Christian Persecution at an All Time High

Christian Persecution at an All Time High

  The outlook for Christians in countries around the world is looking worse than ever before according to a new report from Aid to the Church in Need.  According to the report persecution against Christians is at an all time high.  “In 2016, estimates for the number of Christians worldwide...

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Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

Very Rev. Nathanael Symeonides Elected as Metropolitan of Chicago

At its regularly scheduled meeting under the chairmanship of his His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch BARTHOLOMEW, the Holy and Sacred Synod unanimously elected the Very Rev. Archimandrite Nathanael Symeonides as the Metropolitan of Chicago.   Fr. Symeonides has served as the Director, Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, Interfaith & Church – World Relations at...

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St. Mary Orthodox Church in Cambridge, MA Offers Live Stream Services

St. Mary Orthodox Church in Cambridge, MA Offers Live Stream Services

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Cambridge, MA is now offering live video streaming of all services.  St. Mary’s Orthodox Church is an intriguing and complex religious institution. The community is characterized by an acceptance of diversity and eclecticism, an emphasis on the notion of the congregation as a family, and...

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Apply to CrossRoad!

Apply to CrossRoad!

Are you an Orthodox Christian high school junior or senior interested in exploring your faith like never before? Seeking to make more Orthodox friends? Yearning to wrestle with tough questions about meaning, purpose, and love? If so, apply to CrossRoad! Application deadline: February 1, 2018  For more information, visit our website: www.crossroadinstitute.org Click here...

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National Philoptochos Department of Social Services Initiates Telephone Cancer Support Group

National Philoptochos Department of Social Services Initiates Telephone Cancer Support Group

The National Philoptochos Department of Social Services has initiated a telephone cancer support group for Orthodox Christians, 21+, who are undergoing cancer treatment. The discussion group will “meet” on the telephone via conference call and at no cost to participants, and will be accessible nationwide to members of our community...

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SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH

SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH

SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH THE GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO, STS CONSTANTINE & HELEN GREEK ORTHODOX PARISH OF WAUWATOSA, AND ANNUCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX PARISH OF MILWAUKEE PARTNER WITH JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF MILWAUKEE AND NATHAN & ESTHER PELZ...

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Six Congressional Members Urge Stronger Action to Protect Religious Liberty

Six Congressional Members Urge Stronger Action to Protect Religious Liberty

Six Congressional members urge stronger action to protect religious liberty WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six members of Congress stressed the need for the U.S. government to take a more vigorously active role in protecting endangered Christians in the Holy Lands and the Middle East. Four representatives and two senators spoke Tuesday at the...

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Metropolis of Chicago Observes Six Month Remembrance of Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory

Metropolis of Chicago Observes Six Month Remembrance of Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO OBSERVES SIX MONTH REMEMBRANCE OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF BLESSED MEMORY BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS OFFICIATES SERVICE AT ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL IN CHICAGO CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos today officiated Divine Liturgy at Annuciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago followed by an memorial service for...

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Three Fires Threaten Counties in Northern Los Angeles and Surrounding Parishes

Three Fires Threaten Counties in Northern Los Angeles and Surrounding Parishes

AUTHOR:  Kristen Bruskas The strong Santa Ana winds are the source of the most recent and devastating fires to affect California. The Thomas Fire has consumed over 55,000 acres in Ventura County and the surrounding areas, leading to the evacuation of over 27,000 people, and already destroying over 150 structures, including...

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Young Adults and Young Adult Ministries in American Orthodox Christian Parishes

Young Adults and Young Adult Ministries in American Orthodox Christian Parishes

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Alexei D. Krindatch, Research Coordinator,  Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America The study “Young Adults and Young Adult Ministries in American Orthodox Christian Parishes” has been released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA. Download the study report here:...

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The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

The Persecution of Christians in the Holy Lands & Middle East – Consequences & Solutions The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate are hosting The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C. on December 4-6, 2017.   The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate will engage scholars, human rights advocates,...

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Interview with with George Possas, Recipient of The Greatest Generation Award at Washington Oxi Day Foundation 2017

Interview with with George Possas, Recipient of The Greatest Generation Award at Washington Oxi Day Foundation 2017

OCN interviewed George Possas, recipient of the The Greatest Generation Award at the Washington OXI Dat Foundation 2017. Photo Credit Washington OXI Day Foundation ABOUT THE WASHINGTON OXI DAY FOUNDATION The Washington Oxi Day Foundation is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization dedicated to informing American policymakers and the public about the profound...

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