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

July 22, 2016 Featured News
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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, […]

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Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – Activity Report 2015

December 22, 2015 Featured News
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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 […]

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

November 15, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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

June 26, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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Character by John G. Panagiotou

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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Assyrian Girl Abducted in Baghdad

May 14, 2015 Featured News
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 […]

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Greek orthodox church in west Turkey opens after 93 years

May 11, 2015 Featured News
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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 […]

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

May 9, 2015 Featured News
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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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CELEBRATIONS MARKING 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION OF DACHAU CONCENTRATION CAMP TAKE PLACE IN GERMANY

May 8, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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Chaldean Patriarch: Kurdish Constitution Should Mention Christians

May 7, 2015 Featured News

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 […]

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The Ancient Armenian Orthodox Church of Forty Martyrs in Aleppo Destroyed

April 29, 2015 Featured News
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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 […]

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Albanian Orthodox Church Unveils Revamped Website

April 27, 2015 Featured News
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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 […]

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

April 23, 2015 Featured News
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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: […]

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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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ISIS behead Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19, 2015 Featured News
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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 […]

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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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Hunger Strike Planned to Mark Centenary of Assyrian Genocide

April 10, 2015 Featured News

  Fides News Agency – April 2015 To commemorate the genocide of their ancestors in 1915, members of the Syriac [Assyrian] community in the city of Midyat will begin a collective hunger strike on 20 April, also to draw the attention of the Turkish public and International opinion to the massacre of Christians that took place […]

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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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Patriarch Aphrem II Visits Syria’s Qamishli Amid War

April 7, 2015 Featured News

ARA News – 7/4/15 Qamishli, Syria — Ignatius Aphrem II, Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Syriac Orthodox Church in the world, continues his journey in the cities of Hasakah province, northeastern Syria, to inspect the conditions of the Syriac-Assyrian community in the area. Patriarch Aphrem II and […]

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