Armenian Orthodox Church Slams Provocation by Azerbaijan

OCP News Service - 29/5/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Church has expressed high concerns about the capture of six servicemen of the Armenian Forces by the Azerbaijani military. Six of them were captured on May 27 in Gegharkunik A press release published on the portal of the Mother See of Holy ...

Serbian Orthodox Dioscese of Raška and Prizren Rejects Kosovo PM Kurti’s Request to Visit the Decani Monastery 

OCP News Service - 29/6/21 Kosovo and Metohija: The Serbian Orthodox Dioscese of Raška and Prizren has rejected a request by the Kosovo PM Kurti to visit the Decani monastery. The diocese responded that the Kosovar Albanian institution is obliged to fully implement the decision of the Kosovo Constitutional Court from 2016 which recognized the monastery property. Moreover, ...

New Book – Women of the Catacombs: Memoirs of the Underground Orthodox Church in Stalin’s Russia

OCP News Service - 29/5/21 Purchase from Amazon here Global: Published by the Northern Illinois University Press, Women of the Catacombs provide a close analysis of the underground Orthodox Christian community and its priests in Russia during the Soviet era. The book is edited by Wallace L. Daniel with a preface by Archpriest Aleksandr Men. Roy R. Robson ...

Serbian Patriarch Porfirije Continues to Fight for the Rights of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Faithful People in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 29/5/21 His Holiness Porfirije, the Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Zdravko Krivokapic, President of the Government of the Republic of Montenegro at the Serbian Patriarchate today, on 27 May 2021. The meeting was attended by members of the Holy Synod of Bishops: Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia, Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, as well as Bishop Joanikije of ...