Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary

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OCP News Service - 20/5/19 USA: Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Anticioha and All-East – (Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church) received an Honorary Doctorate in from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary Divinity. Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Met. Zachariah Nicholovos Attends SVOST Graduation Ceremony The Very Reverend Dr. Chad Hatfield, President of SVOTS bestowed the award ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Met. Zachariah Nicholovos Attends SVOST Graduation Ceremony

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OCP News Service - 20/5/19 USA: Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Anticioha and All-East - (Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church), Mar Zachariah Nicholovos of North East America of the Malankara Church took part in the graduation ceremony of the St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, New York. His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America ...

Greek Archbishops Elected for USA and Australia

OCP News Service - 12/5/19 AXIOS AXIOS AXIOS!!! Global: The Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate has elected Metropolitan Elipidophros of Bursa as the new Archbishop of America. Metropolitan Elipidophros will lead the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOARC). On 4/7/18, OCP News Service published an article by Jessica Kolettis stating that Metropolitan Elipidophros of Bursa would be ...

John G. Panagiotou Becomes the First Orthodox Christian Theologian to Receive a Doctorate in the 182-Year History of Erskine Theological Seminary

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OCP News Service - 6/5/19 USA: On May 4, 2019, John G. Panagiotou became the first Orthodox Christian theologian to receive a Doctorate in the 182-year history of Erskine Theological Seminary in South Carolina. Erskine Seminary was founded in 1837 and is rooted in the Reformed tradition. It is one if the oldest divinity schools in the ...

Tactics of double standards: how USA interferes in life of Orthodox Church

Ex-US Ambassador to Ukraine, US Ambassador to Greece Jeffrey Payette

Union of Orthodox Journalists - 11/3/19 What is behind the concern of US officials about the rights of the Orthodox? At the Athens conference on disinformation and news manipulation held on March 5, the ex-US Ambassador to Ukraine and now the Ambassador to Greece Jeffrey Payette made a strong statement about Russia’s efforts to undermine the authority ...

OCP Delegate Solomon Kibriye Decorated with the Order of the Commander of the Star of Ethiopia

Deacon Solomon Kibriye Prince Ermias and Princess Saba. Photo - Taylor Branson Reed.

OCP News Service - Edited by Archdeacon Tesfa Michael Willaims - 8/3/19 USA: Deacon Solomon Kibriye - Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs at the Editorial Board of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) was decorated with the prestigious Order of Commander of the Star of Ethiopia by the Crown Council of Ethiopia and the International Society ...

Fire Heavily Damages the St. Thomas Orthodox Church of Dover -New Jersey

Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church - 14/12/18 USA: A fire has heavily damaged St. Thomas Orthodox Church of Dover, New Jersey. The Parish belongs to the Northeast American Diocese of the ancient Orthodox Church of Malankara. The heavy damage caused by the fire is quite clear from the photos. However, the main ...

Episcopal Silver Jubilee Celebration of Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos

North American Dioscese of the Ancient Malankara Orthodox Church - 28/11/18 +Many Yeras+ USA: Over 500 clergy and faithful gathered together at the Green Tree Country Club in New Rochelle, New York to celebrate the Episcopal Silver Jubilee of our beloved Diocesan Metropolitan, His Grace Zachariah Mar Nicholovos. The presence of His Holiness Moran Mar Baselios Marthoma Paulos II, Catholicos ...

Orthodox Protodeacon Dennis and wife Helen Lucak Found Dead

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OCP News Service - 14/11/8 +Memory Etrnal+ USA: In a shocking incident, Orthodox Christian Protodeacon Dennis and his wife Helen Lucak (each 72-years-old) were found dead at their Harbour Light Drive home Saturday evening. Both were members of Archangel Michael Church, Broadview Heights, OH. According to the Police, they have taken their 44-year-old son, Michael under custody (as ...

Presbyterian Faithful Bryant Wongum Joins the Ancient Orthodox Church of Malankara

Ben Kunjacko - OCP News Service - 6/11/18 Visit St. Lukes Orthodox Mission Chruch Web portal: https://stlukemission.org/ USA: Bryant Wongum, a Presbyterian faithful has joined the ancient Malankara Church. Bryant was a deacon at one of the Presbyterian communities in the United States of America. Bryant Wongum and Adam Penn (another convert) were baptized into Malankara Orthodoxy by Rev. ...

Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference – October 2018

OCAC - 12/9/18 Orthodox Christian Attorney Conference Hilton Clearwater Beach, FL, USA Friday, October, 12 • 7:00 pm to Saturday, October 13 • 6:00 pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER What does our Orthodox faith have to do with the practice of law? What does it mean to live out God’s grace in our careers? How do we properly steward ...

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Speaks on Orthodox Icons

Syriac Orthodox Icons - 8/7/18 USA: A clip from the Q&A session held at SYGG 2018 in USA. Our Patriarch His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II address the role of iconography in the Syriac Orthodox Church and the misuse of statues, sacred heart and other things which are not part of our tradition and faith. Our ...

The Camino de Santiago: My Reflections

Deacon Daniel Malyon (Representing the Coptic Orthodox Church in UK to Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) - OCP News Service - 3/8/18  Preparation “The goal is a perfect peacefulness even in the middle of the raging storm.” – St John Climacus. In the busy modern world, the concept of escaping the world to spend time alone with God is utterly alien. ...

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church Formally Declares an End to the 27-Year-Old Schism (Updated)

The celebration at St. Michael’s Cathedral after the announcement of reunification. Song- 'Ethiopia Stretches Her Hands to the Lord, from the Psalms of David, and the Imperial era Moto of the Ethiopian Empire.' Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 27/7/18 Special Courtesy - Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (News Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) USA- The ...

Flash News – Reports from US Indicate an End to Schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 USA: Reports indicate that agreement has been reached on ending the schism between Addis Ababa Synod and the Synod in Exile during the first hours of talks. We are awaiting an official announcement from the Ethiopian Church. Joint Prayers held between the Exile Synod and ...

The Leading “Neutral” (non-synodal) Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church in Washington DC Declares that it Has Rejoined the Mother Synod in Addis Ababa

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 16/7/18 USA: This past Sunday July 15, 2018, following the Divine Liturgy, the clergy of Washington D.C.’s largest Ethiopian Orthodox Church assembled before the high altar and proclaimed that from this day onward, the church had returned to the jurisdiction of the Mother Church and ...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Budget – An Analysis

Brett Hyndman - Independent Article - OCP News Service - 12/7/18 USA: An Archdiocese budget analysis sheds some light on the financial (and not only) crisis in the GOA. A few days ago, Michael Psaros officially declared he'd resign in October as the treasurer of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. "I think we really fixed things with ...

Meet the Man who’ll save Greek Orthodoxy in America

His Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of Bursa

Jessica Kolettis - Independent Article- OCP News Service - 4/7/18 USA: These days attacks on the Ecumenical Patriarchate have multiplied. First some allegations about Patriarch Bartholomew's ties with Fethullah Gulen appear on the Internet, then the Moscow Patriarchate threatens to disrupt relations with Constantinople in case it grants autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church, and then some ...

On the Sunday of All Saints, the Primates of the Orthodox Church in America and of the Russian Church Abroad concelebrate Divine Liturgy

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 6/7/18 On June 3, 2018, the Sunday of All Saints, at the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All ...

Orthodox Christian youth of Belarus and the Russian diaspora meet at a round table

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 2/6/18 On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Minsk Theological Academy in Belarus hosted a round table called “Preserving Orthodoxy in the Modern World.” The event brought together young Orthodox Christians of Minsk and their counterparts from the Russian diaspora in the US, ...

The 150th anniversary of the birth of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas is celebrated in a renowned Russian village in the USA

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 25/5/18 On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the feast day of St Job the Much-Suffering and the birthday of Tsar Nicholas the Passion-Bearer, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, Deputy Secretary of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox ...