Catholicosate of Cilicia Declares 2021 as “the Year of Artsakh”

OCP News Service - 22/01/2021  Lebanon: Catholicos Aram I, the Primate of the Greater House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church has declared 2021 as “the year of Artsakh.” The declaration Encyclical was read in all parishes of the Catholicosate of Cilicia. The declaration is in response to the recent atrocities committed by the Azerbaijani ...

The Third Volume of the Book “Words of Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria” Published

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OCP News Service - 22/01/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: On the occasion of the name day of the Patriarch Neophyte, the third volume of the book titled "Words of Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria" was published in the Bulgarian Language. The book was published by the Metropolis of Sofia, which also published the two previous volumes. The books consist of various quotes, ...

Prayer for Christian Unity held at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Warsaw

OCP News Service - 22/01/21 Warsaw-Poland: A prayer for Christian unity was held at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy and Equal-to-the-Apostles Mary Magdalene in Warsaw, the Capital City of Poland (on the evening of the 2ist January 2021). Metropolitan of Warsaw and all of Poland presided over the prayer service. The sermon was delivered by Fr. ...

The Historic Spånga Church in Stockholm Attacked with Firebombs

OCP News Service - 22/01/21 Stockholm-Sweden: The historic 12th-century Spånga Evangelical Lutheran Church, located in suburbs of Stockholm was attacked by unidentified radical groups. Three firebombs were thrown at the Church on Wednesday night. They were thrown at the gate and windows of the Church. The Pastor of the Church Jerker Alsterlund commented that it was ...

It is unnatural and unworthy when we do not thank God for the gift of life and health: Patriarch Daniel

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu -22/1/21 “It is unnatural and unworthy when we do not thank God for the gift of life and health and the benefits received from Him and when we do not thank the benefactors who helped us in life in various difficult times,” Patriarch Daniel said during his sermon last ...

Synaxis of Saint John the Baptist in Novi Sad

Church of Serbia - 22/01/21 Bishop Irinej of Backa: Everything that the apostles of Christ testified - that is what St. John testified. In his person all the spiritual deeds, all the spiritual virtues of the greatest pleasures of God are united. On Tuesday, 20 January 2021, His Grace Irinej Bishop of Novi Sad and Backa  celebrated ...

Epiphany in Banja Luka

Church of Serbia - 22/01/21 The feast day of Epiphany was solemnly celebrated in Banja Luka. His Grace Bishop Jefrem of Banja Luka served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy with the concelebration of priests and deacons of the Diocese of Banja Luka in the Cathedral church of Christ the Savior. The Epiphany procession, led by Bishop Jefrem, began ...