2018

Human Rights Violation and Serbs in Kosovo – Speech at United Nations

December 9, 2018 Featured

Serbian Human Rights – 09/12/18 28. Jun’s delegation saw part of their speech about the escalating humanitarian situation in Kosovo cut short at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna on Friday. Tamara Pavlovic and Mia Milanovic were scheduled to address the UN’s Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on behalf of the […]

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THE FEAST OF THE HOLY GREAT MARTYR CATHERINE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 9, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 12/09/18  On Saturday, November 25 / December 8, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the Holy Great Martyr Catherine at the Holy Monastery dedicated to her, which lies a stone’s throw away opposite the Patriarchate on the North side, at the heart of the Christian Quarter. The Church celebrates St. Catherine, […]

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THE FEAST OF THE ENTRY OF THEOTOKOS INTO THE TEMPLE AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

December 9, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – December 2018 On Tuesday, November 21/ December 4, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Temple, at the Holy Nunnery of Megali Panagia which is adjacent to the Patriarchate. On this feast the Church celebrates the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos […]

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Fr. James V. Schall: Sword and Scimitar Is “a Detailed, Well-Researched” and “Most Welcome” Book

December 9, 2018 Featured

Raymond Ibrahim – 9/12/18 James V. Schall, S.J. — a longtime professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University and author of On Islam — recently reviewed my book, Sword and Scimitar.  First published in the Catholic World Report, and titled, “On the Purpose of Islam: A Review of Raymond Ibrahim’s Sword and Scimitar,” it follows: “Unlike most military histories—which no matter how […]

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Singing to the Accompaniment of the Gusle

December 9, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 9/12/18 As stated in the official UNESCO’s report, Singing to the Accompaniment of the Gusle was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2018. During the thirteenth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that took place at Port […]

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Saint Alexander Nevsky

December 9, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia- December 2018 The Holy Prince Alexander Nevsky was born on May 30, 1220 in the city of Pereslavl-Zalessk. His father Yaroslav II, Theodore in Baptism (+1246), “a gentle, kindly and genial prince”, was the younger son of Vsevolod III Large Nest (+ 1212), brother of the Holy Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich (February 4). Saint […]

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SDF Rescues Over 1900 Civilians From ISIS Terrorist

December 9, 2018 Featured

Faruk Firat – (Editor- Levant & Middle Eastern Christian Affairs) – OCP News Service- 09/12/18 Syria: SDF fighters rescued over 1900 civilians from ISIS terrorist during the first week of December 2018. SDF killed more than 220 ISIS terrorists with help from coalition air strikes in Hajin (Southeast Syria) to liberate innocent civilians. Most of the […]

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Dr. David Taylor – “Those Who Deny the Tradition of St. Thomas, Denies the Apostolic Tradition”

December 7, 2018 Featured
His Holiness Baselios Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan)

OCP News Service – 7/12/18 United Kingdom: Dr. David G.K. Taylor (Associate Professor of Aramaic and Syriac, Fellow of Wolfson College – Oxford University) stated that those who deny the tradition of St. Thomas denies Apostolic tradition. Professor David was speaking at a conference organized by the Syro-Malabar Uniate Catholic Church at the Bethel Convention […]

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Historic service at Westminster Abbey attended by HRH The Prince of Wales to celebrate the contribution of Christians in the Middle East

December 6, 2018 Featured

Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 6/12/18 More pics here: On 4 December 2018, a historic service in Westminster Abbey, attended by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, was held to celebrate the contribution of Christians in the Middle East. The choir of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of London commenced the service with an introit, singing […]

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The Patron-Saint Day of the Entry of the Virgin Mary into the Temple – Belgrade

December 6, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 6/12/18 The feast-day of the Entry of the Virgin Mary was solemnly celebrated in the monastery of the Entry of the Most Holy Virgin Mary in Belgrade, where His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy. Protosyncell Mardarije from the monastery of Saint John the Baptist in Poganovo near Pirot, protopresbyters-staurophors Milovan […]

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Commencement on the Occasion of the Feast of the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew

December 6, 2018 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 6/12/18 On December 1, with the blessings of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; an event dedicated to the Apostles St. Thaddeus and St. Bartholomew was held in the Events Auditorium of Gevorkian Theological Seminary. The event was attended by the Brotherhood of the […]

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New Book – Mixed Marriage: An Orthodox History

December 6, 2018 Featured

SVS Press – 6/12/18 Purchase a copy here: Fr Roeber’s excellent book offers a lucid and fascinating history of marriage and its relationship to the Church, the authority of the bishop, pastoral practice in relation to the administration of the Mysteries (how can a couple sharing in the sacrament of Orthodox marriage not be allowed […]

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In Memory of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia

December 6, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 6/12/18 December 5, 2018, is the tenth anniversary of the repose of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia (1929-2009). Patriarchia.ru has posted a photo-album from the Patriarchal Press Service, “In Memory of His Holiness Patriarch […]

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Holy Qurobo at Mor Aphrem Church – Tripoli

December 6, 2018 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 6/12/18 On December 2nd, 2018, which is the Sunday of the visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Aphrem Church in Tripoli – Lebanon.   Their Eminences Mor Theophilus George Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, and […]

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Orthodox Educational Magazine for Children – Nativity 2019

December 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/12/18 The Department of Christian Education of the Eastern American Diocese is delighted to introduce The Nativity, Nativity, Blessed Day, a bilingual educational journal for children. Comprised of numerous exquisite illustrations, inspiring stories, and an graphic design, the Magazine is designed to convey the beauty of the mystery of the Nativity […]

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The Entry of the Most Holy Mother of God into the Temple

December 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/12/18 According to Holy Tradition, the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple took place in the following manner. The parents of the Virgin Mary, Saints Joachim and Anna, praying for an end to their childlessness, vowed that if a child were born to them, they would dedicate it to the […]

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First Ever Coptic Orthodox Divine Liturgy Celebrated in Saudi Arabia

December 3, 2018 Featured

John Anton (Correspondent – Coptic Affairs) – OCP News Service – 3/12/18 Riyadh- Saudi Arabia: A report by Cairoscese states that the first ever Coptic Orthodox Divine Liturgy was held in the conservative Islamic nation of Saudi Arabia. Several Coptic Christians attended the historic Liturgical service. Bishop Ava Mercorious of Shobra El Kheima served the Divine Liturgy at […]

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IS IT EVIL TO ADVERTISE ABORTION?

December 2, 2018 Featured

St. Barnabas Kenyan Orthodox Mission – 2/12/18 Pro-life Nation of Kenya orders international abortion business, Marie Stopes, to ‘cease’ all abortion services Kenyan medical authorities have banned Marie Stopes, the worldwide abortion provider, from offering any kind of abortion services. In September 2018, Marie Stopes was instructed to desist from promoting its services via Kenyan […]

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Iraqi Shabak Security Forces Block Assyrian Church – Threaten Pastor

December 2, 2018 Featured
On of the Shabaks who blocked access to St. George Assyrian church in Bartella, north Iraq. ( AINA)

AINA – 2/12/18 Bartella, North Iraq (AINA) — For the second time in five months, Iraqi military forces have trespassed on St. George Assyrian Church in Bartella, and threatened its pastor, Fr. Behnam Benoka. On 10:30 this morning several cars containing a wedding party drove up to the church and parked in front of it, […]

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His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry: If We Lose the Purity of Faith, We Are Worthless As Christians

November 30, 2018 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia  – 30/11/18 “Remain true to Christ, then His grace will not let you lose your way in the darkness of the temptations of today,” said His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine. – Your Beatitude, lent is […]

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THE VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE PATRIARCHATE OF ROMANIA

November 30, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 30/11/8 From Thursday, November 13/29, 2018, to Saturday, November 18/ December 1, 2018, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos will be on a visit to Romania as a guest of His Beatitude the Patriarch of Romania Daniel, in order to officiate the co-celebration of the Divine Liturgy at […]

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