NY Times- Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten

NY Times- Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten

The feelings of shock and sadness have carried into the weekend after the tragedies in Beirut, Lebanon and Paris, France.  Life seems to be eerily quiet in the bustling cities that were attacked by the Islamic State. The double suicide bombing attack in Beirut on Thursday claimed 43 lives, completely...

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From the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

From the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

With heavy hearts, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America offer their prayers for the people of France who mourn the tragic loss of life that resulted from last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris. We convey our deep condolences to those who...

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Paris Attacks Considered an Act of War by ISIS, Hollande Says

Paris Attacks Considered an Act of War by ISIS, Hollande Says

In Paris, France, President Francois Hollande has blamed the Islamic State for the terrorist attacks on Friday the 13th. At this point, it has been verified that there are 127 dead, 300 hospitalized, and 80 in critical condition after the Paris attacks. France is still under a nationwide state of...

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Paris Attacks – May our Lord, the King of Peace Intercede

Paris Attacks – May our Lord, the King of Peace Intercede

The entire world watched in shock and anguish last night as we learned through the news media that innocent people in the country of France were again targeted by terrorists.  The “Paris Attacks Were an ‘Act of War’ by ISIS”, said President Hollande of France. The Board, Staff and listeners of...

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First World Persecution

First World Persecution

The persecution of Christians and the terrifying War on Christmas rages on in the United States as Starbucks performed an act of unthinkable evil by removing snowflakes and reindeer from their holiday cups. After all, it was these strong Christian symbols which embody the reason for the season! When will...

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Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, Kickoff Nov. 19th

Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, Kickoff Nov. 19th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 November 2015 ST KATHERINE INAUGURATES CRF INSTITUTE (CRFI) RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SUBSCRIPTION SERIES IN NAPLES Registration is open for the Christian Rights & Freedom Institute’s (CRFI) Inaugural Season Subscription Series of lectures and special events on religious freedom, it was announced today by Fr. Philemon Patitsas, Presiding...

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Converting to Christianity amid Refugee Crisis; The Gospel advances!

Converting to Christianity amid Refugee Crisis; The Gospel advances!

In Northern Iraq, indigenous Christian missionaries saw the gospel advance nearly unopposed, as reported by Iraqi ministry leaders, despite fierce combat in the region with U.S./Iraqi forces and ISIS. The Christian workers here are having trouble keeping up with area residents’ desire to learn about Christ and the Bible, according to...

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Syrian refugees take shelter in Orthodox Church on Greek Island

Syrian refugees take shelter in Orthodox Church on Greek Island

Syrian refugees on Lesbos, shelter in Orthodox Church Thousands upon thousands of refugees, have entered Greece via the Greek Island of Lesbos, which is only 6 miles from the Turkish border. In the last several days, especially, the island has seen several hundred come ashore. Many of those attempting to...

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Jerusalem is a People

Jerusalem is a People

With ISIS rampaging across the Middle East and civilians fleeing their homes, many worry that soon Christians will be an afterthought in the fabric of Arab countries. The extremists would probably like it that way; however, we Christians cling to many holy sites throughout the region, especially in Syria and...

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Bishops Speak Out on Violence in Syria

Bishops Speak Out on Violence in Syria

In a new article from the Christian Post, bishops of the Melkite and Syriac churches are quoted voicing the plight of Christians in the Middle East and asking western powers to support the Christians there more. Writer Stoyan Zaimov reports: “Syriac Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has warned that the...

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New Threats in Pakistan

New Threats in Pakistan

In a recent Breitbart news report, Donna Edmunds references new advisories from the Pakistani military to Christians in their country that ISIS affiliates are “publicly announcing that they will start to attack “infidels” within the country.” There are conflicting opinions concerning these threats. Some say that these affiliates are just...

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Heavenly Shore

Heavenly Shore

“Through prayers and acts of charity for the departed, Christians demonstrate the relationship between this world and the world to come. The Church in this world and the Church in the next is one and the same – one body, one being- just as the roots of a tree, below...

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