Posts Tagged ‘Orthodox Church’

Don’t wait for theologians – share the Eucharist now Comments 0

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Until now, church officials have always said theological agreement between the various Christian churches is needed before Christian unity or Eucharistic sharing could be possible. That may have changed during an in-flight press conference on Sunday as Pope Francis returned to Rome after visiting Romania. Asked what advice he could offer Romanians about the relationship Read more

Wellington’s Ethiopian community finally gets own priest Comments 0

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

It has been 15 years in the making, but Wellington’s Ethiopian community finally has their own priest. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church plays a huge role in the country’s culture and until now services could only be held when a priest from Christchurch and Auckland could visit. To celebrate their new priest arriving from Ethiopia, the Read more

Vatican’s Secretary of State to visit Moscow on peace mission Comments 0

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Cardinal Pietro Parolin will visit Moscow at the end of August. The Vatican secretary of state’s diplomatic visit aims to formalise Pope Francis’s peacemaking efforts to President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church. Read more Related Posts:Pope Francis and President Trump to meetOrthodox not interested in reunion with RomePrayers for world peace from Vatican Read more

Orthodox Church offers to bankroll government of Cyprus Comments 1

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The leader of the Orthodox Church in Cyprus has said he will mortgage its assets and invest in government bonds to help pave the way for an international bailout of the financially-troubled nation. The offer by Archbishop Chrysostomos II came after the country’s Parliament rejected a bill that would have allowed the government to seize Read more