04/11/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

Pokrov.org recently received a page from the March, 2017, issue of “The Eagle.” “The Eagle” was a publication of Saint Innocent’s Academy in Kodiak, Alaska, which, along with the associated parish of Saint Innocent of Alaska Orthodox Mission, belonged to the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Diocese of the USA, Canada and Australia. However, according to the […]

04/03/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

On March 30, 2017, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) published a draft of the minutes from the Spring Metropolitan Council meeting. Included on page 6 of the minutes was information on the previously reported settlement of the lawsuit filed by Bishop Matthias Moriak against the OCA. According to the minutes, the OCA General Counsel […]

03/17/2017
Author: Orthodox Christian Laity Board of Directors

The Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) Board of Directors announces the adoption of the following Resolutions at its recently concluded Board Meeting, February 10-12, 2017: “OCL respectfully calls upon the Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to enforce its own Regulations relating to the Monasteries operating under its auspices in the United States; that […]

04/02/2017
Author: Theodore Kalmoukos

The Orthodox Christian Organization (OCL) during a recent meeting adopted resolutions relating to monasteries that operate in many parts of the United States. The Christian Newswire reported on the issue as well. The National Herald has reported many times about the issue of the monasteries and more specifically about their ecclesiastic belonging, theological teachings, and […]

03/30/2017
Author: Melanie Jula Sakoda

On March 30, 2017, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) published the minutes and reports from the Spring Metropolitan Council meeting. Included in the report from the Legal Committee was a statement concerning the lawsuit filed by Bishop Matthias Moriak against the OCA. The committee report said only, “This case has been settled.” A copy […]

02/15/2017
Author: Staff

Moscow, February 15, Interfax – Public defender (ombudsman) of Georgia Ucha Nanuashvili on Tuesday met with deacon Giorgy Mamaladze who is in preliminary detention for attempting to murder a high-ranking clergyman. “Accused deacon Mamaladze denies the accusations and says he did not have poisonous substance cyanide with him when he was detained in the Tbilisi […]

02/16/2017
Author: Staff

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze has been acquainted with the case files at the prison.  The lawyers were at the #9 Penitentiary Facility during several hours. According to lawyers the Prosecution’s Office misled the officials and Archpriest is innocent. They talk about violation of the presumption of innocence. The detainee still uses the right to remain silent. […]

02/21/2017
Author: Staff

Tbilisi, February 21, Interfax – The arrest of a Georgian Deacon Giorgi Mamaladze has prompted social unrest, the case could be investigated jointly by prosecutors and the Church, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia said. “The history of the Georgian Church does not remember a case like this. It is not just a problem of […]

02/24/2017
Author: Guram Rogava

Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze will be questioned into so-called Cyanide case today. Investigators will expected at the so called Matrosov prison at 3 PM. The lawyer is visiting the accused archpriest for the time being.  Lawyer willl inform Mamaladze about the weapons, which were found in his house. Mikheil Ramishvili, Mamaladze’s lawyer hopes that the investigation will be conducted […]