Philippines

FILIPINOS BUILD CHURCH IN 3 WEEKS TO CELEBRATE HOLY PASCHA

April 12, 2018 Featured

Orthochristian.com – 12/4/18 The zeal of Filipino Orthodox was seen at Pascha this year, as the community of St. Vincent of Lerins on the island of Mindanao celebrated the bright Resurrection of Christ in a church they had built with their own hands in just three weeks. The holy Paschal services were celebrated in the community […]

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Metropolitan Paul (Saliba) slept in the Lord

July 21, 2017 Featured

Anthiochian Patriarchate -July 2017 +Memory Eternal+ On the hope of resurrection and eternal life, the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, John X announced the repose of bishop Paul Saliba, Metropolitan of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, who has slept in the Lord on the morning of the first of July 2017. Jesus […]

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Duterte govt slams Catholic bishops for speaking out against ‘terror’ orders to kill suspects

February 6, 2017 Featured News

RT.com – 6/2/17 The Philippines government’s war on drugs is “far from” the terror campaign depicted by members of the country’s Catholic church, according to a spokesperson for President Rodrigo Duterte. Despite 2,500 killings being linked to police and Duterte’s candid statements that authorities are encouraged to kill suspected criminals, government spokesperson Ernesto Abella said a […]

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RUSSIAN COMPATRIOTS ARE COMMEMORATED IN THE PHILIPPINES

November 29, 2015 Featured News

The compatriots who found refuge on the Island of Tubabao in 1949-51 were commemorated in the Philippines on 15-18 November 2015. The Russian refugees came from China under the guidance of Bishop John of Shanghai. Taking part in the commemorative events were descendants of the Russian refugees from China who are living in the USA […]

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Aglipayan Bishops, Priests & Faithful Join Orthodox Church : Mass Baptism held in the Philippines

August 31, 2015 Featured News

August 2015 – Philippine Orthodox Church – Moscow Patriarchate WITH GREAT JOY AND GLADNESS, WE ANNOUNCE THE RECEPTION THROUGH A MASS BAPTISM THE PARISH AND CATECHUMENS FROM ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST ORTHODOX CHURCH-Photos taken during the mass baptism last August 21, 2015, Friday, of the newly accepted St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Ladol, Alabel, […]

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Whole Diocese of the Philippine Independent Church converts to Orthodoxy

November 18, 2014 Featured News
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November 2014 Visit website here: By grace of God, Orthodoxy advances in the Philippines. In early 2014, a whole diocese of the local “Philippine Independent Church” converted to Orthodoxy together with its two bishops, all priests and 28 parishes. Their example was imitated later on by 8 more bishops and their flock. In total, 53 […]

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How I met the Mother of all generations – Orthodox Mission in Indonesia

August 30, 2014 Featured News
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  Presbytera Elizabeth Koamesakh–Manalu, Indonesia – 30/8/14 Before 1989 I knew nothing about the spiritual attitude of Orthodoxy toward the Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ. To me, like all Protestants, the name “Mary” was only related to the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord; as a result, no special honour or love was […]

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Philippines: The dawn of Orthodoxy

July 24, 2014 Featured News

  Diocese of Hog Kong (Ecumenical Patriarchate) –  24/7/14 The Philippines are a group of coral-embroidered islands, which the Pacific Ocean stole from the land of South Asia and made its own. They form a sea carved archipelago of more than 7,000 islands with a population of 95 million people. Their people are characterized by politeness […]

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IOCC Helping Restore Homes And Livelihoods For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

April 14, 2014 Featured News

April 2014 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — For years, Orlando supported his wife and five children by selling a daily catch of tilapia and milkfish snared from the coastal waters of Luzon, the largest and most populous island in the Philippines. On November 8, Orlando’s livelihood was abruptly swept away along with his fishing boat and […]

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Continued Support for Relief Work in the Philippines

April 14, 2014 News

April 2014 NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America continues to support  recovery efforts in the Philippines. Through a recent $40,000 grant to the  International Orthodox Christian Charities, the Archdiocese will finance a home  reconstruction and agriculture assistance project. This project will be coordinated by IOCC and implemented in  collaboration with the Greek […]

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New Chrismations in Lake Cebu,Philippines

April 11, 2014 Featured News

The Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong March-April 2014 On Sunday, March 17,2013, Fr.Panharios Borreros visited the Orthodox Community in Lake Cebu, Chrismated catechumens and celebrated the Divine Liturgy. Source:  

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New Orthodox Church to be built in Rizal – Philippines

March 13, 2014 Featured News

Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines Philippines Mission- 12/3/14 Solomon Mengist (OCP Correspondent – (Japan and South East Asia Region) OCP News Service Read more about the Mission here: The Dormition of the Theotokos Mission Church of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian in the Philippines under the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of […]

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Orthodox Mission in the Philippines – Exclusive

December 16, 2013 Featured News

Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines Philippines Mission- 16/12/13 OCP News Service  Manila: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Mission Team in the Philippines is headed by Clergy Men of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian together with the lay partners in promoting the Orthodox faith in the Philippines. The Clergies are Fr. Rick Lawrence […]

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The Return Of The Russians

September 11, 2013 News

Rod Dreher – 11/9/13 Our friends the Russian Orthodox Archpriest Seraphim Bell and Deacon Silouan Thompson are in the Philippines, where they celebrated Divine Liturgy in a tiny thatched chapel on the jungle island of Tubabao. This was where St. John Maximovitch, leading a group of 5,500 White Russian refugees fleeing the Communist revolution in China, […]

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