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 ...

Assyrian Church Prelates Visit St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary

Assyrian Church of the East- February 2016 His Grace Mar Paulus Benjamin, Bishop of Eastern USA on 9th Feb 2016, visited St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary at Waymart, Pennsylvania, USA. The Bishop was welcomed by The Very Rev'd Dr Steven Voytovich, Dean and Chief Operating Officer of the Seminary who provided a tour of the facility which ...

Archbishop Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum Celebrates Golden Episcopal Jubile

Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch and All East - Fb Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II USA: Consecrated as Archbishop of Beirut on December 12, 1965, Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum celebrates his golden episcopal Jubilee after 50 years of service and devotion. Consecrated as Archbishop of Beirut on December 12, 1965, Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum celebrates his ...

Orthodox Nativity Messages for 2015

December 2015- Orthodox Insight  “Beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, as we prepare to receive the Incarnate Lord into the world and into our lives, let us keep in mind that the light of Bethlehem and the joy of the manger of the Nativity are meant to be witnessed and experienced by all of humanity and ...

Catholicos-Patriarch Mar Gewargis III Visits the Oriental Institute Museum

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East -13/12/15 USA: His Holiness Mar Gewargis III, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East visited the Oriental Institute Museum in Chicago, Illinois on 7 December. A tour of the Institute was given by Dr. Gil Stein, Director of the Institute. The Oriental Institute Museum is a world-renowned showcase for ...

RUSSIAN COMPATRIOTS ARE COMMEMORATED IN THE PHILIPPINES

The compatriots who found refuge on the Island of Tubabao in 1949-51 were commemorated in the Philippines on 15-18 November 2015. The Russian refugees came from China under the guidance of Bishop John of Shanghai. Taking part in the commemorative events were descendants of the Russian refugees from China who are living in the USA and ...

STATEMENT BY THE MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE DEPARTMENT FOR EXTERNAL CHURCH RELATIONS ON THE MASS MURDER OF CHRISTIANS IN A COLLEGE IN OREGON, USA

October 2015 The Russian Orthodox Church is deeply grieved to learn about the terrible terrorist action in a college in the state of Oregon in the United States, in which peaceful people were killed. What makes the tragedy even graver is that the killer consciously chose to victimize young people who confess Christianity. This glaring inhuman ...

THE 6TH ASSEMBLY OF CANONICAL ORTHODOX BISHOPS OF THE USA CONCLUDES IN CHICAGO

September 2015 September 15-17, 2015 – The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, who carry out their pastoral service in that region, took place in Chicago, Illinois. It was attended by 45 hierarchs representing the Patriarchates of Constantinople, Antioch, Moscow, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, and the Orthodox Church in America. The assembly considered a ...

Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine: 24 August, 2015 – Anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence

August 2015 TO THE CLERGY AND FAITHFUL OF THE HOLY UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH BEYOND THE BORDERS OF UKRAINE AND ALL UKRAINIANS IN UKRAINE AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD CELEBRATING THE GREAT ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – 24 AUGUST 2015 The Grace of God has brought Ukraine and all her faithful people to this, the twenty-fourth Anniversary of its ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II consecrates Mor Gabriel Churchin New Jersey

August 2015 - FB Page of Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II: USA: His Holiness Patriarch Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II consecrated the newly built Mor Gabriel Church in Haworth, New Jersey. Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Dionysius Jean Kawak, Patriarchal Assistant and Patriarchal Delegate in the Archdiocese of Eastern USA, Mor Athanasius Aphrem Barsoum, Mor Philoxenus Youssef Cetin, Patriarchal ...