“People’s Representatives Should Commit to Social Justice” – Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II

OCP News Service - 14/2/21 Kottayam-Kerala-India: His Holiness Marthoma Paulose II (Catholicos-Mooppan, and Malankara Metropolitan) stated that "the elected representatives of the people should remain honest and should invariably act with a sense of duty without intentional discrimination and commit to act on the side of social justice without discrimination", reports Catholicate News. The Catholicos also stated ...

RT – Srebrenica vs Jasenovac: Guess Which Crime Gets Sympathy in Hollywood

RT - 14/2/21 Two movies: 'Dara of Jasenovac' is about a fascist regime in the Balkans murdering hundreds of thousands of Serbs, Jews and others. 'Quo Vadis Aida?' is about the killing of thousands in a wartime enclave in the Balkans. You’d think the Academy would judge the two films fairly, but not all war crimes get ...

Free Lectures on “Christian Doctrine of Man” in Bulgarian Language Hosted by the Metropolis of Lovchani

OCP News Service - The Bulgarian Orthodox Church -14/2/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: With the blessing of the Metropolitan of Lovchani Gavriil from the 11th February 2021, a course titled "Christian doctrine of man" began at the Holy Metropolis of Lovchani. The talks are held every Thursday at the new cathedral of "St. Cyril and Methodius”. This series of lectures ...

The Archaeological Museum of the Paphos Province in Cyprus Opens After Renovation

OCP News Service - 14/2/21 Nicosia-Cyprus: According to the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, it was announced that the Archaeological Museum of the Paphos District has opened to the general public after the completion of the restoration works. The museum aims at a better promotion of the Cyprotic cultural heritage. The museum also includes additional findings ...

Egyptian Court favors Islamists: Al Sisi’s Statement to Macron Justifies the Verdict 

By Dr. Ashraf Ramelah - Voice of the Copts - 14/2/21 Nearly five years ago now, I wrote about a courageous Coptic Christian woman and a brave Coptic Bishop who stood with her and her son in the “Bedouin arbitration” court after she fell victim to a heinous crime.* As justice is never served through the “Bedouin” ...

THE THREE HIERARCHS AND ECUMENICAL TEACHERS: BASIL, GREGORY, AND JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/2/21 - An article by Heba Hrimat During the reign of Emperor Alexius Comnenus (1081-1118), a debate arose in Constantinople between men of knowledge and faith about the Church Fathers Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, about who surpasses the other in explaining the mysteries of faith, and rose to ...

Bishop Petroniu opens up about his coronavirus experience: “I learned how fragile are we humans”

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu  -  14/2/21 At the end of 2020, His Grace Bishop Petroniu of Salaj became infected with the new coronavirus. His health quickly deteriorated, so he had to be hospitalized. After 37 days of hospitalization, he overcame the difficult period, but the disease’s traces can still be seen now, a few months ...

Cluj Archdiocese spends EUR 3.3 mln on charity in 2020

Basilica News Agency - Ștefana Totorcea - 14/2/21 The Archdiocese of Cluj spent 3.3 million Euros on philanthropy last year, offering aid or other forms of support to approximately 16,000 beneficiaries. The announcement was made at the Eparchial Assembly gathered on Saturday in central Romania’s Cluj-Napoca city.  The meeting began with a Te Deum service, after which His ...

Meeting of President Vucic and Bishop Gerasim

Church of Serbia - 14/2/21 The President of the Republic of Serbia Mr Alenksandar Vucic received His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, accompanied by Archimandrite Naum (Milkovic), MA, at the building of the Presidency in Belgrade, on February 12, 2021. In a conversation with Bishop Gerasim and Archimandrite Naum, President Vucic was informed in more detail about ...

Three-day Bangalore Orthodox Diocese Convention to go Virtual from Feb 18

L J- Chief Editor - OCP News Service - 14/2/21 BENGALURU -INDIA: For the first time, the Bangalore Orthodox Diocese Convention, ‘Meltho 2021’, scheduled to be held from February 18-20, 2021 will be held virtually. This is being done in adherence to Covid-19 protocols. Due to the pandemic arrangements have been made to telecast the convention proceedings ...

The President of Republika Srpska Visited Jasenovac

Church of Serbia - 14/2/21 The President of Republika Srpska, Mrs. Zeljka Cvijanovic, visited the Jasenovac Monastery and on that occasion talked with His Eminence the Bishop of Slavonia, Mr. John. Accompanied by the host, Bishop Jovan, and in the presence of the Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia, Mr. Aleksandar Vranjes, President of the Serbian ...

The Temple of “Three Abrahamic Religions” to be Opened in the United Arab Emirates

OCP News Service - 14/2/21 Abu Dhabi-UAE:  According to a report by Sputnik, the government of UAE will open a temple of the three Abrahamic religions (Jewish, Christianity and Islam) in the Capital city of Abu Dhabi in 2022. The announcement was made by The ambassador of the UAE to Russia, H E Mohamed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber in Moscow. The ...