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Patriarch Consecrates Saint Sava Church in Mrkonjic Grad

August 20, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 20/8/18 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej consecrated the Church of Saint Sava in Mrkonjic Grad, Bosnia, on 2 August 2018. For the glory of the Lord, the founder Mr. Mladen Milanovic presented the beautiful Church to His Church and the Serbian people. The Patriarch was concelebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije […]

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Documentary Film on Diversity in Canada

August 16, 2018 Featured

Canadian Youth Interfaith Network- OCP News Service – 16/8/18 The Canadian Youth Interfaith Network has released a new documentary film on diversity in Canada. The movie was shot in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary, and in Vancouver, which was a part of a larger project “Celebrating Our Diversity Now”, supported by the Government of Canada. The movie […]

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Western Rite Orthodox High Mass

August 12, 2018 Featured
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Orthodox Church – August 2018 High Mass celebrated on July 15, 2018 AD, at St. Michael Orthodox Church on the feast day of St. Vladimir of Kiev. Source:

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Church of Resurrection of the Lord consecrated at Stanari

August 10, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 10/8/18 His Grace Bishop Fotije of Zvornik-Tuzla consecrated a new church of the Resurrection of the Lord at Stanari on 5 August 2018. The solemn rite was attended by President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik. The following bishops participated in the rite of the consecration: Gerasim of Gornji […]

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Six Centuries of the Manasija Monastery

August 8, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 8/8/18 In the monastery of Manasija, foundation of Despot Stefan Lazarevic, six centuries of this sanctity of our faith was celebrated with the solemn Hierarchal Liturgy on Sunday, August 5th, 2018. His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, officiated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the host Bishop of Branicevo, His Grace […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks on Orthodox Icons

August 7, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Icons – 8/7/18 USA: A clip from the Q&A session held at SYGG 2018 in USA. Our Patriarch His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II address the role of iconography in the Syriac Orthodox Church and the misuse of statues, sacred heart and other things which are not part of our tradition and […]

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Video: ‘Societal Denial and Deception’ Concerning the Persecution of Egypt’s Christians

August 6, 2018 Featured

Raymond Ibrahim – August 2018 Last month I chaired a panel at Coptic Solidarity’s ninth annual conference, held in Washington, D.C.  The panel was titled and dedicated to exploring “Government, Media and Societal Denial and Deception” concerning the persecution of Egypt’s Christian minority. Also on the panel were: Robert Herman, Senior Advisor for Policy, Freedom House; […]

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‘We don’t need to learn the religion from you’ – PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia to UAE Crown Prince

August 3, 2018 Featured
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OCP News Service – 8/3/18 Addis Ababa -Ethiopia: Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia recently stated that he rejected an offer from Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed of Abu Dhabi to construct and Islamic Center in Ads Ababa. It was reported that Mohammed Bin Zayed  told the Ethiopian PM that “We will help you with […]

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Live – Faithful Welcome Patriarch Abune Merkorios to Ethiopia

August 1, 2018 Featured
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Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 01/08/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) LIVE BY Mereja.com Addi Ababa-Ethiopia: Live Broadcast of the arrival of Patriarch Abune Merkorios to Addi Ababa. Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia ends his exile and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is […]

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Departure of Patriarch Abune Merkorios from Dulles International Airport

August 1, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 01/08/18 Washington DC- USA:His Holiness Abune Merkorios has departed from Dulles International Airport ending his long exile to return to the See of St. Tekle Haimanot on the feast of St. Tekle Haimanot. His Holiness Abune Merkorios will set foot on his native soil […]

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Patriarch Abune Merkorios Bids Farewell to the Ethiopian Diaspora

July 31, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 31/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) #Exiled Ethiopian Patriarch Bids Farewell to the Diaspora as His Brother Patriarch Prepares to Receive Him Washington DC- USA: His Holiness Patriarch Abune Merkorios of Ethiopia issued a statement yesterday evening through […]

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Indian Orthodox faithful Dr. Cherian Eapen Honored by the Russian Orthodox Church

July 31, 2018 Featured
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Tera Rus (OCP Delegate of Moscow and All Russia) – OCP News Service – 31/7/18 Moscow-Russia: Dr. Cherian Eapen  a faithful of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church was honored with the award of Sergei Radonezh – first degree by His Holiness Kiril- Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Dr Cherian Eapen was  given the award for his […]

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Live Stream from the Celebrations of the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ in Moscow

July 28, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 28/7/18 Live Stream from  РИА Новости Live Stream of Celebration of the 1030th Anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ in Moscow. Source:  

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BROADCAST OF 1,030TH ANNIVERSARY OF BAPTISM OF RUS’ CELEBRATIONS IN KIEV

July 28, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/7/18 The Ukrainian Orthodox Church is celebrating the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ today and tomorrow in Kiev, with the participation of delegations from 12 Local Orthodox Churches. The festivities began at 1:00 PM on Vladimir Hill in Kiev with the beginning of a moleben at the monument to St. Vladimir. […]

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The Assyrian Simele Massacre and the Unsung Hero of the Genocide Convention

July 27, 2018 Featured
Assyrian refugees who survived the Simele Massacre of 1933 pictured in the Khabour region of Syria, 1935. ( Assyrian Policy Institute)

  AINA – 27/7/18 On day 189 of the Nuremberg Trials, French prosecutor Auguste Champetier de Ribes delivered his closing statement. In it, he described the Holocaust as a “crime so monstrous, so undreamt of in history through the Christian era up to the birth of Hitlerism, that the term ‘genocide’ had to be coined […]

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The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Formally Declares an End to the 27-Year-Old Schism (Updated)

July 27, 2018 Featured

The celebration at St. Michael’s Cathedral after the announcement of reunification. Song- ‘Ethiopia Stretches Her Hands to the Lord, from the Psalms of David, and the Imperial era Moto of the Ethiopian Empire.’ Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 27/7/18 Special Courtesy – Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian […]

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Live – Press Conference on Ethiopian Orthodox Church Reconciliation from Washington DC

July 26, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 26/7/18 OROMIA MEDIA NETWORK LIVE STEAMING  in Oromifa Washington DC- USA: Live Press conference on reconciliation between Synod in Exile and Addis Ababa Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church from the Watergate Hotel, Washington DC with the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, Bishops […]

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Joint Prayers held between the Exile Synod and Addis Ababa Synod Prelates of the Ethiopian Church

July 23, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other USA: Joint prayers between the Exile and Addis Ababa Synods were held at the Exile Church’s St. Gabriel Cathedral in Washington D.C. The reconciliation conference begins […]

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Coptic Orthodox Priest Fr. Elijah Preach in a Kenyan Prison

July 21, 2018 Featured

St. Marks Coptic Orthodox Church – 21/7/18 Visit – Copticmission.org Beautiful preaching by Coptic Orthodox Priest Fr. Elijah in a Kenyan Prison, as part of the Coptic Orthodox Mission outreach program in Africa. Source:  

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Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other

July 19, 2018 Featured

Eotc Nassu – OCP News Service – 19/7/18 Prime Minister of Ethiopia gives a send-off to the delegation hoping to end the schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church The arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation in Washington DC for Peace talks. Live-cast Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) reports -In receiving the delegation at […]

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Slain Russian Tsar, Family Commemorated On 100th Anniversary Of Executions

July 17, 2018 Featured

RFE/RL – 17/7/18 Fresh genetic tests on the bones of Russia’s last tsar and his family have confirmed their authenticity, Russian investigators announced on the eve of the 100th anniversary of their executions. Russia’s Investigative Committee, which looks into serious crimes, announced on July 16 that the tests ordered by the Russian Orthodox Church “confirmed […]

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