Notice

This site uses cookies...
Cookies are small text files that help us make your web experience better. By using any part of the site you consent to the use of cookies. More information about our cookies policy can be found on the Terms of Use.

EasternChurches

 

Singing with Two Lungs

If the Church, as Saint John Paul II wrote in Ut Unum Sint, “must breathe with her two lungs” (54), she certainly must also learn ...

The daily life which unites

If we can learn to look at one another in God “our cooperation (will be) all the more easy in the many areas of daily ...

The Pope's condolences on the death of Iraqi cardinal Emmanuel III Delly

The Holy Father expressed deep sadness on the death of the Iraqi cardinal Emmanuel III Delly, Patriarch emeritus of Babylon for Chaldeans, in a telegram ...

Mor Ignatius Aphrem II to guide the Syrian Orthodox

Beirut, 1. The Syrian Orthodox Church has elected her 123th patriarch. Cyril Aphrem Karim, a 48-year-old from Syria, will replace Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, who ...

A prayer for Syria

The Plenary Assembly of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches began with a prayer for the people of Syria on Thursday morning, 19 November. The ...

No to a military solution to the crisis in Syria

Religious leaders from Syria, Russia, Europe and the United States are asking together for a political solution to the conflict in Syria, as a path ...

Without unity there is no future

Without unity there is no future for Christians in the Middle East. These are the words that H. B. Louis Raphael I Sako, Patriarch of ...

Working together for a culture of encounter

Working together to overcome the “culture of clashes” and making way for a “culture of encounter” which helps us to look with trust to reaching ...

Behaviours to be corrected

“Over the last few years the weakening role of central authority, the vacancy of numerous episcopal sees, the lack of security and the perpetual state ...

The path of dialogue and unity

Decisively pastoral suggestions were made at the Synod of the Chaldean Catholic Church. It was the first Synod following the election of Patriarch Louis Raphaël ...

Orthodoxy in Russia and the courage of women

It was also thanks to women that, in the Soviet Era, the faith was kept in Russia: “They saved its continuity until the time when ...

The Pope of consistence

Last 11 February, Pope Benedict XVI's unexpected announcement of his renunciation of his ministry stunned not only the Catholic Church but all Christendom and public ...

A future of peace for the Middle East

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, asked the participants in the meeting of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), ...

In the Incarnation the gift of true peace

“Incarnation is not simply a passing event that ended, but God manifested himself in human flesh to save the long estranged man”. In his first ...

The death of the Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch

The news of the death of H.B. Patriarch Ignace IV Hazim, Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch and All the East, yesterday, 5 December, ...

To increase in communion and in witness

The ceremony of the enthronement of Tawadros II took place in St Mark's Cathedral, Cairo. He is the 118th Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, ...

Benedict XVI's Message for the election of Tawadros II

His Holiness Anba Tawadros Pope-elect of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark I was filled with joy on learning of your election ...

Immediate assistance for those fleeing from suffering

On Friday, 24 June, the Holy Father met with members of the Assembly of Organizations for Aid to the Eastern Churches ( roaco ). The ...

PRINTED EDITION

 

LIVE

St. Peter’s Square

Nov. 17, 2019