On November 21, 2016, His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan joined an Antiochian delegation to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the occasion of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church’s 70th birthday. With Sayedna to the right of him in order are: their Eminences Ignatios of France, Central and Southern Europe and Metropolitan Niphon, Antiochian Exarch in Moscow. The Patriarch is shown on the far right of the photograph. A link to a fuller account of the event may be found here.
The Antiochian Orthodox Church of Antioch yearns to maintain the Christian community in the Middle East living in peace with her neighbours. This depends on the restoration of peace and on a society which respects the rights of the Christians to live freely, in peace and harmony, regardless of who forms the government. FULL TEXT HERE.
Poole, 15 November 2016 – It was announced today that the Bournemouth & Poole Orthodox Christian Foundation, owner of Saint Dunstan’s Orthodox Christian Church, has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the first phase of Saint Dunstan’s Restoration project. The project aims to restore the Grade II* listed building, which is in need of substantial repairs.
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