Sunday, April 9, 2017

Statement by Bishop Angaelos following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta & Alexandria

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Coptic Orthodox Church of UK – 9/4/17 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, following two explosions in Coptic Churches in Tanta and Alexandria 9 April 2017 Today, Egypt’s Christians experienced yet another targeted attack, with a bombing of the Church of Saint George in […]

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Second Explosion in Alexandria : Three killed & Thirty One Injured

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John Anton (Special Correspondent in Egypt) – OCP News Service – 9/4/17 LIVE UPDATE HERE: Alexandria: Apart from the deadly bombing (today morning hours) at Mar Girgis Coptic Orthodox Church in Tanta that claimed the life of 28 people, another bomb exploded outside the St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, where Pope Tawadros II […]

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At least 15 dead after blast near church in Egyptian city 90km from Cairo – report

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RT.com – 9/4/17 Updated – 41 people killed and more than 21 injured! LIVE UPDATES HERE: At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in an explosion inside a church in Egypt’s Tanta, north of Cairo, AP reports, citing ministry of interior officials. Reuters says that 42 people were wounded in the incident, which Al-Arabiya […]

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Timetable for Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Easter at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 9/4/17 Timetable for Palm Sunday, Holy Week & Easter at the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Source:

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Requiem Service at the Martyred Clergymen Memorial Wall

April 9, 2017 News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – April 2017 By order of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; April 6th, the martyrdom day of His Holiness Khoren I Muradbekyan, 128th Catholicos of All Armenians; was declared as Memorial Day for clergy who were persecuted and martyred during the years of communist […]

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Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday)

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Church of Serbia – 9/4/17 Palm Sunday is the celebration of the triumphant entrance of Christ into the royal city of Jerusalem. He rode on a colt for which He Himself had sent, and He permitted the people to hail Him publicly as a king. A large crowd met Him in a manner befitting royalty, […]

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Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday

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Church of Serbia – 9/4/17 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received on 8 April 2017, on the occasion of St.  Lazarus Day – the patron saint of His Holiness – after the Eucharistic gathering in the Cathedral church in Belgrade, Slava guests at the Patriarchal Residence in Belgrade, where a solemn rite of blessing the […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II on the Feast of the Annunciation

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – April 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II ON THE FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE HOLY VIRGIN MARY.  (April 7, 2017) -Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On this joyful occasion of the Annunciation of the Holy Virgin Mary, We bring our Pontifical blessings to our people and congratulate all […]

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The Easter Message of Patriarchs and Head of Churches in Jerusalem

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The Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – April 2017 Easter Message of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, join together in proclaiming the triumphant victory of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ from the dead. The message of Easter, which was first announced […]

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Serbian Delegation at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

April 9, 2017 News

Church of Serbia – April 2017 On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, together with Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Dr. Vladimir Vukadinovic, full professor of Liturgics and Ecclesiastical Art History at the Orthodox Theological Faculty of the University of Belgrade, visited St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. They were accompanied by Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Dr. Zivojin […]

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The Annunciation of our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

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Church of Serbia – April 2017 The Feast of the Annunciation is one of the earliest Christian feasts, and was already being celebrated in the fourth century. There is a painting of the Annunciation in the catacomb of Priscilla in Rome dating from the second century. The Council of Toledo in 656 mentions the Feast, […]

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Pan-Orthodox Vespers on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt

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Church of Serbia – April 2017 On Sunday April 2nd, 2017, Orthodox clergy and faithful from the Greater Philadelphia area gathered for Vespers at St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Gradyville PA., a parish known for its large collection of saints’ relics which it accumulated through the energetic efforts of its rector, Fr. John […]

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New Book on Assyrian, Greek, Armenian Genocide Published

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By Bar Daisan – AINA – 9/4/17 (AINA) — A new book titled Genocide In The Ottoman Empire – Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks, 1913-1923, edited by George N. Shirinian, has been published by Berghahn Books. The editor is executive director of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, a division of the Zoryan […]

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