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MESSAGE OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH

To the Orthodox people and to all people of good will To God, “the Father of mercies and all comfort,” we address a hymn of thanksgiving and praise for having enabled us to gather during the week of Pentecost (18-26 June … Continue reading

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June 26, 2016: Orthros and Synodal Divine Liturgy at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Chania, Crete

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presides over the Orthros and Synodal Divine Liturgy and concelebrates with the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches at Saints Peter and Paul Church Chania, Crete His Beauitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa Theodoros … Continue reading

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Historic and unprecedented event for Kykkos Monastery – Holy and Great Council, Kolymbari, Crete

Something interesting has happened in history during the work of the Holy and Great Council in Kolymbari Crete for the Holy Royal and Merciful Kykkos Monastery.  It is a great honor  for the  Metropololititan and Abbot of the monastery . … Continue reading

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The History of Orthodoxy in Africa – Written by His Eminence Archbishop Sergios of Good Hope Metropolitan Bishop of Cape Town

IL SINODO VISTO DALL’AFRICA / INTERVISTA ALL’ARCIVESCOVO SERGIOS  di Mauro Castagnaro L’arcivescovo Sergios è dal 1999 metropolita del Capo di Buona Speranza, con sede a Città del Capo, in Sudafrica, del Patriarcato di Alessandria e di tuta l’Africa, in rappresentanza … Continue reading

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Translation from the Greek into English

1. What are the historical roots of the Orthodox presence in Africa, its present and the consistency of its prospects? The beginnings of Christianity in Africa can be traced to Alexandria in Egypt, where the Apostle Mark, one of the … Continue reading

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Feast Day of Saint Theodore and name day of His Beautitude Theodoros II – Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa

We wish our Partriarch many years and may God give him good health and strength! On 17 February the Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of Saint Theodore. It is also the name day of our Patriarch His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and … Continue reading

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Orthodox Communities in Cape Town celebrate the Nativity of Christ – 2015 Archbishopric of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa

The children of St George’s Cathedral Sunday School in Cape Town once again revived the truly meaningful and cultural Christmas tradition of the Karavaki  held at the Archbishopric in Rondebosch on Saturday 12th December. Those present included the Consul of … Continue reading

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His Eminence Archbishop sergios Metropolitan Bishop of Good Hope – attends the Holy Synod – Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa

On Wednesday 25th November 2015, feast of the Holy and Glorious Great Martyr and Wise Catherine, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Festive Patriarchal and Synodal Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral and … Continue reading

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His Eminence Archbishop Sergios attends the 5th Pan-Orthodox pre Council conference – Chambesy, Geneva 11 – 17 October

On Sunday of 11 October 2015, at the Church of St Paul of Chambesy near Geneva, a Holy Euharist Service was held by the heads of the delegations of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches. The following day, October 12, the 5th … Continue reading

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