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Orthodox News

Watch: Plans for St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero, NYC

St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was the only church of any kind that was destroyed during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Nestled near the…

Jul 12, 2014
Orthodox News

Icons Miraculously Survive Church Fire

In October 2013, a historic Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Philadelphia caught fire. The fire spread quickly, engulfing the church in a devastating, 4-alarm…

Jul 05, 2014
Orthodox News

Bosnia’s Flood Survivors Face Slow and Difficult Recovery

CAPTION: Furniture and household items that once filled family homes are now piles of waterlogged debris along the streets of Šamac, Bosnia. More than…

Jun 11, 2014
The Sounding

“Peace is not the absence of conflict—it is the absence of fear.”

As many of you are aware, there was a shooting at Seattle Pacific University this week.  On Thursday afternoon, a gunman walked into the science building…

Jun 07, 2014
Orthodox News

Orthodox Christian Emergency Network Grows to 100 Members

CAPTION: Constantine Triantafilou, IOCC executive director, addresses the members of the Frontline gathered for training in Chicago, IL. He related how…

Jun 04, 2014
Orthodox News

Reaching Serbia’s Most Isolated Flood Survivors

May 30, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — The Serbian village of Jablanica is home to twins Aleksandra and Andrijana, 10, the only children among eight families…

May 30, 2014
Orthodox News

Syria’s Healthcare System Latest War Casualty

Caption One: Khaled, 5, is finally free of the excruciating pain he was suffering from a severely inflamed appendix, thanks to emergency surgery covered…

Feb 26, 2014
Orthodox News

Lord Have Mercy

Please join in praying for the people of Ukraine during this time of suffering. Psalm 143:1–12 1 Hear my prayer, O Lord; give ear to my pleas for mercy!…

Feb 20, 2014
Orthodox News

Syrians Evacuated From Homs Arrive Weak and Traumatized

PHOTO: Weak from hunger and exhaustion, an elderly Syrian man welcomes the steady arm of an IOCC/GOPA relief worker during the evacuation of Homs. An estimated…

Feb 18, 2014
OCN Now Radio

IOCC: Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

As Syria’s civil war now enters into its third year, it is the families still living in the country who suffer the most. International Orthodox Christian…

Dec 12, 2013
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