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Triennial Anniversary of the historic Meeting of the OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

February 4, 2018 Featured

Fr. Prakash Kuriakose (Delegate of Malankara) – OCP News Service – 4/2/18 Kerala-India: February 7th, 2018, marks the 3rd anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox delegation at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first […]

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Metropolitan Mar Yulios offers condolences : Expresses solidarity with Coptic Orthodox Church

December 15, 2016 Featured News

By Our Gulf Correspondent – OCP News Service- 15/12/16 #Indian Orthodox Church to hold special vigil, prayers on December 18 AHMEDABAD, India: On behalf of the Indian Orthodox Church, HG Pulikkottil Dr Geevarghese Mar Yulios, Metropolitan, Orthodox Diocese of Ahmedabad, has expressed his profound anguish and heartfelt condolences at the brutal killing of 25 people […]

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Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Church Bombing

December 12, 2016 Featured News

Bishop Anba Suriel – OCP News Service – 12/12/16 ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Photos from the Funeral of Coptic Orthodox Martyrs Killed in the Horrific Bombing. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo […]

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‘Dead Bodies Everywhere’ – Video From the Coptic Church Bombing (Graphic)

December 12, 2016 Featured News

Coptic Media Center ‘A Sad Day for Egypt’ – Reflections by Bishop Anba Suriel on the Coptic Church Bombing Video released by the Coptic Media Center after the blast inside the St Peters Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo. Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in […]

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Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

December 11, 2016 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 11/12/16 Pic by Bishop Anba Suriel  Photos from the Aftermath of Bombings at Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo.  NEWS More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place […]

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos after explosion kills at least 25 at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

December 11, 2016 Featured News

The Coptic Orthodox Church UK – 11/12/16 Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom It is with great sadness that we receive the news today of at least 25 people brutally murdered by an explosion during regular Sunday worship at St Peter’s Coptic Orthodox Church […]

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Coptic Church Blast Kills Twenty Five People : Several Injured

December 11, 2016 Featured News

John Anton (Special Correspondent in Cairo) OCP News Service – 11/12/16 Cairo-Egypt: More than twenty-five people were killed and several others were injured from a blast near the Coptic Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassyia district early Sunday morning reports Ahramonline. The explosion took place at  the minor church of St Peter and St Paul (El-Botroseya) which is […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL LEADS PROCESSION OF THE CROSS MARKING THE 700TH ANNIVERSARY SINCE ST PETER I-METROPOLITAN OF MOSCOW BEGAN HIS SERVICE IN MOSCOW

September 8, 2015 Featured News

September 2015 Also Read: PRIMATE OF RUSSIAN CHURCH CELEBRATES LITURGY IN PATRIARCHAL CATHEDRAL OF DORMITION ON COMMEMORATION DAY OF ST PETER THE METROPOLITAN OF MOSCOW On 6 September 2015, after celebrating the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led […]

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Fading memory of the Serbian genocide

June 2, 2015 Featured News
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May-June 2015 – http://www.ebritic.com/ – Danka Kojadinovic “….whenever memory fades, it means that evil allows wounds to fester,” Pope Frances  in St Peter’s Basilica/ April 2015./ Also Read – An Open Letter to Pope Francis William Dorich Writes open Letter to Pope Francis on the role of Vatican in Balkan Genocide: April 2015 was marked by the anniversaries […]

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“Our blood should not be cheaper than oil” – Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

May 24, 2015 Featured News

24/5/15 Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Sweden:  His Holiness Ignatius Aphrem II- Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and All East and the Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church was interviewed by Swedish television about the current situation of Christians in the Middle East. His Holiness said “Our blood should […]

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OCP Delegation honors Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II with unique Indian icon of St Peter and St Thomas Written by Fr Bobby Varghese

February 8, 2015 Featured News
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OCP News Service – 8/2/15 Pics and Report by Shijo Mathew ( Focalize Photography) Also Read: OCP Delegation holds historic meeting with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II at Puthenkurish India/Kerala: The Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Delegation honoured His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch on the Apostolic Throne of St Peter in Antioch and […]

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Official Declaration from the Patriarchate of Antioch regrading the Election of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

March 31, 2014 Featured News

  31/3/14 Beirut: Official Declaration from the Patriarchate of Antioch and All East  regrading the Election of  Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II to the Patriarchal See of St Peter. Source:  

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SERMON ON THE HOLY APOSTLES PETER AND PAUL

July 15, 2013 Featured News

Archpriest Andrew Phillips – 15/7/13 In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. There are many myths about the holy apostles Peter and Paul. For example concerning the apostle Peter, it is said that he founded the Church of Rome. This is untrue. In fact he founded the […]

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Antakya, Turkey | A Biblical city’s smorgasbord

March 9, 2013 Featured News

Vedica Kant 9/3/13 On a map of Turkey, the province of Hatay dangles gently from the line of the country’s southern border. Look closely and it almost looks like Turkey is gently dipping its feet into the surrounding area of Syria. Hatay’s history and culture is a rich mix of Turkish, Arabic, Islamic (Sunni, Alevi, […]

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Director of IMOC Icon Writing School Joins SVOTS

September 16, 2012 News

Fr Boby with Indian Styled Icon of St Peter and St Thomas OCP News Service 16/9/2012 Read more about The Indian Iconography School here: Kerala: Fr Boby Varghese, the Director of Mar Baselius School of Icon Writing & Liturgy of the Indian Malankara Orthodox Church joins St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Crestwood, New York for […]

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Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at the Intercession Cathedral in Red Square on the feast day of Apostles St Peter and St Paul – Snaps

July 12, 2011 Featured News

12/7/2011 Patriarchal Divine Liturgy at the Intercession Cathedral on Red Square on the feast day of Apostles St Peter and St Paul Source:

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Day of St Peter Preaches Half-Day Work in Bulgaria

June 29, 2011 News

29/6/2011 Bulgaria’s Orthodox Church is celebrating the day of St Peter and Paul (Pavel in Bulgarian) when – tradition says – people should work only until noontime. On June 29 the Orthodox Church celebrates the day of two apostles – Peter and Paul: Petrovden and Pavlovden is how the day is called in the Balkan […]

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Easter Devotional: Archbishop Angaelos of the Coptic Church on the Resurrection

April 21, 2011 News

21/4/2011 An Easter reflection by Bishop Angaelos, head of the Coptic Church in the UK:
 Key verses: 1 Peter 4:12-13 As we celebrate the commemoration of the glorious feast of our Lord’s Resurrection on Sunday, we must never lose sight of the fact that as victorious as this resurrection is, it would never have come […]

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