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May 15, 2015 Featured News

 John G. Panagiotou – OCP News Service – May 2015 Global: Growing up in my hometown, I fondly remember Mr. MacNamara’s corner drug store. There the kindly old pharmacist Mr. MacNamara would not only own a pharmacy, but he would have for sale all kinds of candy and nicknacks that only an old-fashioned drug store […]

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The Lost Romanov Icon and the Enigma of Anastasia

May 14, 2015 Featured News
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Harry Blanton Binkow – 14/5/15 Public Relations and Media Russian Imperial Family Historical Society For OCP News Service Global: A historical novel written in October 2012 (Thames River Press – London), by Marie Stravlo and Carlos Mundy, reveals insurmountable unpublished information about the case of Anna Anderson (aka Anastasia) and the true fate of the Romanov […]

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Support Orthodox Positive Psychologist Maria Fotiadou to Make the World a Better Place

May 9, 2015 Featured News
Maria Fotiadou (PhD, Positive & Health Psychology Life Coaching & Inspirational Speaking)

OCP News Service – 9/5/15 Please Vote for Maria Here: http://thisisyourlifechange.com/vote-for-maria-fotiadou/ Visit the FB Page Here: Global: Maria Fotiadou from Thessaloniki Greece is taking part in a global competition to be one of the people to receive help from a great team & make her dream come true. Maria is Ph.d holder in positive psychology […]

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Emmy Award Winning Actor Jonathan Jackson Visits Monastic Republic of Mount Athos

May 1, 2015 Featured News

Maria Sidiropoulou – OCP Delegate of Thessaloniki and all Greece OCP News Service – 1/5/16 Thessaloniki: The famous Emmy award winning Hollywood actor Jonathan Jackson made a pilgrimage to the Monastic Republic of Mount Athos. He joined Orthodox Church three years back with his family on April 24th Friday 2015. He visited the Holy Mountain […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Serves Special Prayers for the Ethiopian Martyrs

April 25, 2015 Featured News

Yonas Geredew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and All Ethiopia) OCP News Service – 25/4/15 Addis Ababa: His Holiness Abune Mathias- Patriarch of Ethiopia served special prayers for Ethiopian Martyers in Libya who were murdered by the ISIS terrorist. Hundreds of faithful and several family members of the victims took part in the prayers. Archbishops, […]

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Oriental Orthodox Primates hold Meeting at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

April 23, 2015 Featured News

Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan & All Armenia) OCP News Service – 23/4/15 Yerevan: Five Patriarchs/Catholicos of the ancient Oriental Orthodox communion of Churches held a private meeting at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin in Yerevan, Armenia on 23rd April 2015. The meeting was hosted by His Holiness Karekin II Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia. […]

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SUPPORT THE EARTH DAY – APPEAL

April 22, 2015 Featured News

OCP News Service – 22/4/15 Visit here for more details: Dear All Global: Please Support Earth Day ( April 22 2015) by saving energy in all ways you can. Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE will not operate our workstations for more than five hours  today in support for the EARTH DAY 2015. SAVE OUR MOTHER EARTH!!! Source: OCP […]

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Letter of Condolence from OCP Secretary to Patriarch Abune Mathias on the Brutal Murder of Ethiopian Christinas in Libya 

April 21, 2015 Featured News
OCP Secretary George Alexander with Patriarch Abune Mathis of Ethiopia in 2013

OCP News Service – 21/4/15 Global: The Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, George Alexander has send a letter of condolence to His Holiness Abune Mathias – Patriarch of Ethiopia on the brutal murder of Ethiopian brothers in Libya. Source: OCP News Service

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Full Union of the Bulgarian Alternative Synod with the Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarchate Realized

April 19, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service Special Courtesy: Angela Petrova 18/4/15 Sofia: Reports from Sofia indicate that the breakaway Alternative Synod of the Bulgarian Church have achieved complete union with the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. It was a long trial and error process for unity. RINSU (Religious News Service of Ukraine) in April 2015 made the following comments in their report […]

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Paschal Message from the Chairman of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE

April 8, 2015 Featured News

Easter – OCP News Service 08/04/15 Dear beloved brothers, sisters, and well-wishers Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!!! Hristos a înviat! Adevărat a înviat!!! I take this blessed opportunity to wish you all a blessed Pascha. May the great feast of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour shower abundance of blessings upon you. Let us […]

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Conference announced at Cambridge University on Trends & Themes in Medieval Christian Holy War – May 2015

March 21, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service Dan Koski – 21/3/15 From Heraclius to Urban II : Trends & Themes in Medieval Christian Holy war Email Contact : fromheracliustourban@gmail.com Visit  for more details here: UK: A Conference at the University of Cambridge on Trends & Themes in Medieval Christian Holy War is to be held on the 1st of […]

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Sruti Orthodox Liturgical School presents first ever Spiritual Harmonic Orchestra in India

March 13, 2015 Featured News

Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service – 13/3/15 Pics -Shijo Mathew- Focalize Photography India/Kerala/Kottayam: Sruti School of Liturgical Music of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church presented the first ever Spiritual Harmonic Orchestra in India. The historic event titled ‘Sumoro 2015’ was held at the Windsor Convention Centre at Kottayam. It […]

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Metropolitan Ambrosius of Helsinki Sparks Controversy by Inviting Female Lutheran bishop Irja Askola to Altar during Clergy Ordination

March 5, 2015 Featured News
Metropolitan Ambrosius of Helsinki (L) Archbishop Leo of Karelia & All Finland (R)

OCP News Service Courtesy- Pepa Nova – 4/3/15 Read Statement from Archbishop Leo here in Finnish Helsinki News Report here:  Helsinki: Orthodox Metropolitan Ambrosius of Helsinki of the Finnish Orthodox Church invited Female Evangelical Lutheran bishop Irja Askola to Altar with him during Clergy ordination at the Sunday Divine Liturgy. This has sparked much controversy. […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios takes to social media to propagate Lenten thoughts

March 1, 2015 Featured News

Liju Cherian – OCP News Service – February 2015 AHMEDABAD, Gujarat, India: Indian Orthodox Metropolitan HG Pullikkottil Dr Geevarghese Yulios, who leads the Diocese of Ahmedabad in the Indian western state of Gujarat, has exhorted the faithful to follow an ethical life of witness based on fasting, prayer, and liturgy for the ongoing great Lent. […]

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OCP Delegation meets Fr Alexander Kurien – Deputy Associate Administrator of the Office of U.S. Government-Wide Policy

February 22, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 22/2/15 Dubai: The OCP Society delegation met with Fr Alexander Kurien – One of the leading U.S. diplomats and the Deputy Associate Administrator of the Office of U.S. Government-Wide Policy. OCP Delegation of George Alexander (Secretary & Spokesperson) and Prakash Varghese (Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant) met Father Alexander at […]

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Egyptian Leaders Visit Pope Tawadros II to Express Solidarity

February 17, 2015 Featured News

John Anton- (Special Delegate in Cairo) OCP News Service- 17/2/15 Cairo: Various leaders from the religious , social political  sectors of the Egypt visited  His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria on 16th February 2015 at the St Marks Cathedral in” Abbassia, Cairo  to express their condolences and solidarity  over the killing of 21 Coptic Orthodox Christians […]

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Glimpses from the Apostolic visit of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to Malankara  

February 15, 2015 Featured News

OCP News Service 15/2/15 Kerala: His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II- Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and All East continue to visit several places in Kerala. The Primate Celebrated Divine Liturgies, visited several Churches, met with dignitaries, consecrated churches and new buildings, took part in feast and ecumenical meetings  and spoke to faithful. […]

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First day of the Syriac Patriarchal visit to Malankara

February 8, 2015 Featured News

Ajest T Philip -(OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) 7/2/15 India/Kerala: Seventh February 2015 marked the first day of Apostolic visit of His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II- Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and All East. The Patriarch was given a warm welcome at the Cochin International Airport. His BeatitudeAbune Baselios Thomas I […]

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Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid released from Prison

February 3, 2015 Featured News
His Beatitude Archbishop Jovan VI – Primate of the of the Autonomous Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Church

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Belgrade, Serbia & the Balkan) OCP News Service – 3/2/15 Belgrade: Archbishop Jovan VI – Primate of the of the Autonomous Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric of the Serbian Orthodox Church was released from the Idrizovo prison in Macedonia on 2nd February 2015 at 5 pm. The Appellate Court rejected the […]

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Unique Pan-Orthodox Calendar from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society

January 24, 2015 Featured News
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Save the above displayed image to your computer for printable size.  Dept. of Public Relations – 24/1/15 OCP News Service Global: The Dept. of Public Relations of OCP Society has released a unique 2015 Pan-Orthodox calendar featuring three import historic events. The calender features the 50th anniversary of the holy Addis Ababa Conference, 100th anniversary of the […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias Meets with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar & President Sisi

January 16, 2015 Featured News

John Anton OCP News Service – January 2015 Cairo: During his visit to Egypt, Patriarch Abune Mathais of Ethiopia met with  Ahmed el-Tayeb who is the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar.  They had a cordial meeting and discussed various topics of interest. The Patriarch and the delegation along with Pope Tawadros II also met with His Excellency Abdul […]

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