Metropolitan Hilarion Decorated with the Russian Foreign Ministry Medal For Cooperation

OCP News Service - 7/9/21 Moscow-Russia: Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of of the Moscow Patriarchate was decorated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Medal For Cooperation by the Sergey V. Lavrov, the Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of the Russian Federation. The vent was held on the ...

Patriarchal Message to Online Pastoral-Missionary Conference of Romanian Clergy in America

Aurelian Iftimiu  - Basilica News Agency - 7/9/21 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Orthodox Church sent a video message for the Clergy Conference of the two dioceses of the Romanian Orthodox Metropolis of the Americas, who met via videoconference on August 27-28, 2021. The online clergy conference, organized by the two dioceses of the Romanian Orthodox Metropolis of ...

Archbishop Makarios Named ‘Caretaker’ of the Ugandan Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 7/9/21 Kampala-Uganda: Archbishop Makarios of Kenya has been named as the caretaker of the Orthodox Church of Uganda following the demise of Metropolitan Yonna Lwanga. Archbishop Makarios will arrive in Uganda on the 8th of September to assume charge of the temporary care taker of the Church. Makarios serves as the Archbishop ...

Conference on ‘International Religious Freedom and Peace’ to be Held at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

OCP News Service - 7/9/21 Yerevan-Armenia: The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church will host a conference on 'International Religious Freedom and Peace' on the 9th and 10th September 2021. 'Access to places of worship in conflict zones, protection of ethnic minorities, and preservation of cultural heritage' will be given special ...

RPC (Russia) Leads Among Orthodox Nations in Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

OCP News Service - 7/9/21 Tokyo – Japan: The RPC or the Russian Paralympics Committee (Russian Federation) emerged as the leading Orthodox Nations Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 (held from the 24th of August to the 5th of September 2021. RPC attained 36 gold, 33 silver, 49 bronze, followed by Ukraine, Belarus and Serbia. For more info ...