The Week in Pictures: September 21 – 27, 2020

Please find below a selection of snapshots from the Orthodox world taken last week by amateur and professional photographers.

The Nepsis MOREOM Congress in Bern, Switzerland, began with a blessing service. Photo: Diocese of Italy
Night vigil on the feast of St Silouan of Athos at the St Nicholas University Chapel in Bucharest. Photo: Radu Chiriță
The relics of the Holy Hierarch Jacob of Putna on the feast of the Placing of his holy relics. Photo: Putna Monastery
A little girl offers flowers to Archbishop Calinic of Suceava and Rădăuţi on his visit at Putna Monastery on the eve of the feast of the Placing of St Jacob of Putna’s holy relics. Photo: Facebook / Mănăstirea Putna
Strâmbu-Găiseni Monastery on its second patronal feast, Holy Prince Neagoe Basarab. Photo: Facebook / Emil Palangean
Bishop Iustin of Maramureş and Sătmar greeted with bread and salt at the Ciocotiș Parish. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Maramureș and Sătmar
Sunrise at Comana Monastery. Photo: Comana Monastery / Dragoş Grigore
The Holy Prince Neagoe Basarab was commemorated at the monastery that he founded: Curtea de Argeș. Photo: Facebook / Diocese of Argeș and Muscel
The clergy and the faithful celebrated at the Cathedral in Galaţi 11 years since the Eparchy of Lower Danube was made an Archdiocese. Photo: Facebook / Archdiocese of Lower Danube
The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at Jerusalem. Photo: Jerusalem Patriarchate
Ornated cross at Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow, on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Photo: Russian Patriarchate / Sergei Vlasov
Baptism service at an Orthodox church from New York. Photo: Twitter / Elias Villis
The feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Holy Emperors Constantine and Helen Church in Belgrade, which holds a piece of the Holy Cross. Photo: Serbian Patriarchate
The Exaltation of the Holy Cross at the Orthodox Cathedral in Warsaw. Photo: Church of Poland
Hieromartyr Metropolitan Anthimos the Iberian honoured at the monastery founded by him in Bucharest. Photo: Ziarul Lumina / Mihnea Păduraru

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