Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

      News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), iocc.org  the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America:   December 14, 2015 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Four countries along the Balkans refugee route to Western Europe...

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Syrian Christian Town Becomes Frontline With Islamic State Group

Syrian Christian Town Becomes Frontline With Islamic State Group

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights and stand against Christian persecution. You have our resounding commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need. It is said that the...

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A Christian Response to the Refugees

A Christian Response to the Refugees

  “Cut off terrorism from our countries and end the flow of arms. Send your warships back to your ports! We are not protected by the vessels of arms or by immigration. We are kept through working out peace in our land. We are rooted in this land for more...

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NY Times- House Approves Tougher Refugee Screening, Defying Veto Threat

NY Times- House Approves Tougher Refugee Screening, Defying Veto Threat

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights, and stand against Christian persecution. You have our resounding commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and an active participant to helping all in need The House of Representatives...

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Migrants, Refugees and Jesus Christ

Migrants, Refugees and Jesus Christ

MIGRANTS, REFUGEES AND JESUS CHRIST Fr. Luke A. Veronis How many of us saw the picture of the little Syrian boy washed up on the shore in his attempt to flee into Greece? How about other images of migrants desperately trying to leave places of hopelessness for a better future...

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A Shelter for Refugees, Papa Stratis, Dies at 57

A Shelter for Refugees, Papa Stratis, Dies at 57

A bright light has gone dim with the falling asleep of Fr. Efstratios Dimou, known as Papa Steatis. He was only 57 years old. He has been caring for refugees coming from Syria as they make their way to shelters, through an organization he established, the NGO (non-government organization) Angalia...

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Assyrian Children Bear Scars of War, Face New Challeges in Exile

Assyrian Children Bear Scars of War, Face New Challeges in Exile

June 18, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— Desperate to flee the onslaught of violence surrounding his village near Hasakah, Syria, Charbel remembers how frightened he was when his family barely escaped their home before they saw it destroyed by their attackers. The 14-year-old Assyrian boy left behind all of his possessions, friends,...

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Promise, Law and Freedom – Living the Word of God by Father Fouad Saba

Promise, Law and Freedom – Living the Word of God by Father Fouad Saba

Rev. Father Fouad Saba, Dean of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral (Coral Gables, Florida) and speaker on the subject of religious freedom, presented ‘Promise, Law and Freedom – Living the Word of God’, at the First Annual National Christian Rights Freedom Symposium on March 14, 2015. Organized and hosted...

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Reuters: Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million, Half of All Syrians Displaced

Reuters: Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million, Half of All Syrians Displaced

By Stephanie Nebehay (Reuters) – Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said. The record figure is one million refugees more than a year ago, while a further...

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AINA: 5 Refugees Dying Per Day

AINA: 5 Refugees Dying Per Day

(AINA) — The Hammurabi Human Rights Organization* has issued its latest report, dated August 21, 2014, on the situation in North Iraq. Status of Refugees In Arbel there are now 5 refugee deaths per day, going back to August 7. The number of refugees has overwhelmed the relief agencies. There...

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