June 2018

HIGHLY-REVERED PATRIARCH OF GEORGIA STRONGLY OPPOSES CONSTANTINOPLE INTERVENTION IN UKRAINE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 UKRAINIAN HIERARCHICAL ASSEMBLY RESPONDS TO RECENT MEETING WITH ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH The Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church met on Thursday in Tbilisi, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II. The Synod addressed several topics, including the demographic crisis in Georgia and the sin of abortion, the nation’s stance towards marijuana, and the ongoing […]

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GREEK PRIME MINISTER TO INITIATE PROCESS OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH FROM STATE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras intends to initiate the process of separating the Greek Orthodox Church from the Greek state and revising the relevant article of the Greek constitution, reports Russian Athens with reference to the Greek paper Kathimerini. According to the Greek publication, within the next month Tsipras will present his plan for the revision […]

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INTER-ORTHODOX POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM ON ORTHODOX ECUMENICAL THEOLOGY

June 27, 2018 Featured

The International Hellenic University – 27/6/18 The International Hellenic University (IHU, ihu.edu.gr), with the blessing and support of H.A.H. the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has asked the Center for Ecumenical, Missiological and Environmental Studies “Metropolitan Panteleimon Papageorgiou” (cemes.weebly.com) to set up an English speaking post-graduate program of highest academic standards on “Orthodox Ecumenical Theology” (hum.ihu.edu.gr/index.php/en/courses/masters/master-in-orthodox-ecumenical-theology). The […]

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THE FEAST OF SAINT ONUPHRIOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 27, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate  – 27/6/18 On Monday, June 12/25, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of our Father among the Saints Onuphrios of Egypt, at the his Holy Monastery which is located at a short distance from the Biblical Siloam pool in East Jerusalem. This district is also named “The potter’s field”, because it on the […]

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The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

June 27, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 27/6/18 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan […]

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Request to Support Deacon Daniel Maylon’s Charity walk for Supporting Vulnerable Coptic youth in Egypt

June 25, 2018 Featured
Deacon Daniel with Bishop Anba Angaelos of London of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Justgiving – DEACON DANIEL MALYON – Delegate of United Kingdom of OCP – 25/6/18 Donate to Deacon Daniel Maylon here UK: As someone involved in Education and in the Coptic Orthodox Church, I feel both causes are close to my heart. With this in mind, I have decided to raise money for the St Kyrel Trust. […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Expresses her Grief concerning a Bomb Blast at a Rally of Support and Appreciation in Addis Ababa on Saturday

June 25, 2018 Featured

  Haratewahido – 25/6/18  Translated by Deacon Tesfa Mikael News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs -(OCP News Service) – 25/6/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. We were greatly grieved to hear about the terrible bomb attack that was launched against our people by individuals […]

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NINE BUILDINGS OF CONCEPTION CONVENT IN MOSCOW RETURNED TO THE CHURCH

June 25, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 25/6/18 Thousands of church and monastery buildings were confiscated and repurposed by the government throughout the USSR. Since its fall, the process of returning those buildings to their rightful owner—the Russian Orthodox Church—has been ongoing. The latest development in this process comes from late last month, when the Moscow Department of Municipal Property issued […]

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Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem celebrates his 70th Birthday

June 25, 2018 Featured

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/6/18 +Many years+ On Sunday June 24, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian celebrated his 70th birthday at the Patriarchate. Members of the St. James Brotherhood, as well as members of the Armenian community congratulated His Beatitude on this occasion. The Grand Sacristan, His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, offered […]

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The Parish of the Resurrection of Christ in New Zealand hosts a photo exhibit on the centennial of the martyrdom of the Royal Family

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/6/18 A photography exhibit titled “The Family of the Last Russian Emperor. The Romanovs: Royal Service” will be held on July 14-21, 2018, at one of the galleries of Victoria Park Market in the city of Auckland, New Zealand. […]

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Heads of OOC Visit His Beatitude Patriarch John X

June 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/6/18 Their Holinesses Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East: Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, and Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia visited His Beatitude John X, Greek […]

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Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights Issues Report on Christian Persecution in Syria

June 23, 2018 Featured
The St. Odisho Assyrian Church in Tel Tal, Syria, was bombed by ISIS.

AINA – 23/6/18 (AINA) — The Assyrian Monitor for Human Rights has released a report titled The Good Shepherd – A Report on Brutality Against Christian Clerics in Syria. The report documents the suffering of Christians in Syria, who over the course of seven years have been the innocent victims of a conflict that became a proxy war […]

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Consecration and Enthronement of the Vicar Bishop Stefan

June 23, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 23/6/18 +Axios Axios Axios+ Bishop Stefan will bear title of Bishop of Remesiana – The rite of consecration was performed with the participation of a great number of hierarchs of the Srbian Church – President of the Republic of Srpska Milorad Dodik with the president of the National Assembly Nedeljko Cubrilovic, […]

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A Short Biography of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) – Bishop elect of Mohacs

June 23, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 23/6/18 Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) was born on November 3, 1965 in Moscow, from father Milutin and mother Jelena Rogic. He lived in Belgrade, but, due to his father’s diplomatic service, spent most of his childhood and youth abroad. In addition to Moscow, he lived in Beijing in China, Rangoon in Burma, […]

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Official Inauguration of the New Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Residence – Atchaneh

June 23, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 23/6/18 In the presence of His Excellency General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, their Holinesses Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches: Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of […]

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Twelfth Meeting of the Heads of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East – Atchaneh

June 21, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/6/18 On June 21st 2018, Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great […]

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Their Holinesses Pope Tawadros II and Catholicos Aram I at Atchaneh for Heads of OOC Meeting

June 21, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, received at the new Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, their Holinesses Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, before the beginning of […]

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2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care -Updated

June 21, 2018 Featured

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta – 21/6/18 Organized under the Auspices of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Pastoral Care began on June 18th.   The theme this year is, “The Digital World as a Sphere for the Reiteration of Pentecost and the ‘living word” of Saint Paul the Apostle.” […]

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Egypt Tries to ‘Reconcile’ Coptic Churches to Non-Existence

June 20, 2018 Featured

Coptic Solidarity – Raymond Ibrabim – 20/6/18 From attacks by Muslim mobs to closures by Muslim authorities, the lamentable plight of Coptic Christian churches in Egypt always follows a pattern, one that is unwaveringly only too typical. Thus, last April 14, a Muslim mob—predictably riled by the previous day’s Friday mosque sermons—attacked the church of the […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon addresses President Trump on the separation of families

June 20, 2018 Featured
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OCA – June 2018 The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, I write to you asking compassion for the children and their parents now being separated and confined in detention centers as a result of the Administration’s zero tolerance policy. On behalf of these children—some of them […]

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Graduation Ceremony held at the Armenian Orthodox Theological Seminary of Jerusalem – 2018 

June 20, 2018 Featured
Picture of the Seminary, on the first row: in the middle His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan, at his right side the very Reverend Father Koryoun Baghdasaryan, at the left side the very Reverend Father Theodoros Zakaryan, flanked on both sides by teachers of the Theological Seminary. On the second and third row the Seminarians of year 2017 / 2018

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 20/6/18 Holy Land: On the evening of Saturday,  June 16th graduation ceremony at the Armenian Theological Seminary took place. His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, the Grand Sacristan of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem presided over the ceremony. The hall of the Seminary was filled with people from the Armenian community […]

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