Assembly Convenes Sixth Annual Meeting in Chicago

Assembly Convenes Sixth Annual Meeting in Chicago

Chicago, IL–The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened its sixth annual meeting Tuesday, September 15 in Chicago, IL with 45 hierarchs in attendance. The day began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Des Plaines, IL....

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Assembly Releases New Study on Orthodox Generosity and Giving to the Church

Assembly Releases New Study on Orthodox Generosity and Giving to the Church

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has released a new study today, “Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Parishes.” The 138-page report is accompanied by a brief summary that shares the highlights of the study. The study was prepared by the Assembly’s research...

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Assembly to Convene 6th Annual Meeting in September

Assembly to Convene 6th Annual Meeting in September

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will hold its sixth annual meeting September 15-17, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel. This year’s meeting will include two sessions devoted to canonical regional planning. In the first of these sessions, the Assembly’s 12 jurisdictional...

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Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v Hodges

Response of Assembly of Bishops to Obergefell v Hodges

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America strongly disagrees with the United States Supreme Court decision of June 26, Obergefell v. Hodges, in which the Court invents a constitutional right for two members of the same sex to marry, and imposes upon all States the...

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Videos Now Online from Dallas Clergy Laity Gathering

Videos Now Online from Dallas Clergy Laity Gathering

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America posted two videos today of the Pan-Orthodox Doxology and Clergy Laity Gathering held in Dallas during Assembly V. The first video features highlights of the Doxology and the opening remarks of Assembly Chairman Archbishop Demetrios. The second video presents, in full, the...

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Two Kidnapped Bishops

Two Kidnapped Bishops

Is there hope?   Here we are just a few weeks following the celebration of our Lord’s glorious resurrection,​ and we are struggling.  The media is still reporting genocide.  Christians from different countries are being beheaded, raped​,​ and thrown overboard for their conviction to their faith.  We are saddened​,​ and they are dying.  Various...

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Orthodox Bishops’ Reflections on the March for Life

Orthodox Bishops’ Reflections on the March for Life

On January 21-22, 2015, a delegation representing the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America participated in the 42nd annual March for Life in Washington, DC and related events. Three of the bishops who participated in the delegation—Metropolitan Tikhon, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos and Bishop Michael—share their...

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