People in Ireland Increasingly ‘Doubt Catholic Church’s Authority’ – Scholar

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Sputniknews - 30/5/18 Ireland has voted to drop a constitutional amendment that gives equal rights to a mother and a fetus, effectively repealing a ban on abortion in the Catholic nation. Radio Sputnik has discussed the results of the Irish referendum on abortion with Gail McElroy, a professor of Political Science at Trinity College, Dublin. Sputnik: Was this ...

‘The Orthodox position on inter-communion in the ecumenical context’ – Fr. T. George, Ireland

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Marthoman TV - 29/4/18 Inter-communion is a pertinent question often asked by many a people. This author too was fumbling for an answer once whena rector atthe Church of Ireland, asked this author why we, the Orthodox, keep ourselves away from the Communion with the non-orthodox. He says that the Holy Communion is the best medicine for ...

STOTS PAYS RESPECTFUL HOMAGE TO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC METROPOLITAN-ARCHBISHOP OF NAGPUR

STOTS - 23/4/18 +Memory Eternal+ A group of 5 Priests and 2 deacons, led by Fr.Dr.Bijesh Philip, Principal STOTS, visited the Arch-Bishop's house, at Nagpur, to pay homage to the Late Metropolitan Archbishop Abraham Viruthukulangara of the Roman Catholic Church, who passed away on 19 April, 2018 at the CBCI Centre, New Delhi. They prayed for the ...

The Quest for Orthodox–Assyrian Alliance

George Alexander – OCP News Service- (Dept. of Church Research and Studies - Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) - 26/1/18 Introduction To be frank, any kind of Orthodox – Assyrian Church alliance seems to be a distant dream. However, it is always good to keep our hopes high and keep praying for the distant dream. The Christian world is ...

“There is no theological sense in the dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church” – Hieromonk Gabriel Bunge (Orthodox Convert from Roman Church)

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Orthodox Christianity - 27/10/17 There is no theological sense in the dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church. Catholics must return back to the Church. My teacher and professor who later became Pope Benedict XVI understood many things but did nothing. The Orthodox Church has preserved the Liturgy and the monastic tradition, while the Roman Catholic Church is currently ...

Patron Saint-day of the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 201/10/17 On the occasion of the church slava, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God in Belgrade on 14 October 2017. The Patriarch was concelebrated by local priests. The triumphant Liturgy was attended by representatives of the Roman ...

What is Behind Relations Between Russia, Vatican

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Sputniknews - 21/8/17 Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin is paying a visit to Russia on August 21-24 to hold meetings with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and state officials. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Parolin is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as well as other state officials and representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church. Below ...

Spain Launches Trial of Former Priest Involved in Major Pedophilia Scandal

Sputniknews - 7/3/17 The major scandal involving the Roman Catholic Church saw new developments on Monday, with the start of a trial of former priest Roman accused of pedophilia, in Spain. MADRID (Sputnik) — In August 2014, a man, known as Daniel, from Granada wrote a five-page letter to Pope Francis, describing how a number of priests ...

Vatican and Mafia Stronghold Corleone in a Godfather Fight

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Sputniknews - 3/2/17 A locale featured in the award-winning Godfather film trilogy is now home to a real-life quandary between the Roman Catholic Church and local mobsters. A niece of a priest in the town of Corleone, Sicily, tapped the son of Italy’s most famous mafia figure to become the child’s godfather at an upcoming baptism ceremony, ...

Roman Catholic – Oriental Orthodox Dialogue – 2017

MOTV - 31/1/17 The 14th meeting of the International Joint Commission For Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches took place in Rome from January 22-27 2017, hosted by the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Representatives of the following Oriental Orthodox Churches took part in the conference.  The Coptic Orthodox Church, the Syriac ...

Pope Reportedly Knew Priest Accused of Raping Children Two Years Before Arrest

Sputniknews - 29/12/16 Pope Francis and the Roman Catholic clergy failed to take action to sanction Rev. Nicola Corradi, the 82-year old priest arrested in late November on charges of sexually abusing deaf children, despite knowing of Carradi’s alleged exploits, according to an Argentine prosecutor. At least 24 students of the Antonio Provolo Institute for the hearing ...

Patriarch: Russian Orthodox-Roman Catholic Dialogue to Preserve Differences

Sputniknews - 3/12/16 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia assures that the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church will preserve their unique traditions and differences amid cooperation. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church will preserve their unique traditions and differences amid cooperation, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All ...

His Holiness Aram I met with Representatives of the Old Catholic Church Visiting Lebanon

ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org - November 2016 18 November 2016. On Friday morning, His Holiness Aram I received Bishop Harald Rein and Professor Ours Phone Arks of the “Old Catholic Church” in Switzerland. During the meeting His Holiness Aram I brought them up to date on the conflict in the region and its impact on Lebanon and the Christian presence ...

A Response to Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith’s Article on ‘Orthodox Schism’ in Ukraine

George Alexander - OCP News Service - 7/10/16 On 12 September 2016, Catholic Herald published an article by Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith titled ‘An Orthodox schism could be looming. But there might just be a Catholic solution’. Vatican & Uniate Reunion: Indian, Syriac Orthodox & Thozhiyoor Faithful Join Malankara Eastern Catholic Rite He speaks on the ongoing schisms and ...

WHY ONE JAMAICAN BECAME AN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN

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, and Kathy-Ann. My long ...

Churches Hampered Efforts to Curb HIV Spread in Scotland in 1980s

Sputniknews - July 2016 Churches in the United Kingdom were a stumbling block in British efforts to stop the spread of AIDS in Scotland in the 1980s, classified documents released by the UK National Archives show. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – According to the papers, released on Thursday, the UK Department of Education wanted to include an explanation on how to use condoms in a sex ...

Statue of Blessed Rock Zeferino Nuronah found near the Arabian Sea Shore

MOTV- July 2016- The Brahmavar Orthodox Church (Indian Orthodox Malankara Church) Read- Saintly Padre Rock Nuronah – The Unsung Hero of the Orthodox Reunion Movement in India #Padre Rock Zeferino Nuronah is a regional saint of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church. #Padre Nuronah reunited with the Indian Orthodox Church from the Roman Catholic Church, and he was one ...

Pope Francis Remarks on Armenian Genocide Not Directed Against Turkey

Pope Francis was speaking on the issue of reconciling the Armenian and Turkish people, there is nothing in pope's words that may be interpreted as 'crusader spirit,' according to Director of the Holy See Press Office Federico Lombardi. YEREVAN (Sputnik) — Pope Francis has not said anything offensive about Turkey during his visit to Armenia, Director ...

Pope Francis Visited the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - June 2016 On June 25, Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; visited the Tsitsernakaberd Genocide Memorial Complex, where the two Pontiffs were met by Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia and the First Lady ...

Meeting of the Pope and the Catholicos of All Armenians in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 25/6/15 On the evening of June 24, the meeting of Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church and His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; was held in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. The meeting was attended by the delegation of the Catholic Church; Bishops ...

Pope Francis Arrives in Armenia – Photos

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 24/6/16 Yerevan: His Holiness Pope Francis (The Old Orthodox Bishop of Rome) arrived in Armenia on 24/6/16. Pope Francis was received by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenia, President Serzh Sargsyan and other dignitaries.  Additional Notes: The Roman Catholic Church was in communion with the Orthodox Church until the great ...