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Participating in the Life of One Another’s Churches: The Ordination of a SCOOCH Delegate to the Holy Diaconate

Medford, NJ – At a recent meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches, H.G. Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York & New England remarked that our unity as Oriental Orthodox Christians should manifest itself in our daily lives and not exclusively at annual concelebrations […]


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 […]