First World Persecution

First World Persecution

The persecution of Christians and the terrifying War on Christmas rages on in the United States as Starbucks performed an act of unthinkable evil by removing snowflakes and reindeer from their holiday cups. After all, it was these strong Christian symbols which embody the reason for the season! When will...

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Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, Kickoff Nov. 19th

Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, Kickoff Nov. 19th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 November 2015 ST KATHERINE INAUGURATES CRF INSTITUTE (CRFI) RELIGIOUS FREEDOM SUBSCRIPTION SERIES IN NAPLES Registration is open for the Christian Rights & Freedom Institute’s (CRFI) Inaugural Season Subscription Series of lectures and special events on religious freedom, it was announced today by Fr. Philemon Patitsas, Presiding...

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Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Have you heard of HUMANS of NEW YORK?  It’s a website Brandon Stanton started when he found himself “between jobs.”  With a camera in hand, he set out to interview the people in New York City.  He finds fascinating people, takes their portrait, and gets a quote.  Brandon has a...

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Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In the Fox News report ‘Crossing Jordan – Escape From Terror’ King Abdullah of Jordan “warns that, “this could well be the beginning of World War Three”.  This excellent news segments highlights how Jordan sits in the ‘eye of the storm’, with refugees fleeing...

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60th Anniversary of the Tragic Persecution of Christians in Turkey

60th Anniversary of the Tragic Persecution of Christians in Turkey

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith, and we beseech you to remember the past and get involved.  Inspired by the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute founded by St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, Florida and the South Florida Archons, the Orthodox Christian Network features important news on...

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Exterminating Christians in the Middle East – Wall Street Journal

Exterminating Christians in the Middle East – Wall Street Journal

In “Exterminating Christians in the Middle East” (Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2015), Robert Reilly highlights the parallels between Nazi Germany and the similar story “playing out again, as Christians are being wiped out in the Middle East”.  He references Pope Francis’s recent remarks:  “Today we are dismayed to see how...

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BREAKING: Second Attack on Orthodox Church in Dhermi, Albania

BREAKING: Second Attack on Orthodox Church in Dhermi, Albania

The Church of St. Athanasius is again violated and the life of the priest endangered. On Friday, August 21st, 2015, a very serious act of vandalism took place at the holy church of St. Athanasius in the town of Dhërmi. Unidentified persons driving cars without license plates destroyed the cement...

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Albanian Government Attempts Destruction of Orthodox Church

Albanian Government Attempts Destruction of Orthodox Church

On August 20th, 2015, during the festive period of the Theotokos, in the town of Dhërmi in Southern Albania, the local community of Orthodox faithful was provoked by a serious incident, caused by the local government authorities with the support of law enforcement. Unexpectedly, municipality employees of Himara went to...

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It’s Time to Speak Out!

It’s Time to Speak Out!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We wanted to reach out to you to say thank you for supporting the mission of the Orthodox Christian Network to comfort, inspire, and inform Orthodox Christians around the world. As a supporter of the Orthodox Christian Network, we wanted to let you know...

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Freedom in Christ

Freedom in Christ

“It is not freedom when we say everything is permitted. This is slavery.” These words from St​.​ Paisios the Athonite, one of the newly canonized saints of our Church, could well be directed towards our individualist, contemporary society. On this July 4th weekend, we Americans celebrate the freedom we received on the occasion...

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