Christians in Africa Face Severe Persecution as Islamic State Seeks Resurgence

A special report by G A - OCP News Service - 18/5/21 Africa: Christians in Africa face severe persecution from various radical Islamic terrorist groups. One of the world's most destructive and dangerous terrorist groups ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) might be defeated in the Middle East. However, their affiliates are growing in various ...

Pope Tawadros II Urge Peaceful Resolution Between Israel and Palestine 

OCP News Service - 18/5/21 Cairo-Egypt: Pope Tawadros II, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria has urged a peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine. However, he criticised the Israeli attack on Palestinians. The Primate hoped that all warring parties will go to the negotiating table to end the bloodshed at the earliest. Pope also ...

Serbian Patriarchal Enthronement at Pec Postponed

Church of Serbia - 18/5/21 Press release of the Holy Synod of Bishops The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, under the presidency of His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch decided to start the regular session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the service of the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy ...

Patriarch Porfirije: God is constantly with us, but we are often unaware of that fact

Church of Serbia - 18/5/21 On the feast day of Saint Athanasius the Great, 15 May 2021, His Holiness Porfirije, Serbian Patriarch, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to this great saint in Belgrade's suburb of Plavi Horizonti.  The Patriarch was concelebrated by Diocesan dean protopresbyter-staurophor Bozo Bakajlic, archpriest Milos Stojanovic and Vladan Simic, ...