The Sunday of Orthodoxy is a feast celebrating the holy icons. On this Sunday, throughout the Orthodox world, these representations of saintly persons are at the centre of religious services and processions.
In Constantinople, on the first Sunday of Great Lent, Patriarch Bartholomew celebrated the Divine Liturgy together with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus.
On this special Sunday, Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria and All Africa presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Annunciation Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt.
During the service, Father Teofil prayed for a good closure of the situation generated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the Sunday of Orthodoxy at “Christ the Saviour” Cathedral in Moscow.
In Serbia, Patriarch Irinej celebrated the feast of the holy icons at St Sabbas Church in the Vračar district of Belgrade.
On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria presided over the Divine Liturgy at St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia.
The photo gallery of the Orthodox Facebook page “Stephanos & Alexandria Missionaries to Albania” captured the beauty of the feast held on this Sunday at St Blaise Monastery in the Albanian city of Durrës, where young people celebrated the triumph of Orthodoxy.
Cover photo: The Basilica.ro archive / Raluca Ene
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