Vatican’s 3rd most powerful figure, Cardinal Pell, charged with multiple sex assaults

Australian Cardinal George Pell (С) © Alessandro Bianchi / Reuters

RT.com - July 2017 Australia’s highest-ranking Roman Catholic clergyman, Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell, has been charged by Australian police over sex allegations from "multiple complainants." The Vatican has released a statement of support for Pell, citing his "honesty." "Cardinal Pell is facing multiple charges in respect of historic sexual offences," Victoria state police deputy commissioner Shane ...

Daesh Militants Turn Christian Church Into Caliphate’s Сhildren Training Center

Sputniknews - 24/1/17 Daesh militants have turned the main Christian church in the Iraqi town of Tall Kayf into a base to train young recruits, including from nearby Mosul, local media reported Monday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Rudaw news agency reported, citing an eyewitness, that the children trained there were about 15 years old. Jihadists used this church ...

Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

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OCP News Service - 11/12/16 Pic by Bishop Anba Suriel  Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo.  NEWS More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place at  the minor church ...

Japan gets first Coptic Orthodox Church

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Japan - July 2016 VISIT FACEBOOK PAGE: A new church was consecrated in Kyoto, Japan on the 15 of July2016. Bishop DanielBishop of the Coptic  Orthodox Church Diocese of Sydney and Affiliated Region presided over the ceremony and over 100 participants from Japan,Egypt, Ethiopia, and Eritrea were present for the occasion. The Coptic Orthodox Church has been active in Japan since 2004. The new 3 storey building, named after St.Mary and St. Mark was purchased from another denomination  and has been in use for over 30 years. The Coptic Orthodox Church plans to expand its ministry in the region. News in Japanese and pics at ChristianToday.com Source: Coptic Orthodox Christian Community of Japan    

New “Orthodoxy in America” app now available at no charge

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - July 2016 Priest John Parsells, Rector of Christ the Savior Mission, Berlin, MD, and his associates atOrthodox Web Solutions have developed a new free app—“Orthodoxy in America”—for smartphones and tablets. “This app is much more than just a church locator,” explains Father John.  “It brings together news, social posts, daily audio, and trending ...

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – Activity Report 2015

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OCP News Service – OCP Secretariat – December 2015 Dear Beloved Readers, well-wishers and faithful Nativity and New year Greetings from OCP Secretariat. It with great pleasure we present to you the 2015 activity report of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society. Meetings and Visits OCP Delegation made a historic meeting with His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II and the Syriac Orthodox Delegation in ...

Condolences of the Serbian Patriarch Irinej to the President of the Republic of France

15/11/15 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej has expressed to President of the Republic of France Francois Hollande his condolences over the series of terrorist actions committed in Paris on November 13-14, 2015. His Excellency President of the Republic of France Mr. François HOLLANDE Paris Mister President, News on last night’s terrorist attacks at many locations in the capital of the Republic of ...

SHOOTING OF DOC ON BULGARIA’S ‘LIVING SAINT’ FINISHED

June 2015 Movie Website here: Filming of The Silent Angel, a documentary dedicated to Bulgarian centenarian Elder Dobri("Dyado Dobri") is now ready after several moths of shooting, local media outlets report. Bulgarian, German and US producers have said their work is now entering into a process of editing. In a matter of months it will be released in ...

Character by John G. Panagiotou

 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 would ...

The Lost Romanov Icon and the Enigma of Anastasia

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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 family. The ...

Assyrian Girl Abducted in Baghdad

16 year-old Assyrian girl Juliana George was kidnapped in Baghdad 7 days ago.

May 2015 Baghdad (AINA) -- A 16 year-old Assyrian girl, Juliana George, was abducted from her home in Baghdad 7 days ago. A person knocked on the door of her home and when she answered she was abducted by 4 men and placed into a taxi which sped away. Her grandfather Joseph, who is a priest, ...

Greek orthodox church in west Turkey opens after 93 years

Greek orthodox church in west Turkey opens after 93 years

BGN News - 11/5/15 The church of Agios Konstantinos in the town of Menemen in Turkey’s western province of İzmir opened on Sunday for its first service in 93 years, with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and Menemen mayor Tahir Şahin among the attendees. An olive tree was planted on the grounds of the church and doves were released ...

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

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 form United Kingdom. She ...

CELEBRATIONS MARKING 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION OF DACHAU CONCENTRATION CAMP TAKE PLACE IN GERMANY

On 3 May 2015, the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp took place in the territory of the former concentration camp. The commemorative events are traditionally held on the first Sunday after April 29. Taking part in the large-scale celebrations were representatives of Munich’s major religious organizations, as well as ...

Chaldean Patriarch: Kurdish Constitution Should Mention Christians

Fides News Agency  - May 2015 In view of the parliamentary debate on the adoption of the Constitution of the Autonomous Region of Iraqi Kurdistan, Chaldean Patriarch Louis Raphael I intends to open a free and serene debate on the formulas which in the constitutional text will indicate members of the various Christian communities as full ...

The Ancient Armenian Orthodox Church of Forty Martyrs in Aleppo Destroyed

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Prakash Varghese ( OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant) OCP News Service - 29/04/2015 Read more about the Church here:  Beirut: The 15th-century Armenian Apostolic church located in the old Christian quarter of Jdeydeh has been destroyed in bombings. Reports suggest that explosives were placed underneath the structure through some underground tunnels. This historic church was the ...

Albanian Orthodox Church Unveils Revamped Website

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OCP News Service - 27/4/15 Visit Website HERE: The Albanian Orthodox Church has unveiled their newly redesigned website. The website includes improved design, far more details. It has three language choices of Albanian, Greek and English. Majority of the information posted are in Albanian language. We expect that there will be minor English version of news items ...

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

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. Participating prelates were ...

Canonization Services of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide Begins at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

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Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) 23/4/15 Yerevan: Canonization of the Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide have begun at the Open Air Altar in the Mother See. World-Wide LIVESTREAM via the internet, with simultaneous explanation of the service offered in the following languages: Armenian, English, and Russian, is being live-streamed on the following websites: www.agbu.org www.agbu.am www.armeniangenocide100.org Source: OCP News Sevice

SUPPORT THE EARTH DAY – APPEAL

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 News Service

ISIS behead Ethiopian Christians in Libya

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OCP News Service Yonas Garedew (OCP Delegate of Addis Ababa and all Ethiopia) VIEW Graphic Picture HERE: SEE VIDEO HERE: Detailed Report HERE: Addis Ababa: The New Propaganda Video released by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) shows the killing of a group of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. In the shocking graphic video ISIS gunmen shoot and behead the ...