Our Very Own Feast of Pentecost

Our Very Own Feast of Pentecost

We begin with a conversation about Pentecost between Fr. Chris and Fr. Barnabas Powell. What does Pentecost mean to you and me personally? Fr. Barnabas reveals how we can be empowered by the Holy Spirit. Our feature conversation is with Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos concerning the persecution of Christian around the world,...

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Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

Genocide, Philanthropy and St. Nicholas Shrine

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 some of the stories making headlines the week of March 25th, 2016 1. State Department Designates ISIS’ Actions Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities...

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WE DID IT!  Secretary of State John Kerry Declares ISIS is committing  “Genocide Against Christians and Others”

WE DID IT! Secretary of State John Kerry Declares ISIS is committing “Genocide Against Christians and Others”

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 resound commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. At the 2nd Annual National...

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State Department Designates ISIS’ Actions Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities as Genocide

State Department Designates ISIS’ Actions Against Christians and Other Religious Minorities as Genocide

US State Department Decision Follows Unanimous Vote from the US House to Declare ISIS Terror as Genocide 03/17/2016 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) is elated with Secretary Kerry’s decision to designate the heinous actions of ISIS against Christians and other religious minorities as genocide. His...

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Following lobbing effort by Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, House of Representatives pass Concurrent Resolution 75

Following lobbing effort by Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, House of Representatives pass Concurrent Resolution 75

UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASS CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 75 RESOLUTION WHICH BRINGS OFFICIAL RECOGNITION TO ACTS OF GENOCIDE IN SYRIA AND IRAQ PASSES FOLLOWING LOBBYING EFFORT BY HIS GRACE BISHOP DEMETRIOS AND GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO Chicago, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox...

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US House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Bipartisan Resolution: “Genocide Being Waged Against Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq”

US House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes Bipartisan Resolution: “Genocide Being Waged Against Religious Minorities in Syria and Iraq”

Photo: U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-Calif.), Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee International Christian Concern, ICC, is a Washington DC based human rights organization that exists to help persecuted Christians worldwide.  ICC provides Awareness, Advocacy, and Assistance to the worldwide persecuted Church.  Inspired by ICC, OCN features their news and...

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Metropolis of Chicago Working to Stop Genocide 

Metropolis of Chicago Working to Stop Genocide 

  CONGRESSWOMAN ESHOO GRATEFUL TO BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS FOR ATTENTION TO GENOCIDE   U.S. HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE PASSES RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING GENOCIDE OF CHRISTIANS  IN MIDDLE EAST Chicago: Congresswoman Anna Eshoo of California’s 18th District and Co-chair of the bipartisan Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus in the House of...

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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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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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Now I Get It: The Armenian Genocide

Now I Get It: The Armenian Genocide

Christians have been crying out for action in response to the current genocide taking place in the Middle East and Africa for years.  Today, I found a video that has moved us one step closer… recognition.  In this video, Katie Couric hosts a segment on the story of the millions of...

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