Posts about Syria

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
Orthodox News

Watch Press Conference on Persecution of Christians

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

May 13, 2014
Orthodox News

AMERICAN CHRISTIAN LEADERS “PLEDGE” TO STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH IMPERILED CHRISTIAN AND OTHER RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN EGYPT, SYRIA AND IRAQ

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA), co-chairs of the bipartisan Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus, hosted a press conference…

May 08, 2014
Orthodox News

PLEDGE OF SOLIDARITY & CALL TO ACTION

At a press conference in Washington, DC this morning, a diverse group of American Christian leaders agreed to the following statement and pledged to act…

May 07, 2014
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