Oxford University Conference – ‘Unfading Light. Creativity & Prayer in 20th Century Russian Orthodoxy’

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The University of Oxford - 17/01/2019 More Info here: Oxford University is organizing a conference titled 'Unfading Light. Creativity & Prayer in 20th Century Russian Orthodoxy' on 7th March 2019 and 8th March 201. The theme of the Conference  The conference aims to explore the divergent progressions of thought form late 19th century Russian 'traditionalism' towards a (re)discovery of ...

Pope Tawadros II Inaugurates the First Coptic Orthodox Church in Japan

  OCP News Service - 31/8/17 Kyoto-Japan: His Holiness Tawadros II - Pope & Patriarch of Alexandria (Seated on the ancient See of St Mark the Evangelist & Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church) inaugurated the first ever Coptic Orthodox Parish Church in Koyoto during the last week of August 2017. The St. Mary and St Mark Coptic Church will ...

The Martyrs of El Minya, St. Samuel the Confessor and a Plea to the Eastern Orthodox

Fr Kyrillos Ibrahim - 30/5/17 This might be considered a controversial post though I hope not.... It is well known that the main threat facing the Copts of Egypt is terrorism born out of Islamic fundamentalism. The recent attack in El Minya on the Coptic pilgrims visiting St. Samuel the Confessor's monastery highlights this ongoing threat and ...

Three Popes & a Patriarch & the Impossible task of Orthodox Christian Unity

George Alexander - Dept. of Church Research and Studies - Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE - OCP News Service  Buy the Second Edition of 'Orthodox Dilemma' - a unique book on Pan-Orthodox Christian Conciliar Unity Some thoughts Great gesture of ecumenism in Egypt between Pope Tawadros II and Pope Francis. Both Prelates signed documents to mutually recognize baptism i.e., ...

Martin Luther King Jr. Canonized by the Unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’

OCP News Service - 15/9/16 International Communion Webiste http://www.internationalcommunion.org/index.php World Bishops Council http://www.theworldbishopscouncil.org/ Read news on Cannonisation SAINT MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER CANONIZED BY ORTHODOX CHURCH USA: Martin Luther King Jr. is declared a saint by the unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’. Declaration of  Luther's Sainthood was announced by Archbishop Timothy Paul, who is the Patriarch of ...

LIBERALISM AND FUNDAMENTALISM IN ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITY

The Late Lamented Metropolitan Gregorious Paulose of the East

February 2016 Visit http://paulosmargregorios.in/ A Comparative Study of How the Two Traditions Have Handled Modernism by the Late Lamented Metropolitan Dr. Paulos Mar Gregorios The parallelism between the noticeably different ways in which two great world religious systems, namely Islam and Western Christianity, have handled the problems posed by the modern period and its secular civilization, are indeed ...

Orthodox Education Day: “East Meets East”

September 2015 “East Meets East” is the theme for St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary’s annual Orthodox Education Day on October 3, 2015. The seminary’s yearly open house and fall festival will celebrate the relationship between the Oriental and Eastern Orthodox churches, and explore the history of their dialogue. Renowned author and scholar The Very Reverend Dr. John ...

East Meets East – Orthodox Education Day

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SVOTS- July 2015 “East Meets East” is the theme for our next Orthodox Education Day (OED). Our annual campus Open House this year will be held Saturday, October 3 and will celebrate the longstanding relationship between our Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox seminarians and graduates. Please join us! Source:  

Orthodox Scout Sunday is February 8

28/1/15 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated February 8, 2015 as Orthodox Scout Sunday. The Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting is an official agency of the Assembly of Bishops. Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Christ: On Sunday, February 8, 2015, Scouts all over the United States will celebrate National Scout Sunday. Scout Sunday ...

Orthodox Nativity, New Year and Epiphany Celebrations Worldwide

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Joint Commission for the Dialogue between Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Churches Revamped : Communique Available

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OCP News Service 26/11/14 Special Courtesy-Fr Dr K M George Working Group of the Joint Commission for the Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches was held on November 24-25 2014 in Athens-Greece.  COMMUNIQUE Invited by the two Co-Chairmen, HE Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and HE Metropolitan Bishoy of Damiette, of the Joint Theological Commission of ...

Can the Oriental Orthodox receive the Eastern Orthodox Councils?

Fr Peter Farrington - British Orthodox Church - October 2014 Visit The blog here: At the beginning of the 21st century it seems that the relationship between the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox communities is as close as it has been for centuries. There certainly remain those within the Eastern Orthodox community who perhaps view the Oriental Orthodox ...

St. Phoebe Center to Hold its First Conference in Manhattan

28/8/14 Visit Website: Columbus, OH--St. Phoebe Center for the History of the Deaconess will host its first conference titled Women & Diaconal Ministry in the Orthodox Church: Past, Present & Future on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm at Union Theological Seminary in Manhattan. The conference will provide presentations and discussions on why an ordained ministry is necessary; how a deaconess ...

Your teeth look great — now tell me about Orthodoxy

Fr. Barnabas Powell - June 2014 “I hear you’re a minister,” the hygienist remarked, fastening the bib around my neck for a dental cleaning. “May I ask what kind?” “Eastern Orthodox,” I said quickly, as the tools of her trade descended. Hygienists are often good conversationalists. Ironic, given the complications faced by those on the other side of the ...

Fifty fifth anniversary of the historic meeting between Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Paulose Gregorious of India

Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Gregorious Paulose of India

OCP News Service  Eastern Orthodox - Oriental Orthodox Churches Concilliar Unity - May 2014 Global: The year 2014 marks the Fifty fifth anniversary of the historic meeting between Patriarch Athenagoras and Metropolitan Paulose Gregorious of India. In 1959 Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras received Deacon Paul Varghese (Later Fr Paul Varghese , also Late lamented Paulose Gregorious of the East- Metropolitan ...

OCP Secretary George Alexander urges Concilliar Unity of Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches and creating Pan-Orthodox Media Center at I.A.O. Conference

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Kisha D Dorado - OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region OCP News Service - 14/5/14 Also Read:- OCP Secretary George Alexander Speaks at Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy Conference: Thessaloniki: George Alexander (Secretary and Spokesperson of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society) in his talk at Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy Seminar Conference urged for revamping dialogue for ...

Great and Sacred Orthodox Synod to be held in 2016

Eastern Orthodox Church- Ecumenical Patriarchate Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service - 7/3/14 Istanbul: Reports from the Synaxis of the Eastern Orthodox Primates points out that, there has been decision made among the Church heads to organize the great and sacred Synod/Council of Orthodoxy in the year 2016. A preparatory ...

Synaxis of the First-Hierarchs of the Orthodox Churches begins at Ecumenical Patriarchate

Eastern Orthodox Churches - 6/3/14 At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the First-Hierarchs of all the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches have gathered from March 6-9, 2014, for a Sacred Synaxis at the Phanar in order to deliberate on matters pertaining to the entire Orthodox Church throughout the world and procedural issues for the convocation ...

Ancient Faith Publishing Offers Books for Lenten Reading

2/3/14 Two books from Ancient Faith Publishing by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou provide food for thought during the Lenten season.  In the new release Thirty Steps to Heaven: The Ladder of Divine Ascent for All Walks of Life,  Archimandrite Vassilios interprets the weighty classic, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, for the ordinary Christian, helping non-monastics to see ...

Eastern Orthodox Hierarchs to meet in Istanbul

OCP News Service – 27/2/14 Prakash Varghese(OCP Delegate -UAE,Gulf and Levant Region) The Primates, high ranking Metropolitan, Archbishops and other prelates of all Eastern Orthodox Churches will meet in Istanbul on the invitation of His All Holiness Bartholomew the Ecumenical Patriarch. The Meeting will take place from 6th to 9th of March 2014. The hierarchs will have serious ...

Oxford University Press Releases Rev. Dr. Pentiuc’s The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

7/1/14 Oxford University Press will release the latest book by Rev. Dr. Eugen J. Pentiuc, Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, on January 9, 2014. The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition provides a general overview and a detailed analysis of the primary ways in which the Old Testament has been ...