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Challenges and Opportunities for the Ancient Faith Today

Challenges and Opportunities for the Ancient Faith Today

July 25th, 2014

Source: Ancient Faith Radio By Kevin Allen Direct link Play in Popup Download Transcript Mr.[...]

Local Ukrainian community reacts to Malaysian Plane crash

Local Ukrainian community reacts to Malaysian Plane crash

July 18th, 2014

Source: WHEC News 10 Rochester By: Rebecca Fath The news of the plane crash is forcing many in[...]

KYRGYZSTAN: Orthodox Bishop banned

KYRGYZSTAN: Orthodox Bishop banned

July 18th, 2014

Source: Forum 18 By Mushfig Bayram, Forum 18 News Service Kyrgyzstan's State Commission for Religi[...]

Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set

Priest appears at hearing on theft charge, bond set

July 18th, 2014

Source: Chicago Tribune By Alexandra Chachkevitch, Tribune reporter A Glenview Greek Ortho[...]

Priest accused of embezzlement a no-show in court again

Priest accused of embezzlement a no-show in court again

July 14th, 2014

Source: WISN.com MILWAUKEE —A priest accused of embezzling six figures from his Milwaukee congreg[...]

Governance & Unity Essays

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[...]

The Christian Diaspora in America

The Christian Diaspora in America

June 18th, 2014

Source: Orthodox Christian Laity by Roy L. Snyder There are almost 200 million Christian Diasp[...]


Governance & Unity News

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[...]

Jaharis Clergy-Laity Speech a State of the Church Message

Jaharis Clergy-Laity Speech a State of the Church Message

July 13th, 2014

Source: The National Herald BY TNH STAFF PHILADELPHIA – The participants at the biennial Clergy-[...]

The Youngest Bishop in the Orthodox Church

The Youngest Bishop in the Orthodox Church

July 11th, 2014

Source: MYSTAGOGY On Sunday, July 6th, the youngest Bishop in the Orthodox Church was ordained in[...]

Archbishop Joseph Elected Metropolitan of All North America for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

Archbishop Joseph Elected Metropolitan of All North America for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

July 3rd, 2014

Source: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America His Eminence Archbishop Joseph[...]

ADDRESS BY METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKOLAMSK CHAIRMAN OF THE MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE’S DEPARTMENT FOR EXTERNAL CHURCH RELATIONS TO THE ANNUAL NICEAN CLUB DINNER (LAMBETH PALACE, 9 SEPTEMBER 2010)

ADDRESS BY METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKOLAMSK CHAIRMAN OF THE MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE’S DEPARTMENT FOR EXTERNAL CHURCH RELATIONS TO THE ANNUAL NICEAN CLUB DINNER (LAMBETH PALACE, 9 SEPTEMBER 2010)

July 2nd, 2014

Source: Russian Orthodox Church Department for External Church Relations Your Grace, ladies and g[...]

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[...]