Mahibre Kidusan Acknowledges Catholicos and the OCP Society

Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) – OCP News Service - 13/11/2019 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Mahibre Kidusan TV which is under the ownership of Mahebere Kidusan, (the largest association under the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Sunday School department) covered OCP (Media Network) reports and news coverage on the violent attacks on Ethiopian Orthodox Christians ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias Thanks Catholicos Baselios Paulose II    

OCP News Service - 9/11/2019 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: His Holiness Abune Mathias Patriarch Abune Mathias (Co-Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum, and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) extended his gratitude to His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos on the Apostolic Throne of St. Thomas, Malankara Metropolitan, Moopan and Chief Custodian of ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias Thanks Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Orthodox Churches, and the Roman Catholic Church

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Menetasnot Desta – (Chief Administrator – OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 7/11/2019 Addis Ababa- Ethiopia: Patriarch Abune Mathias (Co-Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum, and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) extended his gratitude to Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society), sister Orthodox Churches and the Roman Catholic Church (during ...

Macedonian Issue in the Geopolitical Games between Orthodox Churches

Jelena Rakocevic - Specialist in Eastern Orthodox Affairs - OCP News Service - 8/6/19 On June 11, Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece will celebrate Patriarch Bartholomew’s name day in Istanbul. Right after the celebrations, the Hierarchs’ Council of the Church of Greece shall be convened to discuss the recognition of the Autocephalous Church in ...

BULGARIAN CHURCH CREATES COMMISSION TO STUDY UKRAINIAN QUESTION

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Orthochristian.com - 08/10/18 Meeting in a regular session yesterday, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church decided to create a special Synodal commission to study the crisis situation in Ukraine. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia recently wrote to all the primates of the world’s 15 Local Orthodox Churches to inform them about the ongoing ...

Patriarch Athenagoras Clearly States How Autocephaly Must Be Granted

THE SOCIETY FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN HISTORY IN THE AMERICAS – 27/9/18 Editor’s note: On Friday, Orthodox History published a 1970 letter by Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras in response to the Moscow Patriarchate’s decision to grant autocephaly to the “Orthodox Church in America.” After posting the letter, we received the following article by “Petrus Antiochenus.” 1970 Letter from Ecumenical ...

A Prayer for the Unity of Orthodox Churches

OCP News Service - 10/9/18 'THEE/THOU' VERSION Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! O Lord Jesus Christ our God, head of the Church that is thy Body, who prayed for thy disciples to the Father, “That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in ...

Communique of Ecumenical Patriarchate on Orthodox Unity & Autocephaly of Church in Ukraine

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The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople - 24/4/18 Communique of the Holy and Sacred Synod The Holy and Sacred Synod, under the chairmanship of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, concluded its regular session, which took place between Thursday, April 19th, and Friday, April 20th. All the items on the agenda were reviewed and discussed and the appropriate ...

Sermon on the Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy by Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky),1918.

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/2/18 The Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy and the Sorrow of Orthodox Christians. Today, brethren, we celebrate the beloved feast day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy. Every year, cathedral churches are over-filled with pious throngs of worshipers, and the ...

OCP Media Network ranked 12th among the best Orthodox Blogs & Web Portals

OCP News Service - 22/11/17 Global: OCP Media Network is ranked 12th among the best Orthodox Christian Blogs and web portal. OCP Media Network acquired 12th position out of the 60 best Orthodox portals worldwide. The survey was published by Feedspot (www.feedspot.com). The survey is based on Google reputation and Google search ranking, influence and popularity on Facebook, ...

His Beatitude Anastasios celebrates his 88th birthday

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Church of Serbia - Basilica.ro - 7/11/17 The current primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church celebrated on 4 November 2017 his 88th birthday. His Beatitude Anastasios Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania, was born on November 4, 1929, in Piraeus, Greece. Archbishop Anastasios (Yannoulatos) Professor of History of Religions (1972-92) and Dean of the Theological Faculty of ...

THE RUSSIAN ECCLESIASTICAL MISSION (MISSIA) CELEBRATES 170 YEARS IN JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 25/10/17 On Friday 7th /20th October 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos received the Delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate, consisting of Metropolitans, Hieromonks, monks and laity, on the occasion of the 170th foundation anniversary of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (MISSIA) in Jerusalem. The Holy Nunneries of Oreini, Mount ...

Patriarch Daniel urges to pray for Church discipline and unity

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 30/7/17 The Statute and Regulations Committee of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session on 27-28 July 2017 at the patriarchal residence in Bucharest. The Patriarch of Romania chaired the meeting, during which were studied the statutory and regulatory provisions regarding the discipline of clergymen of all degrees: deacons, ...

Twenty-five years Since the Election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durres and All Albania

The Albanian Orthodox Church - July 2017 Panegyric Divine Liturgy Celebrated at the Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Tirana.  Today, on June 24, 2017, a Panegyric Divine Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the election of His Beatitude Anastasios, as Archbishop of Tirana, Durrës and All Albania by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The members ...

Twenty-Five Years Since June 24, 1992 – The Day of the Canonical Revival of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

The Albanian Orthodox Church - June - July 2017 Election of Archbishop Anastasios: A Remarkable Day of the Resurrection of Faith after the Atheistic Darkness Although formal freedom was already restored to the country, the beginning of the 1990s was a dramatic time period for the Community of the Orthodox faithful in Albania. There was no surviving ...

THERE IS GROWING INTEREST IN MARTIN LUTHER IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH SAYS ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

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Pravoslavie.ru - June 2017 The Orthodox Church has been taking an active and increasing interest in the person and works of Martin Luther lately, according to His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Constantinopolitan primate expressed this opinion during a speech at Germany's Tübingen University on May 30, the day after receiving an honorary doctorate for his ...

Moscow, Kiev, Vatican & the Never-ending Schism in Ukraine

(From Left ) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Patriarch Kiril of Moscow and all Russia, Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine

OCP News Service - 30/5/17-  George Alexander - Dept. of Church Research & Studies ___________________________________________________________________ EP- Ecumenical Patriarchate ROC- Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) UOC- MP –Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate) UOC –KP – Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Kyvian Patriarchate) UAOC – Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church ___________________________________________________________________ UGCC – Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (Uniate Rite Under Vatican) Recently Patriarch Kirill appealed ...

ORTHODOX CHURCH IN PRAGUE VANDALIZED

Pravoslavie.ru - 3/5/17 On the morning of April 28, the Church of Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos at the Olšany Cemtery in Prague, Czech Republic was vandalized, reports The Prague Express. Witnesses stated that the day before, a strange man entered the church after the Divine Liturgy and began praying to Allah. Then he removed his ...

PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW EMPHASIZES ECUMENICAL AGENDA AT RECENT WCC ADDRESS

Pravoslavie.ru - 27/4/17 In Geneva to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Orthodox Center of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Chambésy and the 25th anniversary of his enthronement to the Ecumenical throne, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew delivered an address to the World Council of Churches (WCC) at Geneva’s Ecumenical Center yesterday. The patriarch focused on Constantinople’s ...

Metropolitan Tikhon presides at opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - April 2017 On Great and Holy Monday—April 10, 2017—His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the opening Rite of Preparation of Holy Chrism at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery.  His Eminence, Archbishop Michael of New York and New Jersey, also was in attendance, as was His Beatitude, retired Metropolitan Herman. Opening prayers and the blessing ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Meets with Head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 25/3/17 HELSINKI, FINLAND: On March 20, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; met with Archbishop Kari Mäkinen, Archbishop of Finland and Turku and Head of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland. The meeting was held in the Lutheran Evangelical Cathedral Hall of Helsinki, as part ...