The Week in Pictures: July 5-11, 2021

Please see below our selection of photos for  July 5-11, 2021: a photographic journey throughout the Orthodox world.

The monastery on Ceahlău Mountain, Romania. Photo: Arsenie Aciubotăriţei
Annual Pilgrimage to Fort Ross, California, at the first Orthodox church below Alaska. Photo: Facebook / Holy Trinity Chatedral
Bell ringing in an Orthodox church in Congo. Photo: Twitter / Blackorthobro
His Eminence Teofan of South Korea officiated the Holy Mystery of Baptism for a new member of the Orthodox Church. Photo: Facebook / Father Nectarie
The patronal feast of the Holy Martyr Kyriake at the Diocesan Cathedral in Huşi. Photo: Diocese of Huși
The “Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel” in the town of Buduș, consecrated on October 28, 1907 by Archim. Miron Cristea, who later became the first patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. Photo: Mitropolia Clujului / Darius Echim
Young men from the county of Maramureș participate in the Divine Liturgy at the “Tăuții de Sus” Parish. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Metropolitan Cyprian ofStara Zagora marked the land on which “St Menas” Church in Stara Zagora city will be built. Photo: Bulgarian Patriarchate
Unconditional love for all creatures. Photo: Andreea-Zenovia Popescu
The Orthodox Church of Poland marks every tenth Friday after Easter a feast dedicated to the Mother of God. Here, a procession at the monastery on the Holy Mountain of Grabarka. Photo: Orthodox Church of Poland
Nun cleaning the icons at Bucharest’s Plumbuita Monastery. Photo: Afsar Amirabadi
The “Protection of the Mother of God – Titan” Church tower bathed in multicoloured sunlight. Photo: / Aurelian Iftimiu
Chairman, members and sports people of the Greek Olympic Committee visited the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece before their leaving for Tokyo, where they compete in the Olympic Games. Photo:
The feast of the Finding of Holy Hierarch Dionisie Erhan’s Relics at Suruceni Monastery. The saint was the Bishop of Cetatea Albă-Ismail in Southern Bessarabia. Photo: Suruceni Monastery
Preparations for the Holy Mystery of Baptism. Photo: Ovidiu Tătar
Patriarch Daniel blessing the faithful at Samurcăşeşti Monastery in the county of Ilfov. Photo: Lumina Newspaper / Mihnea Păduraru
A faithful woman livestreams on Facebook His Eminence Ieronim of Sinaia’s sermon delivered after the Vigil Service officiated in honour of the Prodromou Mother of God at the National Cathedral Chapel. Photo: / Mircea Florescu

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