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Oriental Orthodox concern for situation in Syria.

Bishop Vahan Hovhanessian from the Oriental Orthodox community in the UK has made a powerful statement on the troubling situation in Syria – and particularly the widespread mistreatment of Christians and others. He declares: “It is with a deep sense … Continue reading

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Bishop David will Shepherd the new Diocese of New York & New England

05 October 2013, Cairo: His Holiness Pope Tawadros II has established a new diocese called the Diocese of New York and New England. His Grace Bishop David will be the Diocesan Bishop of this new diocese. It includes the states … Continue reading

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Coptic Bishop Escapes Assassination Attempt in Egypt

03 October 2013, (AINA) Bishop Anba Makarios of Minya was the target of an unsuccessful assassination attempted this morning. The Bishop was driving into the town of el-Sario in Abou Qorqas, Minya province, when his car came under a hail … Continue reading

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Demera celebrated colorfully throughout Ethiopia

30 September 2013, Addis Ababa (ENA) – Demera, the eve of the Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) upon which Jesus Christ was crucified, was celebrated on Thursday colorfully throughout the country. Here in the capital, the day was celebrated … Continue reading

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Bishop His Eminence Rafael visited Syriac orthodox Patriarchal-Vicariate of Sweden

(Bishop His Eminence Rafael with Syriac orthodox Patriarchal-Vicariate of Sweden Mor Dioscoros Benyamin Atas) 28 September 2013, Sweden: Bishop His Eminence Rafael, general secretary of the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church visited Syriac orthodox Patriarchal-Vicariate of Sweden Mor … Continue reading

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Oriental Orthodox youth meet – “Spirit Retreat”

(Participants in the pan-orthodox Spirit Retreat) New York, 27 September 2013: On September 20-22, 85 Oriental Orthodox youth from communities around New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, gathered for a weekend of spiritual refreshment, worship, and fellowship. The “Spirit Retreat” … Continue reading

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Holy Synod of the Holy Armenian Orthodox Church started

24 September 2013 Holy Synod of the Holy Armenian Orthodox Church started at Gevorkian Seminary Events Auditorium of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. On September 24, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch … Continue reading

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