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On-Line Scripture Study Seeking Input For Future Programming

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church – July 2016 JOHNSTOWN, PA —  For the past four years,  a weekly on-line scripture study has been broadcast live from St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio. Taught by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Kenneth Bachofsky, Professor of Scripture at  Christ the Saviour Seminary,  the participants have studied the Gospels […]

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OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Displayed at SYGG16 Leadership Program in Netherlands

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Sevice- 28/7/16 Julie Jones (Delegate -Representing Coptic Orthodox Church of United Kingdom to OCP) Netherlands: The OCP Icon of St Gregorios of Parumala (the first canonised Indian Saint) was displayed at the global Syriac Orthodox Youth (Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering 2016 of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Anthioch & All East) gathering held […]

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Holy Qurobo Concluding SYGG16

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – July 2016 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo on Sunday July 24, 2016 at St. Mary Church in Mor Aphrem Monastery in Glane – Netherlands. His Holiness was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Polycarpus Augin Aydin, Patriarchal Vicar in the Netherlands, Mor Gregorius Malke Urek, Patriarchal […]

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Consecration of Bishop-Elect Kiril of Dioclea

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia – 28/7/16 The consecration of Archimandrite MSc Kiril Bojovic, Bishop Electus of Dioclea, will be performed at the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica on Sunday, July 31st, 2016. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, will officiate the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy together with many Hierarchs of the Serbian Church beginning […]

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Biography of Archimandrite Siluan (Mrakic) – Bishop Elect of Metropolitanate of Australia & New Zealand

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia- July 2016 Archimandrite Siluan (Mrakić), MTh, born Alexander, comes from a devout and pious family from the Herzegovina hamlet of Budim Do, in the Trebinje district. He was born on the Feast Day of Holy Prophet Moses, 17 September 1979, in Sydney Australia, the son of Veljko and Janja (nee Vukanovic) Mrakic, […]

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Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

July 28, 2016 Featured News

www.mospat.ru – July 2016 On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka. His Holiness was assisted by a great assembly of bishops and clergy including […]

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Conference of Churches Urges to Avoid Islamophobia After Normandy Attack

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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Sputniknews – July 2016 Erin Green, spokeswoman for Conference of European Churches (CEC), Europe’s Christian churches union, said that the Normandy attack deeply affected all Christians and clergy of various churches. MOSCOW(Sputnik) — Inter-faith dialogue and unity among various churches across Europe is needed to overcome Islamophobia that is likely to rise after an attack on a church in the French region of Normandy, […]

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Thousands join Kiev Holy Cross procession for peace despite threats & provocation attempts

July 28, 2016 Featured News
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www.RT.Com – 28/7/16 Thousands gathered for the Holy Cross procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Kiev on Wednesday, amid heightened security. The organizers of the march said its aim was to bring reconciliation and an end to the civil war in eastern Ukraine. The procession symbolically began from two opposite corners of the country […]

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Assyrian Bishops Visit Indian Orthodox Theological Seminary

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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OTS – 27/7/16 – Assyrian Church of the East- Indian Orthodox Malankara Church A visit of the Bishops of The Assyrian Church of the East The Orthodox Theological Seminary hosted a delegation of the Assyrian Church of the East on 25 July 2016. It also comprised of the Bishops of the Chaldean church in India. […]

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A CATHEDRAL FOR THE CAPITAL CITY: Precise and Important Data

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Basicilia News Agency – July 2016 Because the Kings of Romania Carol I and Ferdinand I initiated and supported the project of building a new Cathedral in Bucharest, on the National Day of Royalty, 10 May 2016, we present publicly precise and important data regarding the People’s Salvation Cathedral, which is currently […]

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The International Meeting of Orthodox Youth (Bucharest, 1 – 4 September)

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Basilica News Agency – July 2016 The event is intended to be a large-scale one, with national and international attendance, aiming to assemble in Bucharest 2,500 young people between the ages of 16 and 35. In this context, an Orthodox Youth Reunion was organised in Baia-Mare in 2014, and the European Orthodox […]

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Approval for the Initiative of the 3 Million Romanians Concerning the Traditional Family

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Iulian Dumitrascu – Romanian Orthodox Basilica News Agency – July 2016 Wednesday, 20 July 2016, the Constitutional Court of Romania approved the legislative proposal on the revision of the Constitution initiated by the Coalition for Family asking that the fundamental law should clearly mention the fact that family is based on the freely consented marriage between […]

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A Symbolic Attack on the Christian Identity of Europe

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Romanian Orthodox Patriarchate – July 2016 The Romanian Patriarchate has learned with sorrow about the Catholic priest who was killed during the Divine Liturgy, by a terrorist group, on 26 July 2016, and about the persons assisting the service officiated by him who were injured. We express our compassion for the victims of the attack […]

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DELEGATION OF UOC MP VISITS HOLY KINOT AS PART OF CELEBRATIONS OF 1000TH ANNIVERSARY OF RUSSIAN MONASTICISM ON MT. ATHOS (+PHOTOS)

July 27, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – July 2016 On July 22 the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All the Ukraine together with the official delegation of UOC MP visited the Holy Kinot of Mt. Athos, reports a spokesman of the Afonit.infowebsite. The Protos of Mt. Athos Father Varnava welcomed the […]

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Hostage takers kill at least 1 at French church, priest’s throat reportedly slit

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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www.rt.com – 26/7/16 A priest has been killed during a hostage situation at a church in northern France, according to a police source. The two attackers slit his throat, police sources told Reuters. Both attackers were killed by police snipers after running out of the church at one point during the standoff, an interior ministry spokesman […]

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New liturgical composition by Fr. Glagolev now available from ISOCM

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN [ISOCM] – July 2016 A highlight of the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium held at Saint Mary’s Cathedral here in June 2016 provided an opportunity to sing new liturgical compositions of the post-Communion troparia by the Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, the preeminent composer of American Orthodox Church music.  TheInternational Society of Orthodox Church Music [ISOCM] […]

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Jitters In Ukraine As Politically Charged Religious Processions Approach Kyiv

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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www.rferl.org – Christopher Miller- July 2016 KYIV — Two religious processions converging on Kyiv have Ukrainian authorities warning that provocations could spark violence in the capital. The All-Ukrainian Procession of the Cross for Peace, Love and Prayer for Ukraine includes thousands of believers from the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate — an affiliate […]

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COPY OF THE BLACHERNAE WONDERWORKING ICON TO BE RETURNED TO MOSCOW VYSOKOPETROVSKY MONASTERY

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 26/7/16 From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century one of three ancient copies of the Blachernae wonderworking icon of the Mother of God was kept at the St. Sergius Church of Moscow Novopetrovsky Monastery. The copy, which was created by orders of Tsar Peter I the Great in 1701, is currently kept at […]

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Coptic Bishop: Egypt’s Christians Attacked ‘Every Two or Three Days’

July 26, 2016 Featured News
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Raymond Ibrahim – Coptic Solidarity – 26/7/16 Also Read: Egypt’s Coptic Pope Warns of Increased Attacks on Christians After the latest round of attacks on Egypt’s Christian minority—which saw at least one Copt stabbed to death and many Christian homes and a church burned—Coptic Bishop Makarious of al-Minya, the region where many of the attacks on Christians […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on increased attacks against Egypt’s Christian Community

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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Coptic Orthodox Church UK – Media and Communications Office- 25/7/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom, on increased attacks against Egypt’s Christian community Egypt is undoubtedly going through a formative stage of its contemporary history. Having emerged from uprisings and changes in Government, dealing […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios leads feast of blessed Padre Noronha at the Brahmavar Orthodox Cathedral

July 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Brahmavar Orthodox Church (Catholicate of the East) By Our Gulf OCP Correspondent- OCP News Service- 25/7/16 Read: Saintly Padre Rock. Lopez. Nuronah – The Unsung Hero of the Orthodox Reunion Movement in India BRAHMAVAR, Karnataka, India: Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church led the feast […]

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