Orthodox Church in Mhardeh Shelled during Liturgy – No Injuries

Syria- August 2015 - Notes on Arab Orthodoxy  From the parish Facebook page of the Church of Sts Joachim and Anna in Mhardeh, here (follow the link for pictures). One hour ago [i.e, around 11:30 AM local time], the Church of Saints Joachim and Anna in Mhardeh was subjected to rocket fire during the Divine Liturgy for the ...

CONFERENCE ON WOMEN & DIACONAL MINISTRY IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH – UPDATE

28/1/2014 Register here: We want to share conference highlights with you that we believe bring added value and importance to this event. Please consider registering now. Pre-Conference Gathering, Friday, December 5, 7:30 pm Due to the positive response to the conference, we will hold an informal gathering of registrants who will have arrived the evening before the conference. ...

UPDATE: Three dead in sectarian clashes in Minya

Ahram Online - 30/11/13 A fight over the construction of a wall developed into violence in Upper Egypt. Three people were killed and several injured when sectarian clashes erupted late Thursday in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Minya, reported Al-Ahram's Arabic website. According to a statement released by the Minya Coptic Orthodox Archbishopric, a fight started between a ...

UPDATE: Fire Guts St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Matthew Hogan (Editor)  - 14/8/13 A fire ripped through the inside of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthrodox Church on Hewlett Avenue in Merrick Friday night. Merrick firefighters, with the mutual aid assistance of neighboring fire departments, helped extinguish the blaze. According the Nassau County Police, the fire started around 9:25 p.m. Friday from a lit candle inside the church. The altar ...

Donelson Coptic Church destroyed under huge fire

17/6/13 UPDATE: 8:54 a.m. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Donelson on Sunday. Nashville Fire spokeswoman Kim Lawson said the fire did not appear to be suspicious. Reported earlier Flames tore through a Donelson church Sunday, leaving a charred shell of a sanctuary in their wake. By early ...