Contemporary Christians’ Spiritual Quality

Contemporary Christians’ Spiritual Quality

Protopresbyter Vassileios Kalliakmanis, Professor of Theology (Thessaloniki, Greece) speaks on the spiritual quality of Christians today. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned by SCOBA...

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Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ             Jan 20, 2016 NEW YORK— On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Orthodox and Catholic Christians will join in prayer and public gathering to express their long-standing belief that all life...

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What are Christians Doing Today in the Holy Land?

What are Christians Doing Today in the Holy Land?

It is four in the morning, and while everyone else is trying to get a good night’s sleep, Orthodox Christians from all corners of the Holy Land collect themselves to march in a beautiful procession in honor of  the Virgin Mary.  Every year, based on the Old Julian Calendar, the...

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New Documentary Shows Syriac Christians Struggling to Protect Community

New Documentary Shows Syriac Christians Struggling to Protect Community

A new documentary entitled Mountain of Servants tells the story of five Syriac Christians who struggle to protect their small Christian community. Daniel Lombroso, the filmmaker behind the project, said he “hopes this little-known story of the Syriacs makes a difference in how people see the region and its diverse communities.” This documentary...

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7 Steps:  How You Can Help in Defense of Persecuted Christians

7 Steps:  How You Can Help in Defense of Persecuted Christians

7 Steps:  How You Can Help in Defense of Persecuted Christians As Orthodox Christians, we are called to join together in defense of persecuted Christians.  The Christian Rights and Freedom Ministry of St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples Florida has outlined seven (7) steps of how you can help...

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Statement by Bishop Angaelos on Brutal Murder of Coptic Christians in Libya

Statement by Bishop Angaelos on Brutal Murder of Coptic Christians in Libya

Coptic Orthodox Church (Europe) Media and Communications Office Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom following the brutal murder of Coptic Christians in Libya 15 February 2015 It is with deep feelings of sorrow and pain that we received confirmation...

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The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians

The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians

Even as Christians flee Iraq and parts of Syria, or are killed, Christian leaders are looking for ways to remain in the birthplace of Christianity. The Middle East’s Vanishing Christians By Michael Cook | Mercator.net The Middle East is losing its ancient Christian heritage. When Iraq was invaded in 2003,...

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Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

CATHOLIC SAN FANCISCO — Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace by Valerie Schmalz “Christians are being persecuted and killed in countries from Lebanon to Sudan,” Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Gerasimos told a gathering of Catholics and Greek Orthodox at a Belmont Catholic church Jan. 18. Members of neighboring parishes, Greek Orthodox Church of...

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