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The Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Consecrates the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery

May 27, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and […]

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Siberian diocese calls for boycott of ‘Satanic’ Holi Festival of Colors

May 27, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 27/5/17 The Chelyabinsk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church asked the prosecutor’s office to look into the “content side” of the All-Russia Festival of Colors for fear it could put “Russia’s national security” at risk and “disintegrate our people.” According to the missions office of the diocese, the All-Russia Festival of Colors is […]

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BabySpanish Authorities Agree to Open Files on Thousands of Missing Babies

May 27, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 27/5/17 The Spanish Health Ministry and the Catholic Church have finally handed over documents relating to thousands of babies which were stolen from hospitals in Spain over many decades. A British MEP led a fact-finding mission after being alerted about a case from 1992. But the secret network of nuns, doctors and midwives is […]

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Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

May 27, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at […]

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Death Toll in Egypt Minya Province Bus Attack Reaches 28 – Governor

May 27, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 27/5/17 The death toll in a Friday’s attack on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in Egypt’s Minya province has reached 28, Minya Governor Essam Bedawi said CAIRO (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Egypt’s Health Ministry said that there were 23 victims, while Egyptian media reported that up to 30 bus passengers could have been killed […]

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Militants Attack Coptic Christians in El-Minya : Several Dead and Dozens Injured

May 26, 2017 Featured
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John Anton (Special Correspondent in Cairo) – OCP News Service – 26/2/17 Cairo- Egypt: Militants attacked a bus carrying Coptic Orthodox Christian on their way to St. Samuel Monastery in the east of El-Minya governorate in Egypt on Friday 26th May 2017. At least 26 people were killed and many others are injured. A mini […]

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The Council of Constantinople and the Nicene Creed – Metropolitan Paulos Gregorios

May 25, 2017 Featured
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MOTV – 25/5/17 By the late lamented Metropolitan Pauolse Gregorious (Gregory of the East) The Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed is the only recognized official Creed of the Christian Church (the Athanasian Creed or the Apostle’s Creed does not enjoy the same status in the Church, nor do the later “confessions” of the Reformed Churches). It was finally […]

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Serbian Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and Baranja reposed in the Lord

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 25/5/17 +Memory Eternal+ Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and  Baranja fell asleep in the Lord in the afternoon of 24 May 2017 at the Clinical Hospital Center in Osijek, Croatia. Bishop Lucian (Vladulov) was born on 9 May 1933 in Heifeldt (today’s New Kolarci in Banat). He finished the Theological Seminary in […]

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President Putin of Russia Receives Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Tera Rus – (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) – OCP news Service – 25/5/17 His Excellency Vladimir Puitn – President of the Russian Federation received His Holiness Tawadros II – Pope and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark the Evangelist and Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria at Moscow Kremlin on […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Meets US Vice President Mike Pence

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/5/17 His Holiness Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, His Beatitude Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan, and His Beatitude Chaldean Patriarch of Babylon Mar Louis Rafael I Sako, met His Excellency US Vice President Mike […]

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ORTHODOX SERVICES CELEBRATED IN SYRIAN TOWN OF AL-ZABADANI FOR FIRST TIME IN 6 YEARS

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 25/5/17 Peace has begun to reign to the west of Damascus following the military operation that forced terrorists to leave the Wadi Barada valley. The restoration of a peaceful way of life continues there in the cities of Al-Zabadani and Madaya, including the renewal of Orthodox life, reports Russian Spring. This area of […]

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Holy Qurobo – 5th Sunday after Easter

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – May 2017 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in Teaneck – NJ on the 5th Sunday after Easter. His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar of the Archdiocese for the Eastern USA assisted His Holiness in the Holy Qurobo. In his […]

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ALBAZIN ICON OF MOTHER OF GOD MIRACULOUSLY SAVES WOMAN FROM DEADLY DISEASE

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Pravoslavie.ru – 25/5/17 The website of the Blagoveschensk Diocese, in far Eastern Russia, has published a new story of a miracle that occurred through the Albazin Mother of God Icon. In the story, Irina K. tells about how the icon helped heal her mother who was in the intensive care unit. Irina writes that she […]

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Coptic Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria Receives Orthodox Unity Award from Patriarch Kirill of Moscow & All Russia

May 25, 2017 Featured
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Tera Rus – (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) – OCP news Service – 24/5/17 More pics here: Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Tawadros II – Pope and Patriarch of the See of St Mark the Evangelist and Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria received the prestigious ‘Award of the Unity of Orthodox People’ […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of ROCOR Defrocks Two Pakistani Priests

May 24, 2017 Featured
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OCP News Service – 24/5/17 Sargodha -Pakistan: His Beatitude Metropolitan Hilarion (First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Outside Russia) has defrocked two Priests in Pakistan for canonical violations and pastoral disobedience. The two Priests are Cyril Amer and Anthony Shamoon. The two Priests are Cyril Amer and Anthony Shamaoon. They are involved in several criminal […]

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Update on Myrrh Emitting Icon

May 24, 2017 Featured
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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – May 2017 BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS REVIEWS NEW UPDATE ON FAMOUS MYRRH EMITTING ICON OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated services  at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, Illinois. While at the church, he witnessed a new update to their […]

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Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic (Bulgarian)

May 24, 2017 Featured
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Утешител Дух на Истината – 24/5/17 Sermon by Fr. Milan Radulovic on 21 May, 2017 at Comforter Spirit of Truth Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church. Source:

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Trump visits Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, meets Armenian Patriarch

May 23, 2017 Featured
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Public Radio of Armenia – 23/5/17 US President Donald Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem on Monday. Representatives of the Catholic, Armenian and Greek-Orthodox church met the president. Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Nourhan Manougian, Custos of the Holy Land Fr. Francesco Patton, and Greek-Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III greeted President Trump. President […]

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THE FEAST OF THE SAMARITAN WOMAN SUNDAY AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE (2017)

May 22, 2017 Featured
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The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – May 2017 On Sunday, 1st/14th May 2017, the Samaritan  woman Sunday, according to the book of Pentecostarion, the Jerusalem Patriarchate celebrated the memory of the meeting of the Samaritan woman with the Lord, at the town of Sychar in the Samaria district, at the place of that meeting, Jacob’s well, […]

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Supreme Spiritual Council Meeting Concludes in Moscow

May 22, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 On May 17 and 18, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Supreme Spiritual Council continued its work at the headquarters of the Armenian Diocese of Russia and New Nakhijevan in Moscow, Russia. Chairing the meeting sessions was […]

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II at the 6th National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

May 22, 2017 Featured
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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – May 2017 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II, SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMEMIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA (Yerevan , 18 May 2017) Your Excellency, Mr. President, Honorable Members of Parliament, Dear attendees, We extend […]

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