July 2018

Commemoration of the Dukhrono of the Holy Maccabee Saints Shmuni, her Seven Sons & their Teacher Eleazar

July 31, 2018 Featured

Idto Suryoyto Treeysath Shubho-Syriac Orthodox Church – 31/1/8 On Wednesday, August 1st is the commemoration of the dukhrono of the Holy Maccabee saints Shmuni, her seven sons & their teacher Eleazar (qadishe maqaboye Mort Shmuni u s’habho bnayo w’Eli’ozor malfonhun) according to the Liturgical Calendar of the Syriac Orthodox Church. Mort Shmuni & her 7 […]

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Patriarch Abune Merkorios Bids Farewell to the Ethiopian Diaspora

July 31, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 31/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) #Exiled Ethiopian Patriarch Bids Farewell to the Diaspora as His Brother Patriarch Prepares to Receive Him Washington DC- USA: His Holiness Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia issued a statement yesterday evening through […]

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Indian Orthodox faithful Dr. Cherian Eapen Honored by the Russian Orthodox Church

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  Tera Rus (OCP Delegate of Moscow and All Russia) – OCP News Service – 31/7/18 Moscow-Russia: Dr. Cherian Eapen, a faithful of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church was honored with the award of Sergei Radonezh – first degree by His Holiness Kiril- Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Dr. Cherian Eapen was given the award […]

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Coptic Orthodox Bishop Anba Epiphanius Found Dead

July 31, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 31/7/18 +Memory Eternal+ Egypt: His Grace Bishop Anba Epiphanius – Abbot of the Monastery of St. Macarius in Wadi al-Natroun was found dead in a pool of blood. Fractures were found on his skull as if the late Bishop was hit with some instrument. The Egyptian authorities have started an official […]

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Live Stream from the Celebrations of the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ in Moscow

July 28, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 28/7/18 Live Stream from  РИА Новости Live Stream of Celebration of the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ in Moscow. Source:  

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DSS: Digitization of 73 Manuscripts at Mor Jacob Monastery – Germany

July 28, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 28/7/18 From June 27th till July 25th 2018, upon the request of His Eminence Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Sisters Helene Samarji and Sayde Elias, from the Sisterhood of Mor Jacob Baradeaus, who work on digitizing manuscripts at the Department of Syriac Studies (DSS), completed the digitization process of 73 manuscripts […]

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Appeal from Kosovo and Metohija by Bishop Teodosije

July 28, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 28/7/18 Appeal from Kosovo and Metohija by bishop Teodosije – regarding the statements of some politicians about the partition of Kosovo as the final solution As a Bishop of Raška and Prizren and an Archpastor of the Orthodox Christians in the regions of Kosovo, Metohija and Raška, with tremendous pastoral and […]

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BROADCAST OF 1,030TH ANNIVERSARY OF BAPTISM OF RUS’ CELEBRATIONS IN KIEV

July 28, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/7/18 The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is celebrating the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ today and tomorrow in Kiev, with the participation of delegations from 12 Local Orthodox Churches. The festivities began at 1:00 PM on Vladimir Hill in Kiev with the beginning of a moleben at the monument to St. Vladimir. […]

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Epistle of Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’

July 28, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/7/18 Epistle of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to the archpastors, clergy, monastics, and laity on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ This document was adopted at the July 14, 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox […]

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Metropolitan Amfilohije marked the 50th anniversary of priestly ministry

July 28, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – July 2018 On the feast-day of St. Great-martyr Procopius, fifty years ago, on July 21, 1968, Metropolitan Amfilohije was ordained as hieromonk at the monastery of St. Gerasim of Cephalonia in Argostoli, in the Greek province of Cephalonia. On the occasion of the great jubilee –  50 years since he has […]

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International Orthodox Christian Charities and Partner Apostoli Responding to Greece Wildfires

July 27, 2018 Featured

IOCC – 27/7/18 As flames die down, Orthodox humanitarian agency mobilizes to assess, meet needs in East Attica Baltimore, Md. (July 25, 2018) – International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the fast-moving wildfires that have devastated parts of East Attica, including port city Rafina and nearby village Mati, along the Aegean coast. IOCC […]

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The Assyrian Simele Massacre and the Unsung Hero of the Genocide Convention

July 27, 2018 Featured
Assyrian refugees who survived the Simele Massacre of 1933 pictured in the Khabour region of Syria, 1935. ( Assyrian Policy Institute)

  AINA – 27/7/18 On day 189 of the Nuremberg Trials, French prosecutor Auguste Champetier de Ribes delivered his closing statement. In it, he described the Holocaust as a “crime so monstrous, so undreamt of in history through the Christian era up to the birth of Hitlerism, that the term ‘genocide’ had to be coined […]

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Remembering Fr. John Meyendorff

July 27, 2018 News

SVOTS – 27/7/18 Last week the Seminary’s new academic dean, Dr. Ionuţ-Alexandru Tudorie,had mentioned Fr. John Meyendorff, among others, as one of his inspirations. Just days later, on the anniversary of Fr. Meyendorff’s repose,  it was beautiful to see other academics, clergy, and others post on social media about how Fr. John had also inspired them. […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Unity Declaration Document in English

July 27, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 27/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) English translation of the Ethiopian Orthodox Unity Declaration Document The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Formally Declares an End to the 27-Year-Old Schism (Updated) 1. His Holiness Patriarch Abunä Merkorios It is well […]

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The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Formally Declares an End to the 27-Year-Old Schism (Updated)

July 27, 2018 Featured

The celebration at St. Michael’s Cathedral after the announcement of reunification. Song- ‘Ethiopia Stretches Her Hands to the Lord, from the Psalms of David, and the Imperial era Moto of the Ethiopian Empire.’ Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 27/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian […]

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Live – Press Conference on Ethiopian Orthodox Church Reconciliation from Washington DC

July 26, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 26/7/18 OROMIA MEDIA NETWORK LIVE STEAMING  in Oromifa Washington DC- USA: Live Press conference on reconciliation between Synod in Exile and Addis Ababa Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church from the Watergate Hotel, Washington DC with the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, Bishops […]

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Requesting Prayers and Support for Greece

July 25, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – Dept. of Charity and Welfare (OCP Society) – 25/7/18 Dear Beloved Tragedy has struck Greece in the form of wild fire. Many are dead several are missing. Families are suffering. We request your kind prayers and support for Greece. Please keep victims in your kind prayers. May God have great Mercy!!! […]

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ORTHODOX HIERARCHS OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR DEADLY WILDFIRES IN GREECE

July 25, 2018 Featured

Orthochristian.com – 25/7/18 At least 80 have died and at least another 180 have been injured by the wildfires raging in Greece for several days already, making it the deadliest fire on record in Greece. Scores more have fled, and many are desperately searching for their loved ones. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three […]

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Assyrian Organizations Ask Iraq to Recognize 1933 Massacre of Assyrians

July 24, 2018 Featured
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AINA – 24/7/18 (AINA) — A coalition of four Assyrian organizations from the Unites States, Canada and Europe has sent a letter to the Iraqi government asking for official recognition of the massacre of Assyrians by the Iraqi army in August, 1933. Called the Simmele massacre, it was conducted in the Assyrian town of Simmele and its […]

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Assyriology Conference Held At the University of Innsbruck

July 24, 2018 Featured
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AINA  – Abdulmesih BarAbraham- 24/7/18 Innsbruck (AINA) — The 64th annual conference Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (RAI’64) organized by the International Association for Assyriology (IAA), along with the 12th Melammu Symposium, was hosted this year by the department of Ancient History and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, in association with the Research Center “Ancient Worlds Studies and Archaeologies” […]

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Flash News – Reports from US Indicate an End to Schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

July 23, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 USA: Reports indicate that agreement has been reached on ending the schism between Addis Ababa Synod and the Synod in Exile during the first hours of talks. We are awaiting an official announcement from the Ethiopian Church. Joint Prayers held between the Exile […]

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