PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

Once the world’s leading Eastern Orthodox seminary, Halki was closed by the Turkish government 43 years ago. The US and religious freedom activists want it reopened. But Turkish officials have long said that won’t happen until Greece improves conditions for Turkish minorities living there. Watch the PBS video above to...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, January 30, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 30, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: • The Christian population in the Middle East continues to dwindle under ISIS attacks • South Florida...

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IOCC Delivers Winter Relief to Snowbound Syrian Refugees

IOCC Delivers Winter Relief to Snowbound Syrian Refugees

January 30, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— Snow and frigid cold blanket Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, where nearly 400,000 Syrian refugees living in vinyl tents with packed dirt floors struggle to clear snow and stay warm. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported that more than 100 tents have caved under the weight...

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45 Churches Burned in Niger: Media Not Interested

45 Churches Burned in Niger: Media Not Interested

Remember the outrage expressed around the world over the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo? Social media hummed, the world mourned, people marched and burned candles. This month, in a single weekend, an extremist mob in Niger burned at least 45 churches to the ground and drove Christian families from their...

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14 Year Old Christian Girl Forced to Marry Jihadist, while 20 Captured Egyptian Christians Face Torture, Execution by ISIS

14 Year Old Christian Girl Forced to Marry Jihadist, while 20 Captured Egyptian Christians Face Torture, Execution by ISIS

Horrors continue in the areas controled by the Islamic State. According to Christianity Daily: The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has captured 20 Egyptian Christian men and a 14-year-old Christian girl, and the lives of the men are in great danger while the young girl might have already...

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Αντί για τον χρηματικό πλούτο, ο πλούτος των αρετών

Αντί για τον χρηματικό πλούτο, ο πλούτος των αρετών

Η διδασκαλία των Τριών Ιεραρχών για την σωστή διαχείριση του πλούτου μας προτρέπει με αφορμή την οικονομική δυσχέρεια που περνάμε λόγω της οικονομικής κρίσης να προσπαθήσουμε να προβάλλουμε και να καλιεργήσουμε τον πλούτο των ηθικών αρετών που έχουμε όλοι! Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You can find the Orthodox...

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