“Christians in Nigeria are Slaughtered Like Animals” – OCP Secretary 

OCP News Service - 4/12/2020 Global: "Christians in Nigeria are slaughtered like animals by radical Islamic terrorist groups like Boko Haram and others." State George Alexander (Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian Society. Christians Butchered at ‘Genocide Levels’ in Nigeria and Ethiopia: Urgent Intervention Required – OCP Secretary The Statement on Nigerian Christians Christians in Nigeria face severe ...

Watch Now – ‘Orthodox Christian Media and Journalism in Greece’ with Sofia Karekla

OCP News Service - 4/12/2020 A webinar-discussion on 'Orthodox Christian Media and Journalism in Greece' with Sofia Karekla, hosted by George Alexander for OCP Media Network. About Sofia Karekla Sofia Karekla is a PhD candidate at the Department of Journalism and Mass Media of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has a bachelor and master degree from the ...

New Book – ‘The Next Jihad: Stop the Christian Genocide in Africa’

Amazon - 4/12/2020 Authors - Rev. Johnnie Moore and Rabbi Abraham Cooper Paperback: 208 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson Price 13.69 Dollars Purchase from Amazon here: About the Book The Next Jihad draws from the on-the-ground experience and personal testimonials of two of the world’s leading advocates for religious freedom and human rights—one Jewish and one Christian—as they explain what’s happening to Christians across Africa, ...

“We Will Slaughter Armenians When the Time Comes,” Turk Vows

Raymond Ibrahim - 4/12/2020 Although the recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan has been presented as a “territorial dispute,” something else—namely religious animosity, or that old Islamic hate for infidels—has permeated it. For example, several reports and testimonials, including by an independent French journalist, confirmed that Turkey was funneling jihadi/terrorist groups that had been operating in Syria and Libya—including the ...

Communiqué on the Status of ‘Goveroon Pardez’ from the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 4/12/2020 In the past few days, The Armenian Patriarchate has regretfully been the victim of numerous false and slanderous accusations from members of its own community. These accusations are with reference to the latest agreement signed between the Armenian Patriarchate and the Jerusalem Municipality regarding the empty plot ...

Patriarch of Romania: We have never received something as a gift in our history. Everything was obtained through sacrifice

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 4/12/2020 ‘The union of Romanians in a single national unitary state was accomplished after centuries of suffering, many spiritual and material sacrifices, sacrifices of human lives,’ Patriarch Daniel stressed during a Te Deum service at the Patriarchal Cathedral celebrating Romania’s National Day on Tuesday. The Patriarch underlined that Romania’s Great Union ...

Patriarchate’s Spokesperson Bănescu comments on EU recommendations regarding Christmas ceremonies: They can’t impose anything

Basilica News Agency -   Aurelian Iftimiu - 4/12/2020 Vasile Bănescu, the spokesman of the Romanian Patriarchate, commented on the recommendations of the European Commission Christmas services should be replaced with online ceremonies. “The European Commission does not decide and cannot impose anything in the essential sphere of religion; it can only issue recommendations (!) related to encouraging and ...

Name day of Archbishop Jovan VI of Ohrid

The Autonomous Orthodox Ohrid Archbishopric - Church of Serbia - 4/12/2020 His Beatitude Jovan, Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje, prayerfully marked his name day - the feast of St. John Chrysostom, which is also the Patron Saint-day of the Stauropegic Monastery in Bitola. His Grace Marko, Bishop of Bregalnica and Locum Tenens of Bitola, presided ...

Donate to the Children’s Fund For Armenia

Armenian Diocese of Canada - 4/12/2020 CLICK TO DONATE Beloved supporters of the Children’s Fund for Armenia, 2020 was a tragic year for our nation. Not only the Armenians of Artsakh, but the entire Armenian nation suffered from the pain of loss. Many of our compatriots lost their relatives, children, homes, others became disabled, numerous children became orphans, countless ...

Resolution to Commemorate Assyrian Massacre Introduced in US House

AINA - 4/12/2020 U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced a resolution to commemorate the Simmele Massacre of 1933 when the Iraqi armed forces brutally massacred an estimated 3,000 unarmed Assyrian men, women, and children; they looted and destroyed over 60 Assyrian villages. The resolution also rejects any efforts to associate the U.S. Government with denial of ...

Support a Serbian Family from the Brink of Extinction in Kosovo and Metohija 

28.Jun NGO - 2/12/2020 The six-member Todorović family from Merdare live in a house on the brink of collapse, they do not have a functional bathroom, toilet or shower. They live 500 meters from the administrative line with Kosovo and Metohija and are tormented daily by their Albanian neighbours, who often break into their yard to ...

A Christmas Appeal for the Bethany Orthodox School for Girls

Dan Koshki - OCP News Service - 2/12/2020 As Christmas, the Feast of Nativity approaches, my thoughts turn once again to my former home of Bethlehem in the Holy Land. One beloved tradition I often participated in was joining the boarders of the Bethany Orthodox School for Girls and the sisters of the Community of the ...

Online Lecture on ‘the Orthodox Christian Traditions in Nativity in the Holy Land’ by Dan Koski – Register Today

THE ORTHODOX FELLOWSHIP OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST - 2/12/2020 REGISTER HERE The Nativity of Christ (Feast: 25 December) and Bethlehem, Holy Land. The place of the incarnation, the hilltop town that became a place of importance for the world, and the Christians that still live and worship there: Dan Koski (Institute of Ecumenical Research, Sibiu) is a ...

SVOTS – Help Educate Two Seminarians This Year

SVOTS - 2/12/2020 SVOTS Fund Raising to Support Seminarians! We are more than halfway to our goal of covering costs for two seminarians this year (including the matching dollars)! Help get us over the line if you haven't donated yet. Please also share with friends this email or the Seminary's Giving Tuesday posts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn. Give HERE You can give online until midnight or over the ...

The Fortieth Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of Met. Mark of Berlin and Germany

OCP News Service - 1/12/2020 Munich-Germany: Met. Mark of Berlin and Germany of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR) of the Moscow Patriarchate celebrated the fortieth anniversary of his Episcopal Consecration. Met. Mark also serves as Vice President of the Synod of ROCOR, and as the Overseer of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem. His Holiness ...

Protest Held Against Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Kyiv

OCP News Service - 1/12/2020 Kyiv-Ukraine: A protest was held by a group of people against Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the 26th of November 2020.  The protesters shouted several slogans against Patriarch Bartholomew for interfering in the affairs of the Church in Ukraine. The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) commented that the event ...

‘Jesus Christ in the Holy Gospel’ – New Book Published in Polish Language 

OCP News Service - 1/12/2020 Warsaw-Poland: A new book titled 'Christ in Gospel' has been published in the Polish language by the Polish Orthodox Church. Christ's life, teachings, miracles, parables, as well as iconography, is included in the book. The book will be available for purchase from the Polish Orthodox publishing house - (Białystok, ul. Mikołaja 5, ...

UOC Metropolitan: A harmful copy of Orthodoxy is created before our eyes

UOJ - 1/12/2020 Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich) declared that pan-Orthodox unity no longer exists. The Chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Anthony (Pakanich), in an article published on Vesti.ua website, shared his assessment of the events that took place in Cyprus, when the Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus recognized the OCU. Vladyka stated that “pan-Orthodox unity no longer exists,” its place ...

Archbishop David of Alaska Enters Eternal Rest 

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OCP News Service - 1/12/2020 +Memory Eternal+ USA: Archbishop David of Sitka and Alaska of the Orthodox Church in America has reposed in Lord. He was 68 years old. He was the ruling hierarch of  Alaska since 2014. The late Prelate of the Alaskan diocese will be laid to rest at Holy Trinity Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA on the ...

Bishop Joanikije: Let us renew ourselves spiritually and prepare for the great joy of the Nativity

Church of Serbia - 30/11/2020 His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlye-Niksic and the administrator of the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi on the feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, November 29, 2020. Source:  

Article on the ‘Resurgence of Romanian Orthodox Church’ Published in the Occidental World Magazine

OCP News Service - 30/11/2020 The article on the Resurgence of the Romanian Orthodox Church has been published in the 14th edition of the Occidental World Magazine. Written by George Alexander, the original article was initially published on the portal of the Center for Orthodox Studies of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society. It was also published ...