New Year’s Message for 2017 from His Eminence Metropolitan Amvrosios of Korea

New Year’s Message for 2017 from His Eminence Metropolitan Amvrosios of Korea

Metropolitan Ambrosios of Korea Crisis! Crisis of many natures—political, social, family, youth, environmental, economic! Crisis of institutions and values. Wars, refugees, famine, poverty, unemployment, terrorism, and the ongoing ecological destruction of our planet: This is the image of humanity in a global scale. How will we exit this deep crisis...

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Greek Lives in Crisis

Greek Lives in Crisis

  I have always wondered about the human limits of endurance during hardship so, ironically speaking of course, I am getting the chance to find out… in Greece. There is a “dark” joke circulating among the Greeks lately, that goes like this: If you are diagnosed with a fatal illness...

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Extensive crisis- Βιώνουμε πολυετή κρίση

Extensive crisis- Βιώνουμε πολυετή κρίση

Βιώνουμε πολυετή κρίση Η κρίση που μαστίζει τα τελευταία χρόνια όλη μας την ύπαρξη έχει αφήσει σημάδια στη ψυχή μας. Αυτές οι πληγές θέλουν γιατρειά. Μακάρι οι άνθρωποι να καταλάβουν οτι η μοναδική θεραπεία βρίσκεται στα χέρια του Θεού Extensive crisis The crisis that prevails over the last years has...

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The Morality of the Syrian Crisis

The Morality of the Syrian Crisis

Over the past two weeks, the name Aylan Kurdi has faded into the recesses of our minds. The image of the toddler’s body, washed up on the shores of Turkey, has faded to a recent memory.  His image was replaced with that of a Hungarian reporter deliberately tripping a refugee...

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Economic Crisis in Greece: An Update

Economic Crisis in Greece: An Update

In this episode, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Constantine M. Triantafilou, the Executive Director of International Orthodox Christian Charities, about the continuing economic crisis in Greece. With the help of generous support from the Jaharis Family Foundation Inc., the Hellenic Initiative, and others, the IOCC will be endeavoring to provide...

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USATODAY: US Launches Airstrikes in Iraq

USATODAY: US Launches Airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Friday that it launched an airstrike against Islamic militants in northern Iraq, hours after President Obama authorized American airstrikes against the rebels and humanitarian drops to aid refugees. The Pentagon said two FA-18 fighter-attack planes dropped 500-pound, laser-guided munitions on a mobile artillery place near...

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The Present Moment

The Present Moment

I sit in a room with seven babies who require intense attention, one of whom is my son. At times, this feels like a very long family car trip because there isn’t much to do but sit and watch. But unlike a car trip, there is no crying, singing, or...

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