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Condolence Letter from Supreme Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II on the demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas

March 23, 2014 Featured News

23/3/14 His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, send a letter of condolence to the Holy Synod of the Syrian Orthodox Church, expressing his sorrow on the passing of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Zakka I, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East. His Holiness offered the deepest sympathies on behalf of […]

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Condolences Message from Catholicos Baselios Paulose II on the Demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East

March 22, 2014 Featured News

OCP News Service – 22/3/14  The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Condolences Message from His Holiness Baselios Paulose II – Catholicos of the East and Metropolitan of Malankara – Primate of the Indian Orthodox Church on the Demise of Patriarch Ignatius Zakka Iwas of Antioch and All East  Also Read- – Indian Malankara Orthodox Church Mourns the Demise […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Participants of the 15th European Individual Chess Championship

March 13, 2014 News

On March 9, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; welcomed players participating in the 15th European Individual Chess Championship. Present at the meeting were His Grace Bishop Hovnan Hakobyan, Grant Sacristan of the Mother See; and His Grace Bishop Bagrat Galstanyan, Director of […]

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

March 9, 2014 Featured News

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin – 9/3/14 From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, We extend our pontifical blessings and warm congratulations to all the beloved women and girls on the occasion of March 8. The beginning of Spring, when nature undergoes a rebirth, the feast of March 8 brings joy to people’s hearts, highlighting […]

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Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod Session – New Papal Election Regulations

March 9, 2014 Featured News

David H Bebawy – February-March 2014 On Thursday, February 20, 2014, The Holy Synod of The Coptic Orthodox Church held a historic session headed by H.H. Pope Tawadros II and voted in favor of the amendments to the bylaws of 1957 governing the selection and election of a new patriarch. On December 26th and 27th, […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received President of Georgia

March 1, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On February 28, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; welcomed Mr. Grigori Margvelashvili, President of Georgia; in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Accompanying him was Mr. Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, with the attendance of His Eminence Archbishop Arshak Kachatryan, Chancellor […]

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Ordination of Priests on the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and His Companions in the Mother See

March 1, 2014 News

March 2014 On February 27, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of St. Vartan the Warrior and his 1036 companions in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. During the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, ordination of priests was held in the Mother Cathedral under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos […]

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Annual Clergy Conference Convenes in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

March 1, 2014 Featured News

March 2014 On February 25, the Feast Day of St. Ghevond the Priest and his Companions, under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the annual Clergy Conference was held in Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Present at the meeting were the Bishops and Priests of the Brotherhood […]

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Volunteer Homeland Defenders Union Board Visit the Mother See

March 1, 2014 News

March 2014 On February 26, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, welcomed members of the newly appointed Volunteer Defenders Union board in the Vache and Tamar Manoukian Library and Manuscript Repository of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The delegation was led by Lieutenant General Manvel Grigoryan, President of the […]

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INAUGURATION OF THE CATHEDRAL OF THE HOLY ARCHANGELS BY POPE THEODOROS II IN MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE

February 22, 2014 Featured News

Alexandrian Patriarchate  Archim. Daniel Biazis – February 2014 On Sunday 16th February 2014, the third day of the visit of His Beatitude to the Republic of Mozambique, Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africaconducted the inauguration of the beautiful and historic Cathedral of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel in the capital, Maputo, […]

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NAME DAY OF POPE THEODOROS II CELEBRATED IN MOZAMBIQUE

February 22, 2014 Featured News

Alexandrian Patriarchate – February 2014 Archimandrite Daniel Biazis On Monday 17th February 2014, The feast of the Saint and Great Martyr Theodoros of Tyre, the day on which His Beatitude Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria celebrates his name day, the Very Reverend Archimadrite Daniel Biaziz, Preacher of the Holy Metropolis of Zakynthos, conducted […]

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POPE THEODOROS II VISITS AN ORPHANAGE IN NADALE IN MOZAMBIQUE

February 22, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 Alexandrian Patriarchate On 15th February 2014, the second day of His Beatitude’s visit to the Republic of  Mozambique, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa went to the north of the capital, Maputo, to the Nadale area, where he visited an orphanage, in which 49 children live, 27 of […]

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Orthodox Seminary Digital Library – OSDL

February 3, 2014 Featured News

Fr. C. C.Cherian Senior Librarian Orthodox Theological Seminary -2/2/14 The Indian Malankara Orthodox Church OS-DIGITAL-LIBRARY-KOTTAYAM.pdf Visit Seminary website:  A Memorial of the Seminary Founder Preamble In connection with the Bicentenary projects of the Old Seminary, the collection, preservation and retrieval of old records enter into the world of Digital Media. We have been striving to […]

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Syriac Orthodox Delegation visits Pope Tawadaros II

January 29, 2014 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Church of Anticoh and All East- Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa 29/1/14 Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan  Abun Mor Themothevos Matta Al Khoury visited  Pope Thevedros II along with Rev.Fr. Kyrillos Messaoudi and Dn.Dr. Jamil in Alexandria. The delegation also visited  Abune Mor Bishoy of Damietta (abbot of Demiana) at the Hospital. […]

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Common appeal to the Geneva II International Conference on Syria by His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

January 27, 2014 Featured News

On 26 January 2014 His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia issued a joint appeal to the Geneva II International Conference on Syria. The text of appeal is given below. We, Primates of fraternal Orthodox Churches, the Church of Antioch and […]

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Historic church receives $20,000 grant

January 26, 2014 News

[OCA] – Janauary 2014 Holy Ghost Church, Bridgeport, CT, recently was awarded a $20,000.00 Historic Preservation Technical Assistance Grant [HPTAG] to fund a condition assessment and restoration plan for its church building. The grant, given by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, has been equally matched by funds from a bequest to the parish from […]

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Address of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the participants in Geneva II International Conference

January 22, 2014 Featured News

22/1/14 The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent an address to the participants in Geneva II International Conference due to take place in Montreux, Switzerland, on 22 January 2014. The text is given below. Dear participants in the conference, Today the world expects from you decisive actions aimed at settling by peaceful means the […]

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First and foremost a man of God but the Church still needs money

January 19, 2014 Featured News

Cyprus-Mail January 2014 Archbishop Chrysostomos II on Friday denied suggestions that he was neglecting his spiritual work to concentrate on the Church’s finances. “This is not true and these comments have been made by people who have nothing to do with the Church nor do they know what we do,” he said. Speaking to the […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Receives the Administrative Directors and Staff of the Mother See

January 13, 2014 News

On January 8, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received the administrative directors of the departments of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, in the Events Auditorium of the Gevorkian Theological Seminary. During the meeting the Catholicos of All Armenians offered his congratulations on the occasion of the feasts of […]

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Popes of Alexandria Meet

January 8, 2014 Featured News

Januray 2014 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa was in Cairo for the holy days of Christmas, to conduct the festal spiritual and Liturgical events as is Patriarchal custom. On the eve of the Great Feast, following the Divine Liturgy, His Beatitude received at the Patriarchal Vicariate the Scouts […]

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Pontifical Message of Blessings to the Syrian-Armenians for the Feasts of New Year and Christmas

December 31, 2013 Featured News

December 2013 On the occasion of the feasts of New Year and Christmas, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, expressed His congratulations and best wishes, extending His Pontifical message of blessings to the Spiritual Leaders of the Armenian community in Syria, the spiritual and secular servants, civic authorities, administrative staff […]

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