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Bishop Arseniy of Znepol Elected New Metropolitan of Sliven

OCP- May 27, 2024 OCP News Service – 27/05/2024 Sofia – Bulgaria: On May 26, 2024, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church (BOC-BP) elected Bishop Arseniy ... Read More

Escalating Tensions: Armenian Church Condemns Government’s Accusations

OCP- May 24, 2024

OCP News Service and– 24/05/2024 Yerevan-Armenia: On May 23,  under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; ... Read More

Ethiopian Court Orders Arrest of Two U.S.-Based Archbishops Ahead of Holy Synod Meeting

OCP- May 24, 2024

Abune Yacob and Abune Theophilos Deacon Solomon Kibriye and Archdeacon Tesfa Mikael Williams (Ethiopian Affairs)- OCP News Service– 24/05/2024 Washington DC – United States: Reports are coming ... Read More

Macedonian Orthodox Church Rejects Conditions Set by Constantinople for Autocephaly

OCP- May 24, 2024

OCP News Service with inputs from  – 24/05/2024 Ohrid- Macedonia: The head of the Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archdiocese (MPC-OA), Archbishop Stefan, has ... Read More

Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II and Catholicos Aram I Inaugurate Second “Levantine Matters” Academic Conference

OCP- May 24, 2024 OCP News Service and – 24/05/2024 Antelias – Lebanon: On May 23, 2024, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the second academic conference ... Read More

Archpriest Chad Hatfield of St. Vladimir’s Seminary Announces Retirement

OCP- May 24, 2024

OCP News Service - 24/05/2024 Yonkers - US:  St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) announced today that the Very Rev. Dr. Chad Hatfield will be ... Read More

Bishop Constantine Elected as New Metropolitan of Denver

OCP- May 24, 2024 OCP News Service – 24/05/2024 Denver - US: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Denver has a new leader. The Holy and Sacred Synod of ... Read More

Albanian Orthodox Church Denounces Same-Sex Marriage in Tirana

OCP- May 23, 2024

OCP News Service – 23/05/2024 Tirana – Albania: Following a same-sex marriage ceremony in Tirana on May 19th, the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania has ... Read More

President Vučić Seeks Patriarch’s Blessing Before UN Assembly on Srebrenica Resolution

OCP- May 21, 2024 – OCP News Service – 20/05/2024 Belgrade-Serbia: On the morning of May 20, 2024, President Aleksandar Vučić attended a prayer service led by Serbian Patriarch ... Read More

Serbian Orthodox Church Bishops Council Meets in Belgrade, Addresses Kosovo Ban and Church Issues

OCP- May 20, 2024 – OCP News Service – 20/05/2024 Belgrade-Serbia: The Holy Council of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church concluded its regular session on May 18th, ... Read More