Oriental Orthodox Churches

Roman Catholic – Oriental Orthodox Dialogue – 2017

January 31, 2017 Featured News
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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
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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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“THE ECUMENICAL MOVEMENT IS IN DANGER OF LOSING ITS IDENTITY AND VISION” HH ARAM I

November 10, 2016 Featured News
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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
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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
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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 […]

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

September 15, 2016 Featured News
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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
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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
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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
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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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Our Ignorance Will Disintegrate Orthodoxy in Ukraine

January 4, 2016 Featured News

George Alexander Secretary & Spokesperson For Dept. of Church Research and Studies – Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE “By the rivers of Babylon, There we sat and wept When we remembered Zion” (Psalm 136) The Orthodox Study Bible. Types of Orthodox Churches in Ukraine: Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate – UOC-MP Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kievyan Patriarchate-UOC-KP […]

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Dr Ajesh T Philip Speaks on the historical importance of Western Rite among Oriental Orthodox Churches in India

September 29, 2015 Featured News
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OCP – MARP- September 2015 Visit MARP here: Also Read: OCP Secretary Presents Historical Photos to the Old Cathedral Community of Metropolitan Alvares Julius in Colombo: Goa- India: Dr Ajesh T Philip (OCP Delegate of the Indian Sub-Continent and Chief Project Coordinator – MAR) Spoke on the historical importance of  Western Rite among Oriental Orthodox […]

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Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide & Consecration of Holy Myron: A Foretaste of Pan-Orthodox Unity

July 21, 2015 Featured News
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Helen Bader – (Special Corespondent in Lebanon) OCP News Service – July 2015 The Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and the Consecration of Holy Myron at the Holy See of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church: A Foretaste of Pan-Orthodox Unity. Beirut:The Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide and the Consecration of Holy Myron in […]

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Oriental Orthodox Con-celebration in Netherlands

July 7, 2015 Featured News

Reported – Ruben van der Kaap Pictures – Anke Wanger – July 2015 06 July 2015 was a beautiful day! For the first time in the history of the Oriental Orthodox Churches in the Netherlands, we have celebrated a feast together with all Oriental Traditions-Armenians, Ethiopians, Eritreans, Copts and Syriacs.   A new Oriental Orthodox […]

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San Francisco Book Review gives Four Star Rating to ‘Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity’

May 30, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service- Dept. of Publications – 30/5/15 Read the Original Review here: Purchase from Amazon and Kindle here: Global: Pan-Orthodox Christian book titled ‘Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity – Various Aspects of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches’ by OCP Publications (Released in October 2015) have been rated with a grade of 4 stars (4/5) by […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II presides over the meeting of the Standing Committee of Oriental Orthodox Churches in North America

March 17, 2015 Featured News

17/3/15 USA: His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch & All East presided over the meeting of the Standing Committee of Oriental Orthodox Churches in North America (SCOOCH) on 16th March. The meeting was hosted at the Armenian Orthodox Church in New York by His Eminence Archbishop Kajag Barsamian. Coptic Orthodox Church, Syrian […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios expresses unhappiness on unity efforts among Oriental Orthodox Churches

January 25, 2015 Featured News
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By Liju Cherian – (OCP Delegate & Chief Correspondent) OCP News Service- 25/1/15 OCP Media Network Exclusive Also Read : Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion AHMEDABAD, India: His Grace Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan of Indian Orthodox Church, has come out openly in expressing his displeasure on unity and cooperation among […]

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Pope Tawadros II & Patriarch Mathias call for Unity between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

January 11, 2015 Featured News

  John Anton (OCP Delegate & Special Corespondent in Cairo) OCP News Service – 11/10/2015 Cairo: Pope Twardos II of Alexandria and Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia has jointly called for greater cooperation and unity between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches. Patriarch Abune Mathias made several proposals for Orthodox unity to Pope Tawadros II. Apart […]

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Oriental Orthodox Conference of USA Reconvenes : Welcomes New Members

December 23, 2014 Featured News
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SCOOCH – December 2014 Stony Point, NY – The Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches reconvened on Monday, December 1, 2015, at the Virgin Mary & St. Pachomius Coptic Orthodox Center in Stony Point, NY where it welcomed its two newest members: H.E. Mor Silvanos Ayub, Archbishop of the Malankara-Syriac Knanaya Archdiocese of America, Canada, and […]

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Fifty Years of Theological Dialogue between Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches

December 2, 2014 Featured News
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OCP News Service – OCP Secretariat – 2/12/14 Visit for the history of dialogues here: Read OCP Orthodox Unity Statement here: Joint Commission for the Dialogue between Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Churches Revamped: Join Commission details here: Orthodox Unity talk by OCP Secretary at I.A.O. Conference here:  Global: The 2014 marks the 50th year of […]

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