Five Students Expelled From Bonga University For Supporting ‘Orthodox Fasting Food Request’

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 30/11/2019 Special Courtesy - Kagnew Ewunetu ‘A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis’ Presentation Held at the Central University of Punjab by Donn George Varghese Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: Five students from the Bonga University have been expelled for their support to Orthodox Christian students ...

OCP Delegate Linto Paul Decorated With the ‘Young Scientist’ Award

OCP News Service- 29/11/2019 India- The study paper by Linto Paul Jacob (OCP Delegate and Second Editor - Malankara Affairs) was decorated with the Young Scientist Award for his paper "UTILISING THE BENEFITS OF GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR WILDLIFE WELFARE'. The paper was selected as the best among the presented papers in the event. ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF ...

Nun Hatune Dogan Lectures on Christian Persecution at the Holy Trinity Theological University

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service - 29/11/2019 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: The world-famous humanitarian worker, nun Hatune of the Syriac Orthodox Church delivered a lecture at the Holy Trinity Theological University of EOTC, on the on-going persecution of Christians in different parts of the world. She spoke on what and how ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias and Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Discuss Persecution of Christians

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service - 29/11/2019 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II - Patriarch of the of Antioch and All the East and His Holiness Abuna Mathias - Patriarch of Ethiopia discussed on their respective churches bilateral relation and on the ongoing both during ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 29/11/2019 On November 26, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Holiness Abune Mattias, Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, at Budapest. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Justinos Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, Archbishop of Mosul, Kirkuk, Kurdistan and Environs, and Very Rev. ...

Abp. of Albania calls for urgent Pan-Orthodox Council on OCU issue

UOJ - 29/11/2019 Abp. Anastasios of Albania believes that time does not heal schisms but only deepens them, and therefore, calls for the urgent Council to resolve the issue of the OCU. Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, believes that the problem of resolving the pan-Orthodox crisis caused ...

The Stavropegial Monastery in Bitola Celebrated Dedication Feast-day

Church of Serbia - 29/11/2019 Тhe feast of St. John Chrysostom was celebrated by His Beatitude, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Jovan in the stavropegial monastery of St. John Chrysostom in Bitola, Macedonia, on the 26th of November 2019. It was at the same time a patron name’s day of the Archbishop himself. The joy ...

Anti-Orthodox Attacks Reach Addis Ababa  

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 27/11/2019 Addis Ababa - Ethiopia: According to sources from Addis Ababa, violent attacks have taken place at the Church of the Archangel St. Michael located in the Bole Sub-City of the Ethiopian capital. As it is customary throughout the country, the Church of ...

Turkish Human Rights Commission Issues Report on Assyrian Nun, Villages

AINA - 27/11/2019 Istanbul (AINA) -- The Istanbul Branch of the Human Rights Association Commission Against Racism and Discrimination published a report highlighting severe rights violations against the Assyrian Nun Verde Gökmen, who lives alone in the church of St. Dimet in the village Zaz (Turkish İzbırak), in the Tur Abdin region in southeast Turkey. The report is titled Safety Of ...

First Scholarly Biography of Pope-Patriarch Kyrillos VI Now Available

SVOTS - 26/11/2019 PURCHASE A COPY HERE: [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] St. Vladimir’s Seminary (SVS) Press has published the first scholarly biography of the desert hermit who became a most unlikely Patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria - Pope Kyrillos VI (1902–1971). The biography, titled, A Silent Patriarch, by Fr. Daniel Fanous, has been well-received among ...

Internship Opportunities With Jun 28 NGO and UN

Jun 281 NGO - 26/11/2019 We're Looking For United Nations Interns in New York, Geneva, Vienna Last week 28. Jun became the first humanitarian organization operating in the Western Balkans to be approved for Association with the United Nations Department of Global Communications. The association constitutes a commitment from 28. Jun to disseminate information and raise public ...

Romanian referee Alexandru Tudor shares moments of tension that brought him closer to God

Basilica News Agency - 26/11/2019 The former Romanian referee Alexandru Tudor spoke about the moments of tension in his carrier that brought him closer to God and shared his moral and religious beliefs during a show at the National Television (TVR) on Saturday night. He remembered a sign received from God through the intercessions of Saint John ...

Patriarch Daniel shares practical ways to prepare for Christmas

Basilica News Agency - 26/11/2019 In a society that tends to distort the spiritual significance of the holidays by encouraging consumerism, Patriarch Daniel explained on Thursday how to better prepare for the feast of the Nativity of the Lord. “By more prayer, by reading the Holy Scriptures, by a more frequent Confession and Communion, and with acts ...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Basilica News Agency - 26/11/2019 This world day to stop violence against women and girls is marked annually on November 25. This year, the United Nations is sharing many ways in which the violence and suffering manifest itself in physical, sexual and psychological forms, and the life-altering, adverse consequences women face. Beginning today, and for the next two ...

In Memoriam – George Paul – Lay Trustee of the Malankara Church

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OCP News Service - 26/11/2019 +Memory Eternal+ Malankara-Kerala-India: George Paul - Lay Trustee of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church passed away. Late George Paul was the Managing Director of Synthite Group and Secretary of the Christian Management Medical College association. He has also served as the Syndicate member of the Cochin University, Advisor at the Academic Council of ...

Serbian Patriarch Irinej Express Solidarity With The Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service - 24/11/2019 Addis Abba-Ethiopia: Abune Mathias of Ethiopia received His Excellency Alexander Resitich (the ambassador of the Republic of Serbia to Ethiopia) and his deputy Mrs. Sevatlanayovich. During their meeting, the Ambassador Resitich handed over the message of solidarity from Patriarch Irinej of ...

The Holy Archangel Michael and all the Bodiless Powers of Heaven

Church of Serbia - 24/11/2019 The angels of God were celebrated by men from earliest times but this celebration was often turned into the divinization of angels (IV Kings 23:5 [II Kgs KJV]). The heretics wove all sorts of fables concerning the angels. Some of them looked upon angels as gods; others, although they did not ...

‘A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis’ Presentation Held at the Central University of Punjab by Donn George Varghese  

OCP News Service - 23/11/2019 Punjab-India: A presentation titled 'Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Crisis' was held at the Department of the South and Central Asian Studies of the Central University of Punjab (CUPB), Bathinda, on 22nd November 2019. The presentation was made by Donn George Varghese (Delegate of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) and a student of ...

THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM & PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN DISCUSS PROTECTION OF CHRISTIANS AND HOLY PLACES

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/11/2019 On the 20th of November, while visiting Moscow to receive the prestigious Patriarch Alexy II Prize, His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem, met with His Excellency President Vladimir Putin to discuss the condition of the Christians of the Holy Land. His Beatitude has over recent years met with political and religious leaders ...

THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM HONOURED FOR HIS ENDEAVOURS PROMOTING CHURCH UNITY – ANNOUNCES DECISION TO HOST PRIMATES IN JORDAN

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 22/11/2019 21st November 2019, Moscow: His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of Jerusalem has been honoured for his dedication and ceaseless efforts in protection and support of unity of the Orthodox faith. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presented His Beatitude with the Patriarch Alexy II Prize at a ceremony in Moscow. ...

The Tale of Two Seminarian Sisters – Celebrate 50 Years of Autocephaly

SVOTS - 21/11/2019 Twin sisters Laura and Margaret Wachsmuth didn’t plan on ending up in the same place to study, or even going into the same vocation. “I’m a very strong proponent of separate ways, even though we’re twins,” Margaret laughed. But she and Laura both ended up pursuing a desire to deepen their faith and serve others ...