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Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America Hosts 40 Day Memorial for Botroseya Martyrs

Holmdel, NJ – On Friday, January 13, 2017, H.G. Anba Karas and the clergy and laity the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America hosted a 40 Day Memorial Service for the 28 Martyrs of the Botroseya Church Bombing at St. Mina’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Holmdel, NJ. Religious and civic leaders – including New Jersey [...]


Oriental Orthodox Unity in Action at Malankara-Syriac Deacons Camp

Whippany, NJ – For nearly a decade, H.E. Mor Titus Yeldho of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church in North America has been working tirelessly to establish a seminary on the premises of the Archdiocesan Headquarters for the education of his clergy and faithful. In the meantime, since 2010, the Archdiocese has convened [...]


Official Letter: Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Calls Upon Eritrean Church to End Schism and Restore H.H. Abune Antonios I to His Throne

June 17, 2016 To All the Bishops, Priests and Faithful of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church— We wish you a blessed Holy Pentecost. We learned of the passing late last year of His Eminence Abba Dioskoros. On behalf of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches of America, we wish to express our condolences to [...]