LOI Committee excited by the future

Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative - 25/1/17 The LOI does much of its organization during a 3-day residential committee each year. We met at the Coptic Centre, Stevenage, from 16-18 January, at the kind invitation of His Grace Bishop Angaelos. The welcoming environment and home cooking provided an excellent setting for us to pray, think, and discuss together. Among other ...

His Beatitude John X presides the Divine Liturgy in the presence of the new Orthodox ministers of the Lebanese government

Antiochpatriarchate - January 2017 His Beatitude John X the patriarch of Antioch and all the East, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Balamand for the first time after Christmas and the New Year, and was helped by the rev. priests and deacons. The following orthodox ministers in the Lebanese government were present: - His Excellency Mr. Gassan Hasbany: Health ...

Duterte accuses Catholic Church of being ‘full of sh*t’

RT.com - 25/1/17 Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has unleashed his colorfully-worded wrath on the Catholic Church again, saying the organization is corrupt, “full of sh*t,” and accusing priests of sexual abuse. Duterte on Tuesday accused the Church and its bishops and priests of corruption, womanizing and said he was abused by a priest as a student of ...

PMG Chair of M.G. University Honours Orthodox Journalist Joice Thottackad

OCP News Service - 25/1/17 Writings of Joice Thottackad The Paulose Mar Gregorious Chair of the Mahatma Gandhi University has honoured Joice Thottackad (renowned Orthodox Christian Journalist in India) for his outstanding contributions in the field of Orthodox Christian publishing. Joice Thottackad has made an enormous effort in publishing and popularizing the teachings of the late lamented ...

NOVICE MONK GOES MISSING ON MT. ATHOS

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Pravoslavie.ru - 25/1/17 The search is ongoing to locate a 43-year-old Ukrainian novice monk who went missing while visiting Mt. Athos, reports Romfea. Police report that the novice was hosted in a cell, then on January 16 set out to visit an acquaintance in Karakallou Monastery, one of the mountain’s twenty ruling monasteries. The surrounding area was experiencing ...