The Response of Emperor Gelawdewos (Claudius) of Ethiopia to Roman Catholic Missionaries

Special Courtesy - Elais Gabrieselesie - 12/3/19 The confession of Emperor Gelawdewos (Claudius) of Ethiopia, an answer given to the Roman Catholic missionaries of the 16th C, as it is the stand of the Church. The translation isfrom Assistant Professor Lule Melaku's " History of The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church" book, page 113-115. The confession of Faith ...

In Memoriam – Fr. Hampartzoum – Chief Dragoman of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 11/3/19 +Memory Eternal+ It is with deep grief that we announce the passing away of our Chief Dragoman and a member of the St. James Brotherhood, the Very Reverend Father Hampartzoum Keshishian. Father Hampartzoum passed peacefully away in his sleep, on March 10, 2019. He was consecrated a celibate priest ...

Consecration of a New Archbishop for Youth Affairs and Religious Education – Syriac Orthodox Church

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/3/19 On March 9, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at Mor Severus Church in the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Bikfaya, Lebanon. During the Qurobo, His Holiness consecrated Very Rev. Raban Jack Yakoub as Archbishop, Patriarchal Vicar for the Youth affairs and Religious Education. His Holiness was ...

60th Anniversary of Devotional Life of His Eminence Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 11/3/19 On March 8, 2019, for the occasion of the sixty-years anniversary of devotional life of His Eminence Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo, which was celebrated by His Eminence in Mor Jacob of Serugh Cathedral ...

Tactics of double standards: how USA interferes in life of Orthodox Church

Ex-US Ambassador to Ukraine, US Ambassador to Greece Jeffrey Payette

Union of Orthodox Journalists - 11/3/19 What is behind the concern of US officials about the rights of the Orthodox? At the Athens conference on disinformation and news manipulation held on March 5, the ex-US Ambassador to Ukraine and now the Ambassador to Greece Jeffrey Payette made a strong statement about Russia’s efforts to undermine the authority ...

Raymond Ibrahim and Glenn Beck on Muslim-American Politicians

Raymond Ibrahim - 11/3/19 I appeared on Glenn Beck TV. We discussed Islamic tactics of deception and subversion in the context of U.S. politicians, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar. We also discussed similar patterns throughout history in the context of my recent book, Sword and Scimitar, which Glenn called “a great book,” adding, “I recommend it, ...

Armenian Orthodox Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan of Constantinople Enters Eternal Rest

The Late Lamented Patriarch-Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan of Constantinople

OCP News Service - 8/3/19 +Memory Eternal+ Constantinople-Turkey: His Beatitude Archbishop-Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan of Constantinople of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church has entered eternal rest at the age of 62. He was the 84th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, which is one of two regional Sees (other being Jerusalem) of the Armenian Orthodox Church. Patriarch Mesrob II Mutafyan ...

Is Orthodox Church “unity” with Catholics linked to bishop’s murder?

The Late Lamented Bishop Anba Epiphanius – Abbot of the Monastery of St. Macarius

Pakistan Christian Post- Dr. Ashraf Ramelah- 8/3/19 The circumstances surrounding last month’s murder trial where two monks were found guilty for last summer’s killing of Bishop Epiphanius, head of the Orthodox Abu Makar Monastery, are troubling. They have revealed how Arab-Muslim Bedouins and the Coptic pope of the Egyptian Orthodox Church benefited from the sordid ordeal. ...

OCP Delegate Solomon Kibriye Decorated with the Order of the Commander of the Star of Ethiopia

Deacon Solomon Kibriye Prince Ermias and Princess Saba. Photo - Taylor Branson Reed.

OCP News Service - Edited by Archdeacon Tesfa Michael Willaims - 8/3/19 USA: Deacon Solomon Kibriye - Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs at the Editorial Board of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) was decorated with the prestigious Order of Commander of the Star of Ethiopia by the Crown Council of Ethiopia and the International Society ...

Orthodox Christian Leadership Group Gathers to Plan Future

SVOTS- 7/3/19 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] The board of the Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative (OCLI) convened in Houston, TX in February to discuss the mission and future of OCLI and its work in the Orthodox Church. Sponsored by the Orthodox Vision Foundation and graciously hosted at The Saint Constantine School, the gathering allowed for fruitful discussion, the establishment of purpose, ...

29 Years since the Episcopal consecration of HB Romanian Patriarch Daniel

Basilica News Agency- 6/3/19 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel celebrates on 4 March 2019 his 29th anniversary of episcopal consecration. HB Romanian Patriarch Daniel was born on 22 July 1951, to parents Alexe and Stela Ciobotea, in Dobreşti village, Bara commune, county of Timiş. He was baptized Dan-Ilie. EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1958 – 1962 – he attends the primary school ...

Phanar Rejects pan-Orthodox discussion of the Ukrainian Question

Union of Orthodox Journalist - March 2019 Patriarch Bartholomew rejected the proposal of the Primate of the Antioch Orthodox Church to hold a pan-Orthodox discussion of the religious situation in Ukraine. In a letter to the Primate of the Antiochian Orthodox Church, Patriarch John X, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople declared that "he has good reasons" to refrain ...

Serbian Orthodox Church formulates its Official Position on Ecclesiastical situation in Ukraine

Moscow Patriarchate - March 2019 The Press and Mass Information Bureau of the Serbian Orthodox Church spread a statement emphasizing, in particular, that the only Church known to and recognized by the Serbian Patriarchate in Ukraine is the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church led by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine. The document characterizes ...

Jun 28 NGO Reach Out to Serbia’s Impoverished South

Jun 28 NGO - 4/3/19 We said it, we did it! In the shortest possible time, we collected and delivered help to our brave Jug Bogdan and his family! Our team immediately went to the scene and delivered the necessary assistance to the Stanojkovic family. The basic life necessities, disinfectant supplies, a washing machine is the least ...

Orthodox Christian Monasticism in the United Kingdom

Archdeacon Tesfa Michael Williams (Delegate of Uk & Ireland and Chief Overseer of the Oriental Orthodox Research Center) - OCP News Service - 4/3/19 Special Courtesy: Brother Nectarios of the Brotherhood of the Glorious Apostles Peter and Paul Canonical Eastern Orthodox Monasticism in the British Isleshasfor many years rightly been synonymous with the Stavropegic Monastery of St. ...

OCP-German Delegate Received by Metropolitan-Archbishop Mor Severious Kuriakose of the Knanaya Syriac Archdiocese

OCP News Service – 01/03/19 Kerala-India: Manfred Karl Boehm (Editor of Christian Affair – Europe @ the OCP Editorial Board), of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society, was received by His Eminence Mor Severious Kuriakose – Chief Metropolitan and the Archbishop of the Autonomous Knanaya Archdiocese (Patriarchate of Antioch and All East) on 26/2/18 at the Metropolitan ...

THE CONSECRATION SERVICE OF THE H. CHURCH OF ST. ISAAC THE SYRIAN & ST. GEORGE THE TROPHY-BEARER IN DOHA

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 1/3/19 On Friday, February 9/22, 2019, the consecration service of the Holy Church of St. Isaac the Syriac and the Holy Glorious George the Great Martyr and Trophy-bearer, along with St. Makarios the Patriarch of Jerusalem was held as described below. It is befitting to refer to a few things related to the ...

Pope Francis Blames Satan for Sexual Abuse Crisis – Activists Dismiss His Speech as Media Stunt

OCP News Service - 1/3/19 Rome-Vatican: Pope Francis has balmed Satanic forces for the ongoing Sexual Abuse Crisis in the Roman Catholic Church. The statement was made during his speech at the extraordinary high-level conference held at the Vatican. According to him, the devil is very much alive and well and working overtime to undermine the Roman ...