Metropolitan Elias: Christians Are Being Persecuted, But Love Will Prevail

Metropolitan Elias: Christians Are Being Persecuted, But Love Will Prevail

His Eminence Metropolitan Elias of Tyre and Sidon delivered a short address at St. Mary Orthodox Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts after the Western Rite Vespers with Lessons and Carols on December 14. His Eminence emphasized that, despite the crisis of persecution happening in the Middle East today, the love of...

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Interview with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph

Interview with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph

On December 6, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph was enthroned by Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch as the new head of the Antiochian Orthodox Church in North America. The day before, Fr. Christopher Metropulos, the Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Network, interviewed Metropolitan Joseph. Watch the video, which is...

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Patriarch John X of Antioch: We Are One Church and One Family

Patriarch John X of Antioch: We Are One Church and One Family

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, who is in the United States after enthroning His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph as the primate of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America, has been making official visits to various churches, governmental agencies, and Orthodox leaders. At a recent meeting with His Eminence Archbishop...

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LIVE: Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph in New York

LIVE: Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph in New York

The Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph will take place at St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. He will be enthroned by Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, who has traveled to New York from Syria for the occasion. The Enthronement will take place...

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Full Schedule for Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph

Full Schedule for Enthronement of Metropolitan Joseph

His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America will be officially enthroned over the weekend of December 5-7. His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch is traveling to America for the occasion, which will take place at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Brooklyn, New York. Preparations are...

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Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of online videos about Eastern Orthodoxy: documentaries, lectures, interviews, sermons, hymns, worship services, personal testimonies recorded in a parent’s basement. Before the rise of Web 2.0, such was not the case. Multimedia productions required far more resources and planning. One of the better examples...

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Patriarch John of Antioch: Jihadists Do Not Frighten Us

Patriarch John of Antioch: Jihadists Do Not Frighten Us

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Greek here. This English translation comes to us courtesy of Notes on Arab Orthodoxy. Patriarch of Antioch: “The Jihadists are a Foreign Body” Interview with Maria Antoniades | VIMA In his interview with VIMA, Patriarch John of Antioch highlighted the necessity of international...

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Holy Nativity Antiochian Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia

Holy Nativity Antiochian Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia

Have you ever worshiped in a barn? What would you name a church that worships in a barn? My church began in 2002 as readers’ services conducted in a converted sheep barn in Langley, British Columbia just north of the American border. Our congregation had been worshiping at a nearby...

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Interview with Metropolitan JOSEPH

Interview with Metropolitan JOSEPH

Today, OCN Executive Director Fr. Christopher Metropulos spoke with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph in Washington, DC, where both are attending the IDC Summit calling attention to the plight of Christians in the Middle East. His Eminence is the newly elected Metropolitan of the Antiochian Archdiocese in the United States. Members...

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Alaska Dispatch News: Three Flavors of Orthodox Christianity in Anchorage

Alaska Dispatch News: Three Flavors of Orthodox Christianity in Anchorage

Orthodox Christianity is an integral part of Alaskan history and culture. Read this interesting article by a reporter for a secular newspaper in Alaska. Find out why he compares Orthodoxy to ice cream! Three Flavors of Orthodox Christianity in Anchorage By Chris Thompson In the past several months, I’ve visited...

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