ROC Leads Among Orthodox Nations in Olympic Medal Count (2020)

OCP News Service - 8/8/21 For more details please visit - https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/olympic-games/en/results/all-sports/medal-standings.htm Tokyo - Japan: The Russian Olympic Committee ROC (Russian Federation) leads Orthodox Nations in Olympic medal count (2020 Summer Olympics). ROC has attained 20 gold, 28 silver and 23 bronze medals making a total of 71. ROC is followed by Serbia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece etc. Apart ...

Greece Will Contribute to the Restoration of St. George Orthodox Hospital in Lebanon

OCP News Service - 8/8/21 Athens - Greece: During the 3rd International conference in support of the Lebanese people, Nikos Dendias the Greek Foreign Affairs Minister stated that Greece will contribute to the restoration of the St. George Orthodox Hospital in Beirut. The conference was held online on the 4th of August 2021. The hospital is owned ...

Memorial Service Held for Archbishop-President Makarios III and the Cyprotic Heroes

OCP News Service - 8/8/21 Nicosia- Cyprus: The annual memorial service was held in the memory of late lamented Archbishop and President Makarios III of Cyprus, as well as for the heroes of the Municipality of Ayia Napa, Giannakis Pappoullis and Christakis Pieris Christou, who fell fighting the Turkish invaders in the summer of 1974. Their ...

UNESCO Express Deep Concerns About the Safety of the Rock-Hewn Churches in Lalibela (Ethiopia)

OCP News Service - 8/8/21 Addis Ababa-Ethiopia: UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has issued a statement regarding the safety of the Lalibela Rock-Hewn Orthodox Churches as fighting escalates between TPLF (Tigray People's Liberation Front) and the Ethiopian Federal Army in the region. AL Jazeera reported that TPFL has already taken control of the ...