The Serbian Patriarch received the President of Ukraine

July 6, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 6/7/18 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received in   His Excellency Peter Poroshenko, President of Ukraiine, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 3 July 2018. The President of Ukraine thanked His Holiness for the cordial reception, during which they talked about various challenges that the two brotherly peoples, Serbians and Ukrainians, […]

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Meet the Man who’ll save Greek Orthodoxy in America

July 4, 2018 Featured
His Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of Bursa

Jessica Kolettis – Independent Article- OCP News Service – 4/7/18 USA: These days attacks on the Ecumenical Patriarchate have multiplied. First some allegations about Patriarch Bartholomew’s ties with Fethullah Gulen appear on the Internet, then the Moscow Patriarchate threatens to disrupt relations with Constantinople in case it grants autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church, and then […]

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The Armenian Bird Mosaic in the Holy Land

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 4/7/18 As happens regularly in the Holy Land, construction works uncover antiquities. In 1894, some constructions were made for a home near Damascus Gate, just outside of the Old City, where they discovered a large mosaic flour, about a meter underground. The discovery was described in the […]

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Christian Identity in Western Europe – An Inventory

July 4, 2018 Featured

Manfred Karl Böhm (Editor- Christian Affairs Europe) OCP News Service – 4/7/18 Germany: According to a new survey (by the Pew Research Center, Washington D.C.), Western European Christians of 15 countries were surveyed and it was revealed that people are holding on to their Christian identity, but no longer practice their faith. Only a few […]

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HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE VISITS THE ALL-HOLY SHRINES

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 4/7/18 On Thursday morning, June 15/28, 2018, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge Prince William, firstborn son of Prince Charles of Wales and of Princess Diana, and Grandson of Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain Elizabeth, visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre while on a trip to […]

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THE FEAST OF HOLY PROPHET ELISSEUS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – July 2018 On Wednesday June 14/27, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the Holy Prophet Elisseus at the Holy Monastery bearing his name in Jericho. The Holy Monastery is dedicated to Prophet Elisseus, who was Prophet Elias’ disciple and it is located at the town centre, where there is also […]

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THE UNDERTAKING OF DUTY BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF KYRIAKOYPOLIS AS THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHAL REPRESENTATIVE IN AMMAN

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem – July 2018 The service for the undertaking of duty of the recently elected and ordained Most Reverend Archbishop Christophoros of Kyriakoupolis as Patriarchal Representative in Amman took place on Saturday June 17/30, 2018, according to the decision of the Holy Synod. This was done through a Divine Liturgy which was […]

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Prince William visits Russian Gethsemane

July 4, 2018 Featured

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 4/7/18 On the first-ever official visit of English Royalty to Israel, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, visited the Monastery of St Mary Magdalene in the Garden of Gethsemane on June 28, 2018, where […]

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Saint Vitus Day celebrated solemnly in Krusevac

July 4, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 4/7/18 On the Eve of Saint Vitus Day, when church Lazarica celebrates its founder and protector Saint Great martyr Prince Lazar, the solemn Vigil service was celebrated, after which the slava cake was cut on the occasion of the slava of the choir of Holy Prince Lazar. The Vigil service, which […]

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Consecration of St. Peter’s Syriac Orthodox Church – Perth

July 4, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 4/7/18 On June 29, 2018, which is the Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated St. Peter Church in Perth – Australia. His Holiness was assisted by His Beatitude Catholicos Mor Baselius Thomas I, and their Eminences: Mor Malatius Malki Malki, Patriarchal Vicar in […]

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HIGHLY-REVERED PATRIARCH OF GEORGIA STRONGLY OPPOSES CONSTANTINOPLE INTERVENTION IN UKRAINE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 UKRAINIAN HIERARCHICAL ASSEMBLY RESPONDS TO RECENT MEETING WITH ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH The Holy Synod of the Georgian Orthodox Church met on Thursday in Tbilisi, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II. The Synod addressed several topics, including the demographic crisis in Georgia and the sin of abortion, the nation’s stance towards marijuana, and the ongoing […]

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GREEK PRIME MINISTER TO INITIATE PROCESS OF SEPARATION OF CHURCH FROM STATE

June 27, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 27/6/18 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras intends to initiate the process of separating the Greek Orthodox Church from the Greek state and revising the relevant article of the Greek constitution, reports Russian Athens with reference to the Greek paper Kathimerini. According to the Greek publication, within the next month Tsipras will present his plan for the revision […]

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INTER-ORTHODOX POST-GRADUATE PROGRAM ON ORTHODOX ECUMENICAL THEOLOGY

June 27, 2018 Featured

The International Hellenic University – 27/6/18 The International Hellenic University (IHU, ihu.edu.gr), with the blessing and support of H.A.H. the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, has asked the Center for Ecumenical, Missiological and Environmental Studies “Metropolitan Panteleimon Papageorgiou” (cemes.weebly.com) to set up an English speaking post-graduate program of highest academic standards on “Orthodox Ecumenical Theology” (hum.ihu.edu.gr/index.php/en/courses/masters/master-in-orthodox-ecumenical-theology). The […]

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THE FEAST OF SAINT ONUPHRIOS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

June 27, 2018 Featured

The Jerusalem Patriarchate  – 27/6/18 On Monday, June 12/25, 2018, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of our Father among the Saints Onuphrios of Egypt, at the his Holy Monastery which is located at a short distance from the Biblical Siloam pool in East Jerusalem. This district is also named “The potter’s field”, because it on the […]

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The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

June 27, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 27/6/18 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan […]

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Request to Support Deacon Daniel Maylon’s Charity walk for Supporting Vulnerable Coptic youth in Egypt

June 25, 2018 Featured
Deacon Daniel with Bishop Anba Angaelos of London of the Coptic Orthodox Church

Justgiving – DEACON DANIEL MALYON – Delegate of United Kingdom of OCP – 25/6/18 Donate to Deacon Daniel Maylon here UK: As someone involved in Education and in the Coptic Orthodox Church, I feel both causes are close to my heart. With this in mind, I have decided to raise money for the St Kyrel Trust. […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Church Expresses her Grief concerning a Bomb Blast at a Rally of Support and Appreciation in Addis Ababa on Saturday

June 25, 2018 Featured

  Haratewahido – 25/6/18  Translated by Deacon Tesfa Mikael News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs -(OCP News Service) – 25/6/18 In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen. We were greatly grieved to hear about the terrible bomb attack that was launched against our people by individuals […]

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NINE BUILDINGS OF CONCEPTION CONVENT IN MOSCOW RETURNED TO THE CHURCH

June 25, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 25/6/18 Thousands of church and monastery buildings were confiscated and repurposed by the government throughout the USSR. Since its fall, the process of returning those buildings to their rightful owner—the Russian Orthodox Church—has been ongoing. The latest development in this process comes from late last month, when the Moscow Department of Municipal Property issued […]

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Patriarch-Archbishop Nourhan Manougian of Jerusalem celebrates his 70th Birthday

June 25, 2018 Featured

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 25/6/18 +Many years+ On Sunday June 24, His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian celebrated his 70th birthday at the Patriarchate. Members of the St. James Brotherhood, as well as members of the Armenian community congratulated His Beatitude on this occasion. The Grand Sacristan, His Eminence Archbishop Sevan Gharibian, offered […]

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The Parish of the Resurrection of Christ in New Zealand hosts a photo exhibit on the centennial of the martyrdom of the Royal Family

June 25, 2018 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 25/6/18 A photography exhibit titled “The Family of the Last Russian Emperor. The Romanovs: Royal Service” will be held on July 14-21, 2018, at one of the galleries of Victoria Park Market in the city of Auckland, New Zealand. […]

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Heads of OOC Visit His Beatitude Patriarch John X

June 25, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 25/6/18 Their Holinesses Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Middle East: Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, and Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia visited His Beatitude John X, Greek […]

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