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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - Augsut 2016 On 21 August, in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin a special Pontifical Prayer Service was offered on the occasion of the 65th birthday of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; asking for good health, longevity and perseverance of the Pontiff of All ...

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - August 2016 On 17 August, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; arrived in the Republic of India; to visit the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy in Calcutta. Currently, 55 students from Iran, Iraq and Armenia study there. Staff and students of the Academy were waiting for ...

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New Book on Preaching in Ethiopian Orthodoxy

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on August 24, 2016

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LOI - August 2016 PURCHASE HERE: Keon-Sang An, An Ethiopian Reading of the Bible: Biblical Interpretation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, American Society of Missiology Monograph Series Book 25 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015). ISBN 978-1-498220699; also available on Kindle This book gives a good background to the multiple influences on the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, and the ...

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Orthodox Africa – A review article

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on August 24, 2016

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LOI - August 2016 We are pleased to be able to publish the following short review of In Africa: Orthodox Christian Witness and Service by HE Archbishop Anastasios Yannoulatos of Albania who was the host of the first two LOI international consultations and continues to encourage us in our work together. “My sisters and brothers, on behalf ...

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RISU - August 2016 Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine for European Integration Ihor Dolgov met on August 17 with the newly appointed counsellor to Ukraine’s Minister of Defense on religious matters (civic volunteer) a hierarch of Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church, Bishop Volodymyr (Cherpak) of Vyshgorod and Podol. Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine for European Integration presented Volodymyr ...

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MANUSCRIPT OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH FROM ARCHIVES OF TRANSCARPATHIAN ASCETIC PUBLISHED IN US

August 24, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox Life – August 2016 A compilation of previously unpublished essays of St. John Maximovitch, Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco, has been published in San Francisco. One of the texts, On Prayer, was published in the translation of a spiritual child of St. John, the ascetic of faith of the Transcarpathian region, Archimandrite Vasily (Pronin), […]

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MAN DETAINED FOR SETTING FIRE TO SERB CHURCH IN SARAJEVO

August 24, 2016 Featured News
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B92 – 24/8/16 The Church of the Holy Transfiguration located in Novo (New) Sarajevo was attacked over the weekend. RTRS, the public broadcaster of the Serb Republic (RS), reported that the suspect will be handed over to the Sarajevo Canton Prosecution. A part of the church was set on fire when flammable material was throw inside […]

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Patriarch of Romania at Samurcasesti Monastery: “Mother of God Is the Living Icon of the Church”

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The body which gave body to the Son of God through the work of the Holy Spirit could not be decayed, the same as the Body of Christ did not stay in the tomb, but rose the third day after death, the Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox […]

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Church of England told bishops not to apologize to sex abuse victims

August 23, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 23/8/16 The Church of England explicitly warned bishops not to apologize fully, if at all, to sex abuse victims to avoid being sued, it has been revealed. Legal advice seen by the Telegraph marked “strictly confidential,” circulated among the most senior bishops, told them to“express regret” to sexual abuse victims by only using […]

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Metropolitan Hierotheos Vlachos on the Delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate at the Council of Crete: Well Prepared and Firm on Stand

August 23, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Basilica News Agency – August 2016 The website cuvantul-ortodox.ro has recently published the translation of a letter signed by His Eminence Hierotheos Vlachos, Metropolitan of Nafpaktos and Agios Vlasios, on the position and performance of the delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the Holy and Great Council of Crete. We render below […]

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Queen Ana Was Buried in the New Royal Necropolis at the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Andrei Pau- Basilica News Agency – August 2016 Queen Ana of Romania was taken on her last way on 13 August 2016. Her Majesty was buried in the new Royal Necropolis from the Archdiocesan Cathedral of Curtea de Argeş. The religious service was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Targoviste, together with His […]

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THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE SAVIOUR AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2016)

August 23, 2016 Featured News

Jerusalem Patriarchate – August 2016 On Friday the 6th/19th of August 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the Transfiguration of the Saviour in commemoration of the event recounted by the Evangelists (Matthew 17, 1-8), namely that the Lord took with him Peter, James and John and led them up Mount Tabor where He was transfigured, His face […]

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TWO HUNDRED-MEMBER GROUP OF THE HELLENIC NAVY VISITS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

August 23, 2016 Featured News

THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE – August 2016 On Saturday, the 7th/20th of August 2016, a group consisting of 200 members of the Hellenic Navy, headed by the Defence Attaché of the Greek Embassy in Israel, Mr V. Broumas, visited the Patriarchate. The group was welcomed by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers. […]

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1070TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLY REPOSE OF ST. JOHN OF RILA

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Read News from DECR Communication Service Edited by OrthoChristian.com Pics -bg-patriarshia.bg HIERARCH OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TAKES PART IN CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 1070TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HOLY REPOSE OF ST. JOHN OF RILA On 18 August 2016, the commemoration day of St. John of Rila, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrated the 1070th anniversary of his […]

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TOBOLSK EXHIBITION: THE WORLD OF THE ROMANOV FAMILY CHILDREN

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Royal Russia – 22/8/16 A new photo exhibition “The World of the Romanov Family Children” opened on 6 August at the Dunina-Gorkavich Museum of the History of the Development and Study of Siberia in Tobolsk. The exhibition is timed to the 99th anniversary of the arrival of Emperor Nicholas II and his family in Tobolsk on […]

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CROSS PROCESSION IN KHUST IN MEMORY OF ANCIENT BYZANTINE PROCESSION

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox Life – August 2016 More than two hundred clergy and a few thousand laity walked in a traditional Cross procession in the city of Khust in the Transcarpathian region. The prayer procession was held on August 21 in memory of the procession formerly held in ancient times in Constantinople with a particle of the Cross […]

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Orthodox Education Day 2016

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – Dr. Mary B. Cunningham Download the flyer St. Vladimir’s Seminary 575 Scarsdale Rd. Yonkers, NY 10707 1st October 2016 Throughout the history of the Christian Church, the Virgin Mary has been the focus of unparalleled love and devotion, the subject of fervent prayer. Join us for our annual open house and fall festival, […]

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Assyrian Delegation Attends Conference on Religious Freedom in Washington – D.C.

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church News – August 2016 At the invitation of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and with the express blessing of His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, a delegation of the Assyrian Church attended the Conference: “Threats to Religious and Ethnic Minorities under the Islamic […]

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India Archdiocese Youth Conference 2016 and Visit of Assyrian Bishops to Thrissur – Kerala

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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Assyrian Church News – August 2016 The Youth Conference – 2016 organised under the auspices of the Arch-diocese of India was held from 21st to 24thJuly 2016 at Thrissur, Kerala. ‘Get Up! Don’t be afraid’ (Matthew 17:7), one of the most emboldening words of Jesus to his disciples was the theme chosen for the conference […]

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Syrian Immigrants Delegation Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

August 22, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – August 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation of Syrian Immigrants from different countries, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus. The delegation was headed by Mr. Nabil Al-Malazi, President of the Initiative of the Declaration of Warsaw for the Syrian Immigrants. The meeting was attended […]

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The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America announces registration, scholarships, catechism program and credit courses

August 21, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – August 2016 The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America announces registration, scholarships, catechism program and credit courses The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago & Mid-America is now accepting applications for the coming fall semester. […]

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