Other Pontifical Acts – 2 April 2014

Vatican City, 2 April 2014 (VIS) – The Holy Father has: – confirmed the erection of the archiepiscopal esarchate of Kharkiv, Ukraine by His Beatitude Sviatoslav Shevchuk, major archbishop of Kyiv-Halyc, with the consent of the Synod of the Greek Catholic Church, with territory from the current archiepiscopal esarchate of Donetsk-Kharkiv, Ukraine. – gave his [...]

Athens archbishop fears disaster looms for Greek Catholic Church

OXFORD, ENGLAND – Greece’s Catholic Church faces disaster because the current economic crisis is forcing it to end vital social and charitable projects, said Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos of Athens.“This crisis could be the worst in our history,” Archbishop Foskolos told Catholic News Service on July 6. “There’s corruption everywhere, especially among our politicians. We get [...]

Athens archbishop fears disaster looms for Greek Catholic Church

OXFORD, ENGLAND – Greece’s Catholic Church faces disaster because the current economic crisis is forcing it to end vital social and charitable projects, said Archbishop Nikolaos Foskolos of Athens.“This crisis could be the worst in our history,” Archbishop Foskolos told Catholic News Service on July 6. “There’s corruption everywhere, especially among our politicians. We get [...]

It’s All Greek To Me!

22 August 2009, SMOTA bulletin: This weekend, three of our friars are being ordained as diakonoi at the Sunday 5.30pm leitourgia in our kuriakon. As ministers of holy koinonia, they will serve at the evcharistia and as evangelistai, they will proclaim sacred kerygma. Does that sound like a whole lot of Greek to you?Maybe you [...]

Greek icon on Asian tsunami to exhibit here

SINGAPORE – An icon specially written by the Eastern Orthodox Church to commemorate the Asian tsunami will be exhibited for the first time in Singapore. This new icon, called Our Saviour of the Tsunami, was finished in January 2005 by a monk of Mount Athos in Greece. It is part of an exhibition of a [...]