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Priest from Nineveh: 'Christianity is finished in Iraq'

Priest from Nineveh: ‘Christianity is finished in Iraq’

August 18th, 2014

Source: Catholic News Agency By Elise Harris Rome, Italy, Aug 8, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN New[...]

ISIS Slaughters Children, Christians With Impunity

ISIS Slaughters Children, Christians With Impunity

August 17th, 2014

Source: The National Herald BY ANDRE GEROLYMATOS Torture, rape, murder and mass killing – it is [...]

Far-right groups threaten Kiev Region priest with reprisals

Far-right groups threaten Kiev Region priest with reprisals

August 15th, 2014

Source: Interfax Moscow, August 15, Interfax - Members of far-right groups disrupted a religious [...]

Statement by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Present Violence in Iraq

Statement by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the Present Violence in Iraq

August 13th, 2014

Source: The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America [...]

FORGETTING THE CHRISTIANS: CAN CHRISTIANS EVER BE THE VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE?

FORGETTING THE CHRISTIANS: CAN CHRISTIANS EVER BE THE VICTIMS OF GENOCIDE?

August 12th, 2014

Source: First Things by Mark Movsesian This past weekend, the United States began to intervene i[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

Greek Orthodox Clergy Laity Congress Viewed from Greece - The Spun Spin: The Reek of Tweak

Greek Orthodox Clergy Laity Congress Viewed from Greece – The Spun Spin: The Reek of Tweak

August 2nd, 2014

By C. A. Constantopoulos, Ph.D. "Would an event ‒ let's say a baseball game ‒ played in a 50,000-[...]

Letter to President of Chicago Area Brotherhood regarding the persecution of Fr. Angelo Artemas

Letter to President of Chicago Area Brotherhood regarding the persecution of Fr. Angelo Artemas

July 27th, 2014

July 22, 2014 Rev. Fr. James Greanias, President Metropolis of Chicago Clergy Syndesmos c/o St.[...]

Issues Related to a Great and Holy Council

Issues Related to a Great and Holy Council

July 18th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity Are you interested in the issues related to the Great and Holy C[...]

What’s Going On at OCF?

What’s Going On at OCF?

June 30th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity The position of Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Fellows[...]

Do They See the Difference in Our Lives?: Encyclical on Ecumenism, the Pope and the Patriarch

Do They See the Difference in Our Lives?: Encyclical on Ecumenism, the Pope and the Patriarch

June 20th, 2014

Source: Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy by Metropolitan Nicholas (Hatzinikolaou) of Mesogaia and Lavriot[...]


Governance & Unity News

OCA represented at Enthronement of Ukrainian Primate

OCA represented at Enthronement of Ukrainian Primate

August 18th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America KYIV, UKRAINE [OCA] With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropol[...]

Clergy-Laity: Pave New Path for Family

Clergy-Laity: Pave New Path for Family

August 17th, 2014

Source: The National Herald BY GEORGE E. MATSOUKAS The theme of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress “[...]

Open Forum of Clergy and Laity at the Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Bishops in September

Open Forum of Clergy and Laity at the Annual Meeting of the Assembly of Bishops in September

August 10th, 2014

Editor's Note: First Open Forum of Clergy and Laity at the Assembly of Bishops September 15, 2014[...]

SAVE THE DATE: Monday, September 15, 2014 - DALLAS, TX - OPEN FORUM with Assembly of Bishops

SAVE THE DATE: Monday, September 15, 2014 – DALLAS, TX – OPEN FORUM with Assembly of Bishops

August 1st, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity On Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:00 pm at  Holy Trinity Greek [...]

The 79th Congress of the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas discusses establishment of a North American Romanian Orthodox Metropolia

The 79th Congress of the Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas discusses establishment of a North American Romanian Orthodox Metropolia

July 22nd, 2014

Source: Romanian Orthodox Archdiocese in the Americas The 79th Congress of our Archdiocese took p[...]

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[...]