Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Holds its 2nd Annual National Symposium

Christian Rights and Freedom Institute Holds its 2nd Annual National Symposium

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The Christian Rights and Freedom Institute held its 2nd Annual National Symposium March 10-12, 2016, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, Florida.  The event was a true success, with notable speakers including Jay Sekulow, Esquire, Dr. Timothy Patitsas, and Dr. Andrew Ekonomou, Esquire.

On March 11, Dr. Andrew Ekonomou gave his lecture, “Emperors, Sultans and Patriarchs: Observations on the Survival of the Ecumenical Patriarchate During the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.”  Dr. Ekonomou  serves as senior counsel to both the American Center for Law and Justice in Washington, D.C., and the European Centre for Law and Justice in Strasbourg, France, where he participates in human rights and religious liberties cases. He studied philosophy, medieval history; he is a lawyer and has a Ph.D. in Medieval and Byzantine History. His doctoral dissertation is entitled “Byzantine Rome and the Greek Popes”. He is a professor of law and lectures in Byzantine history and literature at Emory University.

We hope you enjoy his lecture.  Please share this with your friends and neighbors; let them know about the work of the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute and encourage them to contact us at christianrightsandfreedom@gmail.com.

 

About the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute 

To learn about the Christian Rights & Freedom Institute 2015 / 2016 program, please click here.

The 2nd Annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium will take place from March 10-13, 2016, hosted by the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, FL.

The Symposium will feature the Honorable Jay Sekulow, Founder of the American Center of Law and Justice (ACLJ), as the Keynote Speaker on March 12, together with His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta. Click here to register.

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples Florida and the South Florida Archons hosted its first annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium – ‘Uplifting Christ and Witnessing for our Faith in the Face of Radical Extremism.

The First Annual National Christian Rights & Freedom Symposium featured several prominent speakers including Dr. Anthony Limberakis, National Commander and Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Rev. Father Fouad Saba, Dean of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral (Coral Gables, FL), Father Philemon Patitsas, Presiding Priest of the St. Katherine Greek orthodox Church (Naples, FL), John Scurtis, Regional Commander and Archon, Harry Demas, Archon, and Dr. Harry Dimopoulos, Chairman of the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute.

The Christian Rights and Freedom Institute’s leadership includes Dr. Harry Dimopoulos, Chairman, Father Philemon Patitsas, Presiding Priest, and His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios, Presiding Hierarch.

To learn about the Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, please visit http://stkatherine.net.

 

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