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Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the USA Convene at the Headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

NEW YORK – On December 4, 2019, representatives of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches and the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the USA convened at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. The meeting of the Joint Commission of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches in […]


Letter of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches to the Clergy and the Faithful of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church in North America who are Standing with His Holiness Abune Antonios I

To the Clergy and the Faithful of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church in North America who are Standing with His Holiness Abune Antonios I: Grace and Peace, It was with great joy that we received the news that your group – which represents a significant portion of the priests and […]


Assembly of Bishops of the USA and the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Revive the Joint Commission of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Churches

October 8, 2019 NEW YORK – Representatives of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christian churches met today at the Armenian Cathedral of St. Vartan for the first meeting of the joint commission in nearly a decade. The meeting began with a common prayer service followed by open discussions. Recognizing doctrinal agreement, […]