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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
This Week in Orthodoxy

Orthodox Christian News from the Middle East

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Today we’ll be…

May 16, 2014
Orthodox News

VDH: Christians ‘Crucified Again’ for Refusing Islam

Several major news outlets are reporting  that Christians and others who oppose Islamic militants are being brutally executed by crucifixion. This article…

May 15, 2014
Orthodox News

Chiesa Online: What Remains of the Christians of the East

Here is an article that was shared with us this morning, written by Sandro Magister of Chiesa, which highlights one of the great concerns of both Pope…

May 15, 2014
Orthodox News

Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians – Part 2

OCN Executive Director Rev. Dr. Christopher Metropulos was invited to attend a press conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by two members of Congress,…

May 14, 2014
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