Posts about Syria

Orthodox News

Patriarch of Antioch: Balance Tradition with Openness

Homily of H.B. Patriarch John X In the Holy Liturgy celebrated at Balamand On June 29th 2014 On the Feast of the Antiochian See “O Antioch lift up your…

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
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: 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

Final Statement of the Antiochian Conference

The Antiochian Unity conference came to a close today, and a statement has been issued summarizing the events and outcomes of the Conference. This statement…

Jun 29, 2014
Orthodox News

Antiochian.org: Historic Patriarchal Liturgy To Be Broadcast June 29

An international conference on Antiochian unity is currently underway at the University of Balamand in Lebanon. Antiochian clergy delegations from the…

Jun 27, 2014
Orthodox News

Vatican Radio: Mosul now emptied of Christians, says Catholic Archbishop

A Catholic archbishop seeking shelter in a village a few miles outside the beleaguered city brings us this report on the flight of Christians from Mosul….

Jun 13, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

Prayers for Peace in the Middle East and News from North America

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…

Jun 13, 2014
Orthodox News

AINA: The Cleansing of Iraq’s Christians Is Entering Its End Game

The news for Christians in the Middle East gets worse and worse. A group notorious for its brutality to Christians has taken over the city of Mosul in…

Jun 13, 2014
The Sounding

Who Speaks for the Persecuted?

In the depths of a prison in Khartoum, a woman who just gave birth to her daughter is waiting to die. Her crime is being a Christian, and while she was…

Jun 02, 2014