Arch Chor-bishop Kaniyamparampil Kurian of the East Enters Eternal Rest

OCP News Service - 20/10/15 Syriac Orthodox Church in India - Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All East. +Memory Eternal+ Kerala-India: The world famous Syriac scholar, Arch Chor-bishop Fr Kaniyamparampil Kurian of the Syriac Orthodox Church entered eternal rest. He was 103 years old. He has translated large volumes of Orthodox prayers from Syriac to the South ...

First time in many years China allows an Orthodox Priest to be ordained

The Chinese Orthodox Church - 25/5/15 English translation by Katherine Ilachinski An ethnic Chinese, who for several years studied in Russia to be ordained. BEIJING, May 17. / TASS Correspondent Andrei Kirillov /. China, the first time in more than half a century allowed a Chinese Orthodox priest to be ordained. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the ...

Orthodox Priest Kidnapped in the Syrian city of Idlib

Report: priest kidnapped after Syrian city falls to rebels

CatholicCulture.org - 4/4/15 Report: priest kidnapped after Syrian city falls to rebels. The al-Nusra Front, a Syrian rebel group that is a branch of al-Qaeda, has seized control of Idlib, a city of 165,000 in northwestern Syria. The Fides news agency reported that Father Ibrahim Farah, a Greek Orthodox priest who chose to remain in the city, has been ...

How the Only Orthodox Priest on the Hawaiian Islands Lived and Worked

A photo of Archimandrite Innokentiy Dronoff of blessed memory taken in 1937

September 2014 From Island to Island with the Word of God on His Lips - How the Only Orthodox Priest on the Islands Lives and Works [The following is a translation by Priest Anatole Lyovin of an article that appeared in the Russian magazine Rubezh [Borderland], published in Harbin, Manchukuo, on 20 February, 1937.] Not so long ago ...

Indian Orthodox Priest Fr Alexander appointed as the Deputy Administrator for the Office of the Government wide Policy of the United States of America

Rev Fr Alexander J Kurien

Ann Maria Husser (OCP Delegate of USA) OCP news Service - 20/8/14 Also Read: Fr Alexander Kurien – the Orthodox Brain in US Strategic Planning Washington: Fr Alexander J Kurien of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church has been appointed as the Deputy Administrator of the Office of the Government wide Policy of United States of America. ...

Statement by Synodal Information Department Regarding the Death of Orthodox Priest and Threats to Religious Peace in Ukraine

Russian Orthodox Church - August 2014 The number of victims of the civil confrontation in Ukraine is multiplying every day. On July 31, a cleric of the Church of St. George in the Lugansk diocese, archpriest Vladimir Kresliansky, died of wounds received during the shelling of residential areas of Lugansk. His five children have been left ...

How A Hindu From Fiji Became an Orthodox Priest

By Fr. Barnabas Nair - 25/6/13 Greetings to all my beloved Orthodox Christians. I am Fr. Barnabas from Labasa, the second largest island in Fiji. I am taking the opportunity to convey to you how I found the truth in the Orthodox Church. When I first met His Eminence Mr. Amphilochios on my island Vanua Levu in ...

Orthodox Priest Murdered in Damascus

    25/10/2012 MEMORY ETERNAL !!! Damascus: The body of the Greek Orthodox priest Fr. Fadi Jamil Haddad, pastor of the church of St. Elias in Qatana, was found today in the Jaramana neighborhood (north of Damascus) not far from the place where he was kidnapped, on October 19, by an unidentified armed group. This was confirmed by Fr. ...

Orthodox Priest Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Nikos Pitsiakides 06/10/2012 Romfea Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, among great personalities from around the world, is an Orthodox priest known as the "saint" of prisoners. Father Gervasios from Thessaloniki has dedicated his life to offer assistance to needy prisoners. The last 35 years he has contributed to the release of 15,200 needy prisoners, who come from 90 countries, ...

Coptic Orthodox Priest Describes Revival in Egyptian Christianity

Worshippers attend service at centuries-old Coptic Orthodox Church located just outside Cairo's downtown district, Feb. 9, 2012. (Photo: The Christian Post/Alex Murashko)

16/2/2012 I can't give the name of the ministry organisation that provides support for marginalised Christians and believers put under pressure in Egypt in the text of this story – I'm not used to that. Naming your sources is what you learn in Journalism 101. It's ingrained in me. However, on a media trip to Cairo, in the ...

Christian Revival in Egypt Includes Revolution Story

14/2/2012 By Alex Murashko , Christian Post Reporter Reporter's View From Cairo: 'God Is Using the People,' Says Coptic Orthodox Priest I can't give the name of the ministry organization that provides support for marginalized Christians and believers put under pressure in Egypt in the text of this story – I'm not used to that. Naming your sources is ...

Russian world traveler gives up Exploration to become an Orthodox Priest

22/05/2010 Russian world traveler, record-holder stops exploring, becomes priest Famous Russian traveler Fyodor Konyukhov has given up exploration and world records to become an Orthodox priest, Ukraine's UNIAN reported on Saturday. An extensive traveler, Konyukhov has reached the North Pole three times, the South Pole, the Pole of Inaccessibility, and climbed to the top of Mt. Everest. He ...