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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Pravoslavie: Abbot Ephraim Calling Upon Orthodox Christians to Unite in the Struggle Against Abortion

Pravoslavie: Abbot Ephraim Calling Upon Orthodox Christians to Unite in the Struggle Against Abortion

Orthodox Christians should more actively strive for a ban on abortions, believes Abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery on Holy Mount Athos, Archimandrite Ephraim, reports Interfax-Religion. “It is unacceptable that such terrible crimes as abortions are committed in Orthodox countries, moreover, in such large quantities! This phenomenon must make us think...

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Dr. Kyriakos Markides on Monasticism

Dr. Kyriakos Markides on Monasticism

As a member of the university community in the United States, Dr. Kyriakos Markides felt he had become secularized by his training. In this interview with Fr. Chris, he shares his yearning for something meaningful and how this lead him back to his Orthodox faith. Dr. Markides also recounts how...

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120,000 People Visit Grave of Elder Paisios

120,000 People Visit Grave of Elder Paisios

Source: http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/72262.htm 20 years ago (on July 12, 1994) the Athonite elder Paisios (Eznipidis) reposed. On July 12-13, 2014, a very large number of people came to commemorate the great ascetic of our times and to pray at his grave, reports AgionOros.ru. Thousands of pilgrims queued for hours in huge...

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WATCH: Mount Athos “60 Minutes” Documentary

WATCH: Mount Athos “60 Minutes” Documentary

“60 Minutes” is a popular, long-form news show on American television. In 2011, the show’s producers were given a very rare opportunity to bring a film crew onto Mount Athos, one of the most secluded and famous sites of monastic life and spiritual retreat in the world. If you haven’t...

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Needs of the Elderly

Needs of the Elderly

Emmy-winning executive producer, director, author, and professor Norris J. Chumley is back on the show today to talk about an upcoming PBS Special called “Sacred.” which features a segment on Mount Athos. Also with us is Dr. Brenda O’Reilly, a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified professional Christian counselor, who...

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