Orthodox News Worldwide: Why I supported Martin Luther King in Selma and more

Orthodox News Worldwide: Why I supported Martin Luther King in Selma and more

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 this week. Archbishop Iakovos: “Why I supported Martin Luther King in Selma” Rev. Dr. Demetrios J. Constantelos...

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Niarchos Foundation Honors Archbishop Iakovos’ Memory

Niarchos Foundation Honors Archbishop Iakovos’ Memory

    STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION HONORS LATE ARCHBISHOP IAKOVOS’ PIONEERING CONTRIBUTION TO CIVIL RIGHTS NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces with appreciation and joy the creation of a special Reflection Area, named after our late Archbishop Iakovos, in the newly built National African-American History and Culture Museum in Washington, DC. This...

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“We are called to act on our beliefs.”

“We are called to act on our beliefs.”

Have you seen the movie “Selma” yet? Were you moved by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Christian conviction about non-violent protest? Here is a candid conversation between Fr. Chris and His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh on the movie “Selma”, the church’s need to be involved in politics, and their...

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A Meditation on MLK Jr, the Sanctity of Life, and Our Own Cowardice

A Meditation on MLK Jr, the Sanctity of Life, and Our Own Cowardice

The Lord God stands in the midst of the Divine Council and judges among the gods. ”How long will you rule unjustly, and show partiality to the wicked? Defend the poor and fatherless, maintain the rights of the afflicted and the destitute. Rescue the weak and needy; deliver them from...

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