The Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Tigray – A Sheep Between the Hyenas

Menetasnot Desta (Delegate of the Horn of Africa and Head of Ethiopian Affairs) -OCP News Service - 17/01/21 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: The “great reformation” in the former ruling party Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), resulted in confrontations between the Tigray’s People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and others three ethnic-based member parties of the EPRDF (that collectively forms ...

“The Future of the Russian Orthodox Mission in India is Promising” – Fr. Clement Nehamaiyah

OCP News Service - 17/01/21 An exclusive interview with Fr. Clement Nehamaiyah of the Russian Orthodox Church in India.  Please provide us with your background. What motivated you to enter the Russian Orthodox Church? Well, I am the rector of the Life-Giving Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. In 2018, by the blessing of H.H. Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia I was appointed for this task. I am also looking after the Orthodox communities around Chandrapur and in Mumbai. The quest for the true faith ...

Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic Defends Postdoctoral Project at the School of Theology in Thessaloniki

Church of Serbia - 17/1/21 Deacon Dr. Aleksandar Prascevic defended his postdoctoral project on “The Contribution of the Serbian Orthodox Church to the Dialogue with Muslims (1920-2020)” at the School of Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, under the scientific supervision of professor Dr. Angeliki Ziaka. The event took place on January 14, 2021. This postdoctoral ...

Saint Dositej the Confessor Celebrated

Church of Serbia - 17/1/2021 Saint Dositej was a man of love, who built bridges and who educated his faithful people to glorify God with their whole being and to love all people with their whole being, Metropolitan Porfirije said. The memory of Saint Dositej the Confessor of Zagreb was celebrated with gatherings in the Cathedral church ...