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Violent Mob Assault Elderly Coptic Women: Torches Christian Homes

May 27, 2016 Featured News
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Another Violent took Place in Egypt last day where a wild Mob attacked and assaulted an elderly Coptic Christian female on false charges. Thye also damaged several Christian homes.  Read More from RT and Raymond Ibrahim www.rt.com – 27/5/16 Muslim mob strips, beats & drags elderly woman through streets, torches Christian homes in Egypt A Muslim […]

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BULGARIA CELEBRATES DAY OF BULGARIAN (CYRILLIC) ALPHABET AND CULTURE (DAY OF STS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS)

May 27, 2016 Featured News
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Archaeology in Bulgaria – May 2016 Bulgaria and Bulgarians around the world celebrated on May 24, 2016, the Day of St. Cyril and St. Methodius, i.e. the Day of the Bulgarian Alphabet (more widely known internationally as the Cyrillic) and Bulgarian Culture, one of the country’s official national holidays. The Bulgarian alphabet, or the Cyrillic, as […]

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Patriarchal Holy Qurobo for the Youth at Mor Gabriel Church – Haworth, NJ

May 27, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church- May 2016 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated a special Holy Qurobo for the Youth of the Patriarchal Vicariate for the Eastern United States of America, at Mor Gabriel Church in Haworth, New Jersey. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the […]

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Chaldean Patriarch Criticized for Opposition to Assyrian Military Forces

May 27, 2016 Featured News

Assyrian Confederation of Europe – May 2016 (AINA) — The Assyrian Confederation of Europe is concerned by recent statements made by Mar Louis Sako, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church, concerning Assyrian security forces in Iraq.In a widely quoted interview with the Vatican Radio on May 20th, Patriarch Sako stated his opposition to the existence of […]

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Delegation from the Malankara Archdiocese of North America Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

May 27, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church – 27/5/16 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Malankara Archdiocese in North America headed by His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldo.  The delegation included priests from the Archdiocese and representatives of some parishes. Source:

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A brave voice in the Wilderness: An Enthusiastic & Sincere Quest on Orthodox Christian Unity

May 26, 2016 Featured News
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OCP Publications- Review of The Orthodox Dilemma- 26/5/16 Buy Hardcopies at Amazon and Lulu bookstore Amazon – ($12.00) http://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-George-Alexander/dp/1329629787 Lulu (25% discount) –  ($9.00) http://www.lulu.com/shop/http://www.lulu.com/shop/george-alexander/the-orthodox-dilemma/paperback/product-22650819.html Kindle Copies https://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-Reflections-Pan-Orthodox-Concilliar-ebook/dp/B017P1RFBS The Orthodox Dilemma – Review by Fr Thomas Ninan- M. Th.  Priest of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church.  The ‘Orthodox Dilemma’ reflects an enthusiastic and a sincere quest on one […]

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Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens receives Honorary Doctorate from Thessaloniki’s School of Pastoral and Social Theology

May 26, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro – Aurelian Iftimiu – May 2016 The School of Pastoral and Social Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki decided Wednesday, 18 May 2016, to award an Honorary Degree to His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, Romfea.gr reports. We quote the decision of the School of Theology: The Primate of the Autocephalous […]

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Resolution of the School of Pastoral and Social Theology in Thessaloniki on the Holy and Great Council

May 26, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro – Aurelian Iftimiu – May 2016 The School of Pastoral and Social Theology of the Faculty of Theology of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, following discussions held during its Assembly, session no. 563/18 May 2016, salutes the decision of the Synaxis of Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches (21-28 January 2016) regarding the convocation of the Holy […]

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Conference on “Dogmatic Unity and National Specificity in Church Painting”

May 26, 2016 Featured News

Romanian Patriarchate – May 2016 On 12 May 2016, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of Romania opened the National Conference entitled „Dogmatic unity and national specificity in church painting”. The event was held at the Patriarchal Palace. The theme of the 4th such encounter is Continuity and novelty in religious art, with lectures delivered by architects, historians of art, painters, restorers, […]

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THE LAST WORDS OF CHRISTIAN GIRL BURNED ALIVE BY ISIS BANDITS: “FORGIVE THEM!”

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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Dmitry Lapa -Pravoslavie.ru- 25/5/16 The last words of a Christian girl who was burned alive by ISIS bandits were: “Forgive them!” She whispered them before her death to her mother. The girl received severe burns and lived just a day after the ISIS militants had stormed into her family’s house in the Iraqi city of Mosul […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York Sends Namesday Greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia- May 2016 To His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All-Russia Your Holiness: CHRIST IS RISEN! I congratulate Your Holiness on your namesday in unity of faith and in united spirit of love, and, glorifying together with you the […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Grants Diplomas to 29 Graduates in 2016

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – May 2016 View the photo gallery At its Commencement Ceremonies Saturday, May 21, 2016, St. Vladimir’s Seminary awarded diplomas in three programs to 29 graduates: 13 Master of Divinity, 12 Master of Arts, and 4 Master of Theology degrees were conferred. Among the graduates were ten ordinands, who will join the ranks of alumni […]

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Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Iranians and Afghans Flock to Church of Denmark

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 24/5/16 Last year’s devastating migrant crisis took a lighter toll on Denmark, compared to its northern neighbor Sweden, yet the country has nonetheless been struggling to integrate Muslim asylum seekers. However, there are exceptions to this rule, as an increasing number of Farsi speakers are reported to be seeking baptism. Church leaders and pastors […]

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US to Seek Death Penalty for South Carolina Church Shooter Dylann Roof

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 25/5/2016 The US Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof for the June 2015 shooting deaths of nine African American churchgoers in the city of Charleston, South Carolina, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Roof is accused of shooting dead nine African-American churchgoers at […]

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Saint Cyril and Saint Methodius Equal to the Apostles

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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Church of Serbia- May 2016 Saints Cyril and Methodius were brothers from Thessalonica of distinguished and wealthy parents, Leo and Maria. The older brother Methodius spent ten years as an officer among the Macedonian Slavs and thus learned the Slavic language. After that Methodius withdrew to Mount Olympus and dedicated himself to the monastic life […]

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PYD Impose Kurdish Education Curricula on Assyrians, Arabs in Syria

May 25, 2016 Featured News
Teacher Jacob Lahmo explains Assyrians fonts. The language of the Assyrian Christians is now taught again in Syria but its speakers fear being marginalized. ( Sebastian Backhaus/Welt)

By Bar Daisan – May 2016 (AINA) — The Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which is the Syrian branch of the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) from Turkey, and some attached allied non-Kurdish groups, declared a so-called autonomous federation in the northern part of Syria in March 2016. The PYD was strengthened by support from […]

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Talks Open Between Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East

May 24, 2016 Featured News

Assyrian Church of the East – 24/5/16 The Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East was established during a meeting between His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill and His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Dinkha IV, of thrice-blessed memory, which took place in Moscow on 28 […]

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EXHIBITION “KARADJORDJEVIC AND ROMANOV DYNASTIES – HISTORICAL TIES” OPENS AT WHITE PALACE

May 24, 2016 Featured News

The Royal Family of Serbia – May 2016 An exhibition that shows all historical ties between the two royal dynasties – Karadjordjevic and Romanov, was officially opened tonight at the White Palace. The author of the exhibition is Mr Dusan Babac. Beside Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine,Prince Serge, Princess Eleonora and Mrs […]

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Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic funeral and burial in Oplenac

May 24, 2016 Featured News

Church of Serbia- Royal Family – May 2016 His Royal Highness Prince Alexander Karadjordjevic, the eldest son of Their Royal Highnesses Prince Paul and Princess Olga was buried today in the Saint George Church yard in Oplenac. Their Graces Bishop Jovan of Sumadija and Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand officiated the funeral service […]

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Philippine President-elect Duterte Calls Roman Catholic Church the most ‘Hypocritical Institution’

May 24, 2016 Featured News
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Duterte Ato Ni! – May 2016 Read More: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/787033/duterte-slams-church-as-hypocritical-institution OLD GRUDGES. Presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday dubbed the Catholic Church as the “most hypocritical institution” as he lambasted its bishops for supposedly attempting to erode public support for him before the May 9 elections. Duterte told reporters in Davao City that the Catholic Bishops’ Conference […]

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Nine Years in Detention for Christ: Patriarch Antonios & Persecuted Christians of Eritrea

May 23, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 23/5/16 Latest Snap and information on the detained Patriarch Abune Antonios of Eritrea http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=34405 Eritrean Orthodox Faithful Call to Restore Patriarch Abune Antonios http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/eritrean-orthodox-faithful-call-to-restore-patriarch-abune-antonios/ The Detained Patriarch, Persecuted Christians and a Dying Church of Eritrea http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/the-detained-patriarch-persecuted-christians-and-a-dying-church/ An Initiative To Form An Eritrean Muslim Council http://awate.com/an-initiative-to-form-an-eritrean-muslim-council/ Restore Patriarch Antonios http://www.abuneantonios.com/ Excommunication Notice […]

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