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Orthodox News

Video Discussion of Orthodox Christian Author Deacon Dr Stephen Muse's book, "When Hearts Become Flame"

Video Discussion of Orthodox Christian Author Deacon Dr Stephen Muse’s book, “When Hearts Become Flame”

October 15th, 2014

Source: Book Talk with Dr Richard Long   Dr. Long discusses Stephen Muse's book, When[...]

Archbishop Demetrios' Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Shrine

Archbishop Demetrios’ Invitation to Ground Blessing of Saint Nicholas Shrine

October 15th, 2014

Source: St Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center   His Eminence Archbish[...]

War on religion: Orthodox Christian priests, churchgoers face threats in Ukraine

War on religion: Orthodox Christian priests, churchgoers face threats in Ukraine

October 14th, 2014

Source: RT Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate has been receiving threats, inclu[...]

October 19 Designated Orthodox College Student Sunday!

October 19 Designated Orthodox College Student Sunday!

October 10th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Network The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops has designated Octo[...]

Greek Orthodox denounce Israeli law on Aramaic Christians as divisive

Greek Orthodox denounce Israeli law on Aramaic Christians as divisive

October 8th, 2014

Source: Ecumenical News by Miko Morelos The Greek Orthodox Christian Patriarchate in east Jeru[...]


Governance & Unity News

OCA All-American Council Local Committee reviews final AAC logistics, agenda

OCA All-American Council Local Committee reviews final AAC logistics, agenda

October 8th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America ATLANTA, GA [OCA] - Members of the Chancery staff met with the[...]

OCA Midwest Diocesan Assembly nominates Archpriest Paul Gassios for vacant Chicago See

OCA Midwest Diocesan Assembly nominates Archpriest Paul Gassios for vacant Chicago See

October 7th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, OH [OCA] - One hundred and three clergy and[...]

SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION FOR PREPARING PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL COMPLETES ITS SESSION

SPECIAL INTER-ORTHODOX COMMISSION FOR PREPARING PAN-ORTHODOX COUNCIL COMPLETES ITS SESSION

October 4th, 2014

Source: Russian Orthodox Church Department of External Relations On September 30, 2014, the Speci[...]

OCL Board and Annual Meeting: October 23-25, 2014 at St Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, New York

OCL Board and Annual Meeting: October 23-25, 2014 at St Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, New  York

October 4th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity The OCL Board and Annual Meeting will be held on October 23-25, [...]

Preconciliar Commission reviews proposed AAC agenda, evolving plans

Preconciliar Commission reviews proposed AAC agenda, evolving plans

October 2nd, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America SYOSSET, NY - Members of the Preconciliar Commission [PCC], ch[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

Fundamentally Flawed

Fundamentally Flawed

October 14th, 2014

by John Kaloudis I was dismayed to read the following in the recent issue of the Orthodox Observe[...]

Orthodox Unity: Overcoming the Curse of Jurisdictionalism [Audio]

Orthodox Unity: Overcoming the Curse of Jurisdictionalism [Audio]

October 7th, 2014

Source: Patristic Nectar Publications / Ancient Faith Radio by Fr. Josiah Trenham This lecture[...]

ARE YOU GREEK? UNIFYING THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES

ARE YOU GREEK? UNIFYING THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES

September 30th, 2014

Source: First Things Are you Greek?” This is the question I get asked the most when I tell someon[...]

Working in Synergy with the Holy Spirit and Each Other for a canonical, autocephalous Orthodox Church of America!

Working in Synergy with the Holy Spirit and Each Other for a canonical, autocephalous Orthodox Church of America!

September 29th, 2014

The members of Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL are prayerfully grateful for the dedicated and exhausti[...]

Fr. Tom Hopko Reflects on Kevin Allen’s Retirement and State of American Orthodoxy

Fr. Tom Hopko Reflects on Kevin Allen’s Retirement and State of American Orthodoxy

September 18th, 2014

Source: Ancient Faith Radio September 18, 2014 Length: 37:51 As many know, Kevin Allen recen[...]

OCL Forum

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[...]

Western Rite Orthodoxy's Contribution to Unity

Western Rite Orthodoxy’s Contribution to Unity

May 24th, 2012

As you know there is a growth in Western Rite Orthodox in this country. As they are not ethnically o[...]

Focused Study and Research Topics

Video: Philip Ludwell III (1716-1767) - The Forerunner of Orthodoxy in North America

Video: Philip Ludwell III (1716-1767) – The Forerunner of Orthodoxy in North America

April 2nd, 2013

"The righteous shall be in everlasting remembrance" - Further reflections on Colonel Philip Ludwell [...]

The Mystery and the Process of Death

The Mystery and the Process of Death

February 8th, 2013

Source: MYSTAGOGY An interview with Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and St. Vlassios by Pave[...]

An Important Challenge for Greek Orthodox Christianity

An Important Challenge for Greek Orthodox Christianity

November 21st, 2012

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America - Office of Interfaith Marriage by Mr. Peter Kehaye[...]