Oriental Orthodox Churches

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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Joint Commission for the Dialogue between Eastern Orthodox & Oriental Orthodox Churches Revamped : Communique Available

November 26, 2014 Featured News
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OCP News Service 26/11/14 Special Courtesy-Fr Dr K M George Working Group of the Joint Commission for the Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches was held on November 24-25 2014 in Athens-Greece.  COMMUNIQUE Invited by the two Co-Chairmen, HE Metropolitan Emmanuel of France and HE Metropolitan Bishoy of Damiette, of the […]

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Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on Christology 2014

November 7, 2014 Featured News

November 2014 Read below the agreed Statement on Christology between the Anglican Church and the ancient Oriental Orthodox Churches Read: Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on Christology 2014. Read: Communiqué Source:  

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Oriental Orthodox Churches Concelebrate the Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala in Dallas

November 3, 2014 Featured News

Indian Orthodox Malankara Church – Diocese of South-West America November 2014 – PAN-Orthodox Celebration Dallas: The Feast of St. Gregorios of Parumala ( the first cannonized Indian Saint) was celebrated with a spirit of unity by the Oriental Orthodox Churches in Dallas at St Gregorios Orthodox Church in Garland under the leadership of Rev. …

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Only dialogue can foster relations between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches : Dr Christine Challiot

September 24, 2014 Featured News

September 2014 Read: Dr Christine Chaillot urges Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Unity at OCP Award Ceremony (Video) Read: OCP Society Honours Dr Christine Chaillot – the world renowned pan-orthodox activist with the first ever Defender of Orthodoxy Award India/Kerala/Kottayam: It is only through dialogues and talks that the ecumenical relations between the Eastern and Oriental […]

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Archbishop Leo of Finland: Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches form fullness of Orthodoxy

June 24, 2014 Featured News

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service Eastern – Oriental Orthodox Christian Unity 24/6/14 Also read: Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki Helsinki: In his speech during the reception provided to the Patriarchs of Alexandria on 23rd June 2014, Archbishop Leo […]

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Second Orthodox Education Day

January 23, 2014 Featured News

January 2014 Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK The second Orthodox Education Day, organised by the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches (COOC), took place at St. Sarkis Armenian Orthodox Church in London on Saturday, 18 January. The topic for study was “Extra Biblical Sources of Faith and Tradition.” The day began with Morning […]

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UK and Irish Oriental Orthodox Churches concerned over Egypt

August 18, 2013 News

18/8/13 The president of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland has expressed deep concern over the recent escalation of violence in Egypt. A Statement has been issued by the Rt Rev Bishop Vahan Hovhanessian, who is also President of the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in […]

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Pastoral Letter of Patriarch John X Stress on the need for Unity between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

March 9, 2013 Featured News

9/3/13 “Therefore, we hope to accomplish all steps towards a full sacramental unity with our brethren in the Eastern non-Chalcedonian Churches, based on what we have agreed upon in Chambesy as a positive result of a long and extensive dialogue. If we realize this, we should be able to show that we have offered a […]

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Oriental Orthodox Churches to Concelebrate Liturgy

October 6, 2012 Featured News

Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches in America 06/10/2012 SCOOCH Website: The Oriental Orthodox will con-celebration Divine Liturgy on October 6, 2012 at the Armenian Orthodox Church, New Jersey at 10 am. The Principal Celebrants are His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian (Hierarch of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America),His Eminence Archbishop Cyril […]

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New Officers for Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches

July 19, 2012 Featured News

The Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches In UK and Ireland 19/7/2012 At its meeting on 17 July at the Armenian Church Hall in Iverna Gardens, the Council of Oriental Orthodox Churches in the UK & Ireland held its trienniel elections. Having served two terms as President, His Grace Bishop Angaelos (Coptic Orthodox Church) retired from […]

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Anglicans and Orthodox Churches formalise ecumenical relationship

February 7, 2012 News

6/2/2012 The Church of England and Oriental Orthodox Churches have formalised their ecumenical relationship. The two Churches have formally established the Church of England-Oriental Orthodox Regional Forum (AOORF), which has existed in an informal capacity for some years. For the first time, the role of the forum has been clarified in a document that sets […]

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