Restored School Renews Joy of Learning for Students in Jordan

Restored School Renews Joy of Learning for Students in Jordan

Inspired by the IOCC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to...

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Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In the Fox News report ‘Crossing Jordan – Escape From Terror’ King Abdullah of Jordan “warns that, “this could well be the beginning of World War Three”.  This excellent news segments highlights how Jordan sits in the ‘eye of the storm’, with refugees fleeing...

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

Celebrating the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

It was simply a most glorious celebration of the Epiphany on the Jordan River today. (January 19 is Epiphany for those following the Old Julian calendar.) There were hundreds of priests, nuns, and thousands of people from all walks of life coming to the precious site where over 2,000 years...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, December 5, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, December 5, 2014

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 Ron Spiegel, in for Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: Pope Francis visited His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Constantinople. A new...

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New York Times: Christians of Mosul Find Haven in Jordan

New York Times: Christians of Mosul Find Haven in Jordan

By Rana F. Sweis AMMAN, Jordan — They were among the final holdouts. Even as many of their neighbors fled the violence that engulfed Iraq after the American invasion, the three men stayed put, refusing to give up on their country or their centuries-old Christian community. Maythim Najib, 37, stayed...

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ZENIT: Catholic-Orthodox Commission to Discuss ‘Synodality and the Primate’

ZENIT: Catholic-Orthodox Commission to Discuss ‘Synodality and the Primate’

The eighth plenary session of the International Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church will take place in Amman, Jordan from 15 to 23 September, following the invitation from the Greek-Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Theophilos III. The session will be co-chaired by...

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