Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II arrives in Germany for Maiden Apostolic Visit

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Message of His Holiness Karekin II on Victory and Peace Day and Liberation of Sushi

MAY 2015 MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II,  SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS,  ON THE COMMEMORATION DAY OF VICTORY AND PEACE AND THE LIBERATION OF SHUSHI From the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, we extend our Pontifical blessings and congratulations to our faithful people on the occasion of the day of the glorious victory of May 9 and ...

A Russian Journalist Speaks on the Survival of Romanov Family Members – Video

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Russian Imperial Family Historical Society - May 2015 Amateur video in which a Russian journalist in the past tells the Italians wrote an article about the witnesses that the Romanovs were alive ... In the video there is grave Photo eldest daughter of Nicholas II who died in 1976. Source:

Prize Awarded for The Winners Of ‘Rev Academician Dumitru Staniloae’ Contest Of Theology

Church of Romania On 5 May 2015, the winners of the contest of theology entitled “Rev Academician Dumitru Staniloae” were awarded prizes in the Patriarchal Residence, by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church. They received diplomas and money. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel delivered a speech, congratulated the winners and spoke about the personality of ...

The Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide: A Prayer for Justice and Peace

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - May 2015 On the evening of May 7, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia; and His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia; attended an ecumenical prayer service: The Holy Martyrs of the Armenian ...

HALKI SUMMIT II

May - June 2015 Visit the Halki Summit II website. His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is hosting the second Halki Summit on “Theology, Ecology, and the Word.” Co-sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University, the summit will be held on the island of Halki from June 8-10, 2015. Continuing the legacy established by the Ecumenical Patriarchate for over twenty-five years, ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to attend the First Ever Syriac Orthodox Day in Germany

7/5/15 Germany: From May 15-17, the Syriac Orthodox Church in Germany under the direction of His Eminence Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis and the chairman of the diocesan council Dr. Scharbil Raid Gharib will be holding the first Syriac Orthodox church day in German history.  At this event, His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II will show presence ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II celebrates Divine Liturgy at St Mark Syriac Orthodox Church in New Jersey

4/5/15 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Syriac Orthodox Cathedral in Teaneck, NJ. During the liturgy, His Holiness elevated Rev. Fr. Anthony De Luca to the rank of Chor-bishop (Corepiscopos -Khuroyo). During the sermon, His Holiness thanked Khuroyo Anthony for his service in multiple capacities to the Holy ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II urge Peace & Reconciliation in Malankara

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OCP News Service - Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) 3/5/15 ALSO READ PREVIOUS STORIES: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Catholicose Baselios Paulose II – True Brothers in Christ makes history in Armenia Historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II take place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin: OCP Chancellor ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks at “Christians in the Middle East: What Future?” Conference

2/5/15 Italy: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II gave a talk at the "Christians in the Middle East: What Future?" International Conference organized by Sant'Egidio Community in Bari - Italy. His Holiness gave an overview of the history of the Christian presence in the Middle East, especially during the Muslim rule. He also gave an ...

Bishop Angaelos represents Pope Tawadros II at an international conference in Italy regarding the future of Christians in the Middle East

1/5/15 His Grace Bishop Angaelos represents His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at an international conference in Italy regarding the future of Christians in the Middle East. His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom,  took part in an international conference entitled ‘Christians in the Middle East: What Future?’ officially representing His ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Meets Syriac Catholic and Chaldean Catholic Primates

27/4/15 Lebanon: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with their Beatitudes Syriac Catholic Patriarch Mor Ignatius Youssef III Younan and Chaldean Patriarch Mar Rafael Louis Sako at the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate in Beirut, Lebanon. They have issued a statement following their consultory meeting encouraging the preservation of the Christian Identity in the Middle East, especially ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Presides over the blessing of Holy Myron

27/4/15 Syria: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II has presided over the rite of the blessing and mixture of the ingredients of the Holy Myron at St. Aphrem Monastery in Maarat Saydnaya. His Holiness blessed the ingredients of the Holy Myron which were brought from India. Source:  

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Received by Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II

27/4/15 Yerevan: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II in Etchmiadzin at the end of his visit to Armenia. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant and Very Rev. Fr. Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director. His Holiness ...

Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II receives Catholicos Baselios Paulose II of the East 

Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service - 27/4/15 Yerevan: His Holiness Karekin II - Supreme Catholicos-Patriarch of Armenian received His Holiness Baselios Paulose II _ Catholicos of the East and the delegation from the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church in a private audience at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II meets Russian President Vladimir Putin: Discuss on situation of Abducted Bishops

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24/4/15 Yerevan : His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan. His Holiness asked President Putin to help to trace the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim and Boulos Yaziji. President Putin promised to help in this matter. His Holiness will correspond with ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II & Catholicose Baselios Paulose II – True Brothers in Christ makes history in Armenia

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Dr. Rubina Khachatryan (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service - 24/4/15 ALSO, READ PREVIOUS STORIES: The historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II takes place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin: OCP Chancellor Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago urges meeting between Patriarch of Antioch and Catholicos of the ...

Message of HH Karekin II at the Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

24.4.15 Also View - Pictures from the Canonization Service of Armenian Genocide Martyrs held at the Mother See of Holy Holy Etchmiadzin MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS KAREKIN II SUPREME PATRIARCH AND CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS ON THE OCCASION OF THE CANONIZATION OF THE MARTYRS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, April 23, 2015 “If you are reviled for the ...

Historic meeting of Catholicos Baselios Palouse II with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II take place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan & All Armenia) OCP News Service - 23/4/15 Yerevan: The historic meeting between His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch on the Apsotolic throne of St Peter  and Primate of the Syriac Orthodox  Church of Antioch and All East and His Holiness Baselios Paulose II of the East –Catholicose on the Apostolic Throne ...

Vigil Service by Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II in preparation for the Canonization of the martyrs of the Genocide

23/4/15 Yerevan: Video from the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, where Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians offered Vigil Service, in preparation for the Canonization of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide. Participating in the service are the Armenian clergy, and the leaders and official delegations of the Christian Churches in ...

Orthodox Patriarchs attend Opening Ceremony of ‘Against the Crime of Genocide’ Global Forum

22/4/15 Yerevan: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the Opening Ceremony of "Against the Crime of Genocide" Global Forum. His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, the President of Armenia Mr. Serzh Sarkissian, Mr. Thornborn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, and Prof. Daniel Feierstein, President of the International Association ...