Only One Thing

Only One Thing

Today, Fr. Christopher is here to share with you “the one thing that is needed in our lives to have a fulfilling, joyful, and purpose-filled life. One thing. That’s all.” Just one thing. What is it? Can you guess? In this short video, Fr. Christopher tells you what that one...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, April 24, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, April 24, 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: • Ethiopian Orthodox Christians Martyred in Libya. • Turkey Threatens Hagia Sophia in Response to Pope’s Comments....

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Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty

Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty

Archbishop Demetrios and Holy Eparchial Synod Join Faith Leaders, Reaffirming Commitment to Marriage and Religious Liberty NEW YORK— A few days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the rights of states to define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, more than 30 religious leaders representing...

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The Duty of the Bishop to Reprimand the Faithful

The Duty of the Bishop to Reprimand the Faithful

By Athanasios Moustakis The duty of the bishop to reprimand the faithful is a delicate and difficult point in pastoral theology and requires careful handling and a measure of restraint. Since, more or less, we’re all not properly informed, we’ve lost contact with Church matters and, alas, act correspondingly. Despite this,...

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The Two Genocides

The Two Genocides

There are always two genocides. The first is the physical act and the second is the denial.  One hundred years ago today, Turkish authorities, acting under the orders of the Turkish Minister of Interior, rounded up 250 Armenian intellectuals in Constantinople and moved them to detention centers in Ankara.  Eventually,...

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