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Turkey Presses Conversion of Hagia Sofia After Pope References Genocide

Turkish officials continue to deny or play down the facts about the Armenian Genocide of 1915. At a recent Mass in the Armenian Catholic rite at St. Peter’s…

Apr 20, 2015
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1st International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care

Athens, Greece: In the last two decades, we as people have witnessed an unprecedented explosion as regards the evolution of electronic means of communication…

Mar 31, 2015
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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