LIVE from the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

LIVE from the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom

    The Persecution of Christians in the Holy Lands & Middle East – Consequences & Solutions Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom#EndPersecutionOfChristians The Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate are hosting The 3rd Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom in Washington, D.C....

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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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Official statement of the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem on the Protection of Christian Properties

Official statement of the Heads of Churches in Jerusalem on the Protection of Christian Properties

The heads of the major churches in Jerusalem, including the Catholic, Greek Orthodox and Lutheran churches, issued a joint statement accusing Israel of undermining Christianity in the Holy Land, condemning a recent judgement in the “Jaffa Gate” case and a proposed bill to nationalize lands owned by the churches.  ...

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The New York Times reports on ‘Did the Turkish President’s Security Detail Attack Protesters in Washington? What the Video Shows’

The New York Times reports on ‘Did the Turkish President’s Security Detail Attack Protesters in Washington? What the Video Shows’

The New York Times reviewed videos and photos to track the actions of 24 men, including armed members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail, who attacked protesters in Washington last week. Many of the protesters were American citizens. The men kicked people lying on the ground and put a...

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide, April 24, 1915

Remembering the Armenian Genocide, April 24, 1915

Remembering the Armenian Genocide, April 24, 1915 On this day, April 24, in 1915, the Armenian Genocide transpired. This was the Ottoman government’s systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians, mostly Ottoman citizens within the Ottoman Empire and its successor state, the Republic of Turkey. Hundreds of thousands of people were...

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GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHON REGIONAL COMMANDERS HOST ARCHON SYMPOSIUM IN VALPARAISO, INDIANA

GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHON REGIONAL COMMANDERS HOST ARCHON SYMPOSIUM IN VALPARAISO, INDIANA

PRESENTATION BY ARCHONS DISPLAYED FOR THE PARISHIONERS THE NEED FOR INDIANA SENATE RESOLUTION 2 TO PASS THE INDIANA STATE LEGISLATURE IN 2017   VALPARAISO, IN: The Metropolis of Chicago Regional Commanders of the Greek Orthodox Order of Saint Andrew (Archons) Gus Pablecas and John Manos visited St Iakovos Greek Orthodox...

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The Work of the Order of St. Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Work of the Order of St. Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Recently Amnesty International published an article titled “State of emergency must not roll back human rights in Turkey.” There was concern that Turkey’s President Erdogan’s announcement of the imposition of a state of emergency would “pave the way for a roll-back in human rights or be used as a pretext...

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Archons hold meetings with Obama Administration and Congress regarding Hagia Sophia and religious minorities in Turkey

Archons hold meetings with Obama Administration and Congress regarding Hagia Sophia and religious minorities in Turkey

A delegation from the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle has returned from its trip to Washington, D.C., to brief the Obama Administration and Congressional leaders on the situation in Turkey regarding religious minorities. The meetings held last week occurred before the recent political turmoil in Turkey, but nevertheless highlight...

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Statement by House Foreign Affairs Committee Member, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) recognizing the Holy and Great Council

Statement by House Foreign Affairs Committee Member, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) recognizing the Holy and Great Council

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2016

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2016

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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Preserving & Protecting the Unwaning Light of the Phanar

Preserving & Protecting the Unwaning Light of the Phanar

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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Archon Theofanis V. Economidis named recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Oct. 14

Archon Theofanis V. Economidis named recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Oct. 14

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his...

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