OCP Secretary – “Kosovo and Metohija belongs to Serbia”

OCP Secretary with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

OCP News Service – 23/4/18 Belgrade- Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, George Alexander commented that Kosovo and Metohija truly belong to Serbia. Comments were made during a brief meeting with the Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE. He was on a ten-day visit to Serbia, where he met Patriarch Irinej- head of Serbian Church. Secretary also ...

Youth Involvement in the Armenian Church A Top Priority: Youth representatives provide first-hand accounts and strategies for youth participation in churches

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - 11/12/17 The World General Assembly dedicated a portion of its meeting to discuss Armenian youth and its current status in the life of our church. His Holiness invited four individuals to represent the voice of the youth and offer suggestions to foster youth participation in our churches. Those youth who traveled to Antelias were: Carnie ...

“HRASHAPAR” WELCOME FOR HIS HOLINESS CATHOLICOS ARAM I AT THE WESTERN PRELACY

Armenian Orthodox Church in Lebanon - October 2016 On the morning of Friday, September 30, 2016, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I arrived at the Prelacy, accompanied by H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate of the Western Prelacy, and Brotherhood members. His Holiness and entourage were greeted with “Hrashapar” by members of the Brotherhood serving in the Prelacy and ...

Diplomatic battle against Kosovo’s admission to UNESCO

October 2015 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said today that Serbia will continue with its activities in order to prevent the admission of Kosovo to UNESCO, but warned that this fight will be extremely difficult. Appearing on Radio Television Serbia (RTS), Dacic stressed that countries that have not recognised the unilaterally ...

OCP Executive Council Congratulates Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III of the Assyrian Church of the East 

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OCP News Service - 29/9/15 Global: George Alexander -(Secretary ) has sent  a letter of congratulation on behalf of the Executive Council of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE to His Holiness  Mar Gewargis III - Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East. Source: OCP News Service

His Holiness Aram I Meets with the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper

His Holiness Aram I met with the Right Honourable Mr. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, on 03 June 2015, in Ottawa-Canada. On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Pontiff expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister for Canada’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide. He also shared with the Prime Minister ...

OCP Society Executive Council Condemns Killing of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Libya

OCP News Service - 17/2/15 Global: The Executive Council of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society condemned the murder of 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians by ISIS in Libya. Chairman K C Jacob said that these types of killing are inhuman and it is a big challenge to the whole of humanity. Secretary George said that everyone has a mutual responsibility ...

Lecture – What does it mean to be Syriac Orthodox?

January 2015 Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese for the Eastern United States Archdiocesan Executive Council – Education Committee Dr. George Kiraz will present a lecture on what it means to be Syriac Orthodox. This talk will discuss the identity of the Syriac Orthodox Church historically and will touch upon contemporary issues facing our youth and what it means to ...

OCP Executive Council Calls for Prayers and Constructive Efforts for Global Peace

Images of homes being marked by ISIS with the letter “Nun” (ن), the Arabic equivalent of our “N” and the abbreviation for Nasara, or “Nazarenes”: what they call Christians in a gesture of contempt to make them seem like outsiders in their own land.

  OCP News Service 24/7/14 Global: The Executive Council Jacob of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society under the Chairmanship of Mr. K C Jacob called for prayers and constructive efforts for lasting Global Peace. The Executive Council expressed at most concern on the situation of Christians in the Middle East, Iraq, Ukraine, Africa and elsewhere. OCP Council members and ...

The newly elected committees of the Assembly of the Catholicosate of Cilicia will soon begin their work

14/7/13 Under the presidency of His Holiness Aram I, the two committees elected by the Assembly--the Council of Religion and the Council of Laity--will now begin to implement the priorities of the Assembly. The 13 members of each council will represent the Dioceses for the next four years. The Council of Religion will work on Christian education, ...

Catholicosate General Assembly Concludes

19/6/13 ANTELIAS, Lebanon—On Wednesday June 12 the General Assembly began its deliberations under the presidency of His Holiness Catholicos Aram I with 100 delegates and official guests representing the Prelacies in the Diaspora taking part in the Assembly. Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian headed the Western Prelacy delegation, which was comprised of fifteen delegates. During the three-day ...

OCP Executive Council Mourns the death of Delhi Gang Rape Victim

  30/12/12 OCP News Service India: Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Executive council has condemned the brutal gang-rape incident in Delhi which resulted in the death of a young girl. OCP Executive Council observed 10 minutes of silence remembering the brave girl who passed away last day at Singapore hospital. Chairman K C Jacob said that the event is a ...

OCP Executive Council request IMOC to withdraw from Orthodox – Roman Catholic Dialogue

Read the Petition OCP News Service - 03/12/2012 Indian/Global: The Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society, George Alexander on behalf of the Executive Council made an official request to Catholicos Baselius Marthoma Paulouse II Primate of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church, the Holy Episcopal Synod members, to withdraw from the Oriental Orthodox – Roman Catholic dialogue as ...