There Are No Christians Here

There Are No Christians Here

  I recently read an article by CNN’s David McKenzie and Briana Duggan about a bus in Kenya that was stopped by terrorists.  The gunmen ambushed the vehicle and called for the Muslims to exit in order to separate and kill the Christians. But the Muslim passengers refused. The article...

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Myriam Has Returned with a Message of Forgiveness.

Myriam Has Returned with a Message of Forgiveness.

  Recently, ABCnews.com aired a follow-up interview  with a sweet girl named Myriam.  Her message: forgiveness. She told ABC News “20/20” co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas,  “Jesus said ‘forgive each other, love each other the way I love you…’” You might remember Myriam from this lovely video by SAT-7 KIDS, a popular children’s show...

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Metropolitan Joseph Speaks with Salt Lake City News on Syria

Metropolitan Joseph Speaks with Salt Lake City News on Syria

    His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph Al-Zehlaoui was in Salt Lake City recently and spoke candidly in an interview with Antiochian journalist Peter Samore to discuss the Syrian civil war. His concerns are for the refugees who are seeking assistance, stating that those who are fighting and killing in Syria...

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WSJ- Islamic State Prevents Civilians from Fleeing Ramadi

WSJ- Islamic State Prevents Civilians from Fleeing Ramadi

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights, and stand against Christian persecution. You have our resounding commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. The image we find this...

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Recognizing Annihilation of Middle East’s Christianity as Genocide

Recognizing Annihilation of Middle East’s Christianity as Genocide

During the recent Biannual Clergy Laity Assembly in Madison, Wisconsin, from November 14th – 18th, The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago agreed on a resolution asking the United Nations to recognize an official genocide of the Christian population in the Middle East. The Metropolis of Chicago, representing 59 churches and...

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NY Times- 18 Bodies Found After Jihadists Attack Malian Hotel

NY Times- 18 Bodies Found After Jihadists Attack Malian Hotel

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights, and stand against Christian persecution. You have our resounding commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and an active participant to helping all in need. On Friday, November 20,...

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NY Times- Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten

NY Times- Beirut, Also the Site of Deadly Attacks, Feels Forgotten

The feelings of shock and sadness have carried into the weekend after the tragedies in Beirut, Lebanon and Paris, France.  Life seems to be eerily quiet in the bustling cities that were attacked by the Islamic State. The double suicide bombing attack in Beirut on Thursday claimed 43 lives, completely...

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From the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

From the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA

With heavy hearts, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America offer their prayers for the people of France who mourn the tragic loss of life that resulted from last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris. We convey our deep condolences to those who...

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Paris Attacks – May our Lord, the King of Peace Intercede

Paris Attacks – May our Lord, the King of Peace Intercede

The entire world watched in shock and anguish last night as we learned through the news media that innocent people in the country of France were again targeted by terrorists.  The “Paris Attacks Were an ‘Act of War’ by ISIS”, said President Hollande of France. The Board, Staff and listeners of...

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This Week in Orthodoxy: November 13, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy: November 13, 2015

    Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the some of the stories making headlines this week: Syrian refugees continue to arrive on the shores of Greek Islands Converting...

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