Polen: Starkes Echo für "Pilgrim"-Klimagipfel der Jugend Europas

Armut, Müll, Plastik und soziale Konflikte waren Themen des "Pilgrim-Klimagipfels der Jugend Europas" in Katowice vom 23. bis 25. November, wie das ökumenische "Internationale Bildungsnetzwerk Pilgrim" berichtete. Motto der Veranstaltung war "Damit die Erde wieder zum Atmen kommt". Rund 200 Jugendliche aus 26 "Pilgrim"-Institutionen aus sieben Ländern (Österreich, Polen, Rumänien, Ungarn...

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Griechenland: Neuer Moderator der Griechisch-Evangelischen Kirche

Pfarrer Georgios Adam von der 2. Griechisch-Evangelischen Kirche in Athen ist seit 10. November 2018 neuer Moderator der Griechisch-Evangelischen Kirche. Georgios Adam hat in Piräus zunächst einen Bachelor in Betriebswirtschaft abgelegt. Sein Studium der Theologie begann er 1991 am Greek Bible College. Am Cornwell Theological Seminary legte er seinen Master in Theologie und Neues Testament ab...

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USA: Russian-American Orthodox choir nominated for 2019 Grammy

The nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards were announced on 7 December and notably, a Russian-American Orthodox choir is among the nominees. In particular, the Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music Institute’s (PaTRAM) latest album, “Teach Me Thy Statutes,” featuring works of Pavel Chesnokov, under the direction of Maestro Vladimir Gorbik, has been nominated in the Best Choral Performance...

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Russland: Patriarch chairs jubilee session of the Interreligious Council of Russia

On 6 December 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia (ICR) held a grand meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of this organization. The session was chaired by the ICR Chairman Emeritus, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.Taking part in the meeting were members of...

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Rumänien: Stamp of the consecration of the Altar of the National Cathedral

In the Centenary year of the Great Union, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue entitled The consecration of Altar of the Salvation National Cathedral, dedicated to an important event for the Orthodox Christians. On the stamp of the issue, with the face value of Lei 5, is illustrated the icon of the Holy Apostle Andrew, the First-Called, the...

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Ukraine: Bishop Bronislav new Chairman of the Conference of Roman-Catholic Bishops

During the 51st meeting of the Conference of the Roman Catholic Bishops in Ukraine, which was taking place in Bryukhovychi, Lviv region, from November 30 to December 1, a new chairman of the Conference was elected. This is reported by the Catholic Media Center. For the next five years, Bishop Bronislav Bernatsky, the Ordinary of the Odesa-Simferopol Diocese became chairman of the Conference of...

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Alexandria: Holy Synod establishes 5 new dioceses

Meeting in Alexandria under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on 26 November, the Holy Synod of the Church of Alexandria resolved to establish 5 new dioceses for the Church, reports the Patriarchate’s website. The decision came on the first day of the session that is scheduled to run until 30 November. At the proposal of Pat. Theodors, the Synod...

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