The Week in Pictures: May 10-16, 2021

Photos from the Orthodox world shot between May 10 and 16, 2021. Here is our selection for The Week in Pictures.

The feast of the Holy Hierarch Basil of Ostrog at the Nikšić Cathedral in Montenegro. Photo: Metropolis of Montenegro
Archbishop Casian picking up medicinal plants. Photo: Archdiocese of Lower Danube
His Grace Benedict of Bistrița with a child at the consecration of the “Holymartyr Demetrios the Myrrh-gusher” Church in Baciu, Cluj county. Photo: Metropolis of Cluj, Maramureș and Sălaj
Light and shadow at Bucharest’s Stavropoleos Monastery. Photo: Raluca Ghindea
Faithful from Iza Valley at the patronal feast of Ieud Monastery, in the county of Maramureș. Photo: Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Patriarch Porfirje of Serbia surrounded by children at St. Athanasios the Great Church in Belgrade. Photo: Serbian Patriarchate
Children dressed in folk costumes at the feast of the Holy Hierarch Jacob of Putna, Metropolitan of Moldavia, held at Putna Monastery. Photo: Putna Monastery
St. Neagoe Basarab’s foundation in Curtea de Argeș. Photo: Facebook / Ovidiu Vlăsceanu
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the tomb of Patriarch Demetrios from the Patriarchal Monastery in Valoukli. Photo: Ecumenical Patriarchate
The church of Măgura town at sunset. Photo: Facebook / Nicu Chiriac
Bishop Antonie of Bălți with Christian women dressed in national costume, at the blessing of the cross on the hill of Burlănești village. Photo: Archdeacon Marius Mihai Anton
The Sunday of the Myrrhbearing Women at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
Dervent Monastery after the much-expected rain. Photo: Protosyncellus Sofronie Bobaru
Spring at Sihăstria Putnei Monastery. Photo: Mironescu Daniela
The Patriarch of Antioch at the Patriarchal Monastery of Virgin Mary in the Syrian city of Sednaya. Photo: Antiochian Patriarchate
The Icon of the Mother of God “Consolation” (Paramythia) was carried on a procession around “St Nicholas of One Day” Church and Bucharest’s University of Architecture. Photo: / Mircea Florescu
A child praying at the Icon of the Saviour from the “Holy Hierarch Nicholas” Archdiocesan Cathedral in Râmnicu Vâlcea. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Râmnic
A novice from the carpentry workshop of Valaam Monastery. Photo: Instagram / Igor Palkin

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