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 ...

Archbishop Abune Melketsedek of EOTC Enters Eternal Rest  

Menetasnot Desta - (Delegate of Ethiopia and Chief Administrator of OCP Amharic Service) - OCP News Service - 10/11/2020 +Memory Eternal+ USA: Archbishop Abune Melketsedek of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church entered eternal rest on 6th November 2020 at the age of 97. The late Archbishop served as a Prelate in the US and was one of the ...

Dr John G. Panagiotou Speaks to the Hellenic Writers’ Group about his book ‘The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse’

Anthony Apostolides - 7/11/2020 USA: Dr John G. Panagiotou (delegate of Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE, Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) spoke to the Hellenic Writers' Group of Washington DC about his book 'The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse.' The Hellenic Writers Group of Washington DC invites you to listen to this recording from their October 17th ...

Systematic Theology Eastern Orthodoxy With Prof. Dr John G. Panagiotou At Erskine Seminary

Erskine Theological Seminary - 4/11/2020 For more info visit - https://seminary.erskine.edu/ USA: Erskine Seminary offers Online Courses (Spring 2021) in Systematic Theology -Eastern Orthodoxy with Prof. Dr John G. Panagiotou (ST728Z Eastern Orthodoxy). This course alerts students to the differences between the Eastern and Western Christian mindsets and the influence of those mindsets on the way each group ...

Former Primate of OCA – Metropolitan Theodosius Enters Eternal Rest 

OCP News Service - 19/10/2020 +Memory Eternal+ USA - The former head of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), His Beatitude Metropolitan Theodosius, the retired Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All-America and Canada entered eternal rest on October 19, 2020, in Canonsburg, PA following an extended illness. Metropolitan Theodosius was the head of the OCA from 1977. The ...

Greek Orthodox Church in the US Petitions UN Over the Conversion of Hagia Sophia

OCP News Service - 6/10/2020 USA: The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of USA is petitioning the United Nations in response to the conversion of the iconic Hagia Sofia Orthodox Cathedral into a Mosque by the Erdogan government in Turkey. The Greek Archdiocese wants the U.N. special rapporteurs in the areas of cultural rights, minority rights, freedom of religion ...

Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the Russian Patriarchal Parishes in the US

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OCP News Service - 11/9/2020 USA: The hierarchy and faithful of the Russian Patriarchal Parishes (in the United States, and Mexico) celebrated the 50th establishment anniversary and the canonical union of parishes of the Moscow Patriarchate in North America. The anniversary of the repose Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov), the first Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA was also celebrated on the occasion. Russian Orthodox Patriarchal Parishes in the USA in common are those united with the Moscow Patriarchate even after granting autocephaly to the Orthodox Church ...

OCP Delegate and Author Dr. John G. Panagiotou Featured in ‘The Intelligencer’ Daily

OCP News Service - 30/8/2020 Book is available on Amazon and LuLu Books  USA: Dr. John G. Panagiotou and his recent book 'The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse' have been featured in the Intelligencer daily. Dr. John serves as the book critic and editor of the general Orthodox affair at the Editorial Board of the ...

Milestones Reached for Book ‘The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse’

OCP News Service - 3/8/2020 Purschase from Amazon USA: Since its publication in July, the new book The Path to Oikonomia with Jesus Christ as Our Lighthouse written by Dr John G. Panagiotou has reached significant milestones on Amazon distribution. It has reached #1 in the New Releases on Christian Orthodoxy category, #1 in the New Releases ...

Konstantine Pandolfi Appointed ‘The Grand Knight’ of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr

OCP News Service – 11/7/2020 USA: His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion –the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has appointed His Most Excellency Kostantine Pandolfi (né Ernest Christopher Konstantine Pandolfi) as the Grand Knight of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr. The Grand Knight His Most Excellency holds an Associate Degree ...

Metropolitan Yulios Geevarghese of Ahmedabad Turns Fifty Three

OCP News Service - 16/5/2020 Many Years! URSHLEM ARAMANA, Texas, USA - HG Dr Geevarghese Met. Yulios, Ahmedabad Diocese Metropolitan, the ‘smiling bishop’ of Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church, turns 53, on May 17, Sunday. Amid the lockdown and stay at home, this will be an occasion to remember God’s kindness in providing a worthy and committed son ...

‘Barack Obama Enabled the Genocidal Slaughter of Nigerian Christians’ – Raymond Ibrahim

OCP News Service - 26/4/2020 USA: In his recent article titled 'How “the Evil Called Barack Obama” Enabled the Genocidal Slaughter of Nigerian Christians' Raymond Ibrahim categorically explains the role of the former US President Barack Obama and his connection to the ongoing slaughter of thousands of Nigerian Christians by various Islamic terrorist groups. The article sheds light on the financial support that was provided by the ...

US Assembly of Bishops launches Covid-19 Resource Centre for Orthodox Christians

Basilica News Agency - 2/4/2020 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA announces a resource center for clergy and faithful during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Resource Center includes updated news from the various jurisdictions as well as practical guidelines and resources for families, ministry leaders, parish leadership, and everyone. The Center can be accessed here and will be updated ...

The Crown Council of Ethiopia and the Monarchist Moa Anbessa Institute Awarded Orders of Imperial Ethiopia at Annual Victory of Adwa Dinner

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Deacon Solomon Kibriye (Chief Editor of Ethiopian Affairs) - OCP News Service - 6/3/2020 USA: On the evening of February 29th, 2020, the Moa Anbessa Institute together with the Crown Council of Ethiopia, hosted the annual Victory of Adwa commemoration dinner at Washington D.C.’s Army & Navy Club. This annual gala event is held to celebrate ...

Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien Appointed to the US Human Trafficking Task Force

OCP News Service - 11/2/2020 USA: Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien has been appointed an expert in Human Trafficking Task Force under the Trump administration. Fr Alexander is currently serving as the Deputy Associate Administrator and Executive Director of the Federal Real Property Council. Orthodox Priest Alexander Kurien Appointed Executive Director of the American Federal Real Properties Council ...

Meeting of the US Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Joint Commission

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OCP News Service - 7/12/2019 USA: Representatives of the Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christian Churches in the US gathered at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. This was the first meeting after the revival of the Joint Commission which was held on 8th Oct 2019, at the St. Vartan Armenian Orthodox Cathedral. The members of ...

The U.S. House Recognizes the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocide

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OCP News Service - 30/10/2019 USA: The United States House of Representatives has officially passed a bill recognizing the Turkish Ottoman government genocide of the Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks. Armenian Genocide was one of the worst crimes against humanity, committed by the Ottoman Turks against the Armenian people in the Ottoman Empire during the the.W.W. I. Syriacs, ...

Assembly of Bishops of the USA and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Revive the Joint Commission of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - 10/09/19 NEW YORK – Representatives of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christian churches met today at the Armenian Cathedral of St. Vartan for the first meeting of the joint commission in nearly a decade. The meeting began with a common prayer service followed by open ...

Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops Recommits to Orthodox Unity in the USA

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America - 22/9/19 NEW YORK – The Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America met today, under the chairmanship of Archbishop Elpidophoros, to discuss the state of Orthodox Christian unity in the USA. Recognizing the challenges in global Orthodoxy, ...

Rewards For Justice Program Seeks Information On the Abducted Christian Prelates in Syria

OCP News Service - 25/7/19 More Information Here USA: Rewards for Justice program of the United States Department of State is offering a reward of $5 million for providing information on the ISIS kidnapping networks or  for providing information on the people responsible for kidnapping Christian prelates such as Archbishop Gregorios Ibrahim, Metropolitan Bolous Yazigi, Padre Maher ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary

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OCP News Service - 20/5/19 USA: Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II of Anticioha and All-East – (Primate of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church) received an Honorary Doctorate in from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary Divinity. Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, Met. Zachariah Nicholovos Attends SVOST Graduation Ceremony The Very Reverend Dr. Chad Hatfield, President of SVOTS bestowed the award ...