Russian Patriarch Kirill celebrates the Orthodox Easter Mass at an empty Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow amid the coronavirus pandemic.
In Sofia, people attend the Easter mass despite the virus fears.
One of the most sacred Easter symbols of the Christian Orthodox faith - the Holy Fire - arrived in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Saturday.
Orthodox churches in Russia and Ukraine have sent mixed signals to congregations over whether or not they can attend Easter services this weekend.
521 babies have been baptised in a mass ceremony in Tbilisi's Holy Trinity Cathedral. And their godfather is Ilia II, the spiritual leader of the Georgian Orthodox Church.
Pope Francis and Russian President Vladimir Putin met for the third time on Thursday — but what is the significance of this? And why do people keep talking about the Great Schism of 1054?
The long-running international campaign to re-open a theological school in Turkey is set for a major boost this week.
Orthodox Christians have begun celebrations to mark Christmas with special midnight masses across the country. President Vladimir Putin joined them for mass in St Petersburg.
Istanbul's Ecumenical Patriarch signed a degree to grant independence to the Orthodox church of Ukraine.
Residents of the Greek seaside town of Galaxidi have taken part in the town's annual 'flour battle'. Residents pelt each other with bags of dyed flour on the main street down to Galaxidi's old harbour.
From St. Petersburg to Bethlehem and beyond, presidents joined worshippers to usher in Christmas Day
Patriarch Kirill visits Romania
Orthodox leaders glorify Nicholas II as a saint and say his private life is off-limits.
Alexei Uchitel's "Matilda" tells the story of the late-19th century romance between Nicholas II, before he became tsar, and half-Polish dancer Matilda Kshesinskaya.