‘Saints of the British Isles Liturgical Project’ by the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe of ROCOR

OCP News Service - 25/07/21 UK: Saints of the British Isles Liturgical Project is managed by the Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia aims at publishing a central compendium of all liturgical texts for each of the Saints of the British Isles. The disease is seeking help from ...

A Look At The Exemplary Records Of Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II

OCP News Service - 12/07/21 Malankara-Kerala-India: With no doubt, one may state that Catholicos-Mooppan & Malankara Metropolitan Marthoma Paulose II  was a man of exemplary records. A man of simplicity, Catholicos-Mooppan Marthoma Paulose II has left a great legacy of mercy, vision and hard work. A glimpse of the outstanding activities from the Episcopal Ministry of Marthoma ...

Watch Now : Training Orthodox Seminary Students & Clergy to Respond to Domestic Violence

Training Orthodox Seminary Students & Clergy to Respond to Domestic Violence: Current Approaches & Lessons from around the World from Project dldl/ድልድል on Vimeo. Project dldl/ድልድል - 16/5/21 Training Orthodox Seminary Students & Clergy to Respond to Domestic Violence: Current Approaches & Lessons from around the World. The need to teach students in seminaries about marriage, family relations, ...

Lecture on ‘Christianity in Karabakh’ by Dr Hratch Tchilingirian

Diocese of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland - 10/5/21 UK: An online lecture will be delivered by Dr Hratch Tchilingirian (Associate Faculty Member of Armenian Studies at the Oriental Institute of Oxford University) on the rich heritage of Armenian Christianity in Nagorno-Karabakh. For more information, please contact - info@armenianchurch.org.uk Source:

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Training Orthodox Seminary Students and Clergy to Respond to Domestic Violence

Project dldl/ድልድል - 6/5/21 Training Orthodox Seminary Students and Clergy to Respond to Domestic Violence: Current Approaches & Lessons from around the World. Time: Thursday 13 May at 3:30 pm Ethiopian time.  Please register on Eventbrite. Background: The need to teach students in seminaries about marriage, family relations, gender issues and domestic violence has become recognised in recent decades and is ...

The Armenian Diaspora Survey Now Open

Diocese of the Armenian Church of the United Kingdom and Ireland - 22/4/21 UK: The Armenian Diaspora Survey is a public opinion study in the Diaspora, which is being held in the UK Armenian community. We encourage every Armenian to complete the survey. Your ideas and opinions will help us better understand our community and better ...

In the UK, priests work in IT, construction, engineering, deliveries, warehouses : Father Andrei works in deliveries

Basilica News Agency - Aurelian Iftimiu -  7/3/21 Father Andrei Dosoftei, who is a priest in Scotland for Romanians in Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and surrounding areas, spoke about the clergy’s situation in British society at Romania’s National Television. “The first experience with the Scots was interesting. I remember going to a supermarket with my wife, people looking at ...

Webinar on ‘The Complex Role of Religion in Experience of Conjugal Abuse in Northern Ethiopia’

Cambridge Center for Christianity Worldwide - 25/10/2020 Dr Romina Istratti of SOAS will be delivering an online lecture on the topic 'MOVING BEYOND ASSUMPTIONS: THE COMPLEX ROLE OF RELIGION IN THE EXPERIENCE OF CONJUGAL ABUSE IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA'. Date and Time - 27 October 2020, 16:30 - 27 October 2020, 18:00  TO REGISTER:  EMAIL DIRECTOR@CCCW.CAM.AC.UK Abstract of the Webinar In the ...

Contemplating the Impact of Restrictions on the Religious Life of Ethnic Minority and Migrant Communities During the Covid-19 Pandemic

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Refugeehosts - Dr. Romina Istratii, SOAS University of London - 15/6/2020 The global lockdown has had a significant impact on the ability of religious communities to gather and offer support in times of stress and illness. In this post, Dr. Romina Istratii draws on her research conducted with Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Täwahәdo adherents in Northern ...

COVID – Syriac Orthodox Priest Fr. Biji Markose Enters Eternal Rest

OCP News Service - 7/5/2020 +Memory Eternal+ UK: COVID has taken the life Fr. Biji Markose (68) ), Vicar of the St. Thomas Syriac Jacobite Church, London, United Kingdom. A priest of the Syriac Orthodox Church, Fr Biji was undergoing COVID treatment. He hailed from Vakathanam, Kottayam. Source: OCP News Service 

Sweden’s sexualized LGBT church altar is not ‘inclusive,’ it’s driving people away from modern Christianity

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RT - December 2019 The obsession of many Western Christian leaders with “inclusivity” has brought sexual politics and its activists into the church, turning off many seeking a simple solution to their faith, not depictions of gay sex on the altar. The decline in membership of the Church of Sweden should accelerate this Advent thanks to one ...

Boris Johnson Wouldn’t Allow Jesus Into the UK, English Archbishop Says

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Sputnik news - 20/11/2019 Britain’s Prime Minister Johnson is pushing for an Australian-style points-based system for prospective immigrants, which would open up the country to highly-skilled immigration while curbing the number of unskilled newcomers. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the senior cleric of the Church of England, has claimed that Jesus Christ would be denied entry into ...

REFLECTION OF THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/2/19 Reflections of His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem during Advent while on an official visit to the United Kingdom. “As the leader of a Church that has had a presence in the Holy Land since the very birth of Christianity, Patriarch Theophilos III can trace his succession 2.000 years to ...

The Camino de Santiago: My Reflections

Deacon Daniel Malyon (Representing the Coptic Orthodox Church in UK to Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE) - OCP News Service - 3/8/18  Preparation “The goal is a perfect peacefulness even in the middle of the raging storm.” – St John Climacus. In the busy modern world, the concept of escaping the world to spend time alone with God is utterly alien. ...

Bishop Angaelos Enthroned as the first Coptic Orthodox Bishop of London

Deacon Daniel Malyon - (Delegate of United Kingdom)-19/11/17 London- UK: On 18th November, His Grace Bishop Angaelos was Enthroned as the first Coptic Bishop of London at St. George Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Stevenage. To celebrate this, many Orthodox and Ecumenical guests attended the event to give thanks to God and see this historic occasion. The ...

Oriental Orthodox Primates Gather in Germany

Julie Johns (Delegate in UK and Western Europe) - OCP News Service - 18/10/17 Germany- Primates of Oriental Orthodox Churches,  Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria - Primate of Coptic Church, Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II of the East (Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church), Catholicos-Patriarch Karekin II of Armenia (Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church) and ...

Fr Dr Josi Jacob at Ethiopian Day Consultation of Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative on Sept 9

Fr. Dr. Jossi Jacob (Indian Orthodox Delegate in Ethiopia and Faculty at Holy Trinity College)

By Our Gulf Correspondent - OCP News Service - 3/9/17 MILDMAY WARD, London: The Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative (LOI) is holding a meeting with delegates from Ethiopia attending the 2017 LOI Consultation in Cambridge which will bring together senior leaders from Orthodox and evangelical churches around the world. They will reflect on the formation and training of leaders ...

The Real Bridge Over Troubled Water: Local Church Calms Grenfell Tower Storm

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    Sputinknews - 23/6/17 It's been days, but for the residents of Grenfell Tower it probably feels a lot longer, since news that a West London Tower block had gone up in flames and not everyone was able to escape dominated the headlines. In the hours following the fire, families and friends of people who lived in Grenfell Tower frantically walked the ...

Historic Meeting of Queen Elizabeth II & Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

Queen Elizabeth II greeting Egypt's Pope Tawadros II at Windsor Palace in London , UK (Photo: Buckingham palace)

Julie Jones (Delegate in the UK) - OCP News Service - 10/5/17 More photos from Getty Images here: London: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of the UK received for the first time, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II - Patriarch of the See of St. Mark the Evangelist & Primate of the Coptic Orthodox Church on 9/5/17. The ...

Catholicos of All Armenians Sends Letter of Condolence to British Prime Minister

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - 25/3/17 On March 24, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; sent a letter of condolence to Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for the casualties suffered during the terrorist attacks in London on March 22. His Holiness ...

Persecuted Middle East Bishops Banned from visiting UK

Archbishop Cranmer - 5/12/16 Why are suffering Syrian and Iraqi bishops banned from visiting the UK? They only wanted to attend the consecration of the country’s first Syriac Orthodox cathedral, dedicated to St Thomas. They might even have met the Prince of Wales for a cup of tea, but after that they’d have surely returned to ...