Book Review: When God Made You

Book Review: When God Made You

It’s both heartening and a source of pride that in a time when writers and editors are calling for more diverse books in children’s literature, an Orthodox writer and illustrator don’t just step up to the plate, they hit an out of the park home run. It’s also a delight...

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Claiming to be wise, they became fools

Claiming to be wise, they became fools

Listen to the Daily Reading for June 22, 2016 St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans 1:18-27 BRETHREN, the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of men who by their wickedness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them,...

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Restoration of Holy Sepulcher has Begun

Restoration of Holy Sepulcher has Begun

There are many historical and religious sites across the Middle East where Jesus walked when He was on earth. Two of the most famous are His tomb and where He was crucified. Both sites are located within the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....

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Statement by House Foreign Affairs Committee Member, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) recognizing the Holy and Great Council

Statement by House Foreign Affairs Committee Member, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) recognizing the Holy and Great Council

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christian Homes after Rumors of Church Construction

Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christian Homes after Rumors of Church Construction

Enraged Mob Yells, “Egypt Will Remain Islamic!” 06/20/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that a Muslim mob looted and torched Christian property and homes in Al-Beida village, Egypt on June 17, after rumors spread of a Christian-owned building being turned into a local...

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Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen?

Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen?

Be Transfigured – Is it Sinful to Step Back and Let Something Happen? The question of whether to step back and allow something to happen or to step in and get involved to stop an evil is a challenge with which Christians have been struggling since the first days of...

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Exploring a Missing Link Between the Science and Religion in Intuition

Exploring a Missing Link Between the Science and Religion in Intuition

Watch an intriguing presentation by Dr. Kyriacos Markides, Orthodox sociologist of religion and author of Mountain of Silence, as he reflects on his own journey and experience with intuition both as a scholar and Orthodox Christian. This video was recorded during the 2016 St. Photios Faith & Learning Symposium, sponsored...

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The Need for Unity

The Need for Unity

Rev. Dr. Thomas and Dr. Kyriaki FitzGerald at Orthodox-Catholic Gathering in California Fr. Thomas and Dr. Kyriaki FitzGerald were honored at the recent meeting of “Orthodox and Catholics Together of Orange County” at St. Kirellos Coptic Orthodox Church in Westminster, California, for their extensive contributions to ecumenical dialogue and interfaith...

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The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

For the promise is to you and to your children and to all that are far off, every one whom the Lord our God calls to Him.”  And he testified with many other words and exhorted them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” Acts 2:39-40 Tuesday after Pentecost   Good morning...

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