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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

Ecumenical Patriarch to Send Representatives to GOA Clergy-Laity Congress

NEW YORK – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America was informed yesterday by a letter from His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew that…

Jun 03, 2016

Joint Committee of Orthodox and Catholic Bishops Convenes

The Joint Committee of Orthodox and Catholic Bishops met on May 22-24, 2016 at the Saint Methodios Faith and Heritage Center in Contoocook, NH. The Joint…

May 31, 2016

Petition Against School Board Take Over of Church Property

The community of Ss. Peter and Paul Serbian Orthodox Church in Oakville, Ontario has been shaken by the alarming news that all ten acres of their parish…

May 29, 2016

Orthodox Church Was Present at 2016 Illinois Governor’s Prayer Breakfast

  SPRINGFIELD, IL: Today, the Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, was among the honored guests at…

May 26, 2016

Who will be attending the Holy and Great Council?

Have you wondered who would be attending the Holy and Great Council on Pentecost? In this video, Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical…

May 26, 2016