St. Vladimir’s Seminary to bestow three honorary doctorates at 2018 commencement

SVOTS - 29/3/18 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] At its commencementSaturday, May 19, 2018, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will confer honorary doctorates to three people for their contributions to the Orthodox Church: composer Mitered Archpriest Sergei Glagolev, Seminary Trustee Emeritus Protodeacon Peter Danilchick, and University of Kentucky Professor David Bradshaw, Ph.D. “Their contributions align so fittingly with important ...

Churches in Southern Egypt to Curtail Easter Celebrations After Deadly Bombings

Sputniknews - 13/4/17 Several Egyptian churches in the southern city of Minya said on Tuesday that they will cut back on Easter festivities in solidarity with the families of 45 Coptic Christians killed in the attacks in Egypt's northern cities of Tanta and Alexandria earlier this week. The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said in a statement that, ...

Inauguration of a Sayfo Monument in Detroit – Michigan

Syriac Orthodox Church - 28/1/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated a Sayfo Monument in commemoration of the Syriac Genocide at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Detroit – Michigan. The ceremony was attended by His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Eastern USA as well as the clergy and the Board ...

His Holiness Karekin II Sends Letter of Condolence on Bombing of Coptic Church

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 13/12/16 On December 12, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of the Coptic Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attacks at the St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo Egypt, which killed and ...

Metropolitan Joseph Offers Encouragement, Solutions for Christians Struggling in Holy Land

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - (Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East) - 20/10/16 Although a shadow of death constantly hovers over them as a religious minority in the Holy Land and the Middle East, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph shared a saying of Christians living there: "We live in a land that has already experienced resurrection, ...

Patriarch Irinej in Oakville – Ontario

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, administrator of the Diocese of Canada, visited on Monday, June 8, 2015 the Serbian community and the Sts. Peter and Paul parish in Oakville, Ontario. The Serbian Patriarch was welcomed by the dean of the church, V. Rev. Zlatibor Djurasevic and a large number of parishioners. Following the Doxology service, served ...