United Arab Emirates

Mosque Renamed ‘Mary, Mother of Jesus’ in United Arab Emirates

June 16, 2017 Featured
Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed mosque on airport road in Abu Dhabi. Pic -https://crm.psinv.net

Prakash Varghese – (Delegate of UAE, Gulf & Levant) OCP News Service – 16/6/17 Dubai – UAE: Gulfnews reports that the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi, the Capital City of United Arab Emirates is renamed as Mary, Mother of Jesus (‘Mariam, Umm Eisa’ in Arabic). Change in name of this mosque was […]

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Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven

May 27, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 27/5/17 His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II presided over the Holy Qurobo on the occasion of the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus Christ to Heaven. The Holy Qurobo was celebrated by His Eminence Mor Chrysostomos Mikhael Shemoun, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Benevolent Institutions in Atchaneh, at […]

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OCP Delegation Visits Fr Mesrob Sarkissian – the Armenian Catholicosal Vicar of UAE & Qatar

August 3, 2016 Featured News

Monu Phillip – (Special Envoy of the OCP Secretariat) OCP News Service – 3/8/16 Visit the Armenian Orthodox Community Portal in United Arab Emirates: http://www.emahay.com/ Visit the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society Web Portal: http://theorthodoxchurch.info/society/ Abu Dhabi-UAE: On 2rd August 2016, a delegation (George Alexander- Secretary, Prakash Varghese-Delegate of Gulf, Levant & All Middle East, Mr. […]

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‘Harp of Angels’ Pan-Orthodox Christian Christmas Gathering Held in Abu Dhabi

November 30, 2015 Featured News

  OCP News Service 30/11/15 Abu Dhabi: The Orthodox Christian Youth Movement (OCYM) of the St George Indian Orthodox Malankara Cathedral – Abu Dhabi hosted ‘Harp of Angels’ Pan-Orthodox Christian gathering on 27/11/15. The event was held at the St George Indian Orthodox Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of United Arab Emirates. Her […]

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His Holiness Aram I Begins His Pastoral Visit to the United Arab Emirates

December 8, 2014 Featured News

4 December 2014. On Thursday morning, His Holiness Aram I arrived in Dubai, where he will consecrate the Armenian Church in Abu Dhabi. The Catholical Vicar V. Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian, and representatives of the Armenian Church Council in the United Arab Emirates and members of the community, as well as the Ambassadors of Lebanon and […]

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His Holiness Aram I visits United Arab Emirates

November 11, 2014 Featured News

11/11/14 Following His visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, His Holiness Aram I continued his pastoral visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In Abu Dhabi and Dubai he met with the Catholical Vicar, Very Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian and the Diocesan Representatives, and he visited the construction site of the Holy Martyr’s Church. At […]

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Pope Twadharos II on an Apostolic Visit to United Arab Emirates

May 10, 2014 Featured News

Prakash Varghese (OCP Delegate of UAE, Gulf and Levant Region) OCP News Service 10/5/14 Abu Dhabi: Pope Tawadros II is on an apostolic visit to UAE for five days which beagn on May 9th Friday. This is the first ever visit of the Pontiff to UAE since his consecration as the Coptic Pope of Alexandria […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Meets the Ruler of Sharjah

February 10, 2014 Featured News

February 2014 On January 29, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, departed for the United Arab Emirates at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. His Holiness Karekin II attended the awards […]

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His Holiness Aram I appoints Patriarchal Vicars for Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates

January 13, 2014 Featured News
Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian

13/1/14 On the eve of the New Year and Christmas feasts, Catholicos Aram I confirmed the appointments of Rt. Rev. Masis Choboyan (born 1975 and ordained 1997) as the Vicar in Kuwait and Rev. Mesrob Sarkissian (born 1983 and ordained 2006) as the Vicar of the United Arab Emirates. Copyright © 2013, ArmenianOrthodoxChurch.org. All rights […]

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First Russian church built in Arabian Peninsula

June 6, 2011 News

Moscow, June 6, Interfax – The domes of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Philip the Apostle in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, have been crowned with golden crosses. It is the only Russian church to have been built in the United Arab Emirates and in the whole of the Arabian Peninsula, and the only one […]

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Egypt Muslim-Christian clashes: 190 face military Trial

May 8, 2011 Featured News

8/5/2011 BBC The al-Azraa church went up in flames during the clashes More than 190 people detained after fatal clashes between Muslims and Christians in Cairo are to face military trials, Egypt’s army says. The ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces called the move a “deterrent” against further violence. Earlier the prime minister postponed […]

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