Oriental Orthodox Churches

Their Holinesses Pope Tawadros II and Catholicos Aram I at Atchaneh for Heads of OOC Meeting

June 21, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 21/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, received at the new Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh, their Holinesses Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of Saint Mark Episcopate, Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, before the beginning of […]

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Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Visits Catholicos Aram I

June 14, 2018 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 14/6/18 His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited his brother in Christ His Holiness Catholicos Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia for the Armenian Orthodox Church, at St. Mary’s Monastery in Bikfaya, Lebanon. His Holiness was accompanied by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media […]

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April 23, 2018 Featured

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – 23/4/18 Invited by the co-chairmen, HE Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and HE Metropolitan Bishoy of Damiette, of the Joint International Theological Commission of the two families of the Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches, and with the presence, blessings and gracious hospitality of His Holiness Aram I, a working group met in Antelias […]

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March 17, 2018 Featured

Prof .Petros Vassiliadis (President – CEMES)- OCP News Service – 17/3/18 The World Council of Churches Conference on Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania (8-13 of March, 2018) was the first Global Christian event after the Holy and Great Council of the (Eastern) Orthodox Church in Crete, Greece (19-26 of June, 2016). And it is […]

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The Role of Images and the Veneration of Icons in the Oriental Orthodox Churches – Book

March 1, 2018 Featured

Dr Christine Chaillot – OCP News Service – 1/3/18 The Role of Images and the Veneration of Icons in the Oriental Orthodox Churches: Syrian Orthodox, Armenian, Coptic and Ethiopian Traditions BUY BOOK FROM AMAZON The aim of this book is to demonstrate the presence in the very ancient Eastern Churches of religious images of all […]

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Official Portal of Serbian Patriarchate Features ‘Triennial Anniversary OCP Delegation Meeting with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II’

February 6, 2018 Featured

OCP News Service – 6/2/18 Belgrade-Serbia: The official web portal of the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchate(www.spc.rs) has featured news on Triennial Anniversary of the historic Meeting of the OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II. The feature is published in Serbian language. Обележена трогодишњица сусрета делегације ОСР са патријархом Игњатијом Јефремом II Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE and […]

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The Quest for Orthodox–Assyrian Alliance

January 26, 2018 Featured

George Alexander – OCP News Service- (Dept. of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) – 26/1/18 Introduction To be frank, any kind of Orthodox – Assyrian Church alliance seems to be a distant dream. However, it is always good to keep our hopes high and keep praying for the distant dream. The Christian […]

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Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Prelates Convene Joint Prayer Service Interceding for Migrants & Refugees

November 10, 2017 Featured

SCOOCH – 10/11/17 New York, New York – On November 8, 2017 the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened a joint prayer service for the United Nations community, interceding for the world’s migrants and refugees. In addition to the bishops of […]

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Oriental Orthodox Primates Gather in Germany

October 18, 2017 Featured

Julie Johns (Delegate in UK and Western Europe) – OCP News Service – 18/10/17 Germany- Primates of Oriental Orthodox Churches,  Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria – Primate of Coptic Church, Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of the East (Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church), Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia (Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church) […]

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Three Popes & a Patriarch & the Impossible task of Orthodox Christian Unity

May 5, 2017 Featured

George Alexander – Dept. of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – OCP News Service  Buy the Second Edition of ‘Orthodox Dilemma’ – a unique book on Pan-Orthodox Christian Conciliar Unity Some thoughts Great gesture of ecumenism in Egypt between Pope Tawadros II and Pope Francis. Both Prelates signed documents to mutually recognize […]

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Roman Catholic – Oriental Orthodox Dialogue – 2017

January 31, 2017 Featured News

MOTV – 31/1/17 The 14th meeting of the International Joint Commission For Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches took place in Rome from January 22-27 2017, hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Representatives of the following Oriental Orthodox Churches took part in the conference.  The Coptic Orthodox Church, […]

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‘Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Dialogue’ New Book from the Volos Academy

November 18, 2016 Featured News

OCP News Service – 18/11/16 Order From Amazon ($27.00) www.amazon.com/Dialogue-between-Orthodox-Oriental-Churches/dp/6188126452/ Order from http://ekdotikidimitriados.org/ For ordering the book, also contact Helene Moursa Email: ekdotiki.dimitriados@acadamia.org Volos Academy Publications +30 2421 093553 Visit Volos Academy Fb Page here: Volos Academy Publication Fb Page here: Global: The Volos Theological Academy in Greece has launched a new book titled ‘The Dialogue between […]

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November 10, 2016 Featured News

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org – November 2016 In his reflections at the opening session of the bilateral theological dialogue between the Oriental Orthodox Churches and the World Anglican Communion, at the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, in Antelias, Lebanon, His Holiness Aram I described the present ecumenical landscape as one of “stagnation and uncertainty”. In his judgment “the continuous efforts […]

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Second Edition of “Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity” now Available

October 12, 2016 Featured News

OCP Publications – OCP News Service – 12/10/16 BUY FROM LULU for $7.50 only http://www.lulu.com/shop/george-alexander/collected-writings-on-orthodox-christianity/paperback/product-22738642.html PURCHASE FROM AMAZON: READ REVIEW BY John G. Panagiotou at American Orthodox Institute Global: Second Edition of the Pan-Orthodox Christian publication titled ‘Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity – Various Aspects of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches’ is available for purchase. […]

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A Response to Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith’s Article on ‘Orthodox Schism’ in Ukraine

October 7, 2016 Featured News

George Alexander – OCP News Service – 7/10/16 On 12 September 2016, Catholic Herald published an article by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith titled ‘An Orthodox schism could be looming. But there might just be a Catholic solution’. Vatican & Uniate Reunion: Indian, Syriac Orthodox & Thozhiyoor Faithful Join Malankara Eastern Catholic Rite He speaks on the […]

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Martin Luther King Jr. Canonized by the Unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’

September 15, 2016 Featured News

OCP News Service – 15/9/16 International Communion Webiste http://www.internationalcommunion.org/index.php World Bishops Council http://www.theworldbishopscouncil.org/ Read news on Cannonisation SAINT MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER CANONIZED BY ORTHODOX CHURCH USA: Martin Luther King Jr. is declared a saint by the unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’. Declaration of  Luther’s Sainthood was announced by Archbishop Timothy Paul, who […]

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Meeting of the Heads of the Oriental Orthodox Churches

September 8, 2016 Featured News

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 8/9/16 Communion of Oriental Orthodox Churches (Africa & Middle East) Particpiating Churches – The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, The Syriac Orthodox Church of Anthioch and All East, The Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church.  Their Holinesses: Pope Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch […]

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Orthodox Christian John Panagiotou Appointed Lecturer at Cummins Reformed Episcopal Seminary

July 19, 2016 Featured News

Diocese of the Southeast of the Reformed Episcopal Church – 19/7/16 Read Review of ‘The Orthodox Dilemma’ by John G. Panagiotou at AOI CTS Welcomes New Professor USA: Cummins Theological Seminary President, Dr. Julius Barnes, is pleased to announce the appointment of John G. Panagiotou as the Lecturer in New Testament Greek at the seminary […]

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‘Other’ Orthodox have low expectations for ‘Great Council’

June 19, 2016 Featured News

Father Paul Thelakat  –  www.cruxnow.com- June 2016 A leading cleric of the Oriental Orthodox Churches, invited to the “Great and Holy Council” taking place in Crete only as observers, says that “humanly speaking, one cannot expect much from this synod … but we believe in the power of the Holy Spirit who can guide us at […]

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Vatican & Uniate Reunion : Indian, Syriac Orthodox & Thozhiyoor Faithful Join Malankara Eastern Catholic Rite

April 5, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service- 4/4/16 Also, Read Indian Orthodox Church Sents Letter to Pope, Major Archbishop, & Roman Catholic Prelates: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=1372 Kerala-India: As per the MCYM (Malankara Catholic Youth Movement) Fb group, twenty-five families from Indian Orthodox Malankara Church (Catholicate of the East), Syriac Orthodox Church in India (Patriarchate of Antioch & All East) the Independent Thozhiyoor Church (former Oriental Orthodox Church) ‘reunited’ with […]

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OCP Secretariat Calls for Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council

February 8, 2016 Featured News

Monu John Phillip – Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat- OCP News Service – 8/2/16 Read- Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion http://theorthodoxchurch.info/blog/news/?p=35399 Global: The Secretariat of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian NGO-Movement) has called for Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council. On behalf of the Secretariat, an official letter signed by George Alexander and […]

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