Orthodox Bishops Convene Joint Prayer Service Interceding for Migrants and Refugees   Recently updated !

New York, New York – On November 8, 2017 the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened a joint prayer service for the United Nations community, interceding for the world’s migrants and refugees.  In addition to the […]


Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Convenes for Fall Meeting

Paramus, NJ – His Eminence Mor Dionysios Jean Kawak – Patriarchal Exarch of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese of the Eastern United States – hosted the fall meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches at the Mor Aphrem Center on Thursday, November 2, 2017.  In attendance were H.G. Bishop […]


Philadelphia Area Clergy Gather for Fifth Annual Concelebrated Liturgy

Norristown, PA – On Saturday, October 14, 2017 – on behalf of SCOOCH member and Patriarchal Exarch of the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America, H.G. Anba Karas  – the V. Rev. Fr. Roufail Z. Youssef and the Rev. Fr. Mina Shaheid hosted the Fifth Annual Philadelphia Regional Concelebrated Liturgy at […]


ZIC Launches Fall Season with a Talk on Orthodox Christian Unity

The words Eastern and Oriental are synonyms. Yet in the 20th century these two words came to be be used to distinguish the two major families of Orthodox churches that were estranged in the fifth century over the dilemma of how properly to understand Jesus’ divinity and his humanity. The Zohrab Center will inaugurate […]