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

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 Mor ...

Oriental Orthodox Conference of USA Reconvenes : Welcomes New Members

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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 Europe, ...

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

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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 theological dialogue for unity between Orthodox ...

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

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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 Joint Theological Commission of ...

OCP Secretariat Calls for Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Conciliar Unity

Monu John Phillip (Special Envoy – OCP Secretariat) OCP News Service - 8/11/14 Read OCP Mission Statement here: Talk by OCP Secretary on Orthodox Unity at I.A.O Conference here: Global: The Secretariat of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society has called for increased theological dialogues, exchange of visits and cooperation between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox churches. The Secretariat members commented that ...

Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on Christology 2014

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:  

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

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. ...

Primacy : An Oriental Orthodox Perspective by Fr. Dr. K. M. George

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October 2014 Introduction It is hardly a matter of dispute that some form of primacy is essential to the sacramental and organizational life of the Church, from presiding over a local Eucharistic celebration to the convening of a synod -universal, regional or local. The first Synod was held in Jerusalem and it was presided over by James, apostle ...

Can the Oriental Orthodox receive the Eastern Orthodox Councils?

Fr Peter Farrington - British Orthodox Church - October 2014 Visit The blog here: At the beginning of the 21st century it seems that the relationship between the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox communities is as close as it has been for centuries. There certainly remain those within the Eastern Orthodox community who perhaps view the Oriental Orthodox ...

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

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 Orthodox Churches can ...

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 Ajesh T Phillip (OCP Delegate of Indian Sub-Continent) OCP News Service - 17/9/14 India/Kerala/Kottayam: Speaking at the OCP Award Ceremony Dr Christine reminded everyone on the importance of dialogue between Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches and urged ...

Historic Armenian Liturgy held at the Akdamar Church unites Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Participates for the first time together with Syriac and Armenian Orthodox Prelates

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Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service - 8/9/14 Turkey: The fifth annual Armenian Orthodox Liturgy was held at the historic at the Cathedral of Holy Cross located on the Akdamar Island on 7th September 2014. This year it was a very special and historic due the presence of His All ...

The 3rd Annual Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference held in New Jersey

21/8/14 Youth, Clergy Gather in NJ for Third Annual SCOOCH Youth Conference Paramus, NJ – The Very Reverend Fr. John Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern Diocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church, and the faithful of the Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary in Paramus, NJ hosted more than 130 youth, more than a dozen clergy, ...

The Anglican Communion-Oriental Orthodox Dialogue International Commission Meets at the Catholicosate of Cilicia in Antelias (Lebanon)

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On 6 August 2014, His Holiness Aram I met with the Officers of the Commission: Co-Presidents Archbishop Geoffrey Rowell and Metropolitan Bishoy, and Co-Secretaries Archbishop Nareg Alemezian and Rev. Canon Dr. Alyson Barnett-Cowan; the Ecumenical Officer, Rt. Rev. Housig Mardirossian, also attended. The Co-Presidents briefed Catholicos Aram I on the outcomes of their two-day meeting and ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aprem II receives Oriental Orthodox delegation: Discuss plans to organize Pan-Oriental Orthodox Council

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Prakash Varghese – (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) 7/8/14 Reflections on the future of the Oriental Orthodox Communion: Beirut: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of Antioch and All East received high level Oriental Orthodox prelates at his residence on 5th August 2014. Bishop Anba Bishoy, Bishop of Damietta of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Archbishop Nareg Alemezian - ...

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

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 of Karelia and All Finland ...

Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East European Region) OCP News Service - 24/6/14 Eastern – Oriental Orthodox Christian Unity Helsinki: The Finnish Orthodox Church celebrates the historic meeting of three Hierarchs from the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox family. Pope & Patriarch Tawadros II of Alexandria All Africa – Primate of the Coptic ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Leaders laud OCP Society: Discuss Oriental Orthodox Unity

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OCP News Service - 21/6/14 Also read: Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society Dubai: The Ethiopian Orthodox Church leaders of the ...

Addis Ababa Conference Portal powered by OCP inaugurated at all UAE National Ethiopian Youth Conference: Ethiopian Orthodox Prelates Honored by OCP Society

OCP News Service - 21/6/14 Click to visit the Portal below: http://www.theorthodoxchurch.info/aacp/ Dubai: The Exclusive Portal Dedicated the to the Addis Ababa Conference of the Oriental Orthodox Churches (held in the year 1965) was inaugurated by the Priests of Ethiopian Orthodox Churches in the United Arab Emirates. The Conference portal is powered by OCP Society and will remain ...

Pope Tawadros receives Fr Dr K M George: Discuss Orthodox Unity

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OCP News Service June 2014 (Coptic - Indian Orthodox Churches The Oriental Orthodox Communion) # Greetings on behalf of Catholicos of the East conveyed to Pope of Alexandria # Invites Pope Tawadros to India # Discussed the possibility of reviving Eastern Orthodox - Oriental Orthodox Theological dialogue # Talks on the possibility for reconciliation between Syriac Orthodox Church and the ...

Fourth Annual Oriental Orthodox Youth Conference in USA to be held in August

May 2014 SCOOCH - Standing Conference of the Oriental Orthodox Hierarchs in the USA Visit the Parish Website:  http://www.virginmarynj.org/ USA: Join the 4th Annual SCOOCH Youth Conference on August 16, 2014 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the St. Mary’s Assyrian Orthodox Church, Paramus, NJ. Fees: Early registration – $15.00 // On site registration – $20.00 Source: