AMERICAN CAPITAL HOLDS COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS TO MARK CENTENNIAL OF 1917 TRAGEDY

Eastern America Diocese - ROCOR - 28/11/17 On Tuesday evening, November 7, the centennial of the Bolshevik coup in Russia, the parishioners of St. John the Baptist Cathedral gathered in their church to prayerfully commemorate the countless victims of godless communism. Co-served by cathedral Protodeacon Leonid Mickle, parish rector Archpriest Victor Potapov served a solemn panihida. ...

Archbishop Abune Nathaniel of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

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OCP News Service - 2/3/16 Memory Eternal Addis Ababa: Archbishop Abune Nathaniel of Ethiopia has entered eternal rest. He was one of the senior most prelates of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The Late Archbishop Abune Nathaniel acted as the Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of Ethiopia after the demise of late Patriarch Abune Paulose of Ethiopia. Memory ...

“God or Nothing”

Fr. Steven Kostoff - OCA-October 2015 Recently, I was browsing through some journals at a bookstore, and I picked up the current issue of one of my favorite religious journals, First Things.  I came across a promotion of a new book by an African Roman Catholic bishop whose name escapes me.  The title of the book was ...

Archbishop Abune Phillip of Ethiopia Enters Eternal Rest

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OCP News Service Special Courtesy - Mentu Desta Asrat Addis Ababa: His Grace Abune Phillip - Archbishop of Ilbabur and Gambela diocese of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church passed away on 31 August 2015. Th funeral was later held at the Hily Trinity Cathedral in the Capital City of Addis Ababa. Memory Eternal Source: OCP News Service

Memory Eternal – Dr. Helmy Guirguis – Founder of the UK Coptic Association

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February 2015 It was with sorrow that we learned of the death of Dr. Helmy Guirguis on 31 January, after an extended period of ill heath. Dr. Guirguis was a long-standing advocate of oppressed Coptic Christians and the founder of the UK Coptic Association, now known as UK Copts. Both Abba Seraphim and Dr. Guirguis served ...

Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos of the East Enters Eternal Rest

+ Memory Eternal + OCP News Service – 26/5/14 India/Kerala/Kottayam: Catholicos Baselios Marthoma Didymos former Catholicos of the East and Metropolitan of Malankara and the Primate emeritus of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church entered eternal rest on 26th May 2014 at the St Gregorious hospital in Parumala in Kerala. Baselios Marthoma Didymos was the Catholicos on the ...

Archbishop Dionysius Behnan Jajawi Enters Eternal Rest

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East - 18/2/14 Memory Eternal!!! His Eminence  Dionysius Behnan Jajawi former archbishop of Jerusalem and the Holy Land of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East entered eternal rest. His Eminence was the most senior archbishop and had served more than 55 years as archbishop of the Syriac ...

Remembering Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann (1921–1983)

2/1/14 SVOTS On this 30th Anniversary of Protopresbyter Alexander Schmemann’s death, our Seminary remembers his life, his work, and his influence on the Church in America. As Dean of St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1962–1983, Fr. Alexander formed hundreds of students, providing themFr. Alexander's class notes from "Mary and the Church" with an understanding of what he termed “liturgical ...

His Eminence Epifanie of Buzău and Vrancea Passed Away

Memory Eternal!!! The Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate informs us: The Romanian Patriarchate announces with sorrow the passing away of His Eminence Epifanie, Archbishop of Buzău and Vrancea, on 7 January 2013, in the afternoon. The funerals will take place Thursday, 10 January 2013, from 10.00 – 13.00 hours in the Archiepiscopal Cathedral of Buzău where he will ...

Metropolitan Mar Bernabas Mathews Enters Eternal Rest

Indian Malankara Orthodox Church 9/12/2012 Memory Eternal!!! Indian/Kerala: Mathews Mar Bernabas of the Indian Orthodox Church entered in to eternal rest. Mar Barnabas moved on from this world at around 2:30 a.m., Sunday, December 09, 2012. Metropolitan was admitted to Pushpagiri Hospital for a pain-related issue. H.H. The Catholicos is en route to the hospital after which the ...

His Beatitude Ignatius IV (1920-2012) – Biography

5/12/2012 Memory Eternal!!! His Beatitude Ignatius IV (1920-2012), Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, fell asleep in the Lord today, December 5th, 2012, at St. George Orthodox Hospital in Beirut Lebanon, after having suffered a stroke earlier this week.  Biography His Beatitude Patriarch Ignatius IV (Hazim) of Antioch and All the East was born in 1920 in the village of Muharda, ...

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Passed Away

The Late His Beatitude Archbishop Torkom Manoogian Patriarch of Armenian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem 96th Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem on the Throne of St. James 13/10/2012 Memory Eternal. YEREVAN, OCTOBER 12, ARMENPRESS. On October 12 Vicar of the Patriarch of Jerusalem Archbishop Nurhan Manoukyan informed Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II that after long ...

Archbishop Aghan Baliozian dies at 66 in Australia

25/9/2012 Memory Eternal PanARMENIAN.Net - Australian-Armenian journalist/foreign correspondent Arthur Hagopian issued a statement on the death of Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of Australia and New Zealand Archbishop Aghan Baliozian. “The Armenian church in the Diaspora has lost one of its most eminent leaders with the death of Archbishop Aghan Baliozian, Primate of the Diocese ...

METROPOLITAN DIONYSIOS OF LEONTOPOLIS PASSES AWAY

The Alexandrian Patriarchate Memory Eternal!!!! The Elder Metropolitan Dionysios of Leontopolis fell asleep in the Lord on this the 3oth day of August 2012. The late Elder Metropolitan Dionysios of Leontopolis, born in the world as Ioannis Hatzivasiliou, was born in Alexandria in 1929. He held a degree from the Theological Academy of Halki (1951-1955) as well ...

Repose of Hieromonk Panteleimon‏ (Lake)

Indonesian Orthodox Church Hieromonk Panteleimon (Lake) reposed in the Lord yesterday morning at 8.00am (local time, West Timor, Indonesia). Hieromonk Panteleimon was a cleric of the Indonesian Deanery (Indonesian Orthodox Church) of the Australia and New Zealand Diocese. He will be buried Monday, June 20 in his home village in Nilulat-Kefamenanu – 230 km East of Kupangand. ...