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

January 17, 2019 Featured
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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’ […]

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Pope Tawadros II Inaugurates the First Coptic Orthodox Church in Japan

August 31, 2017 Featured

  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 […]

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

May 30, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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

May 5, 2017 Featured

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 […]

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

September 15, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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LIBERALISM AND FUNDAMENTALISM IN ISLAM AND CHRISTIANITY

February 22, 2016 Featured News
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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 […]

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Orthodox Education Day: “East Meets East”

September 11, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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East Meets East – Orthodox Education Day

July 23, 2015 Featured News
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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:  

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Orthodox Scout Sunday is February 8

January 28, 2015 News

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 […]

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Orthodox Nativity, New Year and Epiphany Celebrations Worldwide

January 9, 2015 Featured News
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December 2014- January 2015 Eastern Orthodox & Oriental  Christian Nativity, New Year and Epiphany  Celebrations Worldwide. Source1: Source2: Source3: Source4: Source5: Source6: Source7: Source8:  Source9: Source10: Source11: Source12: Source13: Source14: Source15: Source16: Source17: Source18: Source19: Source20: Source21: Source22: Source23: Source24: Source25: Source26: Source27: Source28: Source29: Source30: Source31:  Source32:

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

November 26, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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Can the Oriental Orthodox receive the Eastern Orthodox Councils?

October 13, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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St. Phoebe Center to Hold its First Conference in Manhattan

August 28, 2014 Featured News

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; […]

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Your teeth look great — now tell me about Orthodoxy

June 12, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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

May 17, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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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

May 14, 2014 Featured News
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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 […]

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Great and Sacred Orthodox Synod to be held in 2016

March 7, 2014 Featured News

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. […]

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

March 6, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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Ancient Faith Publishing Offers Books for Lenten Reading

March 2, 2014 News

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 […]

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Eastern Orthodox Hierarchs to meet in Istanbul

February 27, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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

January 7, 2014 Featured News

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 […]

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