Orthodox Christians in Humanitarian Work

Orthodox Christians in Humanitarian Work

How do Orthodox Christians participate in Humanitarian Work around the world? On May 7-8, the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations under the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese will answer this question during an academic conference on the Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology campus in Brookline, MA.  We’ve asked  V. Rev. Dr....

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Orthodox Priest, Formerly an Australian Rock Star, Battles Ebola in West Africa

Orthodox Priest, Formerly an Australian Rock Star, Battles Ebola in West Africa

By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries Freewtown, Sierra Leone (ANS) — A former Australian rock-star atheist, who found Christ and became a fearless missionary to war-torn Sierra Leone, West Africa, is now preparing for what could be the great challenge of his life. Themi pictured in 1964 as a...

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Gaza Refugees Find Shelter in Greek Orthodox Church

Gaza Refugees Find Shelter in Greek Orthodox Church

(Reuters) – About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise would rarely if ever enter, the city’s 12th-century Greek Orthodox Church. Despite its thick walls dating back to the Crusades, the Church of Saint Porphyrius was still not a...

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