Bishop Parthenius for Media Information Agency (MIA): The only thing we should fear is the egoism, the passions within us, the selfishness, the rejoice in someone’s misfortune, ungratefulness, vanity (Extract from the interview)

Bishop Parthenius, Elder and Abbot of the Bigorski Monastery MIA: Until now, MOC-OA hasn’t given any public statement regarding the vaccine. We have heard statements of certain Bishops from other Local Churches, who approve of it, but there are also…


Blessings all over Struga

After he blessed us with his gracious visit and filled with joy our monastic family that gathered in Rajchica to venerate his holy memory, this year also, in spite of the epidemy, St. George Triumphant didn’t deprive the lovely Struga…

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Communique of the Ecumenical Patriarchate regarding the COVID-19 (Corona) virus

The Holy and Great Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, convened under the presidency of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and among other issues, thoroughly deliberated upon the events of the COVID-19 (Corona) virus and with a feeling of pastoral responsibility,…