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‘Baptism By Troll’ As Patriarch Kirill Opens VK Social Networking Page

RADIO FREE EUROPE RUSSIA   MOSCOW — The Russian Orthodox Church’s Patriarch Kirill launched a personal page over the weekend on a popular social-networking site to better engage with Orthodox Christians. But the online foray was overshadowed by a flurry of sarcastic comments posted on the page by atheist and Muslim trolls, apparent fans of

May 28, 2015
From the Archives

Finding God in Prayer

On this ​”​Throwback Thursday​,”​ we have a CRTL​ episode​ from June 4, 2005. The contact information and website mentioned have…

May 28, 2015
Good News for a Change

The Sunday after Ascension May 24, 2015

In this episode of Good News for a Change, Fr. Constantine describes how, with the Ascension, we leave the joys and symbols of Pascha behind. So, do we…

May 27, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: God Keeps His Promises

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

May 27, 2015
Be Transfigured

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 28

This is our FINAL SESSION before our summer break. Thank you for joining us! In this week’s session, we will discuss Acts 12.18-13.4, and Homily…

May 27, 2015
Orthodox News

Assembly of Bishops Executive Committee to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

On June 16, the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will travel to Istanbul in order to meet…

May 26, 2015
The Sounding

The Samaritan Woman, The Acts of the Holy Apostles, The Holy Ascension, Pentecost, and the Pew Report

Just a few Sundays ago, we read the account of the Samaritan Woman, that marvelous encounter with Jesus, at the same hour as his crucifixion, the 6th hour. …

May 26, 2015
The Sounding

Re-Aligning the Wheels of Prayer: Body-to-Spirit

In “How Should I Pray,” it is suggested to begin praying by “focusing your consciousness in your heart and forcibly gathering there all powers of…

May 26, 2015
The Sounding

Put Your Hope in God, for I Will yet Praise Him

Nearly twenty-five years ago, on the cusp of my graduation from college, I had a nervous breakdown. My longstanding identity as a student was being stripped…

May 26, 2015

IT’S TIME TO SPEAK OUT!

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. Attacked by ISIS and harangued by extremism, Christianity is in danger of being eradicated in the lands of its birth. Yet very few people in the West seem to care — or even know!

That’s why we at OCN believe it’s time to speak out. We’ve covered this issue for a long time, but want to dedicate even more resources to raising awareness and spurring action, using our massive social media following. We reach MILLIONS of people per week, and it’s time for collective action.

Please support this effort by giving to our “10 cent per day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Together, we can and will make a difference!

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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