishing the state of Turkey. In Lausanne Treaty, Section B (articles 38-42) is devoted to the protection of rights of non-Muslim minorities to whom also the Community belongs.
DAMASCUS, Syria -- They fall randomly, often during rush hour, smashing into schools, businesses, churches and homes in the Syrian capital and leaving a trail of death and terror in their wake.
Friday, November 29, 2013
More than 150 local producers will take part in the Christmas Flavors Festival entitled “Greece, Celebration, Flavors” that will take place from the 29th November to the 1st December in Thessaloniki, Greece.
News reports of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit with Pope Francis on Monday in Rome indicated the event was symbolic, but mending a centuries-old rift between the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox Church isn't likely to happen soon.
The clergy of the Orthodox Mission of Haiti of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia organized a conference from the 27th to the 29th of December 2010 in order to strengthen the Orthodox services in every parish of the Mission.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
TURKEY: Pilgrimage to Monastery Panagia Sumela by the football club of Apollo - Limassol, Cyprus PHOTO
Historic Monastery of Panagia Sumela in Trabzon - Turkey, visited a group of players and members of the board Apollon Limassol - Cyprus.
Piraeus cleric says 'homosexuality is the most disgusting and unclean sin'
An Orthodox bishop has issued a nine-page statement railing against the issue of same-sex civil partnerships, which he has lambasted as "an insult against God and man".
Parishioners at a small, "cozy" Russian Orthodox Church in Hawaii say they have a lot to be thankful for.
"We certainly don't deserve it," Father Antole Lyovin says of the church's good fortune.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Damaskinos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, served as the Primate of the Autocephalous Church of Greece during the Second World War. Born in the village of Dorvitsa in Greece in 1890, the nephew of the Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Koroni, he served in the Greek Army during the Balkan wars, and was ordained to the holy Priesthood in 1917.
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