Metropolitan Joseph Visits Metropolitan Hilarion

OCP News Service - 13/09/21 New York - USA: Metropolitan Joseph, Primate of Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, and a delegation visited Metropolitan Hilarion, the first Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. Metropolitan Joseph and the delegation venerated the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" and other relics ...

Church of Cyprus To Take Strict Measures Against Hierarchs and Clergy Disobeying Synodal Decisions

OCP News Service - 13/9/21 Nicosia-Cyprus: Archbishop-Primate Chrysostomos commented on the recent meeting of the Synod of the Church of Cyprus. The Archbishop stated that the members of the Synod had fruitful discussion on the issues of the Covid-19 pandemic. He urged all hierarchs of the Church of Cyprus to align with the decisions of the ...

‘Christians and Jews Should Unite Against Anti-Semitism’ Pope Francis of Rome

OCP News Service - 13/09/21 Budapest- Hungary: Pope Francis of Rome urged Christians and Jews to take a strong stand against Anti-Semitism during his meeting with delegates of the Ecumenical Council of Hungarian Churches (MEOT) and Hungarian Jewish organisations in the Capital city of Hungary on the 12th of September 2021. "Only if we become roots of ...

Three Christians Punished Under Amended Iranian law

OCP News Service - 13/9/21 Tehran-Iran: Three Christian men have been punished under the newly amended Iranian law (Article 500), reports thealabamabaptist.org. According the report, Amin Khaki, Milad Goudarzi and Alireza Nour Mohammadi have received a maximum of 5 years imprisonment and a fine of US$1,600 each. They were punished for initiating 'propaganda' against Islam. Three ...

Caroline Baroness Cox Decorated with the Order of St. Sahak – St. Mesrop

OCP News Service - 13/9/21 Yerevan-Armenia: Baroness Cox, the cross-bench member of the British House of Lords and the founder Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust was decorated with the Order of St. Sahak – St. Mesrop by Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia on the 10th of September 2021. She was decorated with the award for her contribution for ...