Orthodox News

Letter to Faithful OCL Advocates and Supporters

Letter to Faithful OCL Advocates and Supporters

November 30th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity CLICK HERE to view the above letter in PDF format.[...]

Greek Orthodox Church calling on Indiana to pass Religious Freedom Resolution

Greek Orthodox Church calling on Indiana to pass Religious Freedom Resolution

November 27th, 2016

Source: ABC 57 News By Jess Arnold SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The Greek Orthodox Church in South Bend [...]

Orthodox Christian Laity Completes 29th Annual Meeting; Prepares to Celebrate 30 years of service to the Orthodox Christian Church in 2017; Welcomes Metropolitan Isaiah on its Advisory Board

Orthodox Christian Laity  Completes 29th Annual Meeting; Prepares to Celebrate 30 years of service to the Orthodox Christian Church in 2017;  Welcomes Metropolitan Isaiah on its Advisory Board

November 26th, 2016

After clicking on the first photo of the gallery above, click on the play button and the "i" on the [...]

George Aravosis - Memory Eternal!

George Aravosis – Memory Eternal!

November 21st, 2016

Source: Chicago Tribune George Demetrios Aravosis, aged 87, born in Chicago in 1929, fell asleep [...]

‘Western laws now clash with moral nature of man’ – Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

‘Western laws now clash with moral nature of man’ – Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

November 21st, 2016

Source: Russia Today In an exclusive interview with RT, the head of the Russian Orthodox Ch[...]


Governance & Unity News

OCA Holy Synod of Bishops concludes Fall Session

OCA Holy Synod of Bishops concludes Fall Session

October 24th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY [OCA]  -  The Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodo[...]

OCA Holy Synod approves St. Louis as site of 19th AAC

OCA Holy Synod approves St. Louis as site of 19th AAC

October 21st, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY [OCA]  The members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of[...]

Minutes, reports of Metropolitan Council Fall 2016 Session posted

Minutes, reports of Metropolitan Council Fall 2016 Session posted

October 19th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY [OCA]  Minutes and reports of the Spring Metropoli[...]

Announcement of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Holy Eparchial Synod (Fall 2016)

Announcement of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Holy Eparchial Synod (Fall 2016)

October 17th, 2016

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – The Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Or[...]

Looking Back at the Holy and Great Council

Looking Back at the Holy and Great Council

October 11th, 2016

Source: The Huffington Post October 7, 2016 Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecume[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

What About That Number 60?

What About That Number 60?

October 21st, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Monastery of All Saints of North America Reference: So Why Do 60% of O[...]

DIARY OF THE COUNCIL

DIARY OF THE COUNCIL

October 19th, 2016

Source: Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America Reflec[...]

Message from Metropolitan Alexios

Message from Metropolitan Alexios

October 11th, 2016

Source: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta My Beloved Ones, I am writing to you during a ver[...]

First Meeting of the Assembly of Bishops, following the Holy and Great Council, in Detroit, Michigan, on Oct 4-6, 2016

First Meeting of the Assembly of Bishops, following the Holy and Great Council, in Detroit, Michigan, on Oct 4-6, 2016

September 26th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Being an Assembly of Bishops in a geographic area (USA)  where t[...]

Dealing with a New Threat to Patriarch Bartholomew

Dealing with a New Threat to Patriarch Bartholomew

September 23rd, 2016

Source: The National Herald by Amb. Patrick N. Theros, Special to The National Herald In recen[...]

OCL Forum

The Need for an Autocephalous, Independent, Self-governing Orthodox Church in the USA

The Need for an Autocephalous, Independent, Self-governing Orthodox Church in the USA

January 18th, 2016

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity This forum is a place to post thoughts, papers and documents tha[...]

Will the Assembly of Bishops Lay a Foundation for Unity? Why is our Geographic Church in America Subject to Patriarchates Abroad Whose Actions Appear to be Obstructing Unity?

Will the Assembly of Bishops Lay a Foundation for Unity? Why is our Geographic Church in America Subject to Patriarchates Abroad Whose Actions Appear to be Obstructing Unity?

October 31st, 2013

Mandate The Assembly has been established in accordance with the Decision of the 4th Pre-Conciliar [...]

Measuring the Assembly of Bishops' Progress on Unity

Measuring the Assembly of Bishops’ Progress on Unity

January 31st, 2013

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America sets out the vision of the g[...]

Ethno-Phyletism: A Problem for the American Church

Ethno-Phyletism: A Problem for the American Church

August 6th, 2012

The article "The 1872 Council of Constantinople and Phyletism" by Rev. Fr. Stephane Bigham provides [...]

Pan-Orthodox Ministries / Grassroots Unity

Pan-Orthodox Ministries / Grassroots Unity

August 5th, 2012

I am interested in what pan-Orthodox ministries there are out there. I know of very few TRULY p[...]

Focused Study and Research Topics

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL: Discussion and News

July 26th, 2016

Source: Pravoslavie.ru and other sources Post-Conciliar News - Metropolitan Kallistos Reflects on [...]

A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft]

A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft]

October 31st, 2015

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity A DECLARATION OF AMERICAN ORTHODOX UNITY NOW [Draft] [A Case Stud[...]

How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA?

How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA?

October 12th, 2015

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity How will we move forward to renew the Orthodox Church in the USA? [...]

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