When All Becomes Too Easy

When All Becomes Too Easy

There are many places in the world where the fear of not being able to make ends meet, leaving your family without food, shelter, and other means of subsistence, or the fear of a ravaging war, is intensely present. With the golden era of prosperity, in the Western world at...

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The Culture of Lying

The Culture of Lying

Does anyone tell the truth any more? People are so brazen with lying these days they call press conferences to tell their lies. The results of lying can be devastating. Political scandals. Financial fraud and loss of millions of dollars. Even our sports heroes lie about affairs and illegal substance...

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Historical Contradictions?  Not So Fast

Historical Contradictions? Not So Fast

The Huffington Post, it seems, can always be relied upon to provide fodder for sceptics looking for a stick with which to beat the Christians. They are, of course, not alone, and poking sharp sticks in our cage seems to be on the verge of becoming a national sport. But...

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How the Monks Make Kollyva on The Holy Mountain

How the Monks Make Kollyva on The Holy Mountain

This article originally appeared here and is republished as part of OCN’s strategic partnership with Pemptousia. On the Holy Mountain, the abbots of the last hundred years are commemorated, as well as the priests and monks of the last thirty. Kollyvo is made every time an icon is placed in...

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Don’t Allow Pain and Suffering to Distract You From God

Don’t Allow Pain and Suffering to Distract You From God

Sometimes the pain of life can seem unbearable. Sometimes you are tempted to dwell upon your pain and suffering rather than the promise of God that you will live forever. The reality is, despite all the pain and suffering in this life, God promised that so long as you keep...

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Washington Summit to Call Attention to Plight of Middle East Christians

Washington Summit to Call Attention to Plight of Middle East Christians

Historic Gathering Will Feature Patriarchs from Middle East, Lawmakers and International Human Rights Activists By Joseph Cella Washington– The deteriorating situation facing millions of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East will be the focus of a bipartisan and ecumenical conference in the nation’s capital next month. The...

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ABC 23: Orthodox Church Must Raise $10,000 to Repair Damage by Vandals

ABC 23: Orthodox Church Must Raise $10,000 to Repair Damage by Vandals

By Cassie Carlisle BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – St. George Greek Orthodox Church on Truxton Avenue is going to spend $10,000 to repair their stained glass windows after vandals threw cement blocks at them, Treasurer Danny Andrews said. Six weeks ago the church noticed two large holes at the bottom of the...

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The Life of a Missionary

The Life of a Missionary

By Sofia Katsareli, News 24-7, Greece English Translation by Peter Souleles Edited by Wid Bastian Reprinted with permission. The life of Father Themi Adamopoulos contains the lives of many people. In his youth he was a rock star who performed on the same stage as the Rolling Stones and the...

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