Huge Protest Held Against the Persecution of the Orthodox Church in Ethiopia (Photos and Video)

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service - 16/9/19 Special Courtesy - Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator - OCP Amharic Service) #Protests held despite Government call for negotiations #Muslims join Orthodox Christians in the demonstrations Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: On Sunday 15/9/2019) in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa and other towns across Ethiopia, thousands ...

Holy Synod Questions the ‘Purposeful Discrimination’ of Orthodox Faithful and Planned Attacks on Churches

Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – 14/9/19 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The emergency plenary session of the Holy Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church took place between September 5 and September 6th to discuss serious recent developments. On the first day, the Synod discussed several serious issues faced by the Ethiopian Church (in recent ...

Burning Churches, Political Turmoil and Ethnic Conflicts – A New Year with New Challenges for the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

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Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator - OCP Amharic Service) - 14/9/19 Special Courtesy - Deacon Solomon Kibriye – (Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs) Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is celebrating the new Ethiopian year. The current year was filled with challenges and temptations as a result of various problems, especially ethnic extremism. Every general assembly and ...

California Recognizes Two Assyrian Genocides

AINA - 13/9/19 Sacramento, California (AINA) -- The State of California recognized the Assyrian Genocide of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire and the Simmele massacre of 1933 in Iraq in a binding resolution passed on September 9, 2019. The resolution was backed by both Democratic and Republican assembly members and it passed unanimously. The resolution states: Resolved by ...

The Russian Orthodox Church Abroad Remember The Victims Of 9/11

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 13/9/19 - pravmir.ru On Wednesday, September 11, 2019, the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) commemorated the victims of the 11 September ,2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, according to the sacristan of the Synod Cathedral of the ...

THE COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 13/9/19 The commemoration of the beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John was celebrated by the Patriarchate on Wednesday August 29/ September 11, 2019. The Feast took place at the Holy Monastery of St. John the Baptist on the West Bank by the baptism site of the river ...

Q&A Session with His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II– SYGG Syria 2019

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/9/19 On September 11th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in a Q&A session at the Fourth Suryoyo Youth General Gathering in Syria (SYGG-Syria 2019), at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Anthimos Jack Yakoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Religious Education, Mor Maurice ...

A Parliamentarian Delegation from India Visits Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 13/9/19 On September 10th, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received their Excellencies: Member of Parliament of India P Binoy Viswam, Ex Member of the Legislative Assembly in Kerala Mr. P. Raju, and Secretary of the AITUC (Kerala) Ms. Kavitha Rajan, at Mor Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya – Syria. Their ...

Jubilees of the Serbian Church in Australia and New Zealand

Church of Serbia - 13/9/19 We observe the way of Saint Sava, which is also a way of our ancestors and which is always contemporary, because the word of Christ is contemporary and saving, Bishop Siluan noted.  With a blessing of His Grace Bishop Siluan of the Metropolitanate of Australia-New Zealand, a solemn academy on the occasion ...

The Beheading of the Holy Prophet and Forerunner John the Baptist

Church of Serbia - 13/9/19 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Why does the Church give such veneration to St. John the Baptist, even fixing a strict fast day in his honour? Here are ten reasons: 1. Our Lord Himself said that St. John was the greatest prophet “among ...

Back to School Project ‘Uspešno Završen’ by 28 Jun NGO

28 Jun NGO - 11/9/19 The beginning of the school year carries with it significant expenditures for parents, with that in mind the aim of our action was to help families with severe financial problems so that the children could begin the new school year without added stress. Throughout the year, we receive a large number ...

Ambassador of the Russian Federation Received by Patriarch Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia

Deacon Solomon Kibriye – Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs - OCP News Service - 11/9/19 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Ethiopia and to the African Union - His Excellency Mr. Yevgeny Terekhin, was received by His Holiness Patriarch Mathias I in audience on September 10. The Ambassador highlighted the longstanding ties between ...

Catholicos Officially Launch Book on ‘Malankara Church’ by Rohit Gupta

OCP News Service - 11/9/2019 Mount Abu- Rajasthan, India - His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas, Malankara Metropolitan, Moopan and Chief Custodian of the Malankara Nasranis and the Primate of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church officially launched the book titled ‘‘Malankara Orthodox Church – Everything About the Indian ...

Patriarch Daniel At ITO 2019: Young People Are A Blessing And Joy To The Society

Basilica News Orthodox Agency - 10/9/19 Young people are a blessing and joy to the society With great spiritual joy, we address a word of blessing to you, young participants in Craiova, at the International Meeting of Young Orthodox (ITO), organised this year by the Archdiocese of Craiova. Because youth is, in this transient world, a symbol of the beauty of ...

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God Arrives in the Uzbekistan Metropoliate

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 10/9/19 On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" arrived in Tashkent from its home in New York, in time for the celebration of the Day of the Mid-Asian Metropoliate Region ...

Strictness And Economy With Regard to Ordinations Of Those Outside The Orthodox Church

Parembasis.gr - Article by Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St Vlassios - 8/9/19 Translation of the Greek text: «Ἀκρίβεια καί οἰκονομία γιά τίς χειροτονίες τῶν ἐκτός τῆς Ὀρθοδόξου Ἐκκλησίας» An important subject that recurs from time to time in our discussions is how the ‘clergy’ of schismatic and heretical groups should be received when they come into the ...

90 Years of Indo-Russian Orthodox Relations (OVS Video)

OVS - 8/9/19 Historic Meeting Between Catholicos Baselios Paulose II and Patriarch Kirill Convened in Moscow A brief video presentation on the 90 Years of Indo - Russian Orthodox Relations by Orthodox Vishvaasa Samrakshakan. ‘The Malankara Church Existed From the Beginning of Christianity’ – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Received ...

In The Glory Of The Victims Of Ustasha Crimes At Stari Brod – Drina

Church of Serbia - 7/9/19 Stari Brod at the Drina river is  the place of a historical crime of genocide which wa performed by Croatian-moslem Ustashas over the Serbian people in 1942. Namely, realizing that the Serbian uprising of freedom and resistance to the Ustasha regime was expanding and that it couldnot be stopped by repressive measures, ...

Beginning of the School Year at the Seminary of Prizren

Church of Serbia - 7/9/19 On Sunday, 1 September 2019, a new school year in the renovated Seminary of Sts. Kyrill and Methodius in Prizren(est. 1871) solemnly began. Gathered with the blessing of the Holy Spirit, professors and students, with guests and citizens of Prizren, headed by Archimandrite Mihailo (Tosic), abbot of the monastery of Holy Archangels, ...

Hurricane Dorian: IOCC’s Updated Response

IOCC - 7/9/2019 Standing Ready to Respond Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas causing severe damage and is currently affecting the Carolinas. The full extent of damage is still being determined, as are the immediate needs on the ground. How is IOCC Responding? Local Church Partners: IOCC’s team is in touch with Orthodox parishes in the Bahamas and North and ...