Assyrian Organizations Condemn Turkey’s Seizure of Assyrian Properties

The Assyrian St. Gabriel Monastery in Mardin, Turkey, established in 397 A.D.

AINA - July 2017 (AINA) -- Assyrian organizations in the United States and Europe have issued statements condemning Turkey's seizure of 50 Assyrian religious properties. In the U.S., five organizations signed a joint statement condemning the seizures, saying "...we appeal to our government, the United Nations, the European Union and all international institutions and Human Rights ...

Assembly of Bishops releases study on evangelization, outreach in US parishes

NEW YORK, NY [Assembly of Bishops] - April 2017 The first-ever national study on evangelization and outreach in Orthodox Christian parishes in the US was released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA during the last week of April 2017. The Executive Summary and Full Report are available in PDF format. Titled “Go and Make ...

KINDLY SUPPORT THE ORTHODOX AFRICA MISSION

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March 2017 DONATE NOW The Orthodox Africa Website: www.orthodoxafrica.org In the fall of 2015, our founder and director, Fr. Silouan (Brown) began thinking of ways that he could personally help the different Orthodox missions in Africa. He soon realized that many scams were operating out of that area, and it was difficult – if not impossible – for ...

PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW TELLS UKRAINIAN PM THAT CONSTANTINOPLE WILL HELP BUILD SINGLE CHURCH IN UKRAINE

Pravoslavie.ru - 19/3/17 “We pray that the Ukrainian people would be united in one Church. The Mother Church of Constantinople will help you find such a united Church,” His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew told Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during a meeting in the offices of the patriarchate in Constantinople on March 15. The Prime Minister was ...

The CEO of the Emerging US-based Hubspire Company is an Orthodox Christian from India

OCP News Service - 13 /1/17 USA: Read an interview (published in Resident Magazine) with Thomas Abraham, founder, and CEO of Hubspire, a US-based company which specializes in end to end IT solutions. He is also the Managing Director of EpsomGlobal. Hailing from Kerala, he is a faithful of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church. Source: OCP News Service

A Visit of Love: 2016 Winter Mission Team to Znamianka Orphanage Returns from Ukraine

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA - January 2017 Every year around the celebration of the feast of Holy Wonderworker Nicholas, the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA offer a special seasonal gift to those for whom the Lord Himself directed to care and pray. Fulfilling the mandate of Christ and with the blessing ...

Orthodox Christian Laity Completes 29th Annual Meeting; Prepares to Celebrate 30 years of service to the Orthodox Christian Church in 2017; Welcomes Metropolitan Isaiah on its Advisory Board

Orthodox Christian Laity - November - December 2016 After clicking on the first photo of the gallery above, click on the play button and the “i” on the right hand side under the photo to show information about each photo. For 30 years, OCL has been  promoting unity, transparency, accountability and lay involvement in Church life at all ...

Tiny Syriac Orthodox Mission Parish in Dallas TX “Blooms Where It’s Planted” Despite Minority Status, War in Syria

By Presvytera Seraphima Shagoury (OCP Delegate - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America) OCP News Service- Exclusive - 12/11/16 #Interview with Fr Joseph on the tragic situation in Aleppo  Visit the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate web portal here On Sunday November 6, 2016 I visited the faithful at my neighboring St. Mary's Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church Of Dallas, TX (http://www.stmarysjsochurchdallas.com/) ...

XXI SOBOR of the UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA

The Ukranian Orthodox Church of the USA (Ecumenical Patriarchate) - 27/10/16 More Pics here: XXI SOBOR of the UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH of the USA: CALLED BY CHRIST, GIFTED BY THE HOLY SPIRIT As the sun shone brightly, illuminating the golden leaves on the grounds of the Metropolia Center, the faithful began arriving for the XXIst Regular Sobor of the ...

SCANDALOUS CRUCIFIX “CHRISTA” INSTALLED IN NY CATHEDRAL

New York City - October 2016 A crucifix depicting Christ with a woman’s figure was installed at the Episcopalian Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, more than thirty years after it had been displayed at the cathedral for the first time, reports The New York Times. The crucifix, called “Christa” was created by ...

RELIGIOUS FEELINGS OF US BELIEVERS UNDER SERIOUS THREAT, ARCHBISHOP OF BALTIMORE WARNS

Pravoslavie.ru - 23/9/16 Catholic Archbishop William Lori, Chairman of U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Religious Freedom which was set up in 2011 by Catholic hierarchs, has described as “irresponsible” the statements made by Chairman of the U.S. Federal Commission on Civil Rights Martin Castro in which the latter condemned religion as a cover for intolerance and homophobia, reports ...

Martin Luther King Jr. Canonized by the Unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’

OCP News Service - 15/9/16 International Communion Webiste http://www.internationalcommunion.org/index.php World Bishops Council http://www.theworldbishopscouncil.org/ Read news on Cannonisation SAINT MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR: CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER CANONIZED BY ORTHODOX CHURCH USA: Martin Luther King Jr. is declared a saint by the unrecognized ‘Holy Christian Orthodox Church’. Declaration of  Luther's Sainthood was announced by Archbishop Timothy Paul, who is the Patriarch of ...

Orthodox Christian John Panagiotou Appointed Lecturer at Cummins Reformed Episcopal Seminary

Diocese of the Southeast of the Reformed Episcopal Church - 19/7/16 Read Review of 'The Orthodox Dilemma' by John G. Panagiotou at AOI CTS Welcomes New Professor USA: Cummins Theological Seminary President, Dr. Julius Barnes, is pleased to announce the appointment of John G. Panagiotou as the Lecturer in New Testament Greek at the seminary beginning this fall.  ...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Offers Prayers Following the Terrorist Attack at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA - June 2016 Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Offers Prayers Following the Terrorist Attack at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport Following the most horrific, deplorable, and senseless acts of violence and terror at Istanbul’s International Airport, the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA expresses its solidarity ...

Interactions with an Oriental Orthodox Bishop: An Eastern Orthodox Experience

Presvytera Seraphima Shagoury (Delegate & Chief Coordinator of OCP Foundation in North America) - OCP News Service - 13/6/16 Reflections on Metropolitan Mar Yulios's Words During His Tour I first met - with much excitement - His Grace Mar Geevarghse Yulios Pulikottil (Metropolitan of the Ahmadabad Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church) at the home of ...

The 2016 Clergy-Laity Congress & the National Philoptochos Convention

ClergyLaity - June 2016 USA: The 2016 Clergy-Laity Congress & the National Philoptochos Convention will convene on Sunday, July 3rd - July 8th, 2016 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Location The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center a premier Opryland hotel in Nashville, TN, offers guests all the excitement and energy of Music City ...

Installation of the New Syriac Patriarchal Vicar for the Archdiocese of the Eastern USA

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate- 28/5/16 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated the Holy Qurobo at St. Mark Cathedral in Teaneck, NJ. He was assisted by their Eminences Mor Selwanos Boutros Al-Nehmeh, Archbishop of Homs, Hama and Environs, Mor Titos Yeldo, Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese of Northern America, Mor Silvanus Ayub, Archbishop of Knanaya ...

Patriarchal Holy Qurobo for the Youth at Mor Gabriel Church – Haworth, NJ

Syriac Orthodox Church- May 2016 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II celebrated a special Holy Qurobo for the Youth of the Patriarchal Vicariate for the Eastern United States of America, at Mor Gabriel Church in Haworth, New Jersey. His Holiness was assisted by His Eminence Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Vicar for the Archdiocese of ...

Delegation from the Malankara Archdiocese of North America Visits Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Syriac Orthodox Church - 27/5/16 USA: His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the Malankara Archdiocese in North America headed by His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldo.  The delegation included priests from the Archdiocese and representatives of some parishes. Source:

UOC of the USA Continues to Deliver Aid to Ukraine

  UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA- CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS - May 2016 As this year’s Lenten journey came to conclusion and we all have entered into the glorious Pascha celebrations, the joy of peace and comfort is not truly felt in the hearts of so many people of Donetsk and Mariupol regions of Ukraine. Prior ...

Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches Offer Common Prayer Service for the Release of Two Orthodox Hierarchs

UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE USA - CONSISTORY OFFICE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS Photos by Subdeacons Ivan Tchopko and Volodymyr Yavorskyi - April 2016 “Grant, O Lord, with the power of Your Cross release of His Holiness Abune Antonios, safety to the two kidnapped bishops, Mor Yuhanna and Mor Boulos, and protection to Your people from all danger. And ...