‘It does not matter the number of good deeds, but the humble love with which they were performed’ Patriarch Daniel of Romania

OCP News Service - 4/10/21 Bucharest-Romania: 'It does not matter the number of good deeds, but the humble love with which they were performed' stated Patriarch Daniel of Romania on the occasion of the thanksgiving service marking the 14th anniversary of his enthronement. According to the Patriarch "we must perform all church activities with love for ...

Russian Archpriest Hails ‘Unity of Power and People’ As Reasons for Azerbaijan’s Victory in the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War

OCP News Service - 30/9/21 Baku-Azerbaijan: Archpriest Konstantin Pominov, the spokesperson of the Russian Orthodox Church in Baku stated that power and unity of people are the major factors for the victory of Azerbaijani forces in the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War (44-day Second War between Armenian-Artsakh forces and Azerbaijani-Turkish forces from September to November 2020). "The victory in ...

Enthronement of Bishop Metodije of Budimlje-Niksic Held

OCP News Service - 28/9/21 Belgrade-Serbia: Patriarch Porfirije of Serbia presided over the consecration and enthronement of Bishop Metodije of Budimlje-Niksic at the the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi on the 25 September 2021. The Patriarch was assisted by several other Serbian prelates. A large number of Serbian faithful attended the ceremony. Source: OCP news Service

St Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral Nominated For the State and National Registers of Historic Places

OCP News Service - 15/9/21 New York- USA: The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America has been nominated to be included in the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Originally constructed as an Episcopal parish Church, it was renamed as St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in 1920. Most of the ...

Moldovan Church and AGIRoMd Partner to Launch National Educational Project “Spiritual Readings”

OCP News Service - 9/9/21 Moldova: The National Educational Project "Spiritual Readings" was recently launched by the Metropolitan Church of Moldova in partnership with the branch of the General Association of Romanian Teachers of the Republic of Moldova (AGIRoMd). The project is a pedagogical exercise for the support, capitalization and promotion of spiritual literature. The project aims ...

Metropolitan John of Varna Bless New Ophthalmological Center

OCP News Service - 8/9/21 Varna-Bulgaria: A new Ophthalmological Center was blessed by Metropolitan John of Varna on the 5th of September in Dobrichli city. The new center is part of the already existing Eye Clinics "St. Constantine and Helena" Nikolay Prodigy" in Burgas and Varna. The Center in Dobrich specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention ...

‘The West Seeks to Destroy Serbian Orthodox Church’ President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia

OCP News Service - 8/9/21 Belgrade- Serbia: 'The West seeks to destroy Serbian Orthodox Church just as Russian Church' stated President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia, according to a report by TASS news agency. The West is trying to destroy the Serbian Church in former Yugoslavia as well as the Russian Orthodox Church in Ukraine and some ...

Catholicos Aram to Deliver Keynote Address at the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021

OCP News Service - 12/8/21 Beirut-Lebanon: Catholicos Aram I of the Greater House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church will deliver the Keynote Address at the G20 Interfaith Forum. The Primate will speak on “The role of religious leaders and institutions in responding to crisis in the Arab Region". Interfaith Forum will take place in ...

OCP Foundation Install ‘Orders’ of Metropolitan Alvares Julius & Western Rite Orthodoxy

OCP Foundation – OCP News Service – 24/9/18 OCP Foundation Portal On the occasion of the 95th memorial feast of great Metropolitan Alvares Julius, the Foundation of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society (OCP Foundation) has announced two new awards. The first award is in the memory of Saintly Metropolitan Alvares Julius of Ceylon, Goa, and India, by the ...

OCP to Publish Book on Archbishop Rene Villate, Metropolitan Alvares Julius & Independent Catholic Movement

OCP News Service – OCP Publications- 30/5/18 Global- OCP Publications of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE will publish a research work on Independent Catholic Movements in the United States, Europe and the Indian Sub-continent. Varghese John Thottapuzha - Director, Dept. of Publication stated that the book is a result of intense research and fieldwork by the scholars of Metropolitan ...

OCP Secretary George Alexander Received by Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

OCP News Service - 20/4/18 OCP Secretary Visits Information Services Department of the Serbian Patriarchate Belgrade- His Holiness Irinej – (Archbishop of Peć, Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, and Serbian Patriarch) received George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) on 13th April 2018 at the Patriarchal residence in Belgrade. OCP Secretary Visits Orthodox Theological Faculty ...

OCP Secretary Visits Orthodox Theological Faculty in Belgrade

OCP News Service – 20/4/18 Belgrade- George Alexander, Secretary of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) visited the Orthodox Theological Faculty at the Belgrade University on 12th, April 2018. He was received by Prof. Predrag Puzovic (Dean) and Rastko Jovic (Assistant Professor – Dept. of Cannon law). They made several discussions on inter-orthodox dialogue and ecumenism. OCP ...

Triennial Anniversary of the historic Meeting of the OCP Delegation with Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II

Fr. Prakash Kuriakose (Delegate of Malankara) - OCP News Service - 4/2/18 Kerala-India: February 7th, 2018, marks the 3rd anniversary of the historic meeting between Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Society) delegation and His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II – Patriarch of Antioch and the Syriac Orthodox delegation at Puthencruz, Malankara. OCP representation was the first ever ...

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society – Activity Report 2017

OCP Secretariat -  OCP News Service -5/1/18 Dear Beloved Readers & Well-wishers Christmas-Nativity & New Year Wishes We are happy to present the activity report of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) for the years 2017. The report includes details of meetings, visits, research publications, charity, and social welfare as well as other activities. Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – Activity ...

Pan-Oriental Orthodox Fellowship of St. Jacob Baradaeus and the Return to Orthodoxy

St. Jacob Baradaeus Pan-Oriental Orthodox Fellowship - OCP News Service - 1/2/2017 Visit - http://returntoorthodoxy.com/ FB PAGE - https://www.facebook.com/returntoorthodoxy It is the unfortunate truth that in the modern day the Oriental Orthodox Churches have proven permeable (to one degree or another, depending upon the jurisdiction) to the influence of heterodox pop culture of the Evangelical and Charismatic variety. In most ...

Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE – Activity Report 2016

Dear Beloved Readers & Well-wishers Christmas-Nativity & New Year Wishes  We are happy to present the activity report of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) for the years 2016. The report includes details of meetings, visits, research publications, charity, and social welfare as well as other activities. Meetings Visits, Events, Awards and Recognition In 2016, the OCP Delegation met ...

OCP Treasurer Abraham Koshy Meets Bishop Youssef of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

OCP News Service-24/8/16 Kerala- India: Abraham P Koshy – Treasurer & Director of Finance of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) met with His Grace Bishop Youssef - Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States during the second week of August 2016. Abraham spoke about the Pan-Orthodox activities of OCP. In return, Bishop ...

OCP Treasurer Meets Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate)

OCP News Service- 8/8/16 Also Read Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) Visits Catholicate Palace & the Ancient Church of Niranam Kerala- India: Abraham P Koshy - Treasurer & Director of Finance of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society (Pan-Orthodox Christian Movement) met with Archbishop Makarios of Qatar (Jerusalem Patriarchate) at the ancient St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Niranam ...

OCP Icon of St. Gregorious of Parumala Displayed at SYGG16 Leadership Program in Netherlands

OCP News Sevice- 28/7/16 Julie Jones (Delegate -Representing Coptic Orthodox Church of United Kingdom to OCP) Netherlands: The OCP Icon of St Gregorios of Parumala (the first canonised Indian Saint) was displayed at the global Syriac Orthodox Youth (Suryoyo Youth Global Gathering 2016 of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Anthioch & All East) gathering held in ...

Metropolitan Mar Yulios Meets OCP Delegate Seraphima in Dallas: Helps Boost Ties

Liju Cherian -OCP News Service- June 2016 DALLAS, Texas: Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan His Grace Pulikkottil Dr. Geevarghese Mar Yulios met with Ms. Seraphima Iliay Ioanna Shagoury, (OCP delegate and Executive Coordinator of its Foundation in North America). The Metropolitan and the OCP delegate and held talks on a number of issues. Dr. Mar Yulios is presently on ...

Touchstone Review of ‘The Orthodox Dilemma’ by John G. Panagiotou

OCP Publications- May 2016- The Orthodox Dilemma Review - Touchstone Magazine  Review at Orthodox Christian Laity: Review at American Orthodox Institute:  Also Read - The Orthodox Dilemma: New Pan-Orthodox Christian Book from the House of OCP: The Orthodox Dilemma: Personal Reflections On Global Pan-Orthodox Christian Conciliar Unity by George Alexander reviewed by John G. Panagiotou - Touchstone- May/June 2016 In George Alexander's ...