Serbs, Bosniaks Jointly Construct Orthodox Church in Bosnia and Herzegovina

OCP News Service - 14/7/21 Sarajevo-Bosnia and Herzegovina Despite politics and ethnic tensions, post-war issues, the Serbian and Bosniak neighbours are building an Orthodox Church in the village of Donja Tramosnja, near Sanski Most, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, reports Sarajevotimes. Both communities are building the Orthodox Church in peace and harmony and are engaged in a process ...

Buzău Archdiocese of the Romanian Orthodox Church Publishes First Sign Language Prayer Book

Basilcia News Agency - Sorin Ioniţe - 14/7/21 For the first time ever, an Orthodox prayer book in Romanian sign language has been published. The book includes the Trisagion Prayers, the Jesus Prayer, and the Prayers Before Holy Communion, translated by Fr. Ionuț Mihalașcu, the priest for the community of hearing-impaired believers in Buzău. The prayers were published ...

Consecration of the Renovated Building of the “For Our Children” Foundation Held

OCP News Service - 14/7/21 Sofia-Bulgaria: The newly renovated building of the 'For Our Children' Foundation was consecrated by Bishop Polycarp of Belogradchik, the Vicar of the Patriarch of Bulgaria on the 10th of July 2021. The Foundation engages in social work by integrating state policy for child protection. It provides professional social services for the ...

“The Patriarchate Is not Responsible for the Death of the Journalist” Georgian Orthodox Spokesperson  

OCP News Service - 14/7/21 Tiblisi-Georgia: Archpriest Andria Jagmaidze, Head of the Public Relations Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church stated that the Patriarchate is not responsible for the death of the Priveli TV Cameraman Aleksandre (Lekso). The Church does not encourage violence stated the Archpriest. He also added that the Orthodox priest who took part ...

Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II Laid to Rest at the Catholicate Palace

OCP News Service - 14/7/21 Kottayam-Kerala-India: The late Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II of Malankara was laid to rest at the Catholicate Palace on the 13th of July 2021 with full State honours. ‘The Demise of Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II Marks the End of An Era’ – OCP Spokesperson Funeral rites were performed under the leadership of the senior ...