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Panigiri Celebration Blessed With Bishop’s Enthronment of Gerondissa Agapia

REDDICK, Fla.–March 25, 2015 Xrisanthi (Kristin) Giannas “Axia! Worthy!” The Byzantine call resounded through the Annunciation of the Theotokos…

Mar 27, 2015
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Wife of One of the 21 Coptic Martyrs Shares How She Found Peace

We’ve reported about the little Christian girl in Iraq who forgives ISIS for driving her from her home. Now, videos are starting to emerge of the…

Mar 19, 2015
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ISIS Destroys Assyrian Churches, Holds Hostages

Reading news of ISIS atrocities can be exhausting and upsetting. But the atrocities are real, and they are happening right now, as you read this. It is…

Mar 19, 2015
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Memory Eternal, Fr. Thomas Hopko

Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko fell asleep in the Lord this afternoon. At 76, Fr. Thomas was a well-known and much loved Orthodox Christian priest, a theologian,…

Mar 19, 2015
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First International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care

Under the auspices of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the first International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care…

Mar 17, 2015
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Suicide bombings in Christian area of Pakistani city kill at least 14

While Christian martyrs in Syria, Libya, and Iraq continue to be in our prayers, let us also remember those in danger in other places. The Taliban is targeting…

Mar 16, 2015
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On the New Martyrs of the Middle East: An Orthodox View

Bishop Thomas was asked dot offer a response to what is going on in the Middle East. Below is his response. Special thanks to Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick…

Mar 13, 2015
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Fr. Matthew Baker: Our Next Great Voice

UNIVERSAL DESK: Terry Mattingly’s religion column for 3/10/15. As a high-school dropout, Matthew Baker worked the graveyard shift at a gas station…

Mar 11, 2015
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AHEPA to Participate at 50th Anniversary of Selma to Montgomery March

WASHINGTON, DC – The nation’s largest and oldest grassroots service association for Greek Americans and Philhellenes, the American Hellenic…

Mar 06, 2015
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Prayers for Roger Hunt

We ask your prayers for the servant of God Roger Hunt. He is a long-time member of the OCN staff, a gifted composer, and radio technician. He is also one…

Mar 04, 2015
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I Too Am A Nazarene

When you hear about the terrible persecution of Christians in the Middle East, do you wish you could do something help them? St. Katherine’s Greek…

Mar 04, 2015
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St. Katherine to Host First Annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium with South Florida Archons

 ST. KATHERINE TO HOST FIRST ANNUAL NATIONAL CHRISTIAN RIGHTS AND FREEDOM SYMPOSIUM WITH SOUTH FLORIDA ARCHONS*  A National Christian Rights and Freedom…

Mar 01, 2015

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OCN is committed to raising awareness about Christian persecution around the world, especially in the Middle East, where millions are suffering today. Please join us. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide, helping us shed light on those who work in darkness.

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