Amnesty International Report on Axum Church Massacre in Tigray Region (Ethiopia) Published

OCP News Service - 26/2/21 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: Amnesty International has published a 25-page report on the Mass killing that took place in the compound of the historic Axum Church (the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion/Re-ese Adbarat Kidiste Kidusan Dingel Maryam Ts’iyon Maryam Ts'iyon) in the Tigray region. Download the report here Watch Webinar on “War ...

“Our Orthodox Unity is Our Daily Prayer” – Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

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OCP News Service - 26/2/21 Holy Land- Jerusalem - His Beatitude Theophilos III, the Patriarch of Jerusalem has sent an open letter to all Primates of the Eastern Orthodox Church in which he urged for the strengthening of Orthodox Christian Unity. Eastern Orthodox unity has been inevitably encountering significant challenges during the last few years, due to ...

Ruins of an Ancient Church Excavated in Eritrea

OCP News Service - 26/2/21 Asmara- Eritrea: According to a report published on the Portal of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, ruins of an ancient Church was unearthed in the Berik sub-region of the Maekel Regional Administration in Eritrea. The Chief Officer of the Patriarchal Museum, Dr Jospeh and other representatives of the Church explored the location on ...

Church Calls for Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution of the “Political Crisis” in Armenia

OCP News Service - 26/2/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church has issued a statement regarding the current political crisis in the country between the government of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the Armed Forces. The statement reads: “The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, upon learning of the statement issued ...

A Voice for Our Time: Alexander Schmemann’s Radio Liberty Talks Published

SVOTS - 26/2/21 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] Nearly ten years in the making, Saint Vladimir’s Seminary (SVS) Press has released A Voice for Our Time: Radio Liberty Talks, Vol. 1, featuring an English translation of Fr. Alexander Schmemann’s broadcasts into the Soviet Union that began in 1953. PURCHASE A COPY HERE In his broadcasts on Radio Liberty, Fr. ...

Romanian Church Holy Synod Meets for First Time in 2021 : Urges Responsibility During Celebration of Holy Mysteries

Basilica News Service - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/2/21 The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church held its working session at the Patriarchal Palace under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The Holy Synod elected by secret ballot the Very Reverend Archimandrite Nichifor Horia as Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Iasi. ...

Romanian Church’s Philanthropy Increases During Pandemic Year: EUR 38 Mln

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 26/2/21 On Tuesday, the National Church Council approved the General Activity Report of the Romanian Orthodox Church for 2020, entitled: “In the fight against the pandemic, the Church has intensified prayer, philanthropy and the protection of human health.” The Church invested 38 million euros to provide support in the pandemic ...

Watch Webinar on “War Violence and Domestic Violence in Tigray- Ethiopia” by Dr Romina Istratii

War violence and domestic violence: Understanding the relationship and linkages with forced migration and religious beliefs from Project dldl/ድልድል on Vimeo. OCP News Service - 26/2/21 SOAS-UK: Project dldl/ድልድል led by Dr Romina Istratii at SOAS delivered a webinar on war violence and domestic violence to inform humanitarian responses in Tigray, Ethiopia The webinar aimed to identify the ...