May 2018

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem wrote to the Speaker of the Knesset after discussion of the Armenian Genocide was pulled from the agenda

May 30, 2018 Featured News

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 30/5/18 His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, wrote a letter to the Speaker of the Knesset, the honourable Mr. Yuli Yoel Edelstein, expressing feelings of deep disappointment. The Speaker of the Knesset pulled discussion on recognition of the Armenian Genocide from the agenda, […]

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ADDRESS OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TO THE FAITHFUL ON THE POSSIBILITY OF GRANTING A TOMOS OF AUTOCEPHALY TO THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN UKRAINE

May 30, 2018 Featured

Orthochristian.com – 30/5/18 At its session on May 25 at the Holy Dormition-Kiev Caves Lavra, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church adopted an address to the bishops, clergy, monastics, and laity regarding the initiative for “providing a tomos of autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine.” With the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of […]

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Serbian Patriarch serves in the church of Holy Trinity

May 30, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 30/5/18 On Bright Tuesday, 29 May 2018 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Trinity in Belgrade. The Primate of the Serbian Church was concelebrated presbyters parish priest of the church of Holy Trinity Borjan Antic, Vukasin Teofilovic from Lestani and Branislav Borota […]

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People in Ireland Increasingly ‘Doubt Catholic Church’s Authority’ – Scholar

May 30, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 30/5/18 Ireland has voted to drop a constitutional amendment that gives equal rights to a mother and a fetus, effectively repealing a ban on abortion in the Catholic nation. Radio Sputnik has discussed the results of the Irish referendum on abortion with Gail McElroy, a professor of Political Science at Trinity College, Dublin. Sputnik: […]

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ARCHBISHOP EVGENY OF VEREY ELECTED HEAD OF ESTONIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

May 30, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 30/5/18 Meeting in an extraordinary session today in Tallinn’s St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Holy Synod of the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate elected His Eminence Archbishop Evgeny of Verey to the primatial see, reports the site of the Estonian Church. Abp. Evgeny has served as a vicar of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, […]

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OCP to Publish Book on Archbishop Rene Villate, Metropolitan Alvares Julius & Independent Catholic Movement

May 30, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – OCP Publications- 30/5/18 Global- OCP Publications of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE will publish a research work on Independent Catholic Movements in the United States, Europe and the Indian Sub-continent. Varghese John Thottapuzha – Director, Dept. of Publication stated that the book is a result of intense research and fieldwork by the scholars […]

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The Stigmata Orthodox Nun Susan of India Enters Eternal Rest

May 29, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 29/5/18 +Memory Eternal+ Kerala-India: Stigmata Orthodox Nun Susan Kuruvilla of India entered eternal rest. Mother Susan received global attention for having Stigmata wounds on her body. She was the Mother Superior of the Mar Gregorious Malankara Orthodox Monastery and a member of Carmel Orthodox Monastic community of the Indian Orthodox Malankara […]

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THE FEAST OF THE APPEARANCE OF THE SIGN OF THE CROSS IN THE SKY

May 29, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem  – 29/5/18 On Sunday May 7/20, 2018, Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the 1st Ecumenical Synod and of the commemoration of the appearance of the sign of the Cross in the sky of Jerusalem, the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy and the Ordination of the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristovoulos of Madaba were celebrated at […]

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Sunday of Holy Pentecost

May 28, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 28/5/18 Introduction The Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated each year on the fiftieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter) and ten days after the Feast of the Ascension of Christ. The Feast is always celebrated on a Sunday. The Feast commemorates the descent of the Holy […]

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“Severus of Antioch” Symposium

May 28, 2018 News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/5/18 For the 1500 Jubilee of the Exile of Patriarch Mor Severus the Great to Egypt, the Department of Syriac Studies at the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch held a Symposium on the great Saint entitled: “Severus of Antioch” on May 25, 2018 at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon. His […]

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‘HOLY MATRIMONY’ Book Released

May 28, 2018 Featured

St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary- 28/5/18 Nagpur-India: The book ‘Holy Matrimony’ which is third in the series of ‘the study of sacraments’ by Bodhana Publications, was released by handing over a copy of the book by H.G.Dr. Youhanon Mar Diascorous to Fr.Dr.Reji Mathew, former principal of STOTS. The Book Release was done at the STOTS’ […]

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Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Receives the Prestigious Orthodox Unity Award

May 26, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/5/18 On 23 May 2018 at the award ceremony of the International Fund for Unity of Orthodox Peoples held in the solemn hall of the Church Assemblies at the church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Irinej was awarded with the high award of the Fund. He also addressed […]

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Russian Orthodox Church: Kiev Church Self-Rule Impossible Without Moscow Consent

May 26, 2018 Featured
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Sputniknews – 26/5/18 The global Orthodox community has been thrown into upheaval over the Ukrainian government’s initiative to create a “single local church” which would separate Ukraine’s largest Orthodox denomination from the Russian patriarchate. Speaking to Sputnik, Russian Orthodox Church spokesman Archpriest Nikolai Balashov explained what’s at stake. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced last month that […]

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Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy at Christ the Saviour church

May 26, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/5/18 On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Serbian and Russian Patriarchs officiated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Christ the Saviour. On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Slavic Enlighteners, 24 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Archbishop of […]

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THE LEGAL COMMITTEE OF THE LAWSUIT FOR THE RETURN OF THE CATHOLICOSATE’S HISTORICAL SEAT IN SIS MEETS AT ANTELIAS

May 26, 2018 News

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 26/5/18 On the week of May 14th, members from the legal committee of the lawsuit filed by the Catholicosate of Cilicia for the return of its historical seat in Sis held a work meeting in Antelias under the supervision of His Holiness Aram I. A complete session of the legal committee will take place […]

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Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

May 26, 2018 Featured
The Armenian delegation that was present during the discussion of the motion in the Knesset. From left to right: Sako Djernazian, Hagop Djernazian, Fr. Theodoros Zakarian, Ms Anahid Avakian, Meretz Chairwoman Tamar Zandberg and Fr. Koryoun Baghdasaryan.

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/5/18 The Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition. Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem Meets Faithful at Puthencruz

May 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the crowds of the faithful who gathered after the Holy Qurobo in the Patriarchal Center in Puthencruz to meet His Holiness and receive his blessings. His Beatitude Mor Baselios Thomas I, Catholicos of India, welcomed His Holiness and said that he wishes […]

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Coptic Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Receives Orthodox Unity Award from Patriarch Kirill of Moscow & All Russia

May 25, 2018 Featured

Tera Rus – (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) – OCP news Service – 24/5/17 More pics here: Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Tawadros II – Pope and Patriarch of the See of St Mark the Evangelist and Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria received the prestigious ‘Award of the Unity of Orthodox People’ […]

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16,000 people venerate the relics of the Alapaevsk Martyrs

May 25, 2018 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/5/18 On May 19, 2018, a great holy reliquary containing the hand of Holy Grand Duchess Elizabeth and a portion of the relics of Nun Barbara was brought to Minsk from New York. It remained in Minsk until May […]

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The 150th anniversary of the birth of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas is celebrated in a renowned Russian village in the USA

May 25, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/5/18 On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the feast day of St Job the Much-Suffering and the birthday of Tsar Nicholas the Passion-Bearer, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, Deputy Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian […]

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Patriarch Kirill meets with Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church

May 25, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 25/5/18 The Primates of the Russian and Serbian Orthodox Churches had a talk at the Patriarchal working residence in Chisty Pereulok. His Holiness Irenaeus, Patriarch of Serbia, who had arrived in Moscow earlier, was accompanied by Bishop Irenaeus of Bač, abbot of the Kovilj Monastery; Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) elected Bishop of […]

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