Orthodox Christians

TRUMP NAMES ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN AS WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF

November 14, 2016 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 14/11/16 President-elect Donald Trump has named Reince Priebus, an Orthodox Christian, as his White House chief of staff come January 2017. The forty-four year old Priebus has a long history in politics, and is a personal friend of House speaker Paul Ryan, which is expected to help in garnering legislative victories for the Trump […]

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The Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” One of the Greatest Orthodox Icons, is Brought to Mordovia

November 10, 2016 Featured News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 10/11/6 Tens of thousands of believers came to venerate one of the greatest of the ancient Orthodox icons, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” which visited Mordovia on October 4-10, 2016. The […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios to attend Orthodox-Evangelical consultation of senior leaders at Addis Ababa

October 10, 2016 News
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MOTV – 101/10/16 ADDIS ABABA: HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, will represent the Indian (Malankara) Syrian Orthodox Church at the regional Orthodox-Evangelical consultation of senior leaders, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from October 11 to 14, 2016. On October 13, Metropolitan Mar Yulios will deliver a talk on ‘The role of religious […]

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SCHISM IS THE WORK OF SATAN, PRIMATE OF POLISH ORTHODOX CHURCH SAYS

October 4, 2016 Featured News
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Union of Orthodox Journalists His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa (Hrycuniak) of Warsaw and All Poland, primate of the Polish Orthodox Church, believes that a true Orthodox Christian will never yield to the dark forces of evil which are responsible for Church schisms. “This is the work of satan and schism is a pain for all of […]

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The 90th anniversary of the Schism of Tylawa : Reunion of Eastern Catholics with the Orthodox Church

September 29, 2016 Featured News
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Translated by Nadezhda Filipchik for OCP News Service – 29/9/16 In the middle of September  2016, Polish Orthodox believers celebrated the 90th anniversary of the returning of the people of Lemkos to the Orthodox Church from the Uniate Church. A small village of Tylawa located on the border between Poland and Slovakia became the center […]

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The Main Holy Icon of the Russian Church Abroad is Brought to the Kursk Metropoliate

September 25, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2016 On September 22, 2016, the miracle-working Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” was brought to Kursk-Root Hermitage of the Most-Holy Mother of God, the site of its discovery in 1295. The icon […]

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WHY ONE JAMAICAN BECAME AN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN

August 7, 2016 Featured News
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Journey to Orthodoxy – August 2016  “Not all men are alike…I am not like all men…” The blessing of the Lord! My name is Marlon Marlondo Myers. I was born in August 1977, the second child and only son of my parents Raphael and Audrey Myers, and beloved brother to three sisters, Sherna (the eldest), Anna-Kim, […]

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ATHONITE FATHERS CALL FOR REJECTION OF CRETAN COUNCIL AND CESSATION OF COMMEMORATION OF THE PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE

July 15, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox ethos- 14/7/16- The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos An “Open Letter” from Athonite Fathers to the Holy Community of the Holy Mountain of Athos is calling for an immediate convocation of the governing body of Mt. Athos in order to condemn the “false council” of Crete and cease the comemoration of the Patriarch of […]

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Orthodox Church to Continue Dialogue With Other Churches

June 27, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – June 2016 The Orthodox Church strives for maintaining inter-religious dialogue, the Pan-Orthodox Council participants said in a message Sunday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Orthodox Church intends to maintain inter-religious dialogue in order to promote relations with other churches, the Pan-Orthodox Council participants said in a message Sunday. “… our Church attaches great importance to dialogue, primarily with non Orthodox Christians. Sober inter-religious […]

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Ethiopian Orthodox Christians Attacked by Islāmic Terrorists

June 21, 2016 Featured News
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Hesuselam Asrat Weldule Desta – OCP News Service- 21/6/16 Addis Ababa: Islamic terrorist attacked a group of Orthodox Christians who were attending morning prayers at St Michaels Church (Oromia Jimma Zone, Kunbi Wereda Kumbi). The attack took place during the early hours of 15th June 2016. As per the available information, the attackers came from Addis […]

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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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