April 2018

‘The Wisdom of the Earth: Ecosophy and Holistic Agriculture’ – Fr Dr K.M. George

April 29, 2018 Featured

Marthoman TV- (Fr Dr K.M. George, Chairperson, Dr Paulos Mar Gregorios Chair, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottyam) What is Ecosophy? Ecosophy is a rather new word. Literally, it means wisdom of the house (in Greek Oikos = house; Sophia = wisdom). The neologism is generally associated with Prof. Arne Naess (died in 2009 at the age […]

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‘The Orthodox position on inter-communion in the ecumenical context’ – Fr. T. George, Ireland

April 29, 2018 Featured
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Marthoman TV – 29/4/18 Inter-communion is a pertinent question often asked by many a people. This author too was fumbling for an answer once whena rector atthe Church of Ireland, asked this author why we, the Orthodox, keep ourselves away from the Communion with the non-orthodox. He says that the Holy Communion is the best medicine […]

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Statement of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in Support of the Canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

April 29, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 29/4/18 We, the members of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, who carry out our ministry in North America, Europe and Australia, behold with pained soul that in the sacred territory of […]

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California Recognizes Assyrian Genocide

April 28, 2018 Featured
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AINA – 28/4/18 (AINA) — Sabri Atman, the founder and the director of the Assyrian Genocide and Research Center, was invited to attend the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Remembrance at the California State Assembly in Sacramento California on April 23, 2018. Assembly Joint Resolution No. 37 was introduced by Assembly Member Friedman and coauthored with Assembly […]

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ANOTHER 1,000 CHILDREN BAPTIZED BY PATRIARCH ILIA OF GEORGIA

April 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/4/18 The Georgian people have again expressed their great love of and trust in His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia, bringing more than 1,000 children to be baptized and become the primate’s Godchildren in a mass ceremony. This 53rd such mass Baptism took place on Sunday at Tbilisi’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, with more […]

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95% of Romanians believe in God, though only 21% attend church weekly

April 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/4/18 A new survey shows that nearly every Romanian professes belief in God, though there is a significant disparity between those who profess faith and those who actively live a religious life. The study conducted by the Freidrich Ebert Romania Foundation shows that 95% of Romanians believe in God, but only 21% attend church […]

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Following Christ together in discrimination, persecution, martyrdom: What does this mean for the global church today? – Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

April 27, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/4/18 Speech of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the 3rd Global Gathering – Global Christian Forum April 25, 2018, in Bogota – COLOMBIA Following Christ together in discrimination, persecution, martyrdom: What does this mean […]

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Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III Sliwa arrives in Kerala

April 27, 2018 Featured

Assyrian Church of the East – 27/4/18 His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East has arrived in Kochi, Kerala on his first Apostolic Sojourn as Catholicos-Patriarch to the Archdiocese of Malabar and India. His Holiness and accompanying prelates, His Grace Mar Narsai Benjamin, Bishop of Iran and His Grace […]

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“THE COMMEMORATION OF THE GENOCIDE IS RECOMMITMENT TO THE STRUGGLE FOR RECOGNITION AND REPARATION” HIS HOLINESS ARAM I

April 26, 2018 Featured
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ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 26/4/18 24 April is the day that Armenians all over the world commemorate the Genocide and demand that their stolen rights be restored. The 24th of April is the day to honour the life and legacy of the one-and-a-half million martyrs. The goal of the Genocide was to annihilate the entire nation; but Armenians both […]

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Pakrac: Vigil Service in honor of the New Martyrs of Jasenovac

April 26, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/4/18 On the eve of the feast-day of the New Martyrs of the Jasenovac and on the occasion of the 73th anniversary of the breakthrough of the last Jasenovac prisoners, clergy and faithful people of Pakrac, Slavonia,  gathered in Pakrac on April 21, 2018 to celebrate a vigil service. On that […]

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Common Statement – The Five-Year Anniversary of the Abducted Bishops of Aleppo

April 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/4/18 THE Five-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ABducted BISHOPS of Aleppo Beloved Brothers and Spiritual Children, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! In the midst of this glorious season of the Holy Pascha, we are pleased to greet our spiritual children with this paschal proclamation, asking the Lord of the Resurrection to […]

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Recital for the 5 Year Commemoration of the Abducted Archbishops

April 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate  –  25/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a prayer night on the occasion of the five-year commemoration of the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo, Mor Gregorios Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yazigi. The prayer took place at St. Elias Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Aleppo, and included prayers for peace and […]

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Holy Qurobo at St. Georges Church – Aleppo

April 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo and the Ceremonial Communion at St. Georges Church in Al-Suryan area in Aleppo. Their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nemeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Tartous, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, assisted His […]

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Constantinople coming to Ukraine: Is the game worth the candle?

April 25, 2018 Featured

Jelena Rakocevic – OCP News Service – Independent Article – 25/4/18 Communique of Ecumenical Patriarchate on Orthodox Unity & Autocephaly of Church in Ukraine Recently, the opening of the Constantinople Patriarchate’s metochions in Ukrainian cities Kyiv and Lviv has become quite a hot topic. Not long ago, Director of the Department for Religious Affairs and […]

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Communique of Ecumenical Patriarchate on Orthodox Unity & Autocephaly of Church in Ukraine

April 24, 2018 Featured
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The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople – 24/4/18 Communique of the Holy and Sacred Synod The Holy and Sacred Synod, under the chairmanship of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, concluded its regular session, which took place between Thursday, April 19th, and Friday, April 20th. All the items on the agenda were reviewed and discussed and the […]

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Attempted destruction of Syria’s Christian Assyrian community

April 24, 2018 Featured

Assyrian Church of the East – 24/4/18 The attempted destruction of Syria’s Christian Assyrian community is a great crime against humanity for which nobody has yet been held accountable. The atrocity crimes committed against the Assyrians with an intent to destroy them as a people and as a key component of Syria’s fabric must be recognized […]

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COMPLETION OF THE RESTORATION PROJECT AT THE MONASTERY OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST BY THE RIVER JORDAN

April 24, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – 24/4/18 On Tuesday April 4/17, 2018, there was a ceremony at the Holy Monastery of St. John the Baptist, by the West Bank of the River Jordan, on the occasion of the completion of the restoration project, after the damage the Monastery suffered during the six-day war in 1967. The restoration project […]

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THE FEAST OF THOMAS SUNDAY AT THE PATRIARCHATE

April 24, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 24/4/18 The feast of Thomas Sunday was celebrated by the Patriarchate according to the Typikon order and the Status Quo of worship on Sunday April 2/15, at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. On this Sunday the Church commemorates Thomas’ good unfaithfulness, which was changed by his faith when eight days […]

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An icon of St Artemy of Verkolsk gifted to St Chariton Lavra of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Church Abroa

April 24, 2018 News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 24/4/18 A carved icon of St Artemy of Verkolsk was given as a gift to the Skete of St Chariton in Wadi Fara, the Holy Land. The image of the saint is surrounded by images of other saints of […]

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THE MEETING OF THE CO-CHAIRMEN OF THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN THE EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES IN ANTELIAS

April 23, 2018 Featured

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 23/4/18 Invited by the co-chairmen, HE Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and HE Metropolitan Bishoy of Damiette, of the Joint International Theological Commission of the two families of the Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and with the presence, blessings and gracious hospitality of His Holiness Aram I, a working group met in Antelias […]

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STOTS PAYS RESPECTFUL HOMAGE TO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC METROPOLITAN-ARCHBISHOP OF NAGPUR

April 23, 2018 News

STOTS – 23/4/18 +Memory Eternal+ A group of 5 Priests and 2 deacons, led by Fr.Dr.Bijesh Philip, Principal STOTS, visited the Arch-Bishop’s house, at Nagpur, to pay homage to the Late Metropolitan Archbishop Abraham Viruthukulangara of the Roman Catholic Church, who passed away on 19 April, 2018 at the CBCI Centre, New Delhi. They prayed […]

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