Posts about persecution

The Sounding

Bedrosyan: The Genocide of the Pontic Greeks

As we continue to watch the violence against Christian populations in the Middle East, it can be helpful to understand the modern history of persecution….

Jul 05, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Extremism Fuels Abuse of Christians in Mideast

Raymond Ibrahim’s new opinion piece just published on CNN argues that extremism breeds extremism, and that Christians are suffering greater persecution…

Jul 05, 2014
The Sounding

Elizabeth Prodromou: No Room for Lukewarm as Mideast Christians Die

Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou is a frequent contributor at OCN, where her knowledge and insights are greatly respected. The following is an excerpt of a recent…

Jul 05, 2014
Orthodox News

Daily Star, Lebanon: ISIS Crucifies 8 Rebels in Aleppo

OCN continues its efforts to call attention to the atrocities being committed in Syria and Iraq. It is difficult to see pictures and read stories of such…

Jul 05, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Insights on ISIS from Professor Elizabeth Prodromou

As violence continues to spread in the Middle East, Prof. Elizabeth Prodromou is back on the show to offer insight into ISIS, the Islamic terrorist group….

Jul 03, 2014
Orthodox News

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Speech: Christian Love Can Solve World’s Problems

Greeting message to 21st Anniversary Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Assembly From His All Holiness The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew…

Jul 02, 2014
Orthodox News

Daily Star: Patriarchs Call on Region’s Christians to Hold Onto Their Lands

The Lebanon Daily Star reports that Patriarchs of Eastern churches in the region are calling on Christians to hold onto their lands in Iraq and Syria,…

Jul 02, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Orthodoxy and Islam: Boko Haram

Islamic militant group Boko Haram has kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian girls, killed masses of civilians, and called for Muslims around the world to “kill,…

Jun 30, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Orthodoxy and Islam: Meriam Ibrahim

Join Ralph Sidway and Fr. Chris as they discuss Meriam Ibrahim – the Sudanese Christian woman who was condemned to be lashed 100 times and then executed….

Jun 30, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Orthodoxy and Islam: ISIS

ISIS has declared its plan to take over large territories in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Ralph Sidway offers a crash course on this Islamic…

Jun 30, 2014