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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

Holy and Great Council

The Council will take place after over 1000 years of not meeting and over 50 years of planning, studying and praying.  This meeting is an event which…

Jun 14, 2016

Many Members, One Body

When family members have been isolated for a long time – in the case of the autocephalous Orthodox Churches, for entire centuries – it is natural for…

Jun 14, 2016

MANY MEMBERS, ONE BODY

We are called to pray and support our Church fathers as they gather for the historic Holy and Great Council this week. Please note that the Ecumenical…

Jun 13, 2016

His Eminence, Metropolitan ALEXIOS of Atlanta on the events in Orlando

June 13, 2016 Beloved in the Lord, “In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 It is with…

Jun 13, 2016

Over 1,000 Orthodox Scholars Urge the Council to be Held in June 2016

In a few short days, the Holy and Great Council is scheduled to take place. Among announcements that some Primates are not planning to attend, an open…

Jun 13, 2016

Orthodox Churches Plant Seeds for Unity Despite Tough Conditions

Messaging Committee Convenes in Communion Kolymvari, Crete, Greece– The budding fruits of the upcoming Holy and Great Council began forming when…

Jun 12, 2016

New Resources for Churches and Disabled Faithful

Faithtree Resources is thrilled to introduce our newest division called Removing Barriers, created to actively promote an Orthodox worldview on disability. Removing…

Jun 11, 2016

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Protests the Reading of Koran in Hagia Sophia

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses its deepest regret for the unexpected and continuing daily reading of the Koran in Hagia…

Jun 11, 2016

Holy and Great Council Will Take Place as Scheduled

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE ON THE HOLY AND GREAT SYNOD NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has received today the text…

Jun 06, 2016

Patriarch Kirill met with representatives of Patriarchate of Constantinople on Name Day

On 24 May 2016, at the Patriarchal chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Metropolitan…

Jun 04, 2016

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Remembers the Fall of Constantinople

  Elmhurst, IL: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, together with the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Hellenic Society of Constantinople,…

Jun 04, 2016