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Scholar John G. Panagiotou Preach on the Parable of ‘The Rich Fool’ at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral- Columbia

November 25, 2018 Featured

Correna Panagiotou – 25/11/18 Orthodox Christian scholar John G. Panagiotou preaching at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Columbia, SC on Jesus’ parable of ‘The Rich Fool’. Source:

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John McKinney, The Trailmaster, Calls On Us To Take a Spiritual Approach to the Care of Nature in his New Video: “Letter from John to the Hikers”

April 18, 2018 Featured

The Trail Master – 18/4/18 On Earth Day April 22 and every day, “Begin the restoration of nature by restoring yourself,” urges author John McKinney, aka The Trailmaster, in his new video Letter from John to the Hikers. “Give up blame. Set aside anger. Give thanks for God’s many blessings, for friends and family, and for the natural world […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary to bestow three honorary doctorates at 2018 commencement

March 29, 2018 Featured

SVOTS – 29/3/18 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] At its commencementSaturday, May 19, 2018, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will confer honorary doctorates to three people for their contributions to the Orthodox Church: composer Mitered Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Seminary Trustee Emeritus Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, and University of Kentucky Professor David Bradshaw, Ph.D. “Their contributions align so fittingly […]

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Worship God By Looking After Your Physical Health

February 27, 2018 Featured

Cassie Steele – OCP News Service – 2/2/18 All Christians are aware of the importance of the soul above all else, with 82% of believers in heaven understanding that humans exist there only spiritually and not physically. However, this can be dangerous and lead to the neglect of the body. Physical health can show your commitment to […]

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“Before I am an athlete, I am an Orthodox Christian” – Novak Djokovic

January 25, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – Eastern Diocese-25/1/17 Taken off the tennis courts for six months because of persistent elbow pain, Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic made his return to the ATP circuit on Tuesday, facing off against American Donald Young in the first round of the Australian Open tournament. He won the match handily (6-1, 6-2, […]

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Two New Orthodox Christian Martyrs – Gregory and Roman

October 7, 2017 Featured

OrthodoxChurch – 7/10/17 Roman Zabolotny, 39, and Grigory Tsurkanu, 38, the two Russian martyrs fought in Syria and were captured by ISIS. They refused to renounce Orthodox Christian faith in Lord Jesus Christ and refused to convert to Islam and join ISIS. All sources indicate that two martyrs have been executed at the public square in […]

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October 4, 2017 Featured

Metropolis of Chicago – 4/10/17 CHICAGO’S GREEK, RUSSIAN, SERBIAN, UKRAINIAN, ROMANIAN, ALBANIAN, ARABIC AND AMERICAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS GATHER FOR PANORTHODOX SERVICE CHICAGO, IL: Chicago’s Greek, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Albanian, Arabic and American Orthodox Christians gathered at Lane Tech Auditorium on Saturday, September 30, 2017, for a Pan Orthodox liturgical worship service commemorating 125 years […]

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Orthodox Patriarch of Tbilisi welcomes the Relics of St. Martyr Queen Ketevan

September 29, 2017 Featured

Orthodox Church – 29/9/17 His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch and Catholicos of Tbilisi and all Georgia Elijah II welcomed the relics of famous Georgian queen and martyr Ketevan, who was martyred in custody by Persian Muslims in 1624, after refusing to abandon Orthodox Christian faith and convert to Islam to marry the Persian Emperor. Source:

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September 22, 2017 News

 Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago – 22/9/17 On September 30, 2017, Chicago’s Greek, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Albanian, Arabic and American Orthodox Christians, will gather at 10:00 AM at Lane Tech Auditorium, 2501 West Addison Street for a Pan Orthodox liturgical worship service commemorating 125 years of the Orthodox Christian presence in greater Chicagoland. A […]

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Orthodox Christian Monks chant

August 11, 2017 Featured

Orthodox Church – 11/8/17 Orthodox Christian monks of the Great Kiev’s Lavra chant the Dogma of the Church. Source:

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Two new books “fill a gap” for Orthodox tweens

May 1, 2017 News
Queen Abigail

LAS VEGAS, NV [DOW Communications] – 1/5/17 Two recently published books, Queen Abigail the Wise and Vanessa the Wonder-Worker, are helping to fill a gap in Orthodox Christian fiction for “tween” readers between the ages of 9 and 12.  Bookended by heavily illustrated readers for toddlers and serious tomes about dating for teens, the world […]

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PMG Chair of M.G. University Honours Orthodox Journalist Joice Thottackad

January 25, 2017 Featured News

OCP News Service – 25/1/17 Writings of Joice Thottackad The Paulose Mar Gregorious Chair of the Mahatma Gandhi University has honoured Joice Thottackad (renowned Orthodox Christian Journalist in India) for his outstanding contributions in the field of Orthodox Christian publishing. Joice Thottackad has made an enormous effort in publishing and popularizing the teachings of the […]

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Support an Orthodox Christian to buy a Piano to Earn his Livelihood

November 1, 2016 Featured News

OCP News Service – 11/1/2016 (The below request has been verified by the local Orthodox Church in Pakistan ). A humble request from one of our Orthodox Christian Faithful in Pakistan. Your support will help him earn his livelihood. Please contact Alexander in person via email – awaisshahbaz0@gmail.com.  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ  I am Alexander, an […]

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Sad scenes at the Orthodox Christian cemetery in Priština – a chapel turned into a public toilette, many graves overrun by weeds

October 15, 2016 Featured News

Dioscese of Razka-Prizren – Church of Serbia- 15/10/16 On the occasion of a recent visit to the Serbian Orthodox communal cemetery in Priština, Fr. Saša Mitrović the local priest could see sad and disturbing scenes. Recently repaired and cleaned the cemetery chapel was turned into a public toilette and a garbage dump, many graves have been […]

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Orthodox Africa – A review article

August 24, 2016 Featured News

LOI – August 2016 We are pleased to be able to publish the following short review of In Africa: Orthodox Christian Witness and Service by HE Archbishop Anastasios Yannoulatos of Albania who was the host of the first two LOI international consultations and continues to encourage us in our work together. “My sisters and brothers, […]

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August 12, 2016 Featured News

Archpriest Andrew Phillips – August 2016 As the Orthodox Christian population grows in England due largely to immigration but also to conversion, Fr. Andrew Phillips and his communities are working to keep up with the need for churches. Please read here his appeal for help in this regard. Thirty-five years ago we desperately tried to establish […]

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OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Displayed at SYGG16 Leadership Program in Netherlands

July 28, 2016 Featured News

OCP News Sevice- 28/7/16 Julie Jones (Delegate -Representing Coptic Orthodox Church of United Kingdom to OCP) Netherlands: The OCP Icon of St Gregorios of Parumala (the first canonised Indian Saint) was displayed at the global Syriac Orthodox Youth (Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering 2016 of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Anthioch & All East) gathering held […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Ships Books to Nairobi Seminary

July 14, 2016 Featured News

SVOST – July 2016 On July 6, 2016, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary sent $15,000 worth of theological books on a 7,000-mile journey to the Orthodox Patriarchal Ecclesiastical School of Makarios III in Nairobi, Kenya. The African seminary is the recipient of a tithe of St. Vladimir’s most recent #GivingTuesday Campaign, which took place on […]

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Serbian Cultural Festival ‘Vidovdan’ Held in Poland

July 5, 2016 Featured News

Nadezhda Filipchik – For OCP News Service – July 2016 In the end of June, Polish audience welcomed for the fifth time the guests from Serbia – artists and scientists participating in the Vidovdan festival of Serbian culture. The festival was organized by the Orthodox Christian parish of St. John the Evangelist and took place […]

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Conference Celebrates Unity in Diversity of Orthodox Church Music

June 30, 2016 Featured News

  David Lucs – ISOCM- 30/6/16 Minneapolis, Minn. – Participants from nearly every jurisdiction in North America attended the 2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium held at the historic St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral here. “When we attend conferences and symposia, every once in a while you really feel like you are attending one that is truly special,” […]

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Pan-Orthodox Council on Crete Rounding up its Procedures

June 25, 2016 Featured News

TASS – 25/6/16 The Council has endorsed five of the documents specially drafted for it and put up for signing MOSCOW, June 25. /TASS/. Pan-Orthodox Council that brought together on the Isle of Crete the representatives of ten out of the existing fourteen local (national) Orthodox Churches is about to round up its procedures. The […]

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