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FOCUS Ecumenical Journal – July 2017 Issue

June 26, 2017 Featured
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-continent- OCP News Service – 26/6/17) Ecumenical News Download a Copy of the Focus Journal: Download from SCRIBD The July 2017, issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global […]

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FOCUS Ecumenical Journal Features Metropolitan Philipose Mar Chrysostom

April 6, 2017 Featured
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-continent- OCP News Service – 6/4/17) Ecumenical News Download a Copy of the Focus Journal: Download from SCRIBD The April 2017 issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar, (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global […]

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“Reach out to Your Orthodox Brethren” OCP Secretary to the Sharjah Indian Orthodox Community

January 31, 2017 Featured News
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Prakash Varghese- OCP Delegate of Gulf, Levant and All Middle East OCP News Service – 31/1/17 Sharjah-United Arab Emirates – Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian organisation) spoke on the need for Pan-Orthodox Unity at St. Gregorios Indian Orthodox Malankara Church in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. George was invited as the Chief Guest at […]

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Focus Ecumenical Journal Features Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society

September 26, 2016 Featured News
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Dr Ajesh T Phillip (Delegate of the Indian Sub-continent- OCP News Service – 26/9/16 Download a Copy of the Focus Journal: The October 2016 issue of the Focus Diaspora Journal of the Marthoma Syrian Church of Malabar (A Church in former Oriental Orthodox tradition and a member of the Global Anglican Communion) has featured Orthodoxy […]

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Orthodox Education Day 2016

August 22, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – Dr. Mary B. Cunningham Download the flyer St. Vladimir’s Seminary 575 Scarsdale Rd. Yonkers, NY 10707 1st October 2016 Throughout the history of the Christian Church, the Virgin Mary has been the focus of unparalleled love and devotion, the subject of fervent prayer. Join us for our annual open house and fall festival, […]

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SVOTS Orthodox Education Day 2016

July 20, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – Dr. Mary B. Cunningham – July 2016 On October 1, 2016 St. Vladimir’s Seminary 575 Scarsdale Rd. Yonkers, NY 10707 Throughout the history of the Christian Church, the Virgin Mary has been the focus of unparalleled love and devotion, the subject of fervent prayer. Join us for our annual open house and fall […]

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The Holy Relics of St Verena Arrives in Melbourne – Australia

December 7, 2015 Featured News

OCP News Service – 7/12/15 Read more about the Saint here: More pics here:  Melbourne: Bishop Anba Suriel – Primate of the Diocese of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions of the Coptic Orthodox Church has brought the holy relics of St Verena in Melbourne. Bishop Suriel and the Coptic Orthodox Church delegation travelled to Switzerland and receive […]

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Patrairch Ignatius Aphrem II Celebrates the Annual Oriental Orthodox Eucharist

November 1, 2015 Featured News

October-November 2015 – Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II USA: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Annual Oriental Orthodox Eucharistic Concelebration at St. Mark Cathedral in New Jersey. Archbishops from Oriental Orthodox sister churches, as well as Mor Titus Yeldho, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese in Northern America and Mor […]

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Blessing of the Holy Muron held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

September 28, 2015 Featured News

The Armenian Orthodox Church – September 2015 Yerevan-Armenia: Blessing of the Holy Muron at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church was held on 27th September 2015. His Holiness KarekIn II – Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia was the chief celebrant. His Beatitude Archbishop Nourhan Manougian – Patriarch of the Armenian […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios to represent Oriental Orthodox at Helsinki Lausanne Orthodox Initiative from Sept 1-5

September 1, 2015 Featured News

OCP News Service By OCP Gulf Correspondent – September 2015 HELSINKI, Finland: The third Lausanne Orthodox Initiative (LOI) consultation begins outside Helsinki from September 1 to 5, 2015 under the theme ‘The Gospel as Good News’. HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios will participate as a delegate and will be the sole representative from among […]

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East Meets East – Orthodox Education Day

July 23, 2015 Featured News
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SVOTS- July 2015 “East Meets East” is the theme for our next Orthodox Education Day (OED). Our annual campus Open House this year will be held Saturday, October 3 and will celebrate the longstanding relationship between our Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox seminarians and graduates. Please join us! Source:  

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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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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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Oriental Orthodox Fathers and Representatives of Other Churches Stand in Solidarity at Prayer Service Commemorating the 21 Coptic Orthodox Martyrs of Libya

February 25, 2015 Featured News
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Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches in America – 25/2/15 Staten Island, NY – H.G. Bishop David and the clergy and faithful of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England were joined last night – February 19, 2015 – by members of their Oriental Orthodox extended family as well as representatives of […]

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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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Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Popes of Alexandria Meets in Cairo: Exchange Nativity and New Year Greetings

January 4, 2015 Featured News

December 2014- January 2015 THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF THE GOD-MAN IN CAIRO On the day of the Nativity of the God Man, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Divine Liturgy of the Nativity of Christ at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo, […]

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Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Patriarchs of Antioch observe special prayers for the release of Abducted Bishops of Aleppo

December 27, 2014 Featured News

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant) OCP News Service – 27/12 /14 Beirut: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East – Primate of the Universal Syriac orthodox Church led special prayer service at the St. Aphrem Cathedral (Aleppo) for the release of the two abducted archbishops […]

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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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