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The Patriarch of Romania awards the Order of St John Chrysostom to IOCS Principal and Vice-Principal - Father Dragos Herescu, Principal of IOCS and Dr Razvan Porumb, Vice-Principal have had the great honour of beeing awarded the Order of ‘Saint John Chrysostom’ with pectoral crosses by His Beatitude Daniel, the Patriarch of Romania. These distinctions have been…
Podcasts with IOCS Principal’s contributions to LOI consultation - Father Dragos Herescu, Principal of IOCS, together with Dr Razvan Porumb (Vice-Principal) took part in the consultation on ‘Theological Formation for Mission’ organised by the Lausanne-Orthodox Initiative in Cambridge, UK (5-8 Sptember 2017). Father Dragos had two contributions to the event,…
VIDEO – Revd Dr John Jillions on the early history of IOCS - IOCS is excited to present the moving contribution of Revd Dr John Jillions – the first Principal of our Institute and one of its founders – on ‘The Early History of IOCS and the Vision which Inspired It’. This talk…
VIDEO David Suchet CBE (‘Standing at the Crossroads’ – 17 June 2017) - Please click here to watch renowned actor David Suchet CBE (Poirot) in conversation with our Principal, Father Dragos Herescu – the second video from our event ‘Standing at the Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities for Orthodoxy in the West’.
VIDEO Revd Dr Rowan Williams (‘Standing at the Crossroads’ – 17 June 2017) - Please click here to watch the presentation given by Revd Dr Rowan Williams on ‘The contribution of the Orthodox presence in Cambridge and beyond’ – the first video from our event ‘Standing at the Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities for Orthodoxy in the…
‘Standing at the Crossroads: Challenges and Opportunities for Orthodoxy in the West’ - On 17 June 2017, the Master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams together with Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia hosted a fundraising celebratory event at Magdalene College, Cambridge, in support of the work of the Institute…
Ancient Faith Radio interviews Father Dragos - On 18 May, Father Dragos Herescu, the Principal of IOCS gave an interview to Ancient Faith Radio touching on a number of current and relevant projects and activities of our Institute. To listen the interview, please click here.
New Book: ‘The Human Icon. A Comparative Study of Hindu and Orthodox Christian Beliefs’ - The Human Icon. A Comparative Study of Hindu and Orthodox Christian Beliefs by Dr Christine Mangala Frost – a Research Associate of IOCS – is a breakthrough study which will be published on 26 May 2017 by James Clarke. Despite the history…
New Book: ‘The Orthodox Church of Ethiopia: A History’ - Revd Dr John Binns, a Visiting Professor of the Institute and Vicar of Great St Mary’s the University Church Cambridge, has published his very important book on The Orthodox Church of Ethiopia: A History in May 2017, through I.B. Tauris. The Ethiopian…