Annual Nayrouz Prayer Service Held in Westminster

Deacon Daniel Maylon -Delegate of United Kingdom - OCP News Service - 23/10/17 Pics- Coptic Orthodox Media Center - UK London- UK: On Tuesday 17th October, His Grace Bishop Angaelos held an Ecumenical Vespers service in celebration for the Coptic Feast of Nayrouz. This was the fourth year in which this event has occurred at St Margaret’s Church ...

The 90th anniversary of the Schism of Tylawa : Reunion of Eastern Catholics with the Orthodox Church

Translated by Nadezhda Filipchik for OCP News Service - 29/9/16 In the middle of September  2016, Polish Orthodox believers celebrated the 90th anniversary of the returning of the people of Lemkos to the Orthodox Church from the Uniate Church. A small village of Tylawa located on the border between Poland and Slovakia became the center of ...

Patriarch Kirill Criticizes Union with Rome

Orthodox Church - 22/3/16 Moscow Orthodox Patriarch Criticizes Union with Rome Moscow- Russia: His Holiness, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril I, at the Feast of Victory of Orthodoxy (20th March 2016) held a speech in which he strongly criticized union with Latins, that the former Orthodox Christians, now known as "Eastern Catholics" signed with Rome, during ...

A Visit to the Mount Athos of America

Thom Nickels - 10/1/13 Philadelphia-based author/journalist It's a little bit after one in the afternoon and Father Sergius (Bowyer), the Abbott of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk monastery in South Canaan, Pa., is chatting with a handful of monks. The small group is standing in the garden-grotto area just outside the monastery dinning room. The mood is upbeat ...