A CBS Documentary about Fr. Alexander Schmemann

A CBS Documentary about Fr. Alexander Schmemann

Several years ago, Orthodox peoples in America were happy to see coverage of our faith on broadcast television when CBS aired a documentary about life on Mt. Athos. Although such mainstream coverage is rare, it is not entirely without precedent. Decades earlier, Fr. Alexander Schmemann, the long-time dean of St....

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This Week in Orthodoxy, November 21, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, November 21, 2014

Hello, I’m Emmy Louvaris with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. These are the stories making headlines this week: Orthodox Christians around the world begin the 40 day fasting period in anticipation of the Nativity. A...

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Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of online videos about Eastern Orthodoxy: documentaries, lectures, interviews, sermons, hymns, worship services, personal testimonies recorded in a parent’s basement. Before the rise of Web 2.0, such was not the case. Multimedia productions required far more resources and planning. One of the better examples...

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Metropolitan Savas: Orthodoxy in a New Media Age

Metropolitan Savas: Orthodoxy in a New Media Age

‘Discovering Orthodox Christianity’ is a series of talks, shows, and presentations designed to introduce and explain the basic teaching of Orthodox Christianity. Sponsored by the ‘Leadership 100 Endowment Fund’, the series covers a wide range of topics with the goal of educating the viewer in simple, easy to understand terms....

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Greek Reporter: Turkish TV Producers Blow Up Greek Orthodox Church

Greek Reporter: Turkish TV Producers Blow Up Greek Orthodox Church

Cappadocia, Turkey, has always been a favorite filming backdrop for Turkish television producers. There are many old mansions in the area that were inhabited by Greeks in the past. Many abandoned residences have been damaged or destroyed serving the purposes of TV series. However, blowing up an Orthodox church, namely...

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BREAKING NEWS: OCN and Pemptousia Announce Strategic Partnership

BREAKING NEWS: OCN and Pemptousia Announce Strategic Partnership

ATHENS and FT LAUDERDALE (September 3, 2014) — On Wednesday, Pemptousia and the Orthodox Christian Network announced a strategic partnership to begin sharing and promoting each other’s content. The two religious media organizations, which produce resources for Orthodox Christians and seekers in a variety of languages and formats, will begin...

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