Archbishop of America was invited by the Turkish Ambassador in the USA

The newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to the USA, Hasan Murat Mercan, invited the hierarch of the Church of Constantinople, Archbishop of America Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) to the Turkish Consulate, on Thursday, April 8, 2021. “Pleased to be invited to meet the newly appointed Turkish Ambassador in the USA, Hasan Murat Mercan, at the Turkish consulate today”, wrote Archbishop in his Twitter. Orthodoxtimes Views: 51

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Metropolitan Savva of Warsaw: “Greece, where is your loyalty to Orthodoxy?”

The Primate of the PAOC, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland Savva, supported the hierarch of the Church of Greece, Metropolitan Ambrose of Kalavryta, sending him a letter of support in his steadfastness and condemnation of the practice of closing churches. This is reported by Romfea. In the letter, Metropolitan Savva mentions the closure of churches for the purpose of “quarantine” in Greece, obstruction of the Eucharist and criminal prosecution of metropolitans and clergy. “Greece, where is your loyalty to Orthodoxy and the great traditions of the holy fathers?”, the…

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Greek authorities may abolish a number of higher church educational institutions in the country

An alarming news from Greece. The Ministry of Education is considering the option of phasing out a number of higher ecclesiastical educational institutions in Greece. In particular, we are talking about the Athens Higher Theological Academy, the Higher Theological Academy in Thessaloniki and a number of others. Now the bill is under consideration by the Greek Church. The government does not want to make decisions without the approval of the Church. And what about the church? Do you think Greece is full of young people who want to become priests?…

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