OCP Secretariat Express high concerns over Indian Orthodox – Roman Catholic Agreement on Sharing Sacraments

OCP News Service – February 2014 Read News item about an agreement in the Malayalam Language: DIALOGUE & EFFORTS FOR UNITY BETWEEN THE TWO FAMILIES OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH: The Leaning Cross Church – The Historic Monument of Orthodox Revolt against Roman Catholic and Western Imperial Domination: “ By the Father, Son and Holy Ghost that henceforth we would ...

The Leaning Cross Church – The Historic Monument of Orthodox Revolt against Roman Catholic and Western Imperial Domination

OCP News Service Prakash Varghese(OCP Delegate–UAE and Gulf Region) Vipin Varghese (OCP Delegate) Visit the wbeiste here: “ By the Father, Son and Holy Ghost that henceforth we would not adhere to the Franks, nor accept the faith of the Pope of Rome, nor any foreign rule." – From the Event of Leaning Cross Oath of 1653.   OCP delegation ...

Rebels Shell Orthodox Elementary School in Damascus, 9 Children Killed

    12/11/13 The website of the school can be found here. The Patriarchate has published the following pictures, here: Damascus (AFP) - Nine children were killed and 27 people wounded when mortar rounds hit a school and a  school bus in the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday, state television  reported. "The toll in the  terrorist targeting of the St. ...

Anniversary of reconsecration of St. Cross Church celebrated in Javakhk

2 5/12/12 YEREVAN, DECEMBER 25, ARMENPRESS. Devine liturgy has been celebrated in St. Cross Church in Javakhk on December 23, which was dedicated to the restoration and reconsecration of the church. Reconsecration of St. Cross Church was held one year ago. The Diocese of Georgia of the Armenian Apostolic Church informed "Armenpress" about this. Fr. Hokob Sahakyan served ...

Armenians pray in Holy Cross Church amid tight security measures

PanARMENIAN.Net - Local and Diaspora Armenians flocked to the Armenian Church of the Holy Cross on Akhtamar Island in Turkey’s eastern province of Van on Sunday, Sept 9, to attend its third annual religious ceremony. Today’s Zaman reports that many Armenians traveled to the town of Gevaş in the eastern province of Van early Sunday morning ...

Christian and Islamic Denominations Take Part in Divine Liturgy for Syria’s Safety

Fadi Allafi /Mazen Eyon 23/6/2011 DAMASCUS, (SANA) – Islamic and Christian denominations on Thursday took part in divine liturgy at the Holy Cross Church after a day of fasting announced by Christian bishops in Damascus as to pray for Syria's protection from all conspiracies. Assistant Patriarch for Roman Orthodox Luke al-Khouri said "All heavenly religions preach amity, tolerance ...

Report and Information on Eastern Japan Diocese

Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku area, March 11, 2011 Report and Information on Eastern Japan Diocese revised: Mar.16 As you read magnitude 9 earthquake attacked the northeastern part of Japan. And 30 feet tsunami swept through the east coastal areas in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima Prefecture. In addition to that, serious trouble happened in the nuclear station in Fukushima. We received many ...