Why did the Ecumenical Patriarchate Grant the ‘Ukrainian Autocephaly’ in a Hasty Manner?

Tamar Lomidze - OCP News Service - 11/2/19 In late January 2019, a Virtual Town Hall was organized on the ‘Ukrainian Autocephaly’ by the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle – a society that defends the rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, which is linked to the Greek Archdiocese of America. The speakers included Metropolitan Emmanuel of France ...

The ROCOR Pastoral School of Chicago signs a partnership agreement with the Russian Orthodox University of St John the Theologian

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 11/2/19 The Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America feels strongly that active partnership with higher education theological institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church/Moscow Patriarchate is an important aspect of making the continuing reconciliation of the Russian ...

Indian Orthodox Leads in Women’s Empowerment as Bangalore Diocese holds Leadership Training Programme

Chief Editor – OCP News Service - 11/2/19 BENGALURU-INDIA: The Malankara Orthodox Marth Mariam Vanitha Samajam (MOMMVS) held a two-day leadership training programme on January 30, 31, 2019 at the National Biblical Catechetical and Liturgical Centre (NBCLC), Bengaluru. The training programme was hosted by Bangalore Diocese under the theme on ‘Kshemayude Lavanyam’ from Ephesians 4:32 which states ...

Theophany Study Forum under Mar Seraphim releases book on ‘Divinisation: Experiencing God in the Orthodox Faith’ at Meltho 2019

Chief Editor – OCP News Service - 11/02/19 BENGALURU-INDIA: Metropolitan Abraham Mar Seraphim, Bangalore Diocese Metropolitan, released a book on ‘Divinisation: Experiencing God in the Orthodox Faith’ on February 1 during the Bangalore Orthodox Convention, ‘Meltho 2019.’ The book containing 312 pages is authored by Varghese Daniel and explains Orthodox spirituality under various contexts. Fr Varghese P ...