Homily by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Joint Prayer Service

Homily by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Joint Prayer Service

Following is the homily given by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew during the Joint Prayer Service with His Holiness Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. “Do not be afraid; for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for...

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis Issue Joint Declaration

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis Issue Joint Declaration

JERUSALEM – His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and His Holiness Pope Francis crossed a fifty-year milestone today, continuing the legacy of their predecessors Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. In 1964, those leaders broke a silence of centuries and paved the way toward greater dialogue. Meeting this afternoon at...

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Το Φως του κόσμου

Το Φως του κόσμου

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή το θαύμα με την θεραπεία του τυφλού, αναρωτιέται τι είναι αυτό που μας εμποδίζει κι εμας απο το να δούμε καθαρά το Φως του κόσμου, τον Ιησού. Πόσοι απο μας κοιτάμε, δίχως όμως στ’ αλήθεια να βλέπουμε. Ζούμε μέσα σε μια εικονική πραγματικότητα γεμάτη με...

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LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

On Sunday, May 25th, there is a live broadcast from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem of the Service of Thanksgiving with Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.  The service is scheduled to start at 7:00pm local time in Jerusalem (12:00pm Eastern and 9:00am Pacific USA time)   The...

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Ecumenical Patriarch Decries Violence Against Women

Ecumenical Patriarch Decries Violence Against Women

As the world continues to pray for Meriam Ibrahim, the wife and pregnant mother who has been condemned to death in Sudan for her Christian faith, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew adds his voice to the outcry against violence against women. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Decries Violence in Advance of Meeting...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, May 23, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, May 23, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Humanitarian Response to Flooding in Serbia and Bosnia Our top story this week: International Orthodox Christian Charities, the Serbian Orthodox Church,...

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: All Saints of Alaska Orthodox Church

Founded originally in the 1980s, the original Orthodox Church in America mission parish went dormant and was revived in 2002. We are now a small but full parish with an interesting mix of converts and cradle Orthodox, and a variety of ethnicities, including Egyptian, Greek, Russian, Serbian, Romanian, Chinese, Hispanic,...

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Early Christian Heresies

Early Christian Heresies

In the final part of her 4-part series on the first 300 years of Christianity, Dr. Eugenia Constantinou talks about early Christian heresies. Questions include: * How can we define heresies? * Tell us about a few of the substantial disagreements within the Church during these early years. How contained...

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Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

As the participants in the historic meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis begin assembling in Rome and Jerusalem, OCN’s Dr. Keith Massey presents a brief overview of the historical significance of the meeting on May 25th in Jerusalem. This apostolic pilgrimage represents a meeting of Andrew and Peter, the...

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Cheyenne, WY: Saints Constantine and Helen Orthodox Church

Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming might be located in the “Playground of the West,” but when it comes to living out our faith and spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ, we have been working hard since 1922 as a parish of the Metropolis of...

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SunSentinel: Local Orthodox priest to visit Jerusalem for historic meeting

SunSentinel: Local Orthodox priest to visit Jerusalem for historic meeting

A major newspaper in Fort Lauderdale, the city where OCN has its headquarters, is reporting our Executive Director’s participation in the coming Apostolic Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. Local Orthodox priest to visit Jerusalem for historic meeting The Rev. Christopher Metropulos will do TV analysis on reconciliation of Catholics and Orthodox Christians...

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St. Tikhon Resists

St. Tikhon Resists

St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and Enlightener of North America, was a pious, kind and wise archpastor, not only here in North America, but also once he’d returned to Russia and took his place on the Holy Synod, during the worst time in Russia’s long and tumultuous history. He was...

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