THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HONOURED CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 28/9/2020 On Sunday, September 14/27, 2020, the Patriarchate celebrated the Universal Exaltation of the Sacred Cross. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the event that took place after the completion of the construction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (326-336 A.D.) and after the Consecration Ceremony, on 13th September of the year 336 A.D., ...

Four Armenian Orthodox Priests Elevated to the Rank of ‘Dzayrakuyn Vartabed’ in Jerusalem

The Armenian PAsotolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 28/9/2020 The following priests of the Brotherhood of St. James received the rank of Dzayrakuyn Vartabed Ծայրագոյն Վարդապետ (rank of supreme doctor of Christian dogma in the Armenian Apostolic Church) from His Beatitude Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Archbishop-Patriarch of Jerusalem. V. Rev. Fr. Asbed Balian V. Rev. Fr. Parsegh Kalemderian V. ...

“Pride Was Their Downfall”: Muslim Slaughter of Christians at Nicopolis

Raymond Ibrahim - 28/9/2020 In history, on September 25, 1396, a major military encounter with Islam that demonstrated just how disunited Christendom had become took place. Two years earlier, in 1394, the Ottoman Turks had been “doing great injury to Hungary,” causing its young king, Sigismund, to appeal “to Christendom for assistance.”   It came at an opportune ...

A New Book is Published to Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Russian Church Abroad

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia  - 28/9/2020 A new Russian-language art-history book titled The Golden Age of Orthodox Church-building in Germany (1806-1913) has been published, containing 360 pages and approximately 600 colour photographs. It can be ordered by contacting: bestellung@hiobmon.org sobor.de/images/stories/pdf/kniga_Zolotoj_Vek_ru.pdf Source:

Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY, Opens the Fall Semester

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 28/9/2020 Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary in Jordanville, NY, opened the 2020-21 academic year with a series of events which took place during the first two weeks of September. The majority of students arrived on campus by August 17; two weeks ...

Focus Ecumenical Journal Features ‘A Post-COVID-19 : Landscape of Faith’

OCP NewsService - 28/9/2020 Global: October 2020 Vol. 8 No: 4 Issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox Tradition and a member of the Global Anglican Communion) is now available. https://www.scribd.com/document/477611099/FOCUS-October-2020   Focus Ecumenical Journal Features ‘Prayer and the Healing Ministry’ (July 2020) Diaspora FOCUS is a non-profit organization ...