Patriarch and Serbian President Visits Saint Sava Cathedral

Church of Serbia - 24/10/2020 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, and Aleksandar Vucic, the President of the Republic of Serbia visited the Saint Sava Cathedral in the Vracar district on 22 October 2020.  - I am glad that all citizens of Serbia and all Serbs, wherever they live, will soon be able to come to the Cathedral ...

World Orthodox Primates 2020 – A Short Video Presentation

Tibin Chacko - 22/10/2020 'World Orthodox Primates 2020' (Eastern & Oriental Orthodox Autocephalous Churches), a short video presentation created by Tibin Chacko - Delegate of Malankara and the Indian Sub-Continent of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society). Source:

Armenian Orthodox Liturgical Service Held at the Church of Holy Sepulchre

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 18/10/2020 The Liturgical service of the Armenian Orthodox Apostolic Patriarchate was held at the Church of Holy Sepulchre (on 11/10/2020), located in the Christian Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem. Source:

Romanian Actor Florin Piersic Recounts Being Miraculously Healed by St Paraskeva in His Childhood

Basilica News Agency  - Ștefana Totorcea - 15/10/2020 Romanian actor Florin Piersic told Doxologia.ro last Saturday how Saint Paraskeva of Iași miraculously healed him when he was a child, for his mother’s fervent prayers. The actor disclosed how attached he felt to the Church, his mother Vera being a priest’s sister.  The actor confessed he spent his childhood ...

Byzanfest – The Orthodox Online Film Festival – 2020

OCP News Service - 13/10/2020 Global: Byzanfest - The Orthodox Online Film Festival - 2020 will feature a series of short films and feature-length movies. The movies will be streamed worldwide from 23 October to 8 November 2020 (Australian Eastern Standard Time). For more information please visit - www.byzanfest.com/ Source: OCP News Service

Watch ‘Proverbs-2’ – Russian Orthodox Movie With English Subtitles

Svyatoy Peresvet - 10/10/2020 The parable is an Orthodox Christian film directed by Vitaly Lyubetsky. The cinematography was handled by Tatiana Loginova. It was filmed in Belorus at St Elizabeth Convent, of the Russian Orthodox Church in 2011.  Source:

Metropolitan Porfirije: ‘Commemoration Of The Victims Is Also A Warning’

Church of Serbia - 2/10/2020 Metropolitan of Zagreb and Ljubljana Porfirije: - I am convinced that the victims of crimes are praying for us to ask forgiveness from each other and to forgive each other. On Monday, September 28, 2020, in Varivode, where serious crime was committed 25 years ago and where, almost two months after the ...

Holy Synod of the Romanian Church Recommends Intensification of Activities Dedicated to Families

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 2/10/2020 During its working session on Tuesday, the Holy Synod recommended to the parishes of the Romanian Orthodox Church to intensify the activities dedicated to families. It urged the believers to cultivate Christian education and philanthropic spirit in their families and society through prayer and good deeds. Press release: New decisions ...

Appeal on ‘Ethiopian Genocide’ by George Alexander Featured on Spas Russian Orthodox TV Channel

Spas TV Video In Russian Full-length Video In English OCP News Service - 30/09/2020 Moscow-Russia: The special appeal by Mr George Alexander (Secretary of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) was aired on SPAS TV Channel during the panel discussion titled ‘ETHIOPIA - Persecution of Christians’ which was held on 28th September 2020. The Planned Extermination of Orthodox ...

Saint Mary of Egypt – MOVIE (EN) SUBS

Saint Paraskevi St. Albans - 30/09/2020 A movie on St. Mary of Egypt who was a desert ascetic who repented of a life of prostitution. She lived during the sixth century and passed away in a remarkable manner in 522. The Church celebrates her feast day on the day of her repose, April 1; additionally, she is ...

THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HONOURED CROSS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Jerusalem Patriarchate - 28/9/2020 On Sunday, September 14/27, 2020, the Patriarchate celebrated the Universal Exaltation of the Sacred Cross. On this Feast, the Church commemorates the event that took place after the completion of the construction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (326-336 A.D.) and after the Consecration Ceremony, on 13th September of the year 336 A.D., ...

Dedication Day of the Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Zemun

Church of Serbia - 24/9/2020 On September 21, 2020, on the feast of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej presided over the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Church of the Mother of God in Zemun, which celebrated its Patron Saint-day and the 240th anniversary of the consecration. Archimandrite Methodius, ...

Jonathan Jackson Supports Fundraising for the only Romanian Orthodox Monastery in Ireland

Basilica NewsAgency - Ștefana Totorcea - 20/09/2020 Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Jonathan Jackson, an Orthodox convert, has recently moved to Ireland with the main purpose of supporting fundraising for the “Life-Giving Spring and St Chiarain” Monastery in Shannonbridge. The nuns need to pay the last instalment for the property until December 2020. “It was actually the central ...

Republika Srpska Will Help Rebuild the Orthodox Cathedral In Zagreb With One hundred Thousand Euros

Church of Serbia - 20/09/2020 Republika Srpska will help rebuild the Cathedral Church in Zagreb with one hundred thousand euros At the beginning of his visit to Zagreb, Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Milorad Dodik, paid a friendly visit to the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana on September 16, 2020. The high dignitary was ...

OCP Delegate Dr. John G. Panagiotou Featured on the Logan Power Show

The Logan Power Show - 16/9/2020 Purchase from Amazon Dr. John G. Panagiotou (Editor - General Orthodox Affairs and Chief Book Reviewer) delegate of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christaon Society was featured on the Logan Power Show.  Dr. Panagiotou is a theologian and scholar who has deep experience in pastoral ministry as an Orthodox Christian presbyter, denominational ...

COMMEMORATION OF THE BEHEADING OF THE HOLY FORERUNNER AND BAPTIST JOHN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 14/9/2020 On Friday, August 29/ September 11, 2020, the Patriarchate celebrated the commemoration of the Beheading of St. John the Forerunner and Baptist. On this day the Church, and especially the Church of Jerusalem where the Holy Forerunner lived, commemorates the Gospel narrative according to Saint Matthew 14: 1, 12,  Mark 6: 16-17, ...

The First Church Dedicated to the Martyrs of Jasenovac Consecrated

Church of Serbia - 14/9/2020 On Sunday, August 31/13 September 2020, when the Orthodox Church celebrates the Synaxis of Serbian Saints and the Memorial of the Martyrs of Jasenovac, in the Monastery of the Birth of St. John the Baptist, in Jasenovac, in the Diocese of Slavonia, the Serbian church dedicated to the Holy New Martyrs ...

“Raymond Ibrahim on the Bottom-Up Oppression of Egypt’s Christians”

Raymond Ibrahim - 11/9/2020 “Raymond Ibrahim on the Bottom-Up Oppression of Egypt’s Christians,” a summary of my recent Middle East Forum webinar by Gary C. Gambill, general editor at the Forum, was published on August 27, 2020.  It follows: Raymond Ibrahim, a Judith Friedman Rosen fellow at the Middle East Forum and a Shillman fellow at the David Horowitz ...