OCP Chairman Writes to Patriarch Daniel Requesting Intervention in Human Trafficking Problems

OCP News Service – 15/07/2021 Global: The Letter of request from Mr George Joseph (Chairman of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel requesting the further intervention of the Patriarchate in the ever-rising human trafficking problems in Romania. Source: OCP News Service

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Announce ‘Backpack of Mercy – 2021’ Annual Charity Event

OCP News Service - 15/7/21 Kyiv-Ukraine: The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has announced the annual charity event titled Backpack of Mercy - 2021 to provide assistance to low-income, large, needy families in gathering children for school. The event is dedicated to the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin (Theotokos). Every year about a hundred children ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Inspects Restoration of Houses in Old Homs

OCP News Service - 15/7/21 Damascus -Syria: Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II made a visit to Old Homs on 13th July 2021 and inspected the restoration works of residential houses that as destroyed in the Syrian Civil war in the region. The work is being carried out by the Syriac Patriarchate in collaboration with the Hungarian government. H ...

Judge Hrachik Sargsyan Decorated with the Order of St. Sahak-St. Mesrop Medal

OCP News Service - 15/7/21 Yerevan-Armenia: Catholicos Karekin II of Armenia bestowed the order of St. Sahak-St. Mesrop of the Armenian Apostolic Church upon Judge Hrachik Sargsyan. He was honoured by the Armenian Church for his contribution in law and for patriotic and church-oriented activities. An Encyclical of the Catholicos-Patriarch was read on the occasion which stated ...

Siemiatycze Parish of the Polish Orthodox Church Celebrates 590th Anniversary

OCP News Service - 15/7/21 Warsaw-Poland: Siemiatycze Parish of the Polish Orthodox Church Celebrates 590 Years of its founding on the fest day of Apostoles Peter and Paul. Celebrations were presided by Bishop Warsonofiusz of Siemiatycze together with several Prelates of the Polish Church, clergy of the Siemiatycze deanery, the Terespol deanery of the Lublin-Chełm Diocese ...

Metropolitan-Primate Tikhon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk Discuss Inter-Orthodox Relations and Covid Pandemic

OCP News Service - 15/7/21 New York-USA: Metropolitan-Primate Tikhon of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) met Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate on 11th of July 2021 at the Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral, New York. The Prelates discussed inter-orthodox relations, challenges of religious and spiritual life during ...