Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet...
Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch
The Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch, also known as the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East and the Antiochian Orthodox Church (Greek: Πατριαρχεῖον Ἀντιοχείας, Patriarcheîon An...
Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch - Wikipedia
Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople
The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople (Greek: Οἰκουμενικὸν Πατριαρχεῖον Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, Oikoumenikòn Patriarcheîon Konstantinoupóleos, [ikumenikˈon patriarˈxion konstantinuˈpoleos]; Tu...
Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople - Wikipedia
Georgian Orthodox Church
The Georgian Apostolic Autocephalous Orthodox Church (Georgian: საქართველოს სამოციქულო ავტოკეფალური მართლმადიდებელი ეკლესია, sak’art’velos samots’ik’ulo avt’okep’aluri mart’lmadidebeli eklesia) is...
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Japanese Orthodox Church
The Japanese Orthodox Church or the Orthodox Church in Japan (日本ハリストス正教会, Nihon Harisutosu Seikyōkai, OCJ) is an autonomous church within the Orthodox Church, under the omophorion of the Russi...
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Russian Orthodox Church
37°37′45″E / 55.71111°N 37.62917°E / 55.71111; 37.62917The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Russian: Русская Православная Церковь, Russkaya Pravoslavnaya Tserkov), alternati...
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Farid Makari
Farid Nabil Makari (Arabic: فريد نبيل مكاري‎; born in 1947 in Anfeh) is a Lebanese politician.
Makari graduated from University of Texas in Austin in Civil engineering and joined Oger Sa...
Unprecedented: Pope Francis, Russian Patriarch Kirill to meet in Cuba to heal 1,000yr rift
The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is to meet his Roman Catholic counterpart, Pope Francis, during a historic visit to Latin America. The groundbreaking meeting is to ...
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet...
Catholicate of Abkhazia
The Catholicate of Abkhazia (Georgian: აფხაზეთის საკათალიკოსო, Greek: Καθολικος Αμπχαζία) was a subdivision of the Georgian Orthodox Church that existed as an independent entity in western Georgia...
Catholicate of Abkhazia - Wikipedia
Daniel (Nushiro) of Japan
Metropolitan Daniel (Nushiro) of All Japan (主代郁夫, Ikuo Nushiro, born September 5, 1938) is a Japanese clergyman and monk of the Japanese Orthodox Church. He has been the primate of the Japanes...
Vincentius Escarcha
The Rev. Archimandrite Vincentius Escarcha is the senior priest in the Exarchate of the Philippines.He served the Theotokos Orthodox Church in Cataingan and directed the Theotokos Orthodox Monastery, ...
Patriarchs of Constantinople

On May 11, 330 the town of Constantinople was consecrated by the Roman emperor Constantine I on the site of an already-existing city, Byzantium, thus becoming the capital of the East Roman Empire...
Patriarchs of Constantinople - Wikipedia
Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church
The Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church (Japanese: 石巻ハリストス正教会 聖使徒イオアン聖堂: Ishinomaki Harisutosu Seikyōkai, Sei-shito Ioan Seidō) is an Orthodox Church in Ishinomaki, Miyagi, dedicated...
Ishinomaki Saint John the Apostle Orthodox Church - Wikipedia
Exarchate of the Philippines
The Exarchate of the Philippines is a jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople governed by the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (OMHKSEA). As of 1 Septembe...
Holy Resurrection Cathedral
Holy Resurrection Cathedral (復活大聖堂, fukkatsu daiseidō), also known as Nikorai-do (ニコライ堂, nikorai-dō), in Chiyoda, Tokyo, is the main cathedral of the Japanese Orthodox Church.
The ...
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Nicholas of Japan
Saint Nicholas, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dimitrovich Kasatkin (Russian: Иван Дмитриевич Касаткин; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1836 – February 16,...
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Archbishop of Shemokmedi
List of Orthodox Archbishops of Shemokmedi of the Georgian Orthodox and Apostolic Church:
Andronik (Nikolsky)
Archbishop Andronik (also spelled Andronic; Russian: Архиепископ Андроник, secular name Vladimir Alexandrovich Nikolsky, Russian: Владимир Александрович Никольский; August 1, 1870 – July 7, 19...
Andronik (Nikolsky) - Wikipedia
Sobor
A synod /ˈsɪnəd/ historically is a council of a church, usually convened to decide an issue of doctrine, administration or application. In modern usage, the word often refers to the governing body of ...
Sobor - Wikipedia
Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand, and All Oceania
The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines is an archdiocese of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch, with headquarters in Sydney, Australia. Its curr...
Georgian Orthodox Church in Turkey
The Georgian Orthodox Church is a major part of Orthodox Christianity in Turkey. Bana cathedral used to be a Georgian Orthodox cathedral and Khakhuli Monastery used to be a Georgian Orthodox monastery...
Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem
The Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem (Greek: Πατριαρχεῖον Ἱεροσολύμων, Patriarcheîon Hierosolýmōn; Arabic: كنيسة الروم الأرثوذكس في القدس‎ Kanisatt Ar-rum al-Urtudoks fi al-Quds, liter...
Greek Orthodox Church of Jerusalem - Wikipedia