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A PROTESTANT PASTOR IN KALININGRAD EMBRACES ORTHODOXY

May 11, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.fm – May 2016 On Sunday April 17, 2016, Nikita Yeremeyev, former pastor of a Protestant community, was received into Orthodoxy in Kaliningrad, reports the Kaliningrad Diocese’s officialwebsite. “My conversion to Orthodoxy from Protestantism is not a mere desertion from the enemy’s army, but rather a result of some sort of evolution of worldview. In Protestantism […]

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The Orthodox Dilemma: New Pan-Orthodox Christian Book from the House of OCP

May 9, 2016 Featured News
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Dept. of Publications- OCP News Service- 9/5/16 Buy Hardcopies at Amazon and Lulu bookstore Amazon – ($12.00) http://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-George-Alexander/dp/1329629787 Lulu (25% discount) –  ($9.00) http://www.lulu.com/shop/http://www.lulu.com/shop/george-alexander/the-orthodox-dilemma/paperback/product-22650819.html Kindle Copies https://www.amazon.com/Orthodox-Dilemma-Reflections-Pan-Orthodox-Concilliar-ebook/dp/B017P1RFBS Detailed Reviews here: http://ocpbooks.simplesite.com/421272268 Global: OCP books, the publication division of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) is proud to present our new Pan-Orthodox Christian Publication Titled ‘The Orthodox […]

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Siberian City Celebrates Easter in a Big Way

May 2, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 2/5/16 Residents of the Russian city of Yakutsk are celebrating Easter by baking what’s thought to be the biggest kulich (an Orthodox Easter holiday cake) in the world. Twelve bakers and pastry cooks working at a local bakery in a Siberian city spent about three days to create this magnificent 1.5-meter tall treat which weighs about 400 kilograms […]

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President Putin Wishes Orthodox Christians a Happy Easter

May 2, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 1/5/16 Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday wished Orthodox Christians and all other Russian citizens a happy Easter, the Kremlin’s press service said. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday wished Orthodox Christians and all citizens of Russia a happy Easter, as the country commemorated the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, the Kremlin’s press service said. “The great […]

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Statement by the President and the First Lady of the United States on the Occasion of Orthodox Christian Easter

May 1, 2016 Featured News
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www.whitehouse.gov – May 2016 Michelle and I extend our best wishes to members of the Orthodox Christian community here in America and around the world as they observe Holy Friday and the Feast of the Resurrection. For Orthodox Christians, this is a time to remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, to rejoice in the victory of […]

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People Don’t Fast Because They Don’t Know the Meaning of Lent – Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany

April 2, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – April 2016 For many people, Great Lent is a time, let’s be honest, of difficulty and sorrow. Statistics show that every year only 3-5% of those who call themselves Orthodox Christians observe Lent, and even those don’t adhere […]

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Patriarch Kirill Criticizes Union with Rome

March 22, 2016 Featured News

Orthodox Church – 22/3/16 Moscow Orthodox Patriarch Criticizes Union with Rome Moscow- Russia: His Holiness, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril I, at the Feast of Victory of Orthodoxy (20th March 2016) held a speech in which he strongly criticized union with Latins, that the former Orthodox Christians, now known as “Eastern Catholics” signed with […]

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Kursk Root Icon Visitation through the Carolinas

March 21, 2016 Featured News

Eastern American Diocese (ROCOR) – March 2016 On Tuesday, February 16, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, Protectress of the Russian Diaspora, made her way to North and South Carolinas for a visit that would last almost two weeks. The Dean of the Carolinas & Tennessee, Archpriest Mark Mancuso, accompanied the holy icon […]

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New Center for Orthodox Christian Thought and Culture

February 14, 2016 Featured News

14/2/16- Orthodox Christian Network  Are you interested in studying Orthodoxy but not interested in attending a seminary?  Eastern University has just announced that students can take a minor in Orthodox Thought and Culture.  Details below. February 3, 2016 (St. Davids, Pa.) — Students are now welcome at the Center for Orthodox Thought and Culture. Dr. Gary […]

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An Orthodox Theological School in the Indonesian Archipelago

January 5, 2016 Featured News
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www.journeytoorthodoxy.com- January 2016 The Saint Paul Orthodox Theological School in Medan, North Sumatra, was founded in 2005. Our aim was, through this School, to spread the light of Orthodoxy, because without the necessary means, it is difficult for us to preach faith in Indonesia. This is why the School of Theology was the basis for […]

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THE PROPOSAL TO MOVE CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS TO DECEMBER 25 IS AN ATTEMPT TO SPLIT UKRAINIAN SOCIETY- ARCHBISHOP LUKA SAYS

January 4, 2016 Featured News

Pravoslavie.ru – January 2015 Zaporizhia (a city on the Dnieper river, southeastern Ukraine), January 2, 2016 At a press conference with the journalists of Zaporizhia, Archbishop Luka (Luke) of Zaporizhia and Melitopol expressed his opinion on the proposal by Secretary of the Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council Alexander Turchinov to move the celebration of the […]

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Christmas: Peace or Sword? by Chorbishop Kyriakose Thottupuram of Chicago

January 3, 2016 Featured News
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3/1/2016- Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE- Chicago- USA Nativity of our Lord!!! Global: The Orthodox Churches generally start their Nativity Fast about forty days before the celebration of the Nativity of the Lord, which is on December 25 or on January 7. However, we do realize that the Syrian churches have only 25 days of fast before […]

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Open “Call for Proposals” for “Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking ‘Diakonima’” Now Launched by SCV

December 16, 2015 Featured News
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December 2015 – Saint Catherine’s Vision Feast Day of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, November 2015, Sandwich, Massachusetts:  Saint Catherine’s Vision (SCV) recently launched their open “Call for Proposals” requesting help from qualified persons desiring to offer their services, expertise and practical assistance in their first public service ministry or “diakonima” on “Divine Compassion and Human Trafficking”. […]

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

November 24, 2015 News

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 […]

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Archon Religious Freedom presentation held at Metropolis of Chicago Assembly

November 22, 2015 Featured News
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Madison, WI 11/20/2015 – Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate  With the blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, the Archons of the Metropolis of Chicago held an Archon Retreat, November 14-18, 2015 in Madison, WI, as part of the Metropolis’ bi-annual Clergy/Laity Philoptochos Assembly. The Archon Retreat, held at the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, […]

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NEOPAGANS IN GREECE ARE READY TO START A “LIBERATION WAR” AGAINST CHRISTIANS

November 22, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 The Metropolis of Piraeus of the Church of Greece made a special statement in connection with the intensification of activities of neopagans, reports AgionOros.ru. The document points to “the unprecedented radicalization of some neopagan organizations”, most of which “go beyond law and outrage all decency”. Through their internet pages the neopagans blaspheme against […]

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GREEK JOURNALISTS VISIT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

November 21, 2015 Featured News

November 2015 On Wednesday, the 5th/18th of November 2015, a group of Greek journalists on a visit to Israel’s Foreign Ministry visited the Patriarchate after venerating at the Church of the Resurrection and the Holy Sepulcher. They were welcomed by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, who went on to talk to them about the […]

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Orthodox Missions among the Aztec People of Mexico

November 6, 2015 Featured News
You are needed to be a part of the 2016 Orthodox Mission Team serving in San Esteban and Pisaflores, Mexico, from March 26th to April 2nd. Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply!

OCMC News – November 2015 The seeds of Orthodoxy are flowering all over the world, even in Mexico where, under Archbishop Alejo of the Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of Mexico, communities of Aztec people have embraced the Faith. For the past couple of years, OCMC, in partnership with the Orthodox Church in America’s (OCA) […]

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I came to cast fire upon the earth

October 22, 2015 Featured News
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Orthodox Mission fraternity- October 2015- Fiji “Blessed is God, who desires all men to be saved, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.” Peace and joy be upon you from the Pacific islands Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. With the help of our Good God three projects have been completed in Fiji: the […]

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New Interactive Exhibit at Antiochian Village: “Saint Raphael, Scholar and Shepherd”

October 9, 2015 Featured News

The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America- October 2015 In honor of this year’s One Hundredth Anniversary of the Repose of Saint Raphael of Brooklyn, the Antiochian Heritage Museum recently opened an all-new exhibit about Saint Raphael, which includes an interactive touchscreen presentation. With the support of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America, the museum partnered with Wiant Design Works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to create […]

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Fr. Alexander (Frizzell) speaks on the Importance of Orthodox Christian Pilgrimage in the United States of America

October 3, 2015 Featured News

    September- October 2015 Deputy  Abbot Fr. Alexander (Frizzell) answers questions about  why (should people come), what (happens at a Pilgrimage), how (preparations are made) and more a few days before the annual Pilgrimage Weekend at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross Monastery in Wayne, West Virginia. 1. Why should an Orthodox Christian in modern America […]

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