Cardinal Koch visits Ukraine to deepen Catholic-Orthodox dialogue

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Source: Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) The head of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Cardinal Kurt Koch, heads off to Ukraine on Wednesday for a visit aimed at deepening the dialogue between Catholics and Orthodox in the former Soviet state. The Cardinal will spend two days in the capital Kiev, meeting with the small Greek and Latin Catholic communities there. He’ll also hold talks with the Ukrainian Orthodox leader, Metropolitan Volodymyr, of the Moscow … [Read more...]

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church to host 30th National Oratorial Festival

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Source: Your Collierville Submitted by Andrew Douglas The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Memphis is hosting the 30th National Oratorical Festival for teenagers June 7 - 9, 2013. This year the festival will be coming to Memphis for the first time and will be held at the church facility. The event is called the "St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival" and is sponsored by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The parishioners are … [Read more...]