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May 5, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] In a spirit of Christian friendship and unity with its roots deep in the 19th century, the Episcopal Church in New York has stepped forward to ensure that the congregation of the fire-gutted Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava  will have a place to worship...

February 5, 2013

Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and His Beatitude Theophilos III, Greek Patriarch of Jerusalem, exchanging gifts during a meeting in late December at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Jerusalem’s Old City. ENS...

March 18, 2012

Pope Shenouda III, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Christian Church in Egypt since 1971, died on March 17 aged 88. His health had been deteriorating for several years. Throughout his papal ministry, he presided over the expansion of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt and throughout the world. A...

September 26, 2011

The International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue, meeting in Shen Vlash, Durrës, Albania, issued a communiqué on Sept. 22. The text follows.

 

 

In the name of God, the All Holy and Blessed Trinity, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches...

April 4, 2007

Easter Sunday 1991 found me flying to Bulgaria on a professional fact-finding trip with four colleagues. While there, our group unexpectedly became spectators to Bulgaria's Orthodox Easter celebrations, observed a week after our Western Easter.

What we experienced was the "return" of...

October 18, 2002

The Orthodox church will need to define itself in the future as an arbiter and peace-maker in an increasingly violent world, said several participants at a major international conference looking at the role of the church in society.

The conference, meeting from October 3-5 at the Holy...

July 12, 2002

  Episcopal delegation members - Rev. David Perry, Bishop Christopher Epting, Bishop Richard Grein and Bishop William Gregg - standing in front of an ERD donated ambulance with two Russian doctors and a Russian Orthodox priest.   Fr. Alexander Abramov, chaplain at the...

July 12, 2002

(ENS) A four-day visit in mid-June to the Russian Orthodox Church by a delegation from the Episcopal Church was the latest step in nurturing what has become a very special ecumenical relationship.

"It was really quite wonderful to hear of the fondness that the Russian Orthodox...

September 15, 2000

(ENS) Bishop Richard F. Grein of New York and Bishop George Packard, bishop of the Armed Forces, and their chaplains were the only invited leaders of Western Christendom at the August 19 consecration of the newly-rebuilt Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.

Nearly 8,000 people were...

January 31, 2000

The official dialogue between the Episcopal Church and the Orthodox will resume this year, following several years of suspension. The Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) suspended the dialogue in 1991 because of some developments in the Episcopal Church...

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