A Kind Appeal to Support the Orthodox Faithful and Churches in Rural Ethiopia

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Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 3110/2019 ‘We Are Unsure If They Are Dead or Alive’ – On The Fate Of The Orthodox Faithful in Oromiya Please donate by visiting the page Global: Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Clergy Association in Northern America has launched Go Fund me program and calls ...

Serbian Patriarch Received Nik Vujicic

Church of Serbia - 31/10/2019 His Holiness Irinej, the Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Nik Vujicic, the famous humanist, and motivational speaker at the Serbian Patriarchate on 29 October 2019. Nick is the founder of  'Life Without Limbs' and 'Attitude is Altitude'. Nick was born in Australia to Dušanka and Borislav Vujičić, Serbian immigrants from former Yugoslavia. He currently ...

Pastoral Clergy Conference concludes with hierarchal Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery’s main cathedral

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 31/10/2019 On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the feast day of the Venerable Elders of Optina, the pastoral conference for the clergy of the Eastern American and Canadian Dioceses continued a Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY. All of the ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Russian President Putin Hungarian Prime Minister Orban

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 31/10/2019 On October 30, 2019, following the invitation of His Excellency Mr. Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary and in his presence, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency Mr. Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, at the Buda Castle in Budapest. Their Beatitudes: Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch Mor Ignatius ...

The U.S. House Recognizes the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocide

A still frame from the 1919 documentary film Auction of Souls, which portrayed eye witnessed events from the Armenian Genocide, including stripped naked and crucified Christian girls. Source- https://www.raymondibrahim.com

OCP News Service - 30/10/2019 USA: The United States House of Representatives has officially passed a bill recognizing the Turkish Ottoman government genocide of the Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks. Armenian Genocide was one of the worst crimes against humanity, committed by the Ottoman Turks against the Armenian people in the Ottoman Empire during the the.W.W. I. Syriacs, ...

The First 125 Years Of Jackson’s Gem

Church of Serbia - 29/10/2019 The oldest Serbian Orthodox parish in North America, dedicated to Saint Sava, in Jackson, California, festively celebrated its 125th anniversary during the weekend of 18th-20th of October, 2019. The commemoration of the jubilee began in the Amador County Public Library, where the parish clergy and parishioners presented several books that constitute the DNA of ...

“Who will be saved?”

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Fr.Bedros Shetilian - OCP Articles -  29/10/2019 Who will be saved? (On Salvation) “Grant me my Lord, impersonal happiness”, Misag Medzarents, Armenian poet Whoever says that they know a complete answer to this question is not saying the truth. We really don’t know. We know only one example when Jesus said to somebody that he was saved and that one ...

The Struggle Of An Invalid Father To Feed His Kids Will Bring Tears in Your Eyes

28Jun NGO - 29/10/2019 THE STORY A good friend of ours from Doboj alerted us on a distressing story about a single father from the area. After Dusko Stojanovic lost his right arm and left eye in an accident, his wife left him and he is now struggling to provide food and shelter to his two young ...

OCP Secretariat Sent Reports on the Persecution of Christians in Ethiopia to OHCHR and Human Rights Organizations (Updated)

OCP News Service - 28/10/2019 Global: The Secretariat of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian  Society) sent reports on the ongoing persecution of Christians in Ethiopia to the UN and various international human rights organizations. “I Am Pleading To The Creator In My Prayers With Tears”- Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Eleven reports (consolidated) were emailed to the ...

Kind Plea from Fr. Seraphim Holland for the Ugandan Orthodox Youth

Fr. Seraphim Holland - OCP News Service - 28/10/2019 Visit Fr. Seraphim @ Facebook Dear All A Kind request from Fr. Seraphim Holland - Priest of St Nicholas Orthodox Church, Texas.  There will be up to 1,000 youth at the Ugandan Orthodox Church youth conference in December! Do you want to help out? There are two ways besides prayer. 1. Most ...

“I Am Pleading To The Creator In My Prayers With Tears”- Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service -28/1/2019 "Bring Forth My Death!" Excerpts from the Ethiopian Patriarch's speech (On the slaughter of his flock in the Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia) "...My children! I am a religious father. I am your shepherd. But I was not able to protect you from being slaughtered. ...

‘We Are Unsure If They Are Dead or Alive’ – On The Fate Of The Orthodox Faithful in Oromiya 

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Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 27/10/2019 Addis Abab- Ethiopia: The venerable members of the  Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church commemorated the martyrs of Oromiya regional state in the Divine Liturgy and special prayers, held on 27th October 2019 at Menbere Tsebaot Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Members ...

The Annual Feast of St. Gregorious of Parumala – the First Canonized Indian Saint – 2019

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OCP News Service - 27/10/2019 Visit the official portal of the Parumala Church here: Malankara- India: The 117th Feast of St. Gregorious of Parumala is being held at the St. Peter's and St. Paul's Orthodox Church (1st and 2nd of November 2019). Saint Geevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala (15 June 1848 -2 November 1902) was a Metropolitan ...

Female Aramean Christian in Syria Constitutional Committee – one of the five proposed WCA candidates has been selected by the UN

WCA-NGO - 26/10/2019 Ms. Hala Naoum Néhmé is one of the candidates proposed by WCA who has been selected by the United Nations to be part of the Syria Constitutional Committee. Its 150 members, who are scheduled to meet in Geneva on 30 October, will draft a new constitution for Syria. The WCA representative lives in ...

Orthodox Faithful, Prelates ‘Prepare For Martyrdom’ in Response to the Unending Riots in Ethiopia

Priests carrying the Tabots (Arks) during the funeral procession signifying that these are martyrs. Tabots are never moved from church altars except on Theophany (Timket) or of the feast day of the church. Photos - Zemedkun Bekele FB.

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 26/10/2019 Addis-Ababa- Ethiopia: Between Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th, protesters across Ethiopia’s Oromia Federal State launched violent attacks against non-Oromos residing in the state, killing at least 63 people, leaving around three hundred seriously wounded, and burned numerous homes and business ...

Patriarch Daniel urges faithful to become steadfast missionaries: Tell how much good God has done for you

Basilica News Agency - 24/10/2019 Everyone should become a steadfast missionary and announce the divine help received in the community where they live and carry out their activity, Patriarch Daniel urged during his Sunday homily at the Patriarchal Cathedral. The Patriarch of Romania gave the example of the Gerasene demoniac who, after being healed by Christ, was ...

HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM CELEBRATES THE D. LITURGY AT THE CHURCH OF ST. MOSES THE ETHIOPIAN IN SAMARIA

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 24/10/2019 On Sunday, October 7/20, 2019, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos led the Divine Liturgy at the old Church of St. Moses the Ethiopian, at the Community of Rafidia in Nablus of Samaria, not far from Jacob’s well, where the Lord spoke with the Samaritan woman. St. Moses the ...

Holy New Martyrs of Kragujevac, Pray For Us!

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2019 His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in front of the church of Sts New Martyrs of Kragujevac in Sumarice district on the occasion of 78 years since shooting more than two hundred citizens of Kragujevac by German occupation forces. In the honor and glory of Sts New ...

Momir Krsmanovic Decorated With The Order of Saint Sava

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2019 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, awarded writer Momir Krsmanovic with the Order of Saint Sava at a solemn reception at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 22 October 2019. The event was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia and Their Graces Bishops Irinej ...

Patriarch’s of Antioch Discuss Situation in Lebanon

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OCP News Service - 24/10/2019 Damascus- Syria: On 21st October 2019, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II - Syriac Orthodox of Antioch and All East received His Beatitude John  - Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Damascus. The Patriarchs of Antioch discussed the situation in Syria and Lebanon, especially ...