Egypt’s Judiciary: Enabling the Victimization of Coptic Christians

Coptic Solidarity - Raymond Ibrahim - 3/4/19 On Sunday, March 17, the ruling court in Minya, Egypt, recused itself and stepped down from two ongoing cases concerning the victimization and killing of Coptic Christians.  Due to this unexpected move, both cases—which had already been at court three as six years—must now be retried anew, a process that will ...

THE SUNDAY OF THE ADORATION OF THE PRECIOUS AND LIFE-GIVING CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 3/4/19 On March 18/31, 2019, The Patriarchate celebrated the Sunday of the Adoration of the Precious and Life-giving Cross, for the encouragement of the faithful, so that they may continue the difficult period of the fast towards the Holy Pascha. Vespers Great Vespers of Parresia was held at the Catholicon of the Church ...

President of the Parliament of Georgia visits Serbian Patriarch

Church of Serbia - 3/4/19 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received His Excellency Mr. Irakli Kobakhidze, at the Serbian Patriarchate on 29 March 2019. The audience was attended by His Excellency Ioseb Nanobashvili, Ambassador of Georgia to Athens and Belgrade, members of the Parliament of Georgia Mr. Goga Gulordava, Zakaria Kurtsnashvili, Mr. Giorgi Totladze, Mr. David Bakradze, ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Faithful Urged to Participate in the New Strategic Church Plan

Menetasnot Desta – Chief Administrator of the OCP Amharic Service- OCP News Service - 3/4/19 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The Holy Synod of the EOTC approved the new strategic plan during the first Synod Council (after the Church unification process in October 2018). Archbishop Abuna Dioscoros (of Southern Tigray & the director of the headquarters of EOTC) ...