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The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians

Even as Christians flee Iraq and parts of Syria, or are killed, Christian leaders are looking for ways to remain in the birthplace of Christianity. The…

Jan 26, 2015
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Russian Orthodox Patriarch Wants to Cut ‘Horrifyingly High’ Abortion Rates

As pro-life activists in the United States, including Orthodox clergy, demonstrated against abortion in the United States, the Patriarch of Moscow also…

Jan 26, 2015
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Archons of South Florida to Host Religious Freedom Events

Regional Commander John Scurtis reports the Archons of South Florida will be hosting several religious freedom events, including: FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015…

Jan 26, 2015
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Patriarch Kirill Opens 23rd International Educational Christmas Readings

January 21, 2015 (DECR) – The 23rd International Educational Christmas Readings under the theme ‘Prince Vladimir. Rus’s Civilizational Choice’…

Jan 23, 2015
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Russian Orthodox Leaders Object to Award-Winning Film “Leviathan,” Call for Creation of “Orthodox Hollywood”

“Leviathan,” a Russian film which is a modern-day retelling of the story of Job, has received international critical acclaim, winning the Golden…

Jan 23, 2015
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First Century Copy of Gospel of Mark Found in Mummy Mask

A recently developed technique is uncovering many previously unknown ancient documents, from copies of Homer and personal letters to writings of the New…

Jan 22, 2015
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Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

CATHOLIC SAN FANCISCO — Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace by Valerie Schmalz “Christians are being persecuted and killed in countries…

Jan 22, 2015
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Russia’s Orthodox Church Unveils Its Own Financial System

THE TABLET – Russia’s Orthodox Church unveils its own financial system by  Jonathan Luxmoore Russia’s Orthodox Church has unveiled a new “Orthodox…

Jan 22, 2015
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Orthodox Leaders Condemn Charlie Hebdo Cover

Responding to the international release of a new issue of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, the front page of which features a cartoon of the Prophet…

Jan 21, 2015
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Church of Greece Issues Internet Restrictions for Clergy and Monks

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece has issued a memorandum on Internet use by clergy and monks. According to Protothema, the document cautions…

Jan 21, 2015
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Historic Orthodox Church for Sale in Central Turkey

Thousands of Orthodox churches in Turkey have been confiscated, fallen into disrepair, or been destroyed. Now, one such church is up for sale. According…

Jan 21, 2015
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Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint

Faithful Flock to Grave of New Greek Orthodox Saint By COSTAS KANTOURIS Associated Press   SOUROTI, Greece — Thousands of faithful have made the…

Jan 19, 2015

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