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

July 27, 2018 Featured

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 […]

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Live – Press Conference on Ethiopian Orthodox Church Reconciliation from Washington DC

July 26, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 26/7/18 OROMIA MEDIA NETWORK LIVE STEAMING  in Oromifa Washington DC- USA: Live Press conference on reconciliation between Synod in Exile and Addis Ababa Synod of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church from the Watergate Hotel, Washington DC with the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, Bishops […]

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Joint Prayers held between the Exile Synod and Addis Ababa Synod Prelates of the Ethiopian Church

July 23, 2018 Featured

Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) – OCP News Service – 23/7/18 Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other USA: Joint prayers between the Exile and Addis Ababa Synods were held at the Exile Church’s St. Gabriel Cathedral in Washington D.C. The reconciliation conference begins […]

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Arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox Delegation in Washington DC for Peace Talks : Hierarch’s Embrace Each Other

July 19, 2018 Featured

Eotc Nassu – OCP News Service – 19/7/18 Prime Minister of Ethiopia gives a send-off to the delegation hoping to end the schism in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church The arrival of the Ethiopian Orthodox delegation in Washington DC for Peace talks. Live-cast Solomon Kibriye (Editor – Ethiopian Affairs) reports -In receiving the delegation at […]

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The Centennial Anniversary of the “Day of Prayer for Serbia” in Washington

July 19, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – Eastern America Diocese – 19/7/18 Under the spiritual patronage of the Bishop of Eastern American, His Grace Irinej, the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America is organizing a multi-day celebration of these significant events in Washington DC. On July 28, 1918 the government of Woodrow Wilson, the President of the […]

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War On Christmas: Washington D.C. Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar

December 1, 2017 News
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Sputniknews – 1/12/17 The Catholic Church is suing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA), which regulates the advertisement on DC’s transportation network, for banning one of its Christmas season ads in the US capital, where less than 50 percent of the population expressly identifies as Christian. The Archdiocese of Washington, the Catholic Church’s branch in […]

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World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians – Washington DC

May 13, 2017 Featured

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate – 13/5/17 Also Read: MET. TIKHON AND MET. HILARION PRESENT AT WORLD SUMMIT IN DEFENSE OF PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS UNDERWAY IN DC His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II participated in the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians, in Washington DC. Many Christian leaders from throughout the world gave talks on the […]

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Holy Fire Brought to Russian Orthodox Cathedral in US Capital

April 20, 2017 Featured

Sputniknews – 20/4/17 The Rector at the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist said that the Holy Fire from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has been delivered to Washington DC. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Holy Fire from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has been delivered to Washington […]

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Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Visits St. Aphraim Church in Washington DC

September 15, 2014 News

15/9/14 On Thursday September 11, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited St. Aphraim Church in Washington DC. His Holiness was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Clemis Eugene Kaplan, Patriarchal Vicar in Western USA. His Holiness was received at the entrance of the church by the parish priest Rev. Raban Fady Abdulahad and […]

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Director of the Office of Strategic Planning at the United States Washington DC Congratulate Patriarch Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim

April 5, 2014 Featured News

5/4/14 – OCP News Service Letter of congratulation to Patriarch Mar Ignatius Aphrem II Karim – From Rev. Fr. Alexander J. Kurien, Senior Director of the Office of Strategic Planning, United States Department of State, United States Government, Washington D.C., United States of America. Your Beatitude the Patriarch of Antioch and All East Mar Ignatius Aphrem […]

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Kosovo’s ‘Noise Pollution’ Bill Riles Religious Communities

February 11, 2014 Featured News

10/2/14- RFE/RL PRISTINA — How loud is too loud? And are some sounds more acceptable than others? Those are some of the questions being discussed in Kosovo as a heated debate has unfolded over proposed legislation aimed at reducing “noise pollution.” The new bill, sponsored by the Environment and Spatial Planning Ministry, would harmonize the country’s legislation with […]

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Georgian Patriarch’s Surrogacy Remarks Spark Protests, Clashes

January 14, 2014 Featured News

By RFE/RL’s Georgian Service – 14/1/14 TBILISI — Picketers and government ministers have protested a statement by Orthodox Patriarch Ilia II suggesting children born by surrogate mothers or through artificial insemination will be “problematic” in their adulthood. The resulting debate has also sparked skirmishes between supporters and detractors of the patriarch. The assertion came in […]

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