Huffington Post: Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West

Huffington Post: Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West

In the ongoing media commentary about the upcoming meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Francis in Jerusalem, an article by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, deserves particular attention. Orthodoxy, Putin, and The West by Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis With the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and...

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A Map to Paradise

A Map to Paradise

While nakedness and being clothed are interesting as spiritual topics on which to meditate, my grandson clearly has his own opinion. He loves nakedness, namely his own! Grandson Max is, in general, a very happy baby. However, he launches into a whole other level of happiness when it is bath...

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Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Fr. Matthew Baker is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston and PhD candidate in systematic theology at Fordham University. He currently works as an adjunct professor of theology at Hellenic College. In this interview with Fr. Chris, Fr. Matthew offers his unique perspectives on the upcoming Apostolic...

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Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Father Brian Edward Daley is an American Catholic priest and theologian. He is currently the Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and was the recipient of a Ratzinger Prize for Theology in 2012. Prof. Daley is active in ecumenical dialogue and serves as the...

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Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians – Part 2

Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians – Part 2

OCN Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos was invited to attend a press conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by two members of Congress, calling attention to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, especially in Egypt, Syria, and Iraq. Christian leaders from around the nation were present at the...

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Langley, British Columbia: St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church

St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, B.C, is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, located in suburban Vancouver on the Canadian west coast. Its pastor is Fr. Lawrence Farley who contributes to The Sounding blog, the oca.org blog, and has regular podcasts with the Coffee Cup...

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Christian Pregnant Mother in Sudan Sentenced to Death, 100 Lashes on Mother’s Day

Christian Pregnant Mother in Sudan Sentenced to Death, 100 Lashes on Mother’s Day

The Christian Post reports yet another instance of persecution of an Orthodox Christian, this time in Sudan. Christian Pregnant Mother in Sudan Sentenced to Death, 100 Lashes on Mother’s Day BY STOYAN ZAIMOV, CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER May 12, 2014|3:19 pm A Christian mother living in Sudan, pregnant with her second...

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