Posts about Syria

This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, March 14, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News…

Mar 14, 2014
Orthodox News

Syrian Nuns Freed

Thirteen nuns and three workers kidnapped months ago from Mar Thekla in Ma-loula, Syria, by al Qaeda-linked rebels, were released today. After a 9-hour…

Mar 09, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy – February 21, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Feb 21, 2014
Orthodox News

Syrians Evacuated From Homs Arrive Weak and Traumatized

PHOTO: Weak from hunger and exhaustion, an elderly Syrian man welcomes the steady arm of an IOCC/GOPA relief worker during the evacuation of Homs. An estimated…

Feb 18, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy – February 14, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News…

Feb 14, 2014
Orthodox News

IOCC Assists in Evacuation of Syrians Fleeing Homs

PHOTO: A young Syrian girl evacuated from Homs is warmly welcomed by IOCC/GOPA staff with water and a blanket as she arrives to safety. IOCC/GOPA is assisting…

Feb 12, 2014
This Month's Topic

Christian Persecution in the Muslim World

As tragic events continue to unfold in lands where the early Christian church flourished, OCN asks you to join us in prayer for Christians suffering and…

Oct 01, 2013
OCN Responds

Let Us Pray for Them

A special prayer service for peace and solidarity was held at St. George Antiochian Greek Orthodox Church in Coral Gables, Florida on September 20, 2013….

Sep 20, 2013
The Sounding

Syrian War and Contrapposto

U.S. involvement in the war in Syria might come. I fear. But, isn’t this the same fear as always? Isn’t it the fear that is sprouted from a weak or…

Sep 04, 2013
Orthodox News

Alone in a Foreign Land, Syrian Refugees Face New Fears and Sacrifices

Fleeing the violence in Syria with only the clothes on their backs, this refugee mother and her children welcome the quilts and personal hygiene kits distributed…

Jun 24, 2013
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