Kurdish Nationalists Should Stop Using the Treaty of Sèvres (10 August 1920) as a Rallying Battle Cry

WCA-NGO - 11/8/2020 Kurdish separatists should come to terms with the death of the Treaty of Sèvres, signed hundred years ago today. This document was perhaps the first international recognition of the Kurdish people and of their right to autonomy with the additional possibility to secede from Turkey and establish an independent state called Kurdistan (Articles ...

Romania’s Monasteries, Recommended by Prince Charles

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu  - 11/8/2020 Prince Charles, a promoter of Romania in the world, mentioned Romania’s monasteries among the places to visit in the country in the latest material produced by Wild Carpathia. The message is delivered in a five-minute film meant to support the local tourist industry – “A Special Message from HRH the ...

Christ’s Transfiguration Shows Us the Deified Human Nature in the Kingdom of Heaven – Patriarch Daniel says

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu- 11/8/2020 Through the Transfiguration of our Saviour Jesus Christ we are shown the deified, illumined human nature, as it will be made manifest in the Kingdom of Heaven, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel said Thursday, August 6, during the Divine Liturgy.  ‘This glory of Christ will be shared with all those who obeyed Christ, ...

PATRIARCHS AND HEADS OF CHURCHES OF JERUSALEM EXPRESS COMPASSION AND SOLIDARITY WITH LEBANESE PEOPLE

The Patriarachte of Jerusalm - 11/8/2020 Statement of the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches of Jerusalem on Beirut August 6th, 2020 We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches of Jerusalem, stand aghast at the sight of the devastating and shockingly perplexing explosion that took place at the Beirut port on August 4th. The loss of life, injuries, ...

Donate to Help Assist the Orthodox Christian Community of Beirut – Lebanon

The Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr - 11/8/2020 The Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr will be collecting emergency funds to help assist the Orthodox Christian community of Beirut, Lebanon recently affected by the deadly and devastating blast that seriously wounded over 2,000 and claimed the lives of over ...

St. Panteleimon – Heavenly Protector of the City of Bijeljina

Church of Serbia - 11/8/2020 The feast of the heavenly protector of this city was celebrated with the hierarchal Liturgy in the church of St. Panteleimon, the blessing of the feast loaf in the City Hall and the laying of wreaths at the monument to the fallen soldiers in the Defensive-Patriotic War in Bijeljina, Republic of ...

A New Monk in the Autonomous Orthodox Archdiocese of Ohrid

Church of Serbia - the Autonomous Orthodox Archdiocese of Ohrid - 11/8/2020 During the vigil service for the feast of the Holy Great Martyr Panteleimon, His Beatitude Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje John tonsured graduate theologian Stefan Brankovski. The newly tonsured monk got the monastic name of Erasmus after Saint Erasmus of Lychnid (Ohrid). On ...

Serbian Patriarch Received Representatives of the Movement for the Defense of Kosovo and Metohija

Church of Serbia - 11/8/2020 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received representatives of the Movement for the Defense of Kosovo and Metohija at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 7th August 2020. The representatives of the Movement for the Defense of Kosovo and Metohija presented their programme and activities to His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej in order to ...

Summer Issue of “Pravoslavnaya Rus’” Now Available for Download

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 11/8/2020 The second issue of Russian-language Pravoslavnaya Rus’ ("Orthodox Russia") has been released by Holy Trinity Publications in Jordanville, NY. This issue includes the following articles which, may be of interest to readers: Archbishop Averky (Taushev) and his legacy. Archbishop Averky ...

The Planned Extermination of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia

Donn George Varghese (Editor - International Affairs) - OCP News Service – 9/8/2020 Global: A silent world remains merely just another helpless spectator to the ongoing ethnic, political and religious extermination of Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia. The ongoing tussle in Ethiopia under all unfortunate circumstances is a well crafted and promptly executed genocide. Genocide of Orthodox Christians ...

In Memoriam: Frs. Boris Bobrinskoy & Joseph Allen

SVOTS - 9/8/2020 +Memory Eternal+ With faith in Christ and hope in the resurrection, we share news of the repose of two members of the Seminary’s extended family: Protopresbyter Boris Bobrinskoy, 95, and Archpriest Joseph Allen, 77. Father Boris fell asleep in the Lord Thursday, August 6 and Fr. Joseph the following day, on August 7. The Very ...

Say No To Ethnic Cleansing in Ethiopia – Video

United for Brighter Ethiopia - 8/8/2020 #SayNoToEthnicCleansing #Ethiopia Learn the facts! Stand for the Truth! Speak up! #SayNoToEthnicCleansing #Ethiopia Take action! Text 'Ethiopia' to 1-810-346-1859 and follow the link! Genocide of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia Source:

Iconoclasm No More: UK Returns 12 Stolen Orthodox Relics to Greece

Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports

Sputniknews - 7/8/2020 Greece recently welcomed back 12 stolen Greek Orthodox icons from the United Kingdom. The priceless religious art pieces were stolen in 2005 from the Monastery of the Dormition of the Visokos Virgin, which is located near the village of Kalouta in the Zagori municipality of Epirus. They were returned by the UK last month, the ...

Remembrance Day of All Victims and Exiled Serbs in the Armed Operation “Storm” in Croatia

Church of Serbia - 7/8/2020 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej officiated a memorial service for the killed Serbs in the armed operation “Storm” in Croatia in 1995. The memorial service was officiated at Sremska Raca, Serbia, on 4th August 2020. The President of the Republic of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, and the Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia ...

Metropolitan Porfirije: War is a Defeat of All

Church of Serbia - 7/8/2020 On the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the military action “Storm”, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana, served as a memorial service for the innocent victims of the war in the 1990s. Surrounded by the clergy of the Cathedral in Zagreb, representatives of the Serbian National Council and ...

International Orthodox Christian Charities Responding to Lebanon Blast

IOCC - 7/8/2020 Humanitarian Organization Offers Emergency Assistance in Wake of Deadly Explosion. Baltimore, Md. (August 6, 2020) – Following the deadly explosion that caused massive destruction across the city of Beirut, Lebanon, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) released emergency funds to immediately assist those affected. IOCC deployed $150,000 in emergency funding and began conversations with institutional donors ...

Remembering the 1933 Massacre of Assyrians in Iraq

AINA - Abdulmesih BarAbraham - 7/8/2020 (AINA) -- On the 87th anniversary of the massacre of Simmele, where the Iraqi Army systematically massacred the inhabitants of more than one hundred Assyrian villages in northern Iraq, Joseph Yacoub, honorary Professor of political science at the Catholic University of Lyon, published an article in French titled Le drame ...

Beirut Explosion: 78 Killed, More than 4000 Injured: Churches and Hospital Damaged

No injury count yet. Whatever the case, lots of damage and fire still burning. pic.twitter.com/MFDR6Hdjlr — Abby Sewell (@sewella) August 4, 2020 St. George hospital in Beirut is damaged and without electricity, patients being evacuated. pic.twitter.com/D4JOr70nYB — Abby Sewell (@sewella) August 4, 2020 OCP News Service - 5/8/2020 Beirut-Lebanon: Two huge explosions that rocked the city of Beirut on 4th ...

OCP Delegate Donn George Secures Second Rank from the Central University of Punjab (MA in Political Science)

OCP News Service - 4/8/2020 Punjab-India - Donn George Varghese (editor – International Affairs @ OCP Editorial Board and Delegate of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) has secured the second rank (second highest Grade) for Master of Arts in Political Science (M.A) from the Central University of Punjab (CUPB), Bathinda. ‘A Critical Analysis of the ...

Russians Still Hope Hagia Sophia to Remain Orthodox

Nadia Bazuk – (Editor of Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Affairs) – OCP Articles - OCP News Service - 3/8/2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on July 10, 2020, repealed a decree, signed by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. An Orthodox Christian cathedral built in 537 by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I was turned into a mosque. This incident ...