Metropolitan Emeritus Petros of Axum Enters Eternal Rest  

OCP News Service - 25/11/2020 +Memory Eternal+ Athens-Greece: Former Metropolitan and Archbishop Petros - Greek Orthodox Archbishop Petros of Axum and All Ethiopia passed at the Asclepeion Hospital in Athen on the 24th of November 2020. The funeral of the late Prelate will take place at the Church of Panagia Marmariotissa, Chalandri, in Greece on the 26th ...

Statement of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon on Surge of COVID-19 Cases

Orthodox Church in America - SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 24/11/2020 To the Venerable Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, As you know, most parts of the world are currently experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States alone, there were over 184,000 ...

SVOTS Partners With Reconciliation Services For ‘Giving Tuesday’

SVOTS - 24/11/2020 [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] In a Kansas City neighborhood that has suffered from generations of racism and poverty, Reconciliation Services offers an Orthodox Christian approach to healing. Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) plans to contribute to that healing mission. This Giving Tuesday, December 1, SVOTS is teaming up with Reconciliation Services and its executive ...

Chipped Away into Nonexistence: Armenia Surrounded by Islam

The ruins of Ani, Armenia’s capital, formerly known as “The City of 1001 Churches”

Raymond Ibrahim - 24/11/2020 “Peace” was recently achieved between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which had been fighting for nearly two months after the Christian nation agreed to cede its ancestral lands in Artsakh to its Muslim neighbor. From a temporal and myopic point of view, such a settlement may seem progressive; from a long point of view it is regressive ...

Archaeologist Claims to Have Found The Home Where Jesus Christ Spent His Early Days in Nazareth

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Sputniknews -  Max Gorbachev - 24/11/2020 The hypothesis was laid down in the book "The Sisters of Nazareth Convent: A Roman-period, Byzantine, and Crusader site in central Nazareth", set to be released on 26 November, and will talk about the most exciting discoveries made during the 80 years of archaeological work in the Israeli city. An ancient ...

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros Visits the Metropolis of Atlanta

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta - 24/11/2020 On Friday evening and Saturday morning, (November 20-21, 2020), His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America presided over the Agripnia (Vigil) service and Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple, along with Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta at the Panagia Chapel at the Diakonia ...

THE 15-YEAR ENTHRONEMENT ANNIVERSARY OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM THEOPHILOS III

Jerusalem Patriarachate - 23/11/2020 On Sunday morning, 9/22 November 2020, a Doxology was held at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for the fifteen-year election and Enthronement anniversary of the Holy Primate of the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos III. The Doxology was led by His Beatitude, and along with Him, ...

Kind Plea to Support Abandoned Minors in Podvitez (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

28.Jun NGO – 23/11/2020 Brother and sister, Sasha (17) and Kristina (15) Kubura, both minors, live alone in Podvitez, about 5 km from Pale. Their mother abandoned them when they were little, and less than a week ago, their father also passed away. Without close relatives to care for them, without basic living conditions, and with ...

Pan-Orthodox Peer Learning for Clergy and Lay Leaders

Orthodox Christian Leadership Initiative - 21/11/2020 CONNECT, PROBLEM-SOLVE, AND GATHER INSIGHTS WITH PARISH LEADERS LIKE YOU When you serve the Church, are you joyful and invigorated?  Or do you feel your service is a thankless, lonely, or overwhelming burden?  As the body of Christ, we are called to encourage one another. To do this, we need connections! You ...

‘Think about the Future of Humanity’ – Book by Patriarch Kirill Published in the Serbian Language 

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OCP News Service - 21/11/2020 Moscow-Russia: 'Think about the Future of Humanity' - a book by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia was published in the Serbian Language. The Russian version was published in April 2018 in Moscow by the Patriarchate Publishers. The Serbian translation of the book was made by Bishop Anthony of Moravici, rector ...

Romanian Patriarchate urges people to donate blood and COVID-19 convalescent plasma

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 21/11/2020 With the blessing of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel, in 2012 the Archdiocese of Bucharest started a blood donation campaign called “A drop of blood for the life of his neighbour”. Starting with 2014, with the approval of the Holy Synod, this campaign was extended nationwide throughout the Romanian Patriarchate under ...

Patriarch Daniel sends condolences to Serbian Holy Synod after repose of Patriarch Irinej

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 21/11/2020 His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel expressed his ‘deep sorrow’ to the Holy Synod of the Serbian Orthodox Church after the repose of Patriarch Irinej on Friday. Calling the Serbian Patriarch ‘a venerable and well-known personality of contemporary Orthodoxy,’ Patriarch Daniel prays for the rest of his soul among the righteous ‘in ...

The Mortal Remains of Patriarch Irinej Moved to the Belgrade Cathedral Church 

OCP News Service - 21/11/2020 The mortal remains of Patriarch Irinej of Serbia have arrived at the Belgrade Cathedral Church. The mortal remains were first taken to the Patriarchal Palace and was then moved to the Cathedral Church. Commemorative prayers were served by Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabro-Bosnia with  Most Reverend Bishop Jovan of Šumadija, Bishop David of ...

A Video Tribute to Patriarch Irinej of Serbia from the OCP Family

OCP Media Network - 20/11/2020 A video tribute to His Holiness Irinej – Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch from the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian family. “The Demise of Patriarch Irinej — A Great Loss for Orthodox Christianity” George Alexander (OCP Secretary) Source:

Funeral of Patriarch Irinej to be Held at the St. Sava Cathedral on Sunday

OCP News Service - 20/11/2020 Belgrade-Serbia: The late Patriarch of Serbia Irinej will be buried on the 22nd of November, 2020. The body of the blessed Serbian Patriarch Irinej will be exhibited in the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade during the Holy Liturgy on the feast day of the Cathedral, November 21, 2020, ...

Mike Pompeo Meets Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of Georgia

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OCP News Service - 20/11/2020 Tbilisi- Georgia: Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of States was received by His Holiness Ilia II the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia on 18th of November, 2020 at the headquarters of the Church of Georgia in the capital city of Tbilisi. Pompeo expressed his great pleasure in meeting the Primate of the Georgian Orthodox ...

The Holy Synod of Bishops Assumes Charge of the Serbian Patriarchate

OCP News Service - 20/11/2020 Belgrade-Serbia: Holy Synod of Bishops of the Serbian Church took over the Patriarchal duties in accordance with Article 62 of the Constitution of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The Holy Synod will be chaired by the Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabro-Bosnia until the election of a new Serbian Patriarch. “The Demise of Patriarch Irinej ...

Memorial Service for Patriarch Irinej at Cathedral Church in Belgrade

Church of Serbia - 20/11/2020 “The Demise of Patriarch Irinej — A Great Loss for Orthodox Christianity” George Alexander (OCP Secretary) His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia celebrated the memorial service for newly-departed Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the Cathedral church of Holy Archangel Michael on 20 November 2020. Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Enters Eternal Rest Source:

“The Demise of Patriarch Irinej — A Great Loss for Orthodox Christianity” George Alexander (OCP Secretary)

OCP News Service- OCP Secretariate - 20/11/2020 A Statement from George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christain Society) on the demise of His Holiness Irinej, the Patriarch of Serbia. Global: "The heavenly abode of His Holiness Irinej, the Patriarch of Serbia is an enormous loss to the Orthodox Christian world" stated George Alexander, Secretary of ...