Orthodox Youth Gather for Discussion on Faith, Culture, & Identity

Whippany, NJ – Orthodox youth from all up and down the East Coast – from New England to Washington, DC – gathered at St. Ephrem Cathedral – the seat of the Malankara-Syriac Archdiocese – for the fifth annual SCOOYA Youth Conference.  This year’s theme - Faith, Culture, & Identity - was tackled with gusto by the youth and [...]


Bishops Gather for Annual Concelebration of the Divine Liturgy

STATEN ISLAND, NY – On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the fathers of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches gathered at Archangel Michael & St. Mena Coptic Orthodox Church to celebrate the Divine Liturgy as one Orthodox family. Hosting hierarch H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of NY & NE welcomed H.E. Archbishop [...]


Standing Conference Convenes Fall 2016 Meeting at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary

ARMONK, NY – On Thursday, October 6, the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches convened its fall 2016 meeting on the new grounds of St. Nersess Armenian Seminary.  Hosting hierarch and SCOOCH Chairman, H.E. Archbishop Khajag Barsamian (Armenian) welcomed H.G. Bishop David (Coptic), H.E. Mor Titus Yelhdo (Malankara-Syriac), H.G. Bishop Karas (Coptic), H.E. Mor Dionysios Jean [...]


Upcoming SCOOCH Events: Faith, Culture, and Identity in the Oriental Orthodox Communion

For Immediate Release – For many of the Churches in the Oriental Orthodox Communion – specifically for the Coptic, Ethiopian, and Eritrean – September 11 marks the start of the ecclesiastical new year, and this year, the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches (SCOOCH) and its subsidiary organizations the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Youth [...]

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