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 ...

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:

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 ...

An Orthodox Christian Artist Sketches Metropolitan Yulios Using Coffee Art

L. J. Chief Editor – OCP News Service - 16/7/2020 BENGALURU, India: Coffee art has found a new patron in Deepthi Jiji Mathew, the talented artiste who is on a sketching spree of Indian Orthodox churches and its metropolitans. With timely encouragement from her spiritual father, HG Dr Abraham Seraphim, Deepthi has now completed a sketch of ...

Turkey has Repeated the Same Shameful, Disgraceful and Sinful Act of the Ottomans – Sheikh Imran Hosein

Sheikh Imran Hosein - 15/7/2020 'Hagia Sophia as a Masjid for the Second Time - My First Response' by Sheikh Imran Hosein. This brief talk represents my first response to this event. There is more to come, Insha Allah, since I will now devote myself to writing a book on the subject. In the meantime, our viewers, particularly ...

Genocide of Orthodox Christians and Minorities in Ethiopia

Donn George Varghese – Editor of International Affairs – OCP News Service – 13/07/2020 Global: Reports from Ethiopia state that various radical Oromo groups are back in action, killing and murdering innocent non-Oromo ethnic population. Christian Persecution at Genocidal Levels in Nigeria – Over Six Hundred Killed All began with the killing of the popular Oromo musician Haacaaluu ...

Talented Artiste Deepthi Says Sketching Met. Seraphim’s Portrait Gave Her ‘Immense Joy’

L.J - Chief Editor - OCP News Service - 4/7/2020 BENGALURU, India: Deepthi Jiji Mathew, the spiritual daughter of HG Dr Abraham Seraphim, Bengaluru Diocese Metropolitan, Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church, could not have asked for more to boost her spirits. Young and talented Deepthi’s sketch of the young Metropolitan in black and white now shows up as ...

Neurosurgeon Stefan Mindea Ordained to the Priesthood: In Perfect Conditions, Every Doctor Would be a Priest

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu - 15/6/2020 Archbishop Teodosie of Tomis on Monday ordained the renowned neurosurgeon Stefan Mindea to the priesthood at Vacarestii Noi Monastery in Constanta. The Archbishop of Tomis said that ‘science and faith have met’ in the person of the famous doctor ordained a priest for the church of Vacarestii Noi Monastery. Asked how ...

Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow Consecrates Main Military Cathedral

Orthodox Church - 15/6/2020 His Holiness Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow and all the Rus Cyril, has consecrated the Patriarchal Main Military Cathedral of Christ's Resurrection. The Cathedral is built to thank God for the Victory of Russia in the Great Patriotic War (Second World War), and to remember all the pious and baptized fallen soldiers. This is ...

2020 Pan-Orthodox Music Symposium Concludes

Orthodoxmusicsymposium - 15/6/2020 Yonkers, NY – Over 200 church musicians from Europe, Australia, and North America gathered in online presentations and discussions exploring the theme of “Music as Liturgy.” The 3-day event was co-hosted by the International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) and St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVS). As choirs and churches around the globe face ...

Statement of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro With the Clergy and Monk-hood of Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 13/6/2020 Statement of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro With the Clergy and Monkhood of Montenegro Dear Brothers and Sisters; Dear Fellow Citizens; Dear Friends, Today is the birthday of the Church but also the second consecutive the Holy Trinity Day that we spend here in our country of Montenegro with anxiety, ...

Metropolitan Amfilohije: The Demolition of the Monastery of St. Basil on Briska Gora is an Unprecedented Crime

Church of Serbia - 11/6/2020 His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, celebrated the Divine Liturgy with clerics in the monastery of Ostrog, next to the relics of Saint Basil the Wonderworker of Ostrog, on June 10, 2020. In the liturgical sermon, Metropolitan Amfilohijepointed out that Saint Basil had been and remained ...

Solemn Welcome of Bishop Joanikije in Berane

Church of Serbia - 20/5/2020 In a magnificent gathering, in front of the Djurdjevi Stupovi monastery, people of the Vasojevic clan organized by themselves a welcoming party for His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlye-Niksic on Sunday evening, 17 May 2020. The faithful gathered in a great number, respect and love for their competent Bishop and Church, expressed ...

Compass Series 34 – Fr Rob Galea – The Singing Priest (Documentary)

Theodore Jones - 13/5/2020 Documentary - the singing priest Compass ABC TV May 10 Sunday 6.30 PM. Fr. Rob Galea chose to become a Priest after tumultuous adolescence in Malta. An accomplished musician, and X-Factor semi-finalist, he works from his parish in Bendigo and engages with young people around the world through song. Source:  

“The State of Pandemic Calls us to Transform Suffering into Hope and Isolation into a Desire for More Communion Among People.” Patriarch Daniel (Video Message))

Basilica News Agency - Iulian Dumitraşcu - 12/5/2020 Patriarch Daniel has addressed the faithful in a video message stressing that “the state of pandemic calls us to transform suffering into hope and isolation into a desire for more communion among people.” Please read the full text of the message below. The spiritual message in times of pandemic: full text The ...

Holy Fire has Descended in Church of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Basilica News Agency - Sorin Ioniţe - 20/4/2020 His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem entered the church a little after 1:00 PM, and after vesting and processing thrice around the Lord’s Tomb, he entered the Tomb itself at 1:45 PM. The Holy Light descended at about 1:50 PM, after only five minutes. Normally, after the Fire’s descent, the ...