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Orthodox News

Romanian church sets up financial institution to lend believers money

Romanian church sets up financial institution to lend believers money

September 18th, 2014

Source: Business Review - Romania The Metropolitan Church of Moldova and Bucovina funded a Credit[...]

OCA Secretary speaks at international missions gathering

OCA Secretary speaks at international missions gathering

September 17th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America DURRES, ALBANIA [OCA] - At the invitation of the Lausanne Orth[...]

Regensburg Vindicated

Regensburg Vindicated

September 17th, 2014

Source: First Things by George Weigel On the evening of Sept. 12, 2006, my wife and I were din[...]

The Middle East’s Friendless Christians

The Middle East’s Friendless Christians

September 13th, 2014

Source: The New York Times by Ross Douthat WHEN the long, grim history of Christianity’s disappe[...]

Future of Greek minority in Turkey in the hands of the youth

Future of Greek minority in Turkey in the hands of the youth

September 13th, 2014

Source: Today's Zaman The youth of Turkey's Greek minority are facing critical demographic and ed[...]


Governance & Unity News

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

September 19th, 2014

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America The Assembly of Ca[...]

Assembly of Bishops: Hierarchs Renew Support for Assembly Agencies

Assembly of Bishops: Hierarchs Renew Support for Assembly Agencies

September 18th, 2014

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America The Assembly of Ca[...]

OCA Holy Synod issues Preliminary Response to canonical restructuring proposals

OCA Holy Synod issues Preliminary Response to canonical restructuring proposals

September 18th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Church in America [Syosset, NY]  A Preliminary Response of the Holy Synod of Bis[...]

Annual Assembly of Bishops Meeting Progresses with Constructive Dialogue

Annual Assembly of Bishops Meeting Progresses with Constructive Dialogue

September 17th, 2014

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America More than 35 membe[...]

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Assembly of Bishops in Video Message

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Addresses Assembly of Bishops in Video Message

September 17th, 2014

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America His All-Holiness E[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

Clergy Misconduct: How Low Can Men of God Go?

Clergy Misconduct: How Low Can Men of God Go?

September 6th, 2014

Source: The National Herald To the Editor: The article about felony theft charges against the [...]

CHURCH SURVIVAL: The Real Crisis

CHURCH SURVIVAL: The Real Crisis

September 2nd, 2014

by Steven P. Stamatis  Repeated calls from Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) for Orthodox Unity ofte[...]

Clergy Laity Congresses: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Philadelphia 2000-2014 - THE FAMILY IS THE SOLUTION

Clergy Laity Congresses: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, Philadelphia 2000-2014 – THE FAMILY IS THE SOLUTION

August 30th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity The theme of the 42nd Clergy Laity Congress, “The Orthodox Chris[...]

Ten Questions for the Assembly of Bishops

Ten Questions for the Assembly of Bishops

August 28th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Network By Andrew Estocin in The Sounding In all of God’s earthly c[...]

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-[...]

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[...]