Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On the Occasion of Earth Day

Message By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew On the Occasion of Earth Day

Once again, we have a special day instituted in our civil and political world – just as, in the church, we have established September 1st of every year – to recall our responsibility to maintain and sustain the beauty and diversity of the natural creation. Today, we are well aware...

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Christos Anesti!

Christos Anesti!

NEW YORK — Your Ministry Updates is a series of videos that highlights the work of  the Archdiocesan Ministries and its Institutions. This project comes to you from the Department of Administration in association with Greek Orthodox Telecommunications.   The Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Endowment Fund has graciously afforded this wonderful...

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Colloquium On Orthodox Christianity and Humanitarianism At Hellenic College Holy Cross

Colloquium On Orthodox Christianity and Humanitarianism At Hellenic College Holy Cross

NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will host a colloquium on Orthodox Christianity and Humanitarianism: Ideas and Action in the Contemporary World. The Colloquium will take place on the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School...

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Two Kidnapped Bishops

Two Kidnapped Bishops

Is there hope?   Here we are just a few weeks following the celebration of our Lord’s glorious resurrection,​ and we are struggling.  The media is still reporting genocide.  Christians from different countries are being beheaded, raped​,​ and thrown overboard for their conviction to their faith.  We are saddened​,​ and they are dying.  Various...

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Gatestone Institute reports on ‘Churches in Turkey on the Verge of Extinction’

Gatestone Institute reports on ‘Churches in Turkey on the Verge of Extinction’

The Gatestone Institute recently reported on ‘Churches in Turkey on the Verge of Extinction’ by Uzay Bulut. The Gatestone Institute, a non-partisan, not-for-profit international policy council and think tank is dedicated to educating the public about what the mainstream media fails to report in promoting: Institutions of Democracy and the...

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An Animation of St. George Slaying the Dragon

An Animation of St. George Slaying the Dragon

On this day (April 23) in 303 A.D., St. George the Great Martyr was beheaded for his faith in Christ. St. George was born into a devout Christian family during a time of severe persecution. He gave his wealth to the poor and, under the reign of Emperor Diocletian, was...

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St. John Chrysostom’s Pascha Homily

St. John Chrysostom’s Pascha Homily

We listen to the Easter homily of St. John Chrysostom every year, but do we know what it means?  Why do we shout back, “It was embittered” in the middle of the night?  We contacted Dr. Bruce Beck, Assistant Professor of New Testament at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of...

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