Prince Charles ‘Completely Overwhelmed’ By Russian Orthodox Liturgy

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Sputniknews - 29/12/18 According to a recent interview with HRH Prince Charles, one can imagine that the sounds of a Russian Orthodox service are heard across Buckingham Palace once in a while. The heir to the throne said that a Russian opera singer had performed an Orthodox liturgical song at his 2005 wedding as a gift ...

Photo-Report on Feast-Day Celebrations at St John the Baptist Cathedral in the Nation’s Capital

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 14/9/17 On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the eve of the feast day of St John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of ...

Syrian Pastor: US Congressmen Blast Obama’s Foreign Policy While Visiting Aleppo

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Sputniknews - 20/1/17 A group of US lawmakers visiting the Syrian city of Aleppo has slammed the outgoing president administration's policies of interference in the affairs of sovereign states, the head of a local Evangelical church, Pastor Ibrahim Nasser, said Wednesday. DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – A delegation of former and incumbent US lawmakers visited the Syrian city of ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits St. Aphraim Church in Washington DC

15/9/14 On Thursday September 11, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Aphraim Church in Washington DC. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar in Western USA. His Holiness was received at the entrance of the church by the parish priest Rev. Raban Fady Abdulahad and priests, monks ...

Director of the Office of Strategic Planning at the United States Washington DC Congratulate Patriarch Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim

5/4/14 - OCP News Service Letter of congratulation to Patriarch Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim - From Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien, Senior Director of the Office of Strategic Planning, United States Department of State, United States Government, Washington D.C., United States of America. Your Beatitude the Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim, ...

Bishop David meets with DC officials concerning Pebble Mine Project

OCA - WASHINGTON, DC [Diocese of Alaska] - March 2014 On February 25, 2014, His Grace Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska participated in a news conference sponsored by Creation Justice Ministries with the Bristol Bay area organizations fighting the Pebble Mine Project.  [See related story.] The group also went to the William Jefferson Clinton Building complex ...

Orthodox Christians at DC March for Life

24/1/14 Despite unusually cold temperatures, tens of thousands participated in the 41st annual March for Life in the US capital on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.  Metropolitan Tikhon, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bishop Melchisedek, Bishop Michael, and Bishop Mark were present, together with students from Saint Tikhon’s Seminary and Saint Vladimir’s Seminary and numerous clergy and faithful.  Later that evening, Metropolitan ...

Orthodox Christians to join Wednesday’s March for Life in US capital

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] Orthodox Christians from across the US will gather in the US capital for the annual March for Life on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. His Beatitude, MetropolitanTikhon, and several members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of theOrthodox Church in America—His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel; His Grace, Bishop Melchisedek; His Grace, Bishop Michael; and His Grace, Bishop Mark—will participate in ...

Orthodox Christians to witness to sanctity of life at annual DC March

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] - 5/1/2014 On Wednesday, January 22, 2014, Orthodox Christians from across the country will gather in the US capital for the annual March for Life. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, will be joined at the March by several members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, including His Eminence, Archbishop ...

A Prayer for The victims, affected families, volunteers, and the rescue workers Of Oklahoma City and its Suburbs affected by the Killer Tornado

Rev Fr Alexander Kurien Washington, DC 21/5/13 As you have been following the news -- a giant tornado killed at least 90 people, 20 of them children, as it tore across parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday afternoon, flattening homes, tossing cars through the air and crushing at least two schools. Let us pray for the victims, ...

Washington Community Remembers Sumgait Pogroms

4/3/13 WASHINGTON—Shouting “We Remember Sumgait” and “Justice for Gurgen Margaryan,” Greater Washington, DC area Armenian Americans braved freezing temperatures today to commemorate the victims of twenty-five years of Azerbaijani violence and to stand in solidarity with the people of the independent Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, in their effort to secure a fair and lasting peace. The protest, ...

Vigil celebrated at DC cathedral on eve of Metropolitan Tikhon’s Enthronement

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the Saturday evening Vigil at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Washington, DC, on Saturday, January 26, 2013, the eve of his Enthronement as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America. Members of the Holy Synod of Bishops, many clergy, and numerous faithful also attended the service and received Metropolitan Tikhon’s blessing. On Sunday ...

Metropolitan Tikhon leads Orthodox Christian witness at DC March for Life

27/1/13 Orthodox Christian hierarchs, clergy, seminarians and faithful of all ages joined tens of thousands of pro-lifers from across the nation for the annual March for Life in the US capital on Friday, January 25, 2013. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, led the faithful from the Ellipse to the steps of the Supreme Court in witness to the ...

Metropolitan Tikhon to be enthroned January 27, 2013; service and banquet schedule announced

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31/12/12 The Enthronement of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America will be celebrated at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Washington, DC, on the weekend of January 26-27, 2013. On Saturday, January 26, the Vigil will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, January 27, the Divine Liturgy, followed by the Rite of Enthronement, will ...

Community Event in DC Focuses on Supporting Syrian Armenians

16/8/2012 BETHESDA, Md. (A.W.)—Concerned community leaders, activists, and members from throughout the Washington, DC area gathered at Soorp Khatch Armenian Church Arabian Hall on Sunday Aug. 12 for an update on the challenges facing Syria’s Armenian community and to explore ways to help support the community and the welfare of individual Syrian Armenians. The Washington ARF Sebouh ...

Strong Orthodox Christian presence at annual DC March for Life

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] 24/1/2012 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, together with Their Graces, Bishops Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, Melchisedek of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Michael of New York and New Jersey, and Matthias of Chicago and the Midwest led hundreds of Orthodox Christian clergy, faithful, and seminarians at the 39th annual March for Life here Monday, ...

Metropolitan Jonah to speak at annual DC March for Life January 23

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] 29/12/2011 Orthodox Christians everywhere — especially those within driving distance of the US capital — are encouraged to bear witness to their faith at the annual March for Life Monday, January 23, 2012. As in years past, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, will speak at the pre-March program and offer prayers for the victims of abortion ...

Greek Independence Day Celebrations in America

26/3/2011 WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a reception in honor of Greek Independence Day with Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, in the East Room of the White House March 25, 2011 in Washington, DC. The President and the Archbishop celebrated Greece's independence from the ...

Second Anniversary of Metropolitan Jonah’s Enthronement celebrated at DC’s St. Nicholas Cathedral

9/1/2011 WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] -- The second anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America was celebrated at Saint Nicholas Cathedral here on Sunday, January 9, 2011. Among those concelebrating the Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Jonah was His Eminence, Archbishop Justinian of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes ...

Grand Opening of Hovnanian Foundation HQ, Armenian Assembly Yerevan Office

25/7/2010 YEREVAN — The grand opening of 37 Hanrapetutyan St., a professional business center which houses the headquarters of the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation and the new Armenian Assembly of America Yerevan Office took place on July 12. President Serge Sargisian; Catholicos of All Armenians, Karekin II; Minister of Foreign Affairs Eduard Nalbandian; Constitutional Court Chairman ...

OCA to be represented at Presidential Inauguration

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA Communications] -- The Orthodox Church in America will be represented at the inauguration of President Barak Obama on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, accompanied by OCA secretary, Archpriest Eric G. Tosi. On the morning of Wednesday, January 21, Metropolitan Jonah will be present at the Inaugural Prayer Service ...