Rohit Guptas Book is an Excellent ‘Mini-Guide’ on the Malankara Church – Review

Book Review by Donn George Varghese (First Editor- Malankara Affairs) – OCP News Service – 31/7/19 Order Rohit’s book on the Malankara Church on Amazon India On Amazon International  On NotionPress Portal  On Flipkart I congratulate Rohit Gupta for publishing his excellent work ‘Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church- Everything about Indian Orthodox Church’ The author has successfully portrayed the history of the Malankara Church from an ...

“Rohit Guptas Effort is Remarkable” – Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of the East

OCP News Service – 29/7/19 Delhi-India: His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas and Malankara Metropolitan) congratulated author Rohit Gupta for publishing his book ‘Malankara Orthodox Church – Everything About the Indian Orthodox Church’. Rohit met the Catholicos on 28th July 2019 at the Jawahar Lal Nehru ...

Paulos Mar Gregorios Award (2019 ) Presented to Aruna Roy and the MKSS

OCP News Service - 29/7/19 Delhi-India: The 2019 Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios Award 2019, was presented to Smt. Aruna Roy and the MKSS (MAZDOOR KISAN SHAKTI SANGATHAN) for their Outstanding Contributions in the field of  Community and Human Renewal. The award was presented by Shri Pranab Mukherjee (Former President of India). The award was presented in ...

The Orthodox Word- 322 Now Available In Print-Digital Editions

St. Herman of Alaska Monastery - 29/7/19 The print version of this issue can be ordered online here, and the digital version can be ordered here. The Orthodox Word #322 A Shepherd of God's Mercy - Schema-archimandrite Gregory (Davydov) This issue of The Orthodox Word features the life of a Russian elder of modern times, Schema-archimandrite Gregory (Davydov). Born in 1911 to a pious ...

COMMUNIQUÉ of the 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the US

Church of Serbia - 29/7/19 COMMUNIQUÉ 22nd Church Assembly-Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States of America, July 13-16, 2019. 800 Years of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church: Endowed by God, Treasured by the People The hierarchs, clergy and delegates representing parishes and diocesan bodies from the three Dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church ...

Correna Panagiotou Congratulated Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain

OCP News Service - 29/7/19 On July 28th. 2019. Correna Panagiotou of Charleston, South Carolina congratulated His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain at the Greek Cathedral in London following his first Divine Liturgy as Archbishop. Archbishop Nikitas Enthroned As the Hierarch of Great Britain Correna Panagiotou is an Associate Member of the International Association of ...

Archbishop Nikitas Enthroned As the Hierarch of Great Britain

Correna Panagiotou - Atlmetropolis.org - 28/7/9 AXIOS! On this feast day of St. Panteleimon, Archbishop Nikitas was enthroned as the hierarch and archpastor of the Greek Orthodox of Archdiocese of Thyrateira and Great Britain.  At the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom (St. Sophia), His Eminence, Archbishop Nikitas, was welcomed with numerous exaltations of AXIOS by hierarchs, ...

LIFTING OF THE DEGRADATION OF MONK EIRINAIOS (FORMER PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM)

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 26/7/19 The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Chaired by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos, at its 110th Meeting of July 12/25, 2019, unanimously lifted the degradation of Monk Eirinaios and restored Him to the Episcopal Office, which he formerly held, and to the degree of ...

Historic Recordings of Fr. Schmemann, Fr. Meyendorff, Sophie Koulomzin – Now Available from SVOTS

SVOTS- 25/7/19 “So many brilliant and renowned theologians and teachers have graced the campus of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary [SVOTS] over its 80-year history,” said Subdeacon Alexander Hatcher, SVOTS Director of Institutional and Advancement.  “We are so pleased that now you can literally hear their voices in lectures and talks that had been in danger of ...

Rewards For Justice Program Seeks Information On the Abducted Christian Prelates in Syria

OCP News Service - 25/7/19 More Information Here USA: Rewards for Justice program of the United States Department of State is offering a reward of $5 million for providing information on the ISIS kidnapping networks or  for providing information on the people responsible for kidnapping Christian prelates such as Archbishop Gregorios Ibrahim, Metropolitan Bolous Yazigi, Padre Maher ...

The Church Offers Spiritual Strength to Combat Obesity

Pic- Andre Furtado - Pexel

Cassie Steele- OCP News Service - 24/7/19 Around the world, as many as one in eight adults are obese.  While the effects of poor nutrition continue to be a global problem, The World Health Organization predicts that obesity will soon become a bigger risk to public health. International Orthodox Christian charities work tirelessly to help provide underprivileged communities ...

Remembering Protopresbyter John Meyendorff (+July 22, 1992)

SVOTS - 24/7/19 +Memory Eternal+ On this day, we remember our beloved Protopresbyter John Meyendorff (Feb. 17, 1926–July 22, 1992), dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1984-1992, professor of church history from 1959-1992, prolific author, and a major voice in and for the Orthodox Christian community worldwide. Click here to listen to some of Fr. John’s sermons on patristics, ...

‘The Malankara Church is Truly National, and She Makes Me Proud’- Author Rohit Gupta

Interviewed by George Alexander - OCP News Service- 23/7/19 Order Rohit's book on the Malankara Church on Amazon India On Amazon International  On NotionPress Portal  On Flipkart 1. Please Introduce yourself. My Name is Rohit Gupta, and I am 32 years old. I was born in Punjab, completed my education in Himachal Pradesh, and currently lives in Delhi. I am married ...

Ibrahim on the Many Faces of Jihad throughout History (Video)

Raymond Ibrahim - 23/7/19 Derek Gilbert of Sky Watch News recently interviewed me.    Among other topics, we discussed why “jihad” is better translated as “struggle” and not “holy war” — and why that actually makes it more dangerous;  why in this sense characters like Linda Sarsour are practitioners of jihad; and why, unlike their descendants, premodern ...

ARMAD – New Youth Committee Established for the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchat of Jerusalem - 23/7/19 On Friday the 19th of July 2019, a historic meeting took place in the Armenian patriarchate with His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem. A special committee was established by His Beatitude the Patriarch, in cooperation with young members of the Armenian Community. The committee is ...

Romanian Patriarch Daniel celebrates His 68th birthday

Basilica Orthodox News Agency - 23/7/19 Many Years!!! His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania, celebrates on Monday, 22 July 2019, his 68th birthday. He was born on 22 July 1951, to parents Alexe and Stela Ciobotea, in Dobreşti village, Bara commune, county of Timiş. He was baptised Dan-Ilie. Education and professional experience 1958 – 1962 – he attends the primary ...

Fourty Five Years of Episcopal Consecration of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej

Many Years!!! Church of Serbia - 23/7/19 His Holiness Patriarch Irinej (Gavrilovic) of Serbia was born in the village of Vidova, near Cacak in 1930 by his father Zdravko and mother Milijana. When he was baptized he was named Miroslav. He finished the elementary school in his village, and then in Cacak, he completed the high school. After ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets with Families Participating in SYCE – Maarat Saydnaya

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 23/7/19 On July 20, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with the families participating in the second Suryoyo Young Couples Encounter (SYCE) taking place at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria. The encounter is organized under the supervision of His Eminence Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for ...

Patriarch Abune Antonios Falsely Expelled From the Eritrean Church

OCP News Service - 20/7/19 Asmara-Eritrea: Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea is falsely expelled from the Church by a group of top bishops. They have blindly accused him of heresy. This move is part of the ongoing authoritarian propaganda programs by the Eritrean government. The Patriarch is already under house arrest since 2007. Abune Antonios is still ...

Increasing Influence of Uniate Greek Catholics in Ukraine

St. George's Uniate Greek Catholic Cathedral in Lviv. Pic- Wikipedia.

Nadia Bazuk - (Editor - Russian and Ukranian Orthodox Affairs) - OCP News Service - 18/7/19 Will the Schism in Orthodox Church of Ukraine Push the Country to Greek Catholics? The modern history of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), the successor of the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church formed by the Union of Brest of 1596, begins ...