Christians Butchered at ‘Genocide Levels’ in Nigeria and Ethiopia: Urgent Intervention Required – OCP Secretary

OCP News Service – 11/9/2020 ‘Christians slaughtered, women raped and taken sex slaves, Christian houses destroyed and Churches burned down'. Global: George Alexander, the secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) warns that 'Christians are exterminated at genocide levels in Ethiopia, Africa, and other African states like Burkina Faso. The pathetic situation necessitates urgent intervention from ...

Orthodox Bethany School in Jerusalem Begins a New Year

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 11/9/2020 On Sunday after the end of Divine Liturgy, with the blessing of the Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), a prayer service was served for the blessing of the beginning of the new ...

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Russian Patriarchal Parishes in the US

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OCP News Service - 11/9/2020 USA: The hierarchy and faithful of the Russian Patriarchal Parishes (in the United States, and Mexico) celebrated the 50th establishment anniversary and the canonical union of parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate in North America. The anniversary of the repose Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov), the first Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA was also celebrated on the occasion. Russian Orthodox Patriarchal Parishes in the USA in common are those united with the Moscow Patriarchate even after granting autocephaly to the Orthodox Church ...

“Kosovo is an Integral Part of Serbia” – Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Church of Serbia - 11/9/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch has said today that the only agreement that the Serbian Orthodox Church accepts is the one in which Kosovo is part of Serbia. "That is absolutely the position of the Church, and nothing has changed there. We will still see in which direction the negotiations between the ...

“Raymond Ibrahim on the Bottom-Up Oppression of Egypt’s Christians”

Raymond Ibrahim - 11/9/2020 “Raymond Ibrahim on the Bottom-Up Oppression of Egypt’s Christians,” a summary of my recent Middle East Forum webinar by Gary C. Gambill, general editor at the Forum, was published on August 27, 2020.  It follows: Raymond Ibrahim, a Judith Friedman Rosen fellow at the Middle East Forum and a Shillman fellow at the David Horowitz ...

“Truth Must be Acknowledged: An Interview with Raymond Ibrahim”

Raymond Ibrahim  - 11/9/2020 Note: Sometime back, journalist Niram Ferretti interviewed me for the Italian publication, L’Informale (original here).  Pasted below are excerpts from the English version (Ferretti’s questions are in bold, my responses not). How much is the concept of jihad intended as holy war, central to the way Islam has interpreted itself during the centuries? The concept of jihad was central ...

Do Not Abandon the Healthy Principles on Which Family is Based – Make Laws to Protect Families – Archbishop Ioachim

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 11/9/2020 The Archbishop of Roman and Bacău wrote a message on the feast of the Righteous Joachim and Anna, in which he referred to the values of the natural family and the need to promote and protect them both in daily life and through appropriate laws. “Three fundamental values support the ...

Patriarch Daniel Urges Childless Families to Adopt Children or Help Poor Families Whose Only Wealth is Many Children

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu -  11/9/2020 The Patriarch of Romania offered Tuesday a set of recommendations to the faithful who want but cannot have children. First of all, His Beatitude urged them to pray, like the parents of the Virgin Mary. Then, if they do not receive this gift, to adopt children or help large families. ‘Today, ...