Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Sorcery and the Church of Alexandria

(Romfea) - The Alexandrian Church’s position on modern forms of slavery and on the struggle of refugees -migrants for a better life, dealing with the issue of sorcery in the African countries, applications of modern technology on the African continent today, the clergy fund, as well as ecological issues and the use of the media in the missionary work, are the most important topics to be addressed by the proceedings of the Holy Synod of the Patriarchate of Alexandria, which meets in Alexandria, from October 7 to October 10, chaired by the Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa.

The highlight of the meeting will be the celebration of the Patriarchal and Synodical Divine Liturgy, attended by all the priests of the Throne, and in the presence of Greek, Cypriot and Egyptian officials, at the Monastery of St. Savvas in Alexandria, on October 9, in the same place where exactly 15 years ago, the Patriarch of Alexandria, Theodore of Zimbabwe, was unanimously elected.

In total, nine presentations, the activities of the local Metropolises of the African continent, as well as issues that may be of concern to the provinces of the Alexandrian Church will be presented during the meeting by the metropolitans and bishops of the Alexandrian Church.

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