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Letters of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches to the Orthodox Faithful and Government of Eritrea

New York, NY – Christ is Risen!  Truly He is Risen!  At a meeting of the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches occurring earlier this month, it was reported to the Standing Conference that the Synod of Eritrea – under pressure from the government of that country – has determined to […]


Celebration for His Grace Bishop Makarios

Somerset, NJ – On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, the Coptic and Eritrean Churches gathered together for a banquet honoring their common father, His Grace Bishop Makarios, as His Grace celebrated 90 years of life, 60 years of monasticism, and 30 years of the episcopacy.   The banquet was hosted by […]


Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches Condemns Racism and Violence, Calls for Prayer for Justice and Peace

In this deeply troubled time, a terrible act of injustice has ignited a conflagration of violence across our beloved country.  As such, the Standing Conference of Oriental Orthodox Churches is calling upon the faithful people of our communities – who have known the brutality of persecution and mass violence throughout […]