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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
Orthodox News

NPR: For Iraqi Christians, Return To Captured City Is A Fraught Mandate

For those of us watching the desperate plight of Christians in Iraq, it’s hard to imagine the courage it would take for a Christian to re-enter the…

Jun 28, 2014
Orthodox News

Guardian: Sudanese Woman Meriam Ibrahim ‘safe and well’ in US Embassy

After days of uncertainty following her initial release from prison, Meriam Ibrahim and her family are safe at the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, which is heavily…

Jun 27, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Released Sudanese Christian woman faces 2 new charges

Each time it appears that Meriam Ibrahim has come to the end of her suffering, a new obstacle arises. Although she was released from prison earlier this…

Jun 25, 2014
Orthodox News

Christians in Mosul Face Extinction

Many news reports have described how Christians in Mosul (also known as Nineveh) are desperately fleeing their homes as the region is overtaken by the…

Jun 24, 2014
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