The Archdiocese of Chile

The Office of the Primus announced officially today the reception into the holy Synod of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion of Archbishop Cristian Andres Lisboa Morales and the Old Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chile. The Archdiocese based in Santiago, Chile also has missions in Venezuela and Peru and will take over episcopal and pastoral…

Habemus episcopum! Nioclás!

The episcopal election of Hospital chaplain and rector of St Anne’s mission, Franciscan, Monsignor Nioclás Kelly OSF by the Diocesan Chapter was ratified today by the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Old Roman Catholic Communion. The diocese of Chicago has been without a bishop since the deaths respectively of Bishop Earl P Gasgoine (OCCA) in…

L.O.N. News channel launched!

L.O.N. aka “Latin Orthodox News” has been launched by the Office of the Primus to increase and widen the Communion’s dissemination of news and information to aid evangelism. The initiative intends to provide information media resources for enquirers to the Communion and provide interesting and engaging ways to interact with the Church both locally and…

Spiritual joy!

Europe: June 12th – 14th Metropolitan Jerome joined pilgrims and retreatants of the Anglican Catholic Church Diocese of the United Kingdom at the Shrine of Our Lady’s Glorious Assumption and St Simon Stock at Aylesford Priory last week. His Grace was invited by Bishop Damien Mead as a guest speaker to deliver a conference on…

Interfaith relations

Europe: Sunday 3rd June, His Grace Metropolitan Jerome of Selsey as a trustee of the charity “Brighton & Hove Faith in Action” attended “The Dialogue Society And Fellowship Educational Society’s Annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner” at The Grand Hotel, Brighton. The event, breaking fast during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar was held to promote…

Metropolitan David visits Europe

The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  visited France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace, who holds rank of Lieutenant…

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The Americas: Metropolitan David of Louisiana  is currently visiting France accompanying American War Veterans for a three week tour visiting monuments in the care of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) for the Memorial Day and Centenary events commemorating the participation of American forces in the Great War (WWI 1914-18). His Grace will visit England…

Axios! New deacons!

The Americas: On Saturday April 21 2018, during his episcopal visitation to Veracruz, Mexico, Metropolitan David ordained to the diaconate, Augustín Campechano and Antonio Marín Fernández during Mass in the Chapel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Tres Valle. The two deacons will assist Padres Ochoa and Abrego to serve the five parish missions in…

Interfaith relations

Europe: Metropolitan Jerome has a keen interest in the plight of persecuted Christians and has been eager to express solidarity with those suffering in the Middle East for some years. Appreciating the history of our church with the Patriarchate of Antioch & All the East, Metropolitan Jerome has continually tried to highlight the plight of Syrian…

The Patriarchs of Antioch joint statement regarding Syria

God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves! We, the Patriarchs: John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, and Joseph Absi, Melkite-Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Alexandria, and Jerusalem, condemn and denounce the brutal aggression that…