Summit Of The Heads Of The Oriental Churches

Vatican City, 29 October 2013 (VIS) – Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, announced in his address at the opening of the new academic year of the Pontifical Oriental Institute that a summit meeting of the patriarchs and major archbishops of the oriental Churches of Syria, Iraq and the Middle [...]

Acts Concerning The Oriental Churches

Vatican City, 8 April 2013 (VIS) – His Beatitude Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak, Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts, with the consent of the Synod of Bishops of the Coptic Catholic Church in conformity with Canon 85, para. 2(2) of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches and giving notice to the Apostolic See, has [...]

From The Oriental Churches

Vatican City, 18 January 2013 (VIS) – The Synod of Bishops of the Coptic Catholic Church meeting in Cairo, Egypt, from 12 – 16 January, having consulted the Holy Father, accepted the resignation from office presented by His Beatitude Antonios Naguib, Patriarch of Alexandria of the Copts, in accordance with canon 126 para. 2 of [...]

Acts Concerning The Oriental Churches

Vatican City, 16 June 2012 (VIS) – The Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, with the consent of the Synod of Bishops of the Maronite Church meeting pursuant to canon 85 paragraph 2 (2) of the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches, has transferred: – Bishop Camille Zaidan, bishop of the Patriarchal Curia, to [...]

Acts Concerning the Oriental Churches

VATICAN CITY, 1 MAR 2011 (VIS) – The Holy Father gave his consent to the following canonical elections made by the Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Syrian-Catholic Church: – Fr. Bouros Moshe, “protosincellus” (vicar general) of the archieparchy of Mossul of the Syrians, Iraq, as archbishop of Mossul of the Syrians (Catholics 35,000, priests 36, [...]

Meditation not only an Oriental practice

By Joyce GanON SAT, APR 22, several misconceptions about Christian meditation will be cleared up at the "Christian Meditation & Fullness of Life" workshop. One is that meditation is not solely Oriental. The other is that the average Singaporean can still learn to incorporate this practice into their hectic lifestyles. Mr Peter Ng stands as [...]