Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II Urge Faithful to Comply With Covid Measures

OCP News Service - 14/8/21 Tiblisi-Georgia: Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II has urged the faithful and priests to comply with Covid measure, reports Agenda.ge. The Georgian Orthodox faithful have been ordered to use masks, disposable cups, maintain social distance and take other precautionary measures. Georgia has encountered a surge in COVID cases in recent times. The Georgian government has ...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Urge Support From the International Community As Greece Face Great Disaster From Wildfires

OCP News Service - 14/8/21 New York-USA: Archbishop Elpidophoros, the Primate of the American Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of USA have requested help from the internal community to support and help Greece to overcome the disastrous wildfires, “We ask for the support of the whole world … To see this country burning, to see Greek people suffering, losing ...

Miryane NGO, Ukrainian Orthodox Faithful Demands Meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

OCP News Service - 14/8/21 Kyiv- Ukraine: The faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has demanded a personal meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, during his visit to Ukraine. They intend to explain the real church situation in Ukraine. An official letter was sent for the same to Ecumenical Patriarch from "Miryane" NGO. “If Patriarch Bartholomew arrives ...

‘They raped me one after the other…’ – Amnesty International Report on ‘Sexual Violence and Abduction of Women and Girls in Tigray Conflict’

OCP News Service - 14/8/21 Global: Amnesty International has published a report titled '‘I Don't Know If They Realized I Was A Person’: Rape and Other Sexual Violence in the Conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia'  which categorically mentions the sexual atrocities committed on the female gender during the Tigray conflict. “They raped me one after the other… I ...

The Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of Iași Renovates St Emilia Maternity Ward

OCP News Service - 14/8/21 Lasi-Romania: The Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese of Iași has spent around 18,000 Euros to renovate St Emilia Ward at the Elena Doamna Maternity Center in the city of Iași, Romania. The Archdiocese made the investment through its Pro-Vita (Pro-Life) Department, reports Bascilia News Agency. The Archdiocese aims to encourage natural birth through ...