A Roman Catholic Family Converts to Orthodox Christianity in Pakistan

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OCP News Service - 27/5/19 Pakistan: A Roman Catholic Family of five members joined the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan. They were welcomed by Fr. Paul Sushil (Priest of the Russian Orthodox Church in Pakistan– Moscow Patriarchate) welcomed the family. Mr. Richard Nazeer, Ephraim, Juliana, Philip, Peter, and Maximus are the new members of the Orthodox Church ...

ORTHODOX PODCAST HOST KEVIN ALLEN REPOSES IN THE LORD

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Orthochristian.com - 8/8/18 +Rest in Peace+ Kevin Allen, the award-winning host of the Orthodox podcast “The Illumined Heart” on Ancient Faith Radio, reposed in the Lord early this morning according to a post on his Facebook page. The message reads: It is with great sadness that today, August 7th at 3:53am, Kevin Allen, our dear and most beloved father, husband, ...

“Our Church is a Family” – Metropolitan Hilarion (Kapral)

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 13/12/17 His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, talks about the recent Council of Bishops in Moscow, the preaching Christ in today’s world, on the Russian Orthodox ...

The Last Christian Emperor – Haile Selassie I and Orthodox Christianity

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Solomon Kibriye (Editor - Ethiopian Affairs) - OCP News Service - 15/11/7 November, 2017 marks the 87th anniversary of the coronation of the last Christian Emperor in the world, a member of the Oriental Orthodox Communion. At the Cathedral of Saint George in Addis Ababa, the Coptic Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Abune Kerrilos, ...

Number of atheists in Russia halves in 3 years – poll

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RT.com - 26/7/17 The number of Russians who describe themselves as atheists has fallen from 26 to 13 percent in just three years, according to recent research. The share of those who back the Church’s involvement in state politics has increased slightly. The poll, conducted by the Russian independent research center Levada in late June, showed that ...

“Gold and Clay” Conference

SVOTS - May 2017 The Sophia Institute International Center for Eastern Christian Thought and Culture 3041 Broadway New York,, NY 10027 A preliminary meeting of Orthodox Christian theologians, clergy, chaplains, and counselors, and Jungian psychoanalysts, will be held under the auspices of the Analytical Psychology and Orthodox Christianity Consultation (APOCC) at The Sophia Institute International Center for Eastern Orthodox ...

ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH: “TERRORISM IS A STRANGER TO ANY RELIGION”

Pravoslavie.ru - 28/4/17 On Wednesday, April 26, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew left Geneva, where he had addressed the World Council of Churches the day before, for Cairo, where he attended and addressed an interreligious conference at Al-Azhar University on Thursday. His address, “Religions and Peace,” focused on the importance of religions and interreligious dialogue in ...

Orthodox Christianity and Islam: Dialogues and Discourses

Nikolaos Adamou - 11/3/17 On Thursday, March 9, 2017 the Solon Society, the Hellenic Cultural Society of Long Island in cooperation with the AHEPA Constantine Cassis Chapter 170, hosted Dr. Angeliki Ziaka, Associate Professor of Theology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and Visiting Fellow at the Middle East and Islamic Studies at Columbia University for ...

Second Edition of “Collected Writings on Orthodox Christianity” now Available

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. The book consists of thirty-five ...

Pilgrimage to mark 25th anniversary of Mother Alexandra’s Repose

ELLWOOD CITY, PA [OCA] - August 2016 The 25th Anniversary of the repose of Mother Alexandra, the former Princess Ileana of Romania who founded Holy Transfiguration Monastery here, will be remembered during the community’s annual pilgrimage and patronal feast August 5-7, 2016. The monastery was established in 1967 as the fulfillment of Mother Alexandra’s dream to provide ...

Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain

JourneytoOrthodoxy - July 2016 Converting to Orthodoxy in Spain. Tudor Petcu is a Romanian writer, graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Romania. He has published a number of articles related to philosophy and theology in different cultural and academic journals. His work focuses on the evolution of Orthodox spirituality in Western societies as ...

SVOTS Alumnus Leads Mission Parish in Establishing Orthodox Presence

Fr. John Matusiak - www.Oca.org- SVOTS- May 2016 Father David Bozeman (SVOTS 2012) ministers at a Planting Grant Mission dedicated to Saint Nektarios, in Waxahachie, TX, a quiet town south of Dallas on Interstate 35. The Planting Grant program, administered by the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), awards financial assistance to fledgling parishes. “In 2009, His Eminence, ...

Updated Orthodox Faith Series Honors Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko’s Memory

SVOT- SVS Press- March 2016 St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press (SVS Press) is pleased to announce an updated and expanded edition of The Orthodox Faith series, popularly known as “The Rainbow series” and originally authored by Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko in 1971. Father Thomas, who reposed in the Lord one year ago today, March 18, 2015, was Dean ...

Planting Grant Missions: The “new church in town” proclaims ancient faith!

BEAUFORT, SC [OCA] - November 2015 “Orthodox Christianity is for everyone because Orthodox Christianity is simply Christ in His fullness,” says Priest James Bozeman of Saint James Mission here.  “One of the great hurdles that we contemporary Orthodox Christians have to overcome is any mindset other than the fact that Christ is ‘the one thing needful,’ ...

OCMC – You Are Needed as Part of a Mission Team in 2016!

Orthodox Mission Team opportunities for 2016 are now available! You service is needed! Please apply today and help lead youth camps, teach the Faith, minister to women, restore a church, or offer healthcare in a world longing for the love of Christ.

Orthodox Christian Mission Center - October 2015 Visit OCMC Website here: Around the world there are adults and children longing to learn more about the Faith. There are women who want to offer their time and talents to the Church, but need guidance on how best to serve. There are people desperate for healthcare. In 2016, Orthodox Mission ...

“Speaking to Secular America” Conference to be held at HCHC

October 2015 - Holy Cross Hellenic College  The Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity will present the conference "Speaking to Secular America: How the Church Is Reaching Out to the Non-Religious in Our Society" October 28-30, 2015, at Hellenic College Holy Cross. The conference is being held in conjunction with the inauguration of HCHC’s 21st President, the ...

On Refugees, Be ‘Wise as Serpents’

Raymond Ibrahim - 28/9/15 This article was written for RaymondIbrahim.com by Ralph Sidway, an Orthodox Christian researcher and writer, and author of Facing Islam: What the Ancient Church has to say about the Religion of Muhammad. He operates the Facing Islam blog. The Bulgarian Orthodox Church has announced it will help migrants who have arrived in Bulgaria, but has urged authorities ...