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The Malankara House consecrated in Ireland

December 12, 2017 Featured
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Anish John – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – 12/12/17 Ireland: Malankara House is a remarkable milestone for Indian Christians in Ireland and the whole of Indian Orthodox Malankara Church. The House was consecrated by His Grace Mar Themotheos Mathews- Metropolitan of UK, Europe and Africa of the Malankara Orthodox Church. The Malankara House accommodates: 1. […]

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“We bear the responsibility of a watchman” – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán´s Speech on Christian Persecution

October 14, 2017 Featured
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Manfred K. Böhm -OCP News Service – 14/10/17 Full Text of the Speech here: Rüsselsheim – Germany : At a meeting on the International Consultation on Christian Persecution at Budapest, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary delivered a speech in which he called on all Christians to preserve and protect the persecuted Christian communities. “We […]

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Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Patriarchate of Pec and Dechani

September 28, 2017 Featured
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Church of Serbia – 28/9/17 His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, accompanied by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, visited the monasteries of the Pec Patriarchate and Dechani on Kosovo and Metochia on 26 September 2017. The Primates of the Patriarchate of Alexandria and the Serbian Orthodox Church were accompanied by […]

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The Sanctuary Chapel for “Ark of the Covenant” Ethiopia Tour – May 2017

September 9, 2017 Featured
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Bomani Tyehimba – September 2017 Bomani in Ethiopia on an incredible 7 city tour May 7-14, 2017. This journey includes Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar, Gondar, Axum, Lalibela, Shashamene and Hawassa. Let’s start working more towards empowering and being a part of the growth of Africa. Source:

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The Alexandrian Library opens its doors

March 25, 2017 News

Alexandrian Patriarchate – March 2017 On 22nd March 2017, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, welcomed to the Conference Centre of the Patriarchal Library within the Patriarchal Mansion, the Association of Alexandrian Scientists, who were visiting the Patriarchate for the first time. Present at the event were the Consul […]

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Distinguished Theologian Emeritus Professor Evangelos Theodorou: “Inspired & Encouraged” by Patriarchate of Alexandria

February 25, 2017 Featured
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Submitted by Presvytera Dr.Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald – SCV – 25/2/17 Also Read: Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria Performs first Consecration of Deaconesses During a telephone interview on Saturday, February 18th, 2017, the distinguished theologian, Emeritus Professor Evangelos Theodorou of the University of Athens School of Theology, respected authority of liturgical theology and the historiography of the […]

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Nativity & New Year Greetings from OCP Chairman (2016-2017)

December 27, 2016 Featured News
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The Executive Council – December 2016/January 2017 – OCP News Service Dear All Nativity and New year Greetings from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE. Christ is Born, Let us adore Him!!! I take this opportunity to congratulate and wish you all a blessed nativity and peaceful New Year. Christmas is the season of joy, peace and hope. […]

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DECLARATION BY THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA ABOUT THE BOMB ATTACK IN CAIRO

December 16, 2016 Featured News
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Alexandrian Patriarchate – December 2016 On 11th December 2016 during the Patriarchal Divine Liturgy, H.B. Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, having been informed of the abhorrent bombing in Cairo, immediately declared his support of the Coptic Church and made the following statement to the media: “We here in Egypt, live in peace, […]

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‘In His Master’s Path’ – New Book on Metropolitan Paulos Mar Gregorios

November 23, 2016 Featured News
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23/11/16 A new book on the late lamented Metropolitan Paulose Mar Gregorious (Gregory of the East) titled ‘In His Master’s Path’ has been published by Sophia Books. Purchase from Amazon -UK here: (£ 5.62) www.amazon.co.uk/His-Masters-Path-Gregorios-Follower/dp/1540331075 Purchase from Create Space- USA here: ($ 7.00 ) www.createspace.com/6708827 Please contact – johnkunnathu@gmail.com for purchase in India. More on […]

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Testimony of Fr. Athanasius Habtu Ghebre-Ab on Eritrea

September 15, 2016 Featured News
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AWATE – 15/8/16 Also Read: The Current Situation of Patriarch Antonios of Eritrea Fr. Athanasius Habtu Ghebre-Ab, Ph.D. Director of External Relations, The Canonical Diaspora Diocese of the Eritrean Orthodox Church (North America, Europe and the Middle East) September 14, 2016 COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Ships Books to Nairobi Seminary

July 14, 2016 Featured News
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SVOST – July 2016 On July 6, 2016, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary sent $15,000 worth of theological books on a 7,000-mile journey to the Orthodox Patriarchal Ecclesiastical School of Makarios III in Nairobi, Kenya. The African seminary is the recipient of a tithe of St. Vladimir’s most recent #GivingTuesday Campaign, which took place on […]

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Pope Francis criticizes Western interference in Middle East, Africa

May 18, 2016 Featured News
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www.rt.com – May 2016 Pope Francis has criticized Western powers for attempting to export democracy to countries in the Middle East and Africa without paying attention to local political cultures. The pontiff was speaking to the French Catholic newspaper, La Croix. “Faced with current Islamist terrorism, we should question the way a model of democracy that […]

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Paschal Greetings from OCP Chairman – 2016

April 29, 2016 Featured News
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The Executive Council – April/May 2016 – OCP News Service Dear All Christ is Risen, He is Truly Risen Indeed!!! Христос воскрес! Воістину воскрес! (Khrystos voskres! Voistynu voskres!) Paschal greetings from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE family. I take this opportunity to congratulate and wish you all a blessed Pascha. May this season bring lots of hope, […]

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JOINT PRESS RELEASE OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND THE BILLY GRAHAM EVANGELISTIC ASSOCIATION

March 30, 2016 Featured News

Moscow Patriarchate- March 2016 The Russian Orthodox Church and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association have come out as initiators and organizers of a World Summit of Christian Leaders in Defense of Persecuted Christians to take place from October 28 to 30, 2016, in Moscow. It is planned that the Summit will bring together about one […]

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MALAWI: THE FERTILE FIELD OF CHRIST

February 18, 2016 Featured News

Emmanouil Karakoutsis – Orthodox Missionary Fraternity – February 2016 The Orthodox Missionary Fraternity continues its work in Africa, bringing the light of Christ’s true faith to God’s children there. Here is a report on the country of Malawi. It is true that we often hear about the difficulties, obstacles, problems that concern the local missionary divisions. Many […]

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Nativity and New Year Greetings from the Chairman of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE

December 27, 2015 Featured News

OCP Executive Council – December 2015- January 2016 Dear All Nativity and New year Greetings. Christ is Born, Let us adore Him!!! I take this opportunity to congratulate and wish you all a blessed nativity and peaceful New Year. This is the season of joy, peace and hope. Let us pray for and support all our […]

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Justin Trudeau to ask Pope Francis to Apologize for Vatican Crimes on Aboriginal Children

December 19, 2015 Featured News
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Ann Maria Husser – OCP Delegate of North & South America 18/12/15- OCP News Service Also Read An Open Letter to Pope Francis: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=33999 Fading memory of the Serbian genocide http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=42659 READ MORE HERE: Canada: His Excellency Justin Trudeau – the Prime Minister will ask Pope Francis of Rome to apologize for the crimes committed […]

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE HOLY SYNOD OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

December 5, 2015 Featured News

November – December 2015 The Holy Synod of the Alexandrian Throne convened in Alexandria by invitation and Presidency of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, from 24th to 26th November 2015, dealt primarily with the examination of the records by the pastors of the various pastoral and ecclesiastical problems […]

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IMPORTANT SUPPORT FROM CYPRUS TO THE PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA

December 5, 2015 Featured News

On 17th November 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, received a courtesy visit at the See of the Patriarchate by the new Ambassador of Cyprus to Cairo, Mr. Haris Moritsis. The meeting took place in a particularly pleasant atmosphere, during which the Alexandrian Primate had the chance to […]

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“This is a desert place”

November 14, 2015 Featured News
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Orthodox Mission Fraternity – South Sudan • Diocese of Nubia – November 2015 The word of God on the eighth Sunday of Matthew is very remarkable. There are two sentences that literally describe the mission work in the countries in Africa and a miracle, that of the multiplication of the loaves, which proves beyond the slightest doubt […]

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Diamonds of love and sacrifice from the Lion Mountain Range

November 14, 2015 Featured News

Orthodox Mission Fraternity -2015 Going through the most joyful period of the year, that is, the Easter period, my mind and heart cannot help overflowing with joy, hope and nostalgia, since they are still on the missionary division of Sierra Leone, just one month after my return. It’s there that I experienced the moving adventure […]

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