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OCP News Service – 21/1/18 Rev Dr Valson Thampu's study on St Gregorious of Parumala reviewed by George Joseph Enchakkattil Read the Article 'Jerusalem Travel of St Gregorious- An Alternative reading' by Rev Dr Valson Thampu in Focus Journal - ISSUU: https://issuu.com/diasporafocus/docs/focus_january_2018 This rather small volume by Rev Dr Valsan Thampu is a study on sainthood through the life ...

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 20/2/18 On February 13, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Mr. Rumen Radev, President of the Republic of Bulgaria and his wife Dessislava Radeva. They were accompanied by Mr. Edward Nalbandyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the ...

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Orthochristian.com - 20/2/18 An armed criminal opened fire on parishioners leaving the Cathedral of St. George the Victorious in the city of Kizlyar in the Russian republic of Dagestan yesterday evening. The faithful had just finished the Rite of Forgiveness when they were fired upon, resulting in the deaths of five innocent women. Two other parishioners and ...

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The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 20/2/18 On Friday February 3/16, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of St. Simeon the God-receiver, who held in his holy arms our Lord Who was brought to the Temple according to the Law when He was forty days old. The feast was held at the Holy Monastery of St. Simeon where his ...

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Shubqono Prayer – Damascus

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 20/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the evening prayer (Ramsho) at St. George Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma, Damascus. At the end of the prayer, His Holiness prayed the special prayer of Shubqono (Forgiveness) during which the clergy and faithful ask forgiveness from one another, before the beginning of the ...

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THE FEAST OF THE MEETING OF THE LORD IN THE TEMPLE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 20, 2018 Featured
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The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 20/2/18 The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord in the Temple was celebrated by the Patriarchate on Thursday February 2/15, 2018, at the Holy Church of the Meeting of the Lord in the Holy Monastery of Panagia Sayda Naya at the Christian Quarter near the Patriarchate. On this Feast the Church […]

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ELDER DOBRI DOBREV BURIED IN CHURCH YARD IN HOME VILLAGE (+ PHOTOS)

February 18, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 18/2/18 +Memory Eternal+  His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria, dozens of priests, and hundreds of laymen gathered in the village of Bailovo yesterday to bid farewell to Elder Dobri Dobrev, affectionately known as “Grandpa Dobri” and “the Saint of Bailovo,” at his funeral and burial at the Church of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, reports nova.bg. […]

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The Life of Venerable Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher

February 18, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 18/2/18 On February 26th (February 13th according to Julian calendar) we commemorate: The Venerable Simeon (Myrrh-Gusher), from whose relics flowed myrrh – Chrism Stefan Nemanja, the great ruler (Great Zupan) of the Serbian people, the consolidator of Serbian lands, creator of the independent Serbian state, defender of Orthodoxy and exterminator of heresy. […]

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Erdogan Won’t Like It: Netherlands to Recognize 1915 Armenian Genocide

February 18, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 18/2/18 On Thursday, the Tweede Kamer, the lower house of the bicameral Netherlands parliament, approved two motions recognizing the atrocity known as the Armenian genocide of 1915. One of the motions states that Tweede Kamer “recognizes the Armenian genocide,” while the other motion states that the Dutch minister or Dutch Secretary of State will […]

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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Encyclical of the Great Lent – 2018

February 18, 2018 Featured
His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – 123rd Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St. Peter in Antioch and All East Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 18/2/18 ܒܫܡ ܐܝܬܝܐ ܡܬܘܡܝܐ ܐܠܨܝ ܐܝܬܘܬܐ ܕܟܠ ܐܚܝܕ ܐܝܓܢܛܝܘܣ ܦܛܪܝܪܟܐ ܕܟܘܪܣܝܐ ܫܠܝܚܝܐ ܕܐܢܛܝܘܟܝܐ ܘܕܟܠܗ̇ ܡܕܢܚܐ ܘܪܝܫܐ ܓܘܢܝܐ ܕܥܕܬܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܬܐ ܐܪܬܕܘܟܣܝܬܐ ܕܒܟܠܗ̇ ܬܒܝܠ ܕܗܘ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܬܪܝܢܐ ܡ̄ We extend our apostolic benediction, benevolent prayers and greetings to our brethren, His Beatitude Mor Baselius Thomas I, Catholicos of India, and their Eminences the […]

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Komposkoini – An Orthodox Vlogger

February 16, 2018 Featured
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Stelios Anastasiou – 16/2/18 Abroad, especially in the U.S.A. Christian content vlogs are very popular and have tens of thousands of followers and millions of views. The Greek komposkoini is such a different vlogger. His videos show pilgrimages on the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos, Byzantine churches and other Orthodox worship places throughout Greece, using […]

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Orthodox Worship by Fr. Milan Radulovic in Bulgarian – February 2018

February 16, 2018 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – 16/2/18 Каплиця парафії Святих Зоґрофскіх мучеників Болгарської Православної церкви в Чикаґо 15.2.2018 Source:

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“Repent from your heart” – Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic

February 16, 2018 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – February 2018 Sermon by Father Milan Radulovic at the Comforter Spirit of Truth Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church in Mississauga ON , February 4. 2018. Source:

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Project “The Future of the Serbs in Croatia” presented

February 15, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 15/2/18 President of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic along with the Croatian President Mrs. Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic visited on the 12th of Feberuary 2018 the Residence of the Metropolitan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, where they talked with students of the Academy of the Serbian National Council. On this occasion they were presented a […]

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Martyr Tryphon of Lampsacus Near Apamea in Syria

February 15, 2018 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 15/2/18 The Martyr Tryphon was born in Phrygia, one of the districts of Asia Minor, in the village of Lampsacus. From his early years the Lord granted him the power to cast out demons and to heal various maladies. He once saved the inhabitants of his native city from starvation. Saint […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Condolences to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

February 14, 2018 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 14/2/18 On February 11, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow and All Russia; expressing sympathies for the Saratovyan Airlines plane crash that occurred in the Ramenski region near Moscow. On behalf of the […]

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ELDER DOBRI DOBREV OF BULGARIA, “THE SAINT OF BAILOVO,” REPOSES IN THE LORD

February 14, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 14/2/18 +Memory Eternal+ The website of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church announced earlier this afternoon that Elder Dobri Dobrev, known around the world for his great love and sacrifice of charity to the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and people, has reposed in the Lord. He was 103 years old. “We regret to report that Dobri Dimitrov Dobrev (Grandpa […]

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Exclusive Photos from the Cathedral of St.John the Evangelist in Nicosia – Cyprus

February 12, 2018 Featured
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OCP News Service – Metropolis of Pittsburgh-12/2/18 Special gratitude to His Eminence Savas Zembillas – Metropolitan of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh Exclusive Photos of the Cathedral of St.John the Evangelist in Nicosia – Cyprus “Has never seen anything quite like the icons of the Iconostasis of the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist in […]

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COMMEMORATING METROPOLITAN GEEVARGHESE MAR OSTHATHEOS – REV DR VALSON THAMPU

February 12, 2018 Featured
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  Rev Dr Valson Thampu- (Editor – Ecumenical Spirituality) OCP News Service – 2/12/18 Sermon preached at his memorial meeting at St. Paul’s, Mavelikara, on the 11th of February 2018. Text. “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!” -The Gospel According to St. Matthew 3:2. More on Metropolitan Ostathios Geevarghese here: PART -I […]

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Week Of The Last Judgement

February 12, 2018 Featured
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Orthodox Africa – 12/2/18 DONATE TO ORTHODOX AFRICA MISSION HERE Today’s Gospel reading from Saint Matthew 25 verses 31-46 serves as an “un-official” anniversary for Orthodox Africa. It was because of today’s Gospel that our Founder, was challenged to determine how he could one day answer Christ when he finally stands in front of him […]

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Holy Qurobo of the Sunday of All Faithful Departed

February 12, 2018 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 12/2/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on the Sunday of all faithful departed, at St. Georges Patriarchal Cathedral in Bab Touma – Damascus. His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak helped His Holiness in the Qurobo. In his sermon, His Holiness spoke about the importance of praying […]

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