Orthodox News

New university combines science and spirituality

New university combines science and spirituality

October 31st, 2014

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Frank Papatheofanis founded Saint Katherine College in San Marc[...]

Orthodox Christianity in China - A comb worth fighting for

Orthodox Christianity in China – A comb worth fighting for

October 31st, 2014

Source: The Economist BY B.C As A colleague has written in this week's print edition, Christia[...]

OCF announces 2015 “Real Break” destinations, dates

OCF announces 2015 “Real Break” destinations, dates

October 28th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America BROOKLINE, MA [OCA]  The Orthodox Christian Fellowship[OCF] re[...]

How Can I deal With my Sinful Condition?

How Can I deal With my Sinful Condition?

October 22nd, 2014

Source: Pravmir.com No one can live without sin, few know how to repent in such a way that their [...]

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC, a place of prayer and peace, a place of hope and love

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at WTC, a place of prayer and peace, a place of hope and love

October 19th, 2014

Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America NEW YORK – More than 2,000 people gathered yesterda[...]


Governance & Unity News

OCL Completes 27th Annual Meeting at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

OCL Completes 27th Annual Meeting at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

October 30th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity (West Palm Beach, FL)  George Pontikes was elected the thirteent[...]

Audio Presentation of the Orthodox Christian Laity Open Forum at St Vladimir's Seminary

Audio Presentation of the Orthodox Christian Laity Open Forum at St Vladimir’s Seminary

October 30th, 2014

Source: Ancient Faith Radio October 29, 2014 Length: 1:48:55 Orthodox Christian Laity hosted[...]

OCA 2013 Financial Audit completed, report now available

OCA 2013 Financial Audit completed, report now available

October 28th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America Syosset, NY [OCA]  The independent audit of the Orthodox Churc[...]

Photo Gallery of OCL's 27th Annual Meeting at St. Vladimir's Seminary

Photo Gallery of OCL’s 27th Annual Meeting at St. Vladimir’s Seminary

October 27th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Browse the gallery of photos from OCL's 27th Annual Meeting held[...]

Alexei Krindatch's Presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of OCL

Alexei Krindatch’s Presentation at the 27th Annual Meeting of OCL

October 26th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Power Point Presentation by Alexei Krindatch, Research Consultan[...]

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[...]