Faruk Firat (Editor- Levant & Middle Eastern Christian Affairs) - 17/11/18 Aleppo-Syria: The Christian communities in the Syrian City of Aleppo have started to regain their freedom of worship. The City is almost free from the dominance of Al Qaeda and ISIS terrorist. Aleppo witnessed one of the worst humanitarian crisis which is a result of ...

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St. Barnabas Orthodox Mission - 17/11/18 A miracle occurred at the seminary in Nairobi recently, reports His Eminence Archbishop Makarios (Tillyrides) of Nairobi and All Kenya. On November 9, the feast of the great St. Nektarios of Aegina, an icon of the saint at the Patriarchal Seminary of Archbishop Makarios III in Nairobi, where they faithfully celebrate ...

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 15/11/18 Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church o November 13, 2018, University of Athens, Athens – GREECE, Upon conferring an Honorary Doctorate to His Holiness Christians in the Middle East: Is There a Future? Your Beatitude Archbishop ...

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate- 15/11/18 On November 13, 2018, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was awarded an honorary doctorate in Theology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece. The president of the university and the Dean of the Faculty of Theology bestowed His Holiness the doctorate, in the presence of His Beatitude Ieronymos II, ...

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 15/11/18 On November 13, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived in Greece on his first official visit to the Church of Greece. He is accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama, Tartous, and Environs, Mor Athanasius Touma Dakkama, Patriarchal Vicar in the United Kingdom, Mor Clemis ...

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Orthodox Protodeacon Dennis and wife Helen Lucak Found Dead

November 14, 2018 Featured
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OCP News Service – 14/11/8 +Memory Etrnal+ USA: In a shocking incident, Orthodox Christian Protodeacon Dennis and his wife Helen Lucak (each 72-years-old) were found dead at their Harbour Light Drive home Saturday evening. Both were members of Archangel Michael Church, Broadview Heights, OH. According to the Police, they have taken their 44-year-old son, Michael […]

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KOSOVO INSTITUTIONS THREATEN SERBIAN MONKS AND NUNS WITH DEPORTATION

November 14, 2018 Featured

Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of Raška-Prizren and Kosovo-Metohija – 14/11/8 After an attempt to renew residence permit, one of the monks of the Raška-Prizren Diocese faced a threat that, within a few days, he could be deported outside of Kosovo and Metohija (KiM). The problem of documents that the majority of Kosovo Serbs have, has proven to […]

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Serbian Church Describes Constantinople’s Decision on Filaret as ‘Non-Canonical’

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  Sputniknews – 14/11/8 MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church described on Monday the decision of Constantinople to lift anathema from Ukrainian schismatics Filaret Denisenko and Makariy Maletich as “canonically unfounded,” and said that was not obligatory for the Serbian Church. “The Council, first of all, regrets that the Patriarchate […]

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ERECTION OF AN ORTHODOX SCHOOL IN THE MOST IMPOVERISHED NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE PLANET

November 13, 2018 Featured

The Alexandrian Patriarchate – 13/11/18 On the afternoon of Saturday 10th November 2018, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, laid the foundation stone for the building of an Orthodox Primary School in the most impoverished neighbourhood of the planet in the slum areas of Crew Bay in the heart […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA IN THE LAND OF BLOOD DIAMONDS

November 13, 2018 Featured

Alexandrian Patriarchate – 13/11/8 Late on the afternoon of Thursday 8th November 2018, His Beatitude Theodoiros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Arica arrived in the country of the blood diamonds, Sierra Leone, accompanied by Archimandrite Athanasios Kayembe. At the airport His Beatitude was welcomed by the local Metropolitan His Eminence George of Guinea, […]

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Communique of the Holy Assembly of Bishops 
of the Serbian Orthodox Church on Kosovo and Metohija

November 13, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia- 13/11/8 COMMUNIQUE OF THE HOLY ASSEMBLY OF BISHOPS OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ON KOSOVO AND METOHIJA Gathered at the autumn meeting of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, we the Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church headed by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, in these difficult times which our Church and the faithful […]

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Life of Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki the Myrrh-Gusher

November 13, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 13/11/18 Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. 306). He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely admired not only because of his noble ancestry and grace of bearing, but also for virtue, wisdom and goodness of […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Malankara Jacobite Syriac & Knanaya Parishes in UAE

November 11, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate- 11/11/8 During his first ever Apostolic visit to the United Arab Emirates, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Ahrem II -Patriarch of Antioch and All East, visited Jacobite Syriac and Knanaya parishes.  Evening Prayer at St. Ignatius Syriac Jacobite Church – Dubai On November 10, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II was received […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios: New Liturgical Year Is An Occasion to Transform Lives of the Faithful

November 10, 2018 Featured

OCP Gulf Correspondent – OCP News Service – 11/10/18 #Ahmedabad Diocese Cover collection is the prime source of income for the Diocese #His Holiness Catholicos to lead consecration of St Thomas Orthodox Retreat Center, Abu Road, in March 2019 #Consecration of St Mary’s Orthodox Parish, Ghala, Sultanate of Oman, on Dec 7, 8 #Diocese launches […]

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Holy Qurobo for Syriac Orthodox Parishes in UAE

November 10, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 10/11/18 On November 9, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo for the parish of St. Ignatius in Dubai, U.A.E. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Barthelmaus Nathanael Youssef, Patriarchal Vicar in the UAE and the Arabain Gulf, Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in […]

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A New Book from St. Herman Press

November 8, 2018 Featured

St. Herman Press- 11/8/18 Purchase a copy here: https://www.sainthermanmonastery.com/product-p/em.htm Elder Arsenie (Papacioc) of Romania (1914–2011) was a witness of the eternal truth of Christ, given by God to contemporary man. A man of deep prayer, he also possessed experiential knowledge of the ways of the world. Before going to the monastery, he had been a […]

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HIS HOLINESS ARAM I LECTURES IN BERN SWITZERLAND ON THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT

November 8, 2018 Featured

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – November 2018 On Saturday 27 October 2018, on the occasion of his official visit to the Old Catholic Church in Bern, Catholicos Aram I shared his views on the current challenges to the Ecumenical Movement. The lecture followed the evening vespers, at which Reverend Bedros Manuelian and Friar Hovaguim Panjarjian participated. Before addressing […]

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Canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church Says Not Taking Part in Autocephaly

November 8, 2018 Featured

Sputniknews – 8/11/8 KIEV (Sputnik) – The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate told Sputnik that it does not take part in the efforts of Kiev’s authorities and non-canonical Orthodox organizations to establish a single independent church in the country or the so-called Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. “The Ukrainian Orthodox Church considers the entire process […]

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Athens, Greek Church Agree on Conditions of Disestablishment – Joint Statement

November 8, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 8/11/18 ATHENS (Sputnik) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Hieronymos II of Athens and All Greece agreed on the conditions for the disestablishment of church and state within the framework of constitutional reform, according to the joint statement of Greek Church and the state received by Sputnik from the prime minister’s […]

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Presentation on Serbian Culture at Akron University

November 8, 2018 News

Church of Serbia – 8/11/8 With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej, and through the efforts of Dr. Vanja Zoric, Akron University hosted the traveling visual-literary exhibition, “Over There, So Far Away”. This presentation was planned through the combined efforts of Protonamesnik Dragan Goronjic, Dean of the Cleveland Deanery and parish priest at St. […]

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260 years of the Cathedral church in Sremski Karlovci

November 8, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 8/11/8 A great exhibition of тхе Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Sremski Karlovci The evening began with chanting of troparion to Saint Nicholas, the heavenly protector of the Cathedral church, which was performed by the Children’s’ choir of the Cathedral church, Slatkopojci, followed by the Mixed choir of the Cathedral church Saint Arsenije of Srem that  performed Oh, Mother of […]

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