The Unheard Plea of Christian Refugees in Thailand

OCP News Service - 18/8/16 During the second week of August 2016, the Public Relations and Information Services Dept. of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE received the below email from Mr. Shahbaz Latif, a Pakistani Christian Refugee living in Thailand. Those willing to help him and his family can reach them at - messiah58507@gmail.com The Plea from Shahbaz Latif  I am Shahbaz Latif ...

KHMER VERSION OF THE DIVINE LITURGY COMES OUT IN CAMBODIA

DECR Communication Service - 22/6/16 The Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy has come out in Cambodia. In addition to the text of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the book also contains the prayers before and after Holy Communion. The translation was made with the blessing of the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin). ...

THAILAND TO HELP RESTORE KING RAMA V’S GIFTS TO NICHOLAS II – THAI PM

Kunstkamera houses the following artifacts: Lao-style sabre, Siamese-style sabre, Malay kris with a blade of meteoric iron and the official portraits of King Chulalongkorn and Queen Savang Vattana. Source: Gleb Fedorov

Russia Beyond the Headlines - May 2016 Thailand will help restore gifts that were given to Nicholas II by King Rama V, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on May 18. “I offered to send Thai craftsmen to Russia to restore the gifts that King Rama V gave to Tsar Nicholas II 119 years ago,” Prayuth told reporters ...

AN ORTHODOX RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CENTER TO BE BUILT ON PHUKET ISLAND

On February 17, 2015, the Russian Orthodox Church representative to Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), laid the foundation stone of an Orthodox theological college on the Island of Phuket. The construction of a religious education center in Thailand is more than vital since students from among local people, who are sent for theological training to Russia, find ...

A new Orthodox church consecrated in Thailand

12/2/15 The Church of the Holy Royal Martyrs – the sixth Russian Orthodox parish church on the territory of Thailand – was solemnly consecrated on Sunday in the resort town of Hua Hin, reports RIA-Novosti. The consecration of the church was headed by Archbishop Theophylact of Pyatigorsk and Cherkessk who had arrived in Thailand with the blessing of ...

Trisagion Service for the Victims of the Lethal Tsunami

The icon of “Christ and the Tsunami” was written by Georgia Lelou and donated by the Panhellenic Union of Iconography to the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and South East Asia.

Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong - Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople December 26 marks the 10th anniversary of a powerful and deadly earthquake in the eastern Indian Ocean. It caused an ocean wave, or tsunami, so big it destroyed entire coastal communities. The deadly tsunami killed about 230,000 people-one-third of them children. The disaster left 5 million people ...

Kidnapped, Raped, and Forced to Flee: Christian Experiences in Pakistan

Raymond Ibrahim - June 2014 Editor’s note: The following account was written for RaymondIbrahim.com by an American teacher in the Muslim world. During my recent trip to Thailand, I attended service in a Church where many members of its congregation are Pakistani Christians who have fled religious persecution in their home country. After the service, I was ...

Two Russian orthodox churches to be built in Cambodia

18/2/14 Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Secretariat for Foreign Institutions Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk has performed the rite of consecration of the foundation stone in a church being built in the name of Holy Great-martyr Panteleimon in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. He also laid the foundation stone in what will be the church in honor of the Our Lady of ...

Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand

February 2014 On 6 February 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, began his visit to Thailand and Cambodia. Meeting Archbishop Mark at the Bangkok airport were archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in ...

Thailand state delegation visits Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

On 28 March 2013, H.E. Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, who is taking part in the meeting of the Russian-Thai Intergovernmental Commission on commerce and economic bilateral cooperation, visited the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. He was accompanied by H.E. Dr. Itti ...

Patriarch Kirill Blesses Construction of New Orthodox Church in Bangkok

18/12/12 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia blessed the construction of a new Orthodox church, dedicated to St Nicholas the Wonderworker, in the capital of Thailand, Bangkok. The foundation stone of the church will be laid on 20 December 2012. The resolution, sent by His Holiness to Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), representative of the Russian Orthodox ...

Orthodox Youth Summer Camp Opened in Thailand

5/8/2012 An Orthodox youth work summer camp has begun to function since August 1, 2012, in Thailand. This year, young people mostly from Thailand, Cambodia and Laos are hosted by the Parish of the Trinity in Phuket. Those who wish also have an opportunity to work at the Monastery of the Assumption in Ratchaburi, the website ...

A church consecrated in the Monastery of the Dormition in Thailand

On February 9, 2012, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, director of the Moscow Patriarchate’s office for institutions abroad, who is on a visit to Thailand, consecrated the church dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God at the Monastery of the Dormition in Ratchaburi. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All ...

“300 sayings of Orthodox Church ascetics” is published in the Thai Language

22/11/2011 CLICK HERE TO READ THE SAYING BY ORTHODOX CHURCH ASCETICS The Foundation of the Orthodox Church in Thailand, translated and published for the first time in the Thai language a book, "300 sayings of Orthodox Church ascetics", prepared by the well-known missionary, Deacon George Maksimov, Candidate of Theology and professor of the Moscow Theological Academy. With ...

APPEAL OF THE REPRESENTATIVE OF RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THAILAND ARCHIMANDRITE OLEG (CHEREPANIN) ON THE FLOOD SITUATION IN THAILAND

Archimandrite Oleg

22/10/2011 Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Christ, compatriots, all people of good will living in Thailand and all others in other countries whose hearts accommodate the whole world, I address to you! Currently Thailand is amidst the worst flood for the last 50 years. Sixty out of 77 provinces have already suffered from flooding. The overall number of ...

Meeting of the Orthodox Christian Church in Thailand Committee on flood situation in Thailand

Foundation Committee Resolution During the session of 18.10.2011 attended by Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Thailand archimandrite Oleg as well as a number of invited experts the Committee of the Orthodox Christian Church in Thailand Foundation heard the information on the flooding in Thailand and considered possible measures of giving assistance to victims. Following the ...

Orthodox believers of Thailand get ready for Evacuation

Moscow, October 28, Interfax - Representation of the Russian Church in Thailand starts preparations to evacuation as flood danger increases. Rector of St.Nicholas Church in Bangkok Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), who heads the representation, says the water in the city is increasing and is in several hundred meters from the royal residence, which has never happened before, ...

An Orthodox icon-painting course launched in Pattaya, Thailand

5.08.2011 A course on icon-painting has been opened in the church of All Saints in Pattaya, Thailand. Among those who are interested in painting icons are Thai and Lao people. The teacher of the course, Roman Bychkov, gives special attention to the locals who show artistic abilities, the official website of the Orthodox Church in Thailand ...

Russian Orthodox monastery is consecrated in Thailand

Moscow, February 18, Interfax - The ceremony of minor consecration of the Holy Assumption Monastery and its civil opening was held in the Ratchaburi province, Thailand. The monastery and its church were consecrated by the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin). In attendance were Orthodox priests, the officials of the Russian embassy, Thai ...

An Orthodox temple to be built in Thailand

The representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Kingdom of Thailand, Hegumen Oleg (Cherepanin), and Chairman of the Orthodox Church Fund in Thailand, Deacon Daniel Vanna, made a working visit to the parish of All Saints in Pattaya (Chonburi Province). The trip was occasioned by the decision of the parish to purchase in ...