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Centennial, Princes and Assembly of Bishops.

Centennial, Princes and Assembly of Bishops.

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 some of the stories making headlines the week of Friday, October 7th, 2016 Greek Orthodox in Jacksonville, FL Celebrate Centennial and Groundbreaking Charles,...
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Assembly of Bishops Holds Special Forum on Religious Freedom

Assembly of Bishops Holds Special Forum on Religious Freedom

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Detroit, October 5 – The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States began the 2nd day of its annual meeting with a special forum dedicated to the important subject of religious freedom. Three highly accomplished scholars presented: Dr. Charles Haynes, Director of the Religious Freedom...
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Assembly of Bishops Gather in Detroit for Annual Meeting

Assembly of Bishops Gather in Detroit for Annual Meeting

The Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened their 7th Annual General Assembly Meeting in Detroit on October 4, 2016, with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Antiochian Basilica of Saint Mary in Livonia, Michigan. The Bishops commenced their work with an opening address by...
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Christmas Message from the Assembly of Bishops Chairman

Christmas Message from the Assembly of Bishops Chairman

  For the Lord your God is God of Gods and the Lord of Lords…He executes justice for the orphan and the widow, and loves the stranger, giving him food and clothing (Reading from Great Vespers of the Nativity; Deuteronomy 10: 17-18).   To the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the...
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Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v Hodges

Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v Hodges

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America strongly disagrees with the United States Supreme Court decision of June 26, Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court invents a constitutional right for two members of the same sex to marry, and imposes upon all States the...
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Executive Committee of the US Assembly of Bishops Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Constantinople

Executive Committee of the US Assembly of Bishops Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Constantinople

Istanbul—On Tuesday, June 16, 2015 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew warmly received the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America at the Phanar in Constantinople. During the meeting, which took place in a spirit of open exchange in the personal office of...
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Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch

Executive Committee of the Assembly of Bishops to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch

On June 16, 2015, the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will meet with His All Holiness, Patriarchate Bartholomew. Joining us to explain the significance of this meeting is V. Rev. Dr. Nathanael Symeonides, the Director of the Department of Inter-Orthodox,...
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Assembly of Bishops Executive Committee to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Assembly of Bishops Executive Committee to Meet with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

On June 16, the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will travel to Istanbul in order to meet with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who will receive them at the Phanar. The meeting is scheduled prior to the annual meeting of...
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Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

Dallas, TX–The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursday in Dallas, Texas. The Assembly issued a message to the faithful and a statement on the Middle East. Both texts can be found here: Message to the Faithful and Statement...
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September 7 Declared Assembly of Bishops Sunday

September 7 Declared Assembly of Bishops Sunday

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has designated Sunday, September 7 as Assembly of Bishops Sunday and releases the following encyclical: To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of Parish Councils, the Day,...
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Ten Questions for the Assembly of Bishops

Ten Questions for the Assembly of Bishops

In all of God’s earthly creation, only the human person has the ability to ask questions and seek answers. Asking questions reflects the fact that men and women are created in the image and likeness of God. Asking questions is also part of the gift of reason and therefore needs...
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Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call “brothers” even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha) To the Reverend...
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