Saint Gregory the Theologian on Prayer

Saint Gregory the Theologian on Prayer

If prayer is speech with God, then understanding God must be a part of learning about prayer. Saint Gregory the Theologian offers us wisdom on both topics, and our own spiritual journey. Listen as Fr. John speaks about St. Gregory’s words: “God is to the Spiritual intellect what the sun is...

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What language did Jesus speak?

What language did Jesus speak?

During the recent Apostolic Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, the western media seemed to lose sight of the Ecumenical Patriarch’s role in this historic event. Instead, it focused on Pope Francis and political leaders such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. An article by Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou, “Pilgrimage or...

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OCP Media: Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki

OCP Media: Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki

Orthodox faithful in Finland are celebrating the first meeting of Eastern and Oriental Orthodox leaders in their country. OCP Media Network has this report: Historic Meeting of Patriarchs of Alexandria and Archbishop of Finland in Helsinki OCP News Service, Helsinki: The Finnish Orthodox Church celebrates the historic meeting of three...

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PanArmenian: ANCA urges action ahead of vote on Turkey’s return of churches

PanArmenian: ANCA urges action ahead of vote on Turkey’s return of churches

Please participate in this opportunity to support the Christian presence in Turkey.  You can contact your legislator and use social media to express support. The following article from PanArmenian.net tells you how. ANCA urges action ahead of vote on Turkey’s return of churches PanARMENIAN.Net – With just days to the...

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The apple tree spoke! A miraculous icon of St. Irene of Chrysovalantou found in Valsamata, Kefalonia

The apple tree spoke! A miraculous icon of St. Irene of Chrysovalantou found in Valsamata, Kefalonia

The following story was originally published here in Greek. One of our Facebook fans translated it into English and sent it to us so that it could be shared with our readers. Many thanks, and Glory to God! The apple tree spoke and revealed the secret in its roots! A...

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Christians in Mosul Face Extinction

Christians in Mosul Face Extinction

Many news reports have described how Christians in Mosul (also known as Nineveh) are desperately fleeing their homes as the region is overtaken by the militant group ISIS. At the Orthodox Christian Network, we covered the crisis in our most recent online newscast, “The Christian Crisis in Iraq.” A recent...

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CNN: Sudanese Christian Woman Rearrested, Legal Team Says

CNN: Sudanese Christian Woman Rearrested, Legal Team Says

Meriam Ibrahim and her family have been re-arrested as they attempted to leave Sudan, shortly after her release from prison, where she was being held for refusing to renounce her Christian faith. Lord have mercy. CNN reports: Sudanese Christian woman rearrested, legal team says By Nima Elbagir and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) — A...

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