Increasing Influence of Uniate Greek Catholics in Ukraine

St. George's Uniate Greek Catholic Cathedral in Lviv. Pic- Wikipedia.

Nadia Bazuk - (Editor - Russian and Ukranian Orthodox Affairs) - OCP News Service - 18/7/19 Will the Schism in Orthodox Church of Ukraine Push the Country to Greek Catholics? The modern history of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), the successor of the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church formed by the Union of Brest of 1596, begins ...

Eight Hundred Years of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - 18/7/19 The 22nd Quinquennial Church Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Dioceses in the United States of America. (photo gallery 2, photo gallery 3) On the feast day of the holy and unmercenary physicians Cosmas and Damian, on the second day of the Church Assembly-Sabor, a most majestic Holy Hierarchical Liturgy was served in honor ...

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Receives a Delegation of Concerned Israeli’s

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 18/7/19 On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian received a group of people after the incident when three Jews and their dog attacked the Dean and students of the Armenian Theological Seminary. The group consisted of Mr. Yitzhak Ze’ev Pindrus, Member of Knesset for the United ...

‘A Grand Tradition and An Uncertain Future’ Interview With Fr. Samuel Aghoyan of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 18/7/19 Translation of the interview with Fr. Samuel- Till Magnus Steiner A grand tradition and an uncertain future. A conversation with Father Samuel Aghoyan about the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox  Church in Jerusalem. “We are grateful to our predecessors for us to be here,” says Father Samuel Aghoyan, who came to Jerusalem ...

IOCC’s Give for Greece Focuses on Economic Development, Jobs Training

Since 2015, more than 80 associations and microbusinesses (over 3,000 families) have participated in Give for Greece and received equipment and training. Photo: IOCC / Konstantinos Tsakalidis.

IOCC - 18/7/19 In the Sixth Year, International Orthodox Christian Charities’ Give for Greece Focuses on Economic Development, Jobs Training. Humanitarian Agency Expands Programs Aimed at Boosting Economic Opportunity Baltimore, Md. (July 16, 2019) – With an eye to expanding its successful initiatives of recent years, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has renewed its far-reaching Give for Greece program, including ...

Indian Orthodox Parish in Muscat Invites Applications From Poor Homeless

LJ - Chief Editor- OCP News Service - 16/7/19 MUSCAT - Sultanate of Oman - Mar Gregorios Orthodox Maha Edavaka (MGOME) Muscat, has invited applications towards its ‘Home for the Homeless,’ the annual charity project of the parish. Called ‘Thanal Sneha Veedu,’ or ‘Home of Love’ the project aims to aid the poor homeless and the financially ...

Orthodox Christians Simona Halep & Novak Djokovic Ruled Wimbledon – 2019

OCP News Service – 16/7/19 London -UK: The 2019 Wimbledon Championship was ruled by two Eastern Orthodox Christians. Serbian Orthodox faithful Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon Men’s Championship by beating Roger Feder whereas Romanian Orthodox Faithful Simona Halep won the Women’s title by beating Serena Williams. Simona Halep Halpe is a Romanian Orthodox Christian. Christianity Today reports that ...

Slava of the Church of Holy Apostles in Topcider

Church of Serbia - 16/7/19 On the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to these saints in Topcider. The Patriarch was concelebrated by protopresbyter-staurophor Petar Sailovic and Djordje Trajkovic, protopresbyter Branislav Jelic, presbyters Arsenije Arsenijevic and Vukasin Milicevic, as well as ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

Thirty Seventh Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of Bishop Serge A Theriault

Most Reverend Serge A. Thériault, Ph.D., Th.D.IVth Bishop Ordinary of the Christian Catholic Church Canada

OCP News Service - 12/7/19 +Many Years+ The Christian Catholic Church Canada (CCCC) celebrates the 37th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of  Bishop Serge A Theriault (4th  Bishop Ordinary). The Christian Catholic Church is the continuation of the original Church movement initiated by Archbishop Rene Vilatte. The Church is located in Ottawa and it is a member of ...

OCP Delegation Visits Mar Aphrem-Metropolitan of the Chaldean Syrian Church

Ben Kunjacko (Chief Public Relations Officer)- OCP News Service- 11/7/19 Malankara-India: OCP Delegation paid a visit to the His Grace Dr. Mar Aprem Mooken  (Metropolitan of the Chaldean Syrian Church of the East) on 8/7/19 at the Metropolitans Palace in Thrissur, Kerala. The OCP delegation consisted of George Alexander (Secretary) Donn George (First Editor- Malankara Affairs) Linto ...

THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF ST. JOHN THE FORERUNNER AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 11/7/19 On Sunday, June 24/ July 7, 2019, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Forerunner at the Holy Monastery dedicated to him, at the town of Oreini – Ayn Karem, near Jerusalem, which is believed to have been his hometown. On this feast the Church commemorates the ...

Syriac Orthodox Family Festival – Warburg

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/7/19 On July 6, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Jacob of Serugh Monastery in Warburg, on the occasion of the Family Festival celebrated by the Patriarchal Vicariate of Germany. He was assisted by their Eminences: Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, ...

Call For Papers – “Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Theological Thought about Evil”

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OPEN THEOLOGY - 9/7/19 CALL FOR PAPERS for a topical issue of Open Theology - "Issues and Approaches in Contemporary Theological Thought about Evil”.  DESCRIPTION Climate disasters, unanticipated consequences from genetic engineering, transhumanism as a possible solution to a variety of problems, and the growing challenge to the very program of theodicy raise challenges to past theodicies. What responses ...

28. Jun NGO Responds to Religious Discrimination Against Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro

28 Jun NGO - 9/7/19 28. Jun is concerned by the escalation of religious discrimination by the Montenegrin government against the Serbian Orthodox Church in the country. For the past half decade, the Serbian Orthodox Church has been a reliable humanitarian partner and we are worried that a continued crackdown will impair our ability to help ...

“Joy of All Who Sorrow” Cathedral hosts the 25th-anniversary Celebrations of the Canonization of St John (Maximovich)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 5/7/19 On June 28-29, 2019, the Cathedral of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in San Francisco hosted the celebrations of the 25th anniversary of the canonization of St John (Maximovich) of Shanghai and San Francisco ...

The Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad Convenes

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 5/7/19 On June 27-29, 2019, Archbishop Anthony (Medvedev) Memorial Library at the headquarters of the Western American Diocese hosted a regular session of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, which coincided with the ...

Raška-Prizren Diocese Appeal

Church of Serbia - 4/7/19 Raška-Prizren Diocese Appeal for аssistance to vulnerable people in the north of Kosovo and Metohija The Bishop of Raška-Prizren Teodosije served today holy liturgy at St. Demetrius in Kosovska Mitrovica thus providing spiritual support to the faithful people in this area. In a conversation with the clergy and the believers, the Bishop ...

Protodeacon R. Rakić: Patriarch Pavle was a Man of the Spirit

Church of Serbia - 4/7/19 Interview of Protodeacon Radomir Rakic given to Bulgarian Orthodox Agency. Who is Patriarch Pavle? What is his ministry and will be canonized as a saint? The team of Dobrotoliubie talks with Protodeacon Radomir Rakic, who personally knew the  Serbian patriarch. Protodeacon Radomir Rakić was born on July 25, 1938. He graduated the Faculty of Theology ...