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Help FOCUS Reduce Childhood Hunger This Summer!

Childhood hunger is a “silent crisis” that affects every community in our country. There are 17 million children who live in food-insecure households,…

Jun 16, 2016

Atlas of American Orthodox Monasteries Back in Print

The second revised edition of the widely popular Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries has been released by the Assembly of Canonical Bishops…

Jun 16, 2016

Christian Today Shares Petition by Orthodox Scholars

News of the Holy and Great Council is being covered throughout the globe and across multiple faith-based and secular news agencies. Thanks to the continued…

Jun 16, 2016

Christian Today Picks Up News on Holy and Great Council

News of the Holy and Great Council is being covered throughout the globe and across multiple faith-based and secular news agencies. Thanks to the continued…

Jun 16, 2016

Listen to Recorded Webinar Concerning the Holy and Great Council

On Wednesday, June 15, Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, director, Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Office for the Holy and Great Council arranged for a Webinar…

Jun 16, 2016

Rev. Dr. Chryssavgis Addresses Process and Governance During the Holy and Great Council.

Watch as Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, author, theologian serving as Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and theological advisor to the Ecumenical…

Jun 16, 2016

Q & A : “Is there still hope…there is more than hope…there is prayer!”

Fr. John Chryssavgis addresses the issue of some of the Churches not attending the Holy and Great Synod a meeting that all agreed to attend and then at…

Jun 16, 2016

Despite New Pullout by Russia, Orthodox Synod to Take Place as Scheduled

According to an article  in the Associated Press by Patrick Quinn and Derek Gatopoulos, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I  said the…

Jun 15, 2016

Serbian Orthodox Church Will be Present at the Holy and Great Council

THE HOLY SYNOD OF BISHOPS OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Syn. No. 840 15th June 2016 C O M M U N I Q U E In brotherly love, while with responsibility and…

Jun 15, 2016

New Title From St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press

Saint Tikhon of Moscow: Instructions & Teachings for the American Orthodox Faithful (1898-1907) “St. Tikhon of Moscow is the father of the contemporary…

Jun 15, 2016

Join Webinar hosted Media conference with Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Director: Holy and Great Council TODAY

WHO: Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, director, Ecumenical Patriarchate Press Office for the Holy and Great Council WHAT: Webinar-hosted media conference on…

Jun 15, 2016

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Faculty Statement on the Holy and Great Council

The Faculty of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology fully supports the coming Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to be held at the Orthodox…

Jun 14, 2016