Say No To Ethnic Cleansing in Ethiopia – Video

United for Brighter Ethiopia - 8/8/2020 #SayNoToEthnicCleansing #Ethiopia Learn the facts! Stand for the Truth! Speak up! #SayNoToEthnicCleansing #Ethiopia Take action! Text 'Ethiopia' to 1-810-346-1859 and follow the link! Genocide of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia Source:

Iconoclasm No More: UK Returns 12 Stolen Orthodox Relics to Greece

Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports

Sputniknews - 7/8/2020 Greece recently welcomed back 12 stolen Greek Orthodox icons from the United Kingdom. The priceless religious art pieces were stolen in 2005 from the Monastery of the Dormition of the Visokos Virgin, which is located near the village of Kalouta in the Zagori municipality of Epirus. They were returned by the UK last month, the ...

Remembrance Day of All Victims and Exiled Serbs in the Armed Operation “Storm” in Croatia

Church of Serbia - 7/8/2020 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated a memorial service for the killed Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia in 1995. The memorial service was officiated at Sremska Raca, Serbia, on 4th August 2020. The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, and the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia ...

Metropolitan Porfirije: War is a Defeat of All

Church of Serbia - 7/8/2020 On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the military action “Storm”, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, served as a memorial service for the innocent victims of the war in the 1990s. Surrounded by the clergy of the Cathedral in Zagreb, representatives of the Serbian National Council and ...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Responding to Lebanon Blast

IOCC - 7/8/2020 Humanitarian Organization Offers Emergency Assistance in Wake of Deadly Explosion. Baltimore, Md. (August 6, 2020) – Following the deadly explosion that caused massive destruction across the city of Beirut, Lebanon, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) released emergency funds to immediately assist those affected. IOCC deployed $150,000 in emergency funding and began conversations with institutional donors ...

Remembering the 1933 Massacre of Assyrians in Iraq

AINA - Abdulmesih BarAbraham - 7/8/2020 (AINA) -- On the 87th anniversary of the massacre of Simmele, where the Iraqi Army systematically massacred the inhabitants of more than one hundred Assyrian villages in northern Iraq, Joseph Yacoub, honorary Professor of political science at the Catholic University of Lyon, published an article in French titled Le drame ...

Beirut Explosion: 78 Killed, More than 4000 Injured: Churches and Hospital Damaged

No injury count yet. Whatever the case, lots of damage and fire still burning. pic.twitter.com/MFDR6Hdjlr — Abby Sewell (@sewella) August 4, 2020 St. George hospital in Beirut is damaged and without electricity, patients being evacuated. pic.twitter.com/D4JOr70nYB — Abby Sewell (@sewella) August 4, 2020 OCP News Service - 5/8/2020 Beirut-Lebanon: Two huge explosions that rocked the city of Beirut on 4th ...

OCP Delegate Donn George Secures Second Rank from the Central University of Punjab (MA in Political Science)

OCP News Service - 4/8/2020 Punjab-India - Donn George Varghese (editor – International Affairs @ OCP Editorial Board and Delegate of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) has secured the second rank (second highest Grade) for Master of Arts in Political Science (M.A) from the Central University of Punjab (CUPB), Bathinda. ‘A Critical Analysis of the ...

Russians Still Hope Hagia Sophia to Remain Orthodox

Nadia Bazuk – (Editor of Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Affairs) – OCP Articles - OCP News Service - 3/8/2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 10, 2020, repealed a decree, signed by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. An Orthodox Christian cathedral built in 537 by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I was turned into a mosque. This incident ...

Milestones Reached for Book ‘The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse’

OCP News Service - 3/8/2020 Purschase from Amazon USA: Since its publication in July, the new book The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse written by Dr John G. Panagiotou has reached significant milestones on Amazon distribution. It has reached #1 in the New Releases on Christian Orthodoxy category, #1 in the New Releases ...

The Romanian Adamclisi Wine has Obtained Protected Designation of Origin

Basilica News Agency -  Ștefana Totorcea - 2/8/2020 The European Commission has approved the request to include the Romanian Adamclisi wine in the list of Protected Designations of Origin (PDO). Adamclisi is the name of white, rosé and red wine assortments produced in an old wine-growing area from Dobrudgea region in Eastern Romania, by the Black Seashore. ...

Humanitarian Aid of the Serbian Eastern American Diocese to the Serbian People in Kosovo and Metohija

Church of Serbia - 2/8/2020 With the blessings of His Grace Irinej the Bishop of the Serbian Eastern American Diocese, the Department of Christian Education of the Serbian Eastern American Diocese SOC organized a humanitarian action to collect aid for the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija under the name "Let's warm their hearts.” During this ...

28. June NGO Brings Hope Back to People in Medveđa – Southern Serbia

28. Jun NGO - 2/8/2020 In response to the provocation of Duo Lipa, we launched a petition in which unanimous citizens believe that Kosovo remains an integral part of Serbia. Our petition collected 196,699 signatures in 48 hours, thus destroying the Albanian counter-petition, which started a few weeks earlier! Our next step will be to use the special consultative ...

Sixteenth Wounded Veteran Receives a Home in Artsakh

The Tufenkian Foundation - 2/8/2020 July 31, Stepanakert, Artsakh – Today, the Tufenkian Foundation delivered the keys to a new home to the 16th beneficiary of the "Housing for Wounded Soldiers" program. Tsolak Gabrielyan, a 47-year old veteran who was wounded during the Artsakh Liberation War and again during various military operations on the frontlines, celebrated ...

The Family of a Slain Orthodox Christian in Kerala Seeks Justice

OCP News Service - 2/8/2020 Kerala-India: The family of slain Orthodox Christian Mathai a.k.a Ponnu eagerly seeks justice for manslaughter. Late Mathai was taken into custody on Tuesday (28/7/2020) by the officers of the Kerala Forest Department in Chittar, Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. Later his body was found in nearby well. The family states Mathai was ...

Most of the Orthodox in the West are Romanian – Romania Ranks 3rd in the World in Terms of Orthodox Population

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea -31/7/2020 Romania ranks 3rd in the world in terms of canonical Orthodox population, according to a review made by Matthew Namee from the Society for Orthodox Christian History in the Americas. Another conclusion of his analysis is that most of the Christian Orthodox in the West are Romanian. The first three countries in ...

I will Continue to Strengthen the Stone Church and the Church in Everyone’s Soul, Suceava new Archbishop Calinic Promises at Enthronement Ceremony

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu-31/7/2020 Suceava’s new archbishop Calinic promised to continue to strengthen the stone church and the spiritual church in his diocese during a speech held at the enthronement ceremony on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Archbishop Calinic referred to the challenges brought by globalization and consumerism and assured his flock that he would meet their ...

Jonathan Jackson: My Journey to Orthodoxy Began with a Paschal Procession in Romania

Basilica News Agency - Gheorghe Anghel- 31/7/2020 In a new interview with the Romanian Orthodox magazine Lumea Credintei, the Emmy Award-winning actor and singer Jonathan Jackson spoke about his journey to Orthodoxy and his various artistic works dedicated to the glory of God, including the new award-winning documentary dedicated to St. Joseph the Hesychast. As Jackson revealed, his journey to ...

Patron Saint-day of the Church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - July 2020 On the occasion of church Patron Saint-day, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Holy Archangel Gabriel in Belgrade on 26 July 2020. The Patriarch was concelebrated by the diocesan dean of Belgrade One protopresbyter-staurophore Dr Vladimir Vukasinovic, dean of the Faculty of Orthodox ...