28. Jun NGO Marks A Decade of Humanitarian Outreach

Snezana Dimitrijevi - 28.Jun NGO - 19/10/2021 Belgrade-Serbia: Humanitarian organization 28. Jun today marks 10 years since our first project 'Boj Za Kosovo' was launched in October of 2011 to aid Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija. 10 years on, 28. Jun has grown into a world-class humanitarian organization— attaining Special Consultative Status with the Economic and ...

Romanian Patriarchate to Intensify Anti-Trafficking Activities

OCP News Service - 19/10/21 Bucharest-Romania: The Romanian Patrirachte seeks to intensify Anti-Trafficking activities reports Basilica news agency. A recent report states that 74% of the total human trafficking victims are from Romania. On the 18th of October in a statement, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) ...

New Books ‘St. Cyril of Alexandria’ and ‘Universal Church History – Vol. 1’ Published by the Basilica Publishing House

OCP News Service - 19/10/21 Bucharest-Romania: Basilica Publishing House of the Romanian Patriarchate has published two new books titled 'St. Cyril of Alexandria in the translation of Fr. Stăniloae: "Glafire at the books of Moses" and "Dialogues about the Holy Trinity" and Universal Church History - Vol. 1 (2nd Edition)' in the Romanian language. The book on ...

The Romanian Patriarchate Issues Briefing on Receiving Donations

OCP News Service - 19/10/21 Bucharest-Romania: The Patriarchate of Romania has issued a briefing on receiving payments and donations. According to the briefing published by Basilica.ro, the Patriarchate receives donations as (1) cash deposits to the bank by po et TA by bank transfer, by SMS through the online platform on site Cathedral Na tert national ...

Bishop Pachomius Becomes the Third Prelate to be Consecrated at the Ancient Rila Monastery in Bulgaria

OCP News Service - 19/2021. Sofia-Bulgaria: Bishop Pachomius of Branica has been consecrated as a new prelate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church at the Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila on the 19th of October 2021. It was only the third episcopal consecration held in the history of the ancient Monastery in Bulgaria. Metropolitan John of ...

Patriarch Porfirije, Serbian Prelates and Faithful ‘Stroll the Street’ of Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

OCP News Service - 19/10/20 Bosnia and Herzegovina: Patriarch Porfirije together with the bishops, clergy and faithful walked through the streets of Sarajevo on the 17th of October 2021. During the walk, the Patriarch visited various street vendors and shops. He also drank water from the nearby tap. The Primate of the Serbian Church visited the ...

Archimandrite Jovan Consecrated Bishop of Hum (Church of Serbia)

OCP News Service - 19/10/21 Belgrade-Serbia: Archimandrite Jovan has been consecrated the Bishop of Hum and Vicar Bishop of Dusseldorf and Germany at the Cathedral Church of Saint Sava in Belgrade on the 10th October 2021 by Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia together with other prelates pf the Serbian Church. Several dignitaries including Dr. Vladimir Roganovic, the director ...

Patriarchate of Jerusalem Launch the “Lana” Housing Development Project

Pic - Jerusalem Patriarchate  (www.jerusalem-patriarchate.info)

OCP News Service - 15/10/21 Jerusalem-Holy Land: "The Lana housing development project is a symbol of cooperation between the Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem and the wider local community to improve people’s living standards, provide housing, and job opportunities for thousands of citizens in the city, especially in light of the immense challenges that our Holy City and ...

Metropolitan Severios Mathews Installed as the Malankara Nasrani Mooppan and Metropolitan

OCP News Service - 14/10/21 Parumala-Kerala-India: Metropolitan Severios Mathews has been installed as the Malankara Metropolitan and Nasrani Mooppan at St Peters and St Pauls Orthodox Church on the 14th of October 2021 (Parumala). Metropolitan Severios is the 22nd Malankara Metropolitan on the Apostolic Throne of St.Thomas. Metropolitan Severiosu was unanimously elected by the Malankara Nasranis ...

‘Russian Church In Every Possible Way Will Help to Ensure Lasting Peace in the South Caucasus’ – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

OCP News Service - 14/10/21 Moscow-Russia: A statement was issued by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, after the meeting with Catholicos-Patriarch Krekin II of All Armenian, and with Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazadethe, chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Board at the Danilov Monastery in Moscow. "I thank the venerable Patriarch-Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and the ...

The City of Bucharest, Romania – ‘Neither Here Nor in Jerusalem’ – New Short Film on Orthodox Christianity in Bucharest

OCP News Service - 14/10/21 Bucharest-Romania: Cypritic-USA Orthodox Priest Fr Panayiotis Papageorgiou, and his son Efstratios Papageorgiou, has released a new video on Orthodox Christianity in Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, reports Basilica.ro. This film is part of a series titled 'Neither Here Nor in Jerusalem' a series on Orthodox Christianity in Europe, broadcasted by Trisagion ...

Project dldl to Celebrate 1-year Anniversary:Invitation to Open Anniversary Meeting

Project dldl/ድልድል - Romina Istratii, PI of Project dldl/ድልድል - 13/10/21 UK/Ethiopia: Project dldl/ድልድል is a research and innovation project dedicated to the development and strengthening of religious-culturally sensitive, domestic violence alleviation systems and approaches in Ethiopia, Eritrea and the UK. The project engages with researchers, domestic violence practitioners and communities based in the three countries ...

‘Centuries-old Ties Exist Between the Russian and the Armenian Churches’ – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

OCP News Service - 13/10/21 Moscow-Russia: "Centuries-old Ties Exist Between the Russian Church and the Armenian Church" commented Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia during a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II. The Patriarch further stated that "fortunately, good relations between Russia and Armenia are preserved. In many ways, I think, this is ...

Patriarch Kirill Decorates Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II with the Order of ‘Glory and Honor’

OCP News Service - 13/10/21 Moscow-Russia: Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, primate of the Russian Church decorated Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia with the order of 'Glory and Honor' on the 12th of October 2021 at the Danilov Monastery. Catholicos Karekin II was decorated with the merit of order for his contribution in developing ...

Hierodeacon Theodore (Stanway) to Speak on ‘Fr. George Calciu’ at Bucknell University

OCP News Service - 12/10/21 New York- USA: Hierodeacon Theodore (Stanway), the interim dean of students at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville will speak on the topic "Truth Before Peace: Fr. George Calciu’s Message to the Youth of His Day – and Ours" at Bucknell University in Lewisburg. Fr. George Calciu was a Romania Orthodox priest who ...

Bishop Ephraim Maalouli Appointed Metropolitan of Aleppo

OCP News Service - 12/10/21 Damascus-Syria: The Synod of the Antioch Orthodox Patriarchate has appointed Bishop Ephrem Maalouli as the Metropolitan and head of Aleppo, Alexandretta and their dependencies. The appointment took place since now whereabouts of Archbishop Paul Yazigi remain available nine years after his kidnapping by ISIS militants. Metropolitan Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syriac Orthodox ...

Irish Priest Compares Roman Catholic Church to the Taliban

OCP News Service - 12/10/21 Ireland: Fr Roy Donovan, the parish priest of Caherconlish and Inch St. Laurence in Limerick, Ireland, has spoken against the Roman Catholic Church by comparing it to the Taliban. ‘Women have no vote in the upcoming Bishops’ Synod 2023 on Synodality. 'The Catholic Church at many levels, like the Taliban, treats ...

Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II Arrives in Moscow

OCP News Service - 12/10/21 Moscow-Russia: Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia arrived in Moscow (Russia) for a two-day visit on the 11th of October 2021. He was received by at the Sheremetyevo airport by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. The Catholicos will meet Patriarch Kirill ...

Museum of Russian Icons in the US Celebrates 15th Anniversary

OCP News Service - 12/10/2021 Massachusetts-USA: The Museum of Russian Icons located in Clinton, Massachusetts will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its founding through an exhibition titled 'Icons for Our Time: Orthodox Art from Around the World'. The exhibition will display fifteen special icons by the leading contemporary iconographers. Artist from Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Egypt, Greece ...

Upcoming Webinar on ‘Designing and Evaluating Culture-sensitive and Faith-based Domestic Violence Interventions’

Project dldl/ድልድል - Dr Romina Istratii- 11/10/21 Please register on Eventbrite. The Project dldl/ድልድል team is pleased to announce our next webinar 'Designing and evaluating culture-sensitive and faith-based domestic violence interventions: International experiences' taking place on 28 October at 1:30 PM UK time, 3:30 PM Ethiopia/Eritrea time. The webinar will explore how domestic violence interventions can be assessed ...

Catholicos-Patriarch of Armenia and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Meets in Rome

OCP News Service - 11/01/21 Rome-Italy-Vatican City: Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II, of Armenia met Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople in Rome on the 7th of October 2021. The Prelates were in Rome to take part in the conference titled “People as Brothers and the Future of the Country: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue”,  reports Public Radio ...