Catholicos-Maphrian Abune Thomas I Resigns from the ‘Metropolitan Trustee’ Post

OCP News Service - 2/5/19 Malankara/Kerala-India: His Beatitude Abune Thomas I Catholics of India, and Maphrian has resigned from the post of Metropolitan Trustee. Abune Thomas I is the primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church in India, which is a dependent Church of the Syriac Patriarchate of Antioch and All-East. His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II ...

$25 Million in IOCC Microloans Boosts Business, Entrepreneurship in Western Balkans

IOCC - 2/5/19 $25 Million Milestone in Microloans from International Orthodox Christian Charities Boosts Business, Entrepreneurship in Western Balkans Opportunity, Renewal Come through Small Amounts as Local Businesses Grow Baltimore, Md. (May 1, 2019) – Marking a milestone in its long-running microloan program, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has surpassed $25 million in microcredit lending in Bosnia and ...

Experience Byzantine Materiality at St. Vladimir’s Seminary May 8-11

SVOTS - 2/5/19 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] Explore matter, materials, and materiality in Byzantine art and culture; delve into topics including the Eucharist, relics, icons, church decoration, jewelry, and more as you experience Byzantine Materiality, a conference of the Sacred Arts Initiative, May 8 through 11 at St. Vladimir’s Seminary (SVOTS). The conference will continue a conversation that began ...