Anniversary of the 21 Coptic Christians Martyred in Libya

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Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom - 13/2/16 Anniversary of the 21 Coptic Christians Martyred in Libya - Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos - General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom For decades we have witnessed the systematic intimidation, persecution, abduction, and even execution of Christians and minorities in the ...

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OCP Gulf Correspondent 0 13/2/16- OCP News Service  AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India: HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Indian Malankara Orthodox Metropolitan, successfully led a Lenten retreat for the priests of the Orthodox Diocese. The retreat was held at the Diocese headquarters at St Thomas Bishop’s House, Naroda, Ahmedabad, Gujarat state. Fr Dr Bijesh Philip, Director ...

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Patriarch of Russia Meets Old Orthodox Bishop of Rome

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Ann Maria Husser (OCP Delegate of North and South America) OCP News Service - 13/2/16 More Photos here: Read Joint declaration here: https://mospat.ru/en/2016/02/13/news128178/ Havana-Cuba: His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia (Primate of the Rusian Orthodox Church) met with Pope Francis of Rome (The Old Orthodox Bishop of Rome & Primate of the ancient Roman Orthodox Patriarchate) ...

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Romfea - 12/2/16 There are serious gaps in the theological and canonical discussions at the upcoming meeting of the Pan-Orthodox Synod, notes Metropolitan Athanasios of Limassol. In a letter, of which the Agency of Religious News Romfea.gr has published extracts, the eminent hierarch does not consider there to be any problem of restoring the unity of Christians, since ...

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TASS - 12/2/16 The problem of Greco-Catholics in Ukraine will be on the agenda of the forthcoming meeting of Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, of Moscow and all Russia, but it will certainly not be resolved at once, Patriarch Kirill’s press-secretary, priest Alexander Volkov, told the media. "The topic of Ukraine, Eastern Rite Catholicism, and proselytism will be ...

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Patriarch: Perhaps it’s not time yet for pope’s visit

February 12, 2016 Featured News
(Tanjug, file)

www.b92.net – 12/2/16 Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) Patriarch Irinej has said that he “has nothing against” the visit of the Roman Catholic pope to Serbia. However, Irinej added that perhaps the conditions for that have not been met yet. “The pope has several times hinted that he wants to visit Serbia as well… I do not […]

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Assyrian Church Prelates Visit St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

February 12, 2016 Featured News

Assyrian Church of the East- February 2016 His Grace Mar Paulus Benjamin, Bishop of Eastern USA on 9th Feb 2016, visited St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary at Waymart, Pennsylvania, USA. The Bishop was welcomed by The Very Rev’d Dr Steven Voytovich, Dean and Chief Operating Officer of the Seminary who provided a tour of the […]

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Serbian Orthodox Church Welcomes Russian Patriarch, Pope Meeting

February 12, 2016 Featured News
FILE - In this file photo combination Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, right, serves the Christmas Mass in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 and Pope Francis prays during an audience at the Vatican on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

www.sputniknews.com 12/2/16 Serbian church spokesman said that Serbian Orthodox Church welcomes the meeting of Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Pope Francis in Cuba on Friday. BELGRADE (Sputnik) – The Serbian Orthodox Church welcomes the meeting of Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill and Pope Francis in Cuba on Friday, Serbian church spokesman Bishop Irinej […]

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Russian Patriarch arrives in Cuba to meet Pontiff, discuss Middle East crisis

February 12, 2016 Featured News
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RT.com – 12/2/16 Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has arrived in Cuba for a historic meeting with Pope Francis during which they are expected to sign a declaration and talk about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Upon his arrival, the Patriarch addressed the citizens of Cuba, sending greetings from “all the people of historical […]

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Vatican Continue to Play Double Stand on Child Abuse

February 12, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 11/2/16 Read detailed Review Report here: Vatican: A new report suggests that the Roman Catholic Church continue to play double stand on child sexual abuse. A new Vatican document states that newly appointed Bishops are not bound to report accusations of clerical child abuse. Only victims or their families should make […]

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His Holiness Aram I Blesses Sunday School Children on the Eve of Great Lent

February 11, 2016 Featured News

7 February 2016. On Sunday, a group of Sunday School children and their parents attended the Holy Liturgy in Antelias and met with His Holiness Aram I. After blessing the children and talking to them, the Catholicos addressed the parents. His Holiness praised them for their diligence in sending their children to Sunday Schools and […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received the President of the Serbian National Assembly

February 11, 2016 Featured News

  11/2/16 On February 9, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Deputy Maya Goykovich, President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and her delegation. She was accompanied by Mr. Eduard Sharmazanov, the Vice President of the National Assembly of […]

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CHURCH OF CRETE IS READY TO HOST THE PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL

February 11, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 11/2/16 The Romfea news agency has published the resolutions of the Holy Synod of the Church of Crete: “On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, an extraordinary meeting of the Holy Diocesan Synod of the Church of Crete was held in the city of Heraklion. At the meeting the Synod members were informed through letters of […]

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ORTHODOX CHURCH IS GRANTED OFFICIAL STATUS IN GABON

February 11, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – 11/2/16 His Eminence Panteleimon, Bishop of Brazzaville and Gabon (the Orthodox Church of Alexandria), during his pastoral trip to Libreville – the capital of Gabon – met with the Gabonese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Francophony and Regional Integration. In the course of their meeting the Orthodox Church was solemnly granted official recognition in the […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CUTS ST BASIL’S PIE AT JERUSALEM’S HELLENIC SOCIETY

February 11, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 On the evening of Saturday, the 24th of January/6th of February 2016, Patriarch Theophilos, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias, the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, and the Most Reverend Joachim, Metropolitan of Zambia, blessed the pie-cutting ceremony at the Society of the Greek parish in West Jerusalem, near […]

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THE FEAST OF ST EFTHYMIOS THE GREAT OBSERVED AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

February 11, 2016 Featured News

On Tuesday, the 20th of January/2nd of February 2016, the Patriarchate observed the memory of St Efthymios the Great at the Monastery dedicated to his name, adjacent to the Monasteries of Panagia Seida Naya and St Catherine to the northwest of the Patriarchate, at a short distance from the Christian quarter. Hosios Efthymios came to […]

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Beth Suryoye – A new Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg

February 11, 2016 Featured News

February 2016 In October 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the new Beth Suryoye, the Syriac Theological Seminary in Salzburg (STSS). A university chair for Syriac and Christian studies has been established at the University of Salzburg. There are already six students enrolled for this academic year with Raban Zeytoun Sawmeh to […]

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COMMISSION FOR DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND THE COPTIC CHURCH HOLDS IN CAIRO ITS FIRST SESSION

February 11, 2016 Featured News

On 5-7 February 2016, the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church held in Cairo its first session. An agreement to establish the Commission was reached during the meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II. That meeting took place […]

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ST. XENIA OF PETERSBURG IS COMMEMORATED IN SERBIA

February 11, 2016 Featured News

On 6 February 2016, the commemoration day of St. Xenia of Petersburg was celebrated at the Church o f the Holy Trinity, the metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade. St. Xenia is venerated in Serbia as deeply as in Russia. Every year even more worshippers from Belgrade and other cities come to a […]

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ST. EPHRAIM THE SYRIAN

February 10, 2016 Featured News
St. Ephraim the Syrian

10/2/16 – ROCA.org  Although St. Ephraim is commemorated before the beginning of Great Lent, he is more particularly remembered during this time in connection with the well-known prayer he composed: “O Lord and Master of my life..,” which is recited repeatedly in the daily lenten cycle of services, as it should also be by Orthodox faithful […]

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The Colours of Violence: Speech by Fr. K. M. George

February 10, 2016 Featured News

10/2/16 – www.fatherkmgeorge.info “The Colours of Violence” is surely an interesting formulation of social analysis by SUDHIR KAKAR, an eminent social scientist with psychoanalytic passion. Rev. Fr. K.M. George delivered his 41st Lecture on this theme in the Sukumar Azhikode Lecture series today at DC Books Auditorium, Kottayam. Kakar’s thesis had generated considerable interest in the […]

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