Saturday, November 3, 2012

A new future for Egypt’s Copts

November 3, 2012 Featured News

By Idris Tawfiq 3/11/2012 Tomorrow a box will be placed on the altar of Saint Mark’s cathedral in Abbasiya containing three pieces of paper. On them will be the names of the three men chosen by a complicated electoral college as eligible to be the next Pope and Patriarch of the Coptic Church. Bishop Raphael, […]

1 comment Read the full article →

Church of Holy Sepulchre bank account frozen over £1.5m water bill

November 3, 2012 Featured News

Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem 3/11/2012 Standoff over unpaid water bill could result in closure of revered church believed to be site of Jesus’s crucifixion and burial. One of the most venerated sites in the Christian faith, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Jesus is believed to have been crucified, buried and resurrected, is facing a […]

1 comment Read the full article →

La Moriyo Zegtho: A worship session where the audience was ‘filled’ with the Holy Spirit, says Fr John Samuel

November 3, 2012 News

Liju Cherian Indian Malanakra Orthodox Church 3/11/2012 # Oriental Orthodox chants heard first time in symphonic mode #Symphony sets new trend in Indian Orthodox music scene #Metropolitan Dr Mar Seraphim compliments Fr John Samuel #Musical spectacle propels many to come back to Orthodoxy # Youths say it was an amazing trip and a life changing […]

0 comments Read the full article →

St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church in Dair Al-Zor Destroyed (Exclusive)

November 3, 2012 Featured News

OCP News Service (Exclusive) 3/11/2012 Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE received an email from Archbishop Eustathius Matta Roham (Syrian Orthodox Archdiocese of Jazirah & Euphrates) inviting our attention to the destruction of the St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church in Dair Al-Zor, which is located on the banks of Euphrates River. It was destroyed by dynamites on Saturday, […]

3 comments Read the full article →

Guests from China took part in the Orthodox quiz

November 3, 2012 News

Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Katherine Ilachinski 3/11/2012 With the blessing of His Grace Maxim, Bishop of Barnaul and Altai, Barnaul seminary rector, on October 13, as part of the Open House of Barnaul Theological School, in the auditorium of the seminary, a quiz was held for students from China studying in the Altai […]

1 comment Read the full article →