Orthodox World News

Orthodox World News

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church, Friday, October 21st, 2016. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines this week. Hundreds gather in London for Orthodox Cathedral Consecration First Complete Biography...

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Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

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. These are some of the stories making headlines this week of March 18th, 2016. 50th Anniversary of Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle Holy Community...

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UN Commission on the Status of Women

UN Commission on the Status of Women

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will co-sponsor two events at this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women:   Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, and Child Soldiers: How ISIL is Exploiting the Conflict in the Middle East and March 15, 2016–Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, and Child Soldiers: How...

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Remembering the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs

Remembering the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is when we remember romance, love and fidelity.   Ironically, Saint Valentine wasn’t known for his smooth moves of love.  He was a martyred bishop from the 3rd century.  It seems we’ve found ourselves celebrating a saint whose witness has lost its meaning. On February 15th we...

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Bishop Demetrios is Taking a Stand for “Responsibility to Protect”

Bishop Demetrios is Taking a Stand for “Responsibility to Protect”

  This column was written in December of 2015 by His Grace, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, and has appeared in print in the Chicago Sun Times,  the Des Moines Register, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,  and Indianapolis Star.    Since the end of the...

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Fellowship Opportunity at United Nations 

Fellowship Opportunity at United Nations 

  GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESAN FELLOWSHIP TO WORK AT THE UNITED NATIONS NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the continuation of its Faith-based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative established a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017)...

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to work at the United Nations

NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces its Faith-Based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative establishes a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017) yearlong Archdiocesan fellowships at the United Nations. All Orthodox Christian graduate and post-graduate...

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Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to Work at the United Nations

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Fellowship to Work at the United Nations

NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces its Faith-Based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative establishes a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017) yearlong Archdiocesan fellowships at the United Nations. All Orthodox Christian graduate and post-graduate...

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The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Co-Sponsors Event at the United Nations  for the 59th Commission on the Status of Women

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Co-Sponsors Event at the United Nations for the 59th Commission on the Status of Women

NEW YORK – A panel discussion titled, Trafficking & Migration, Girls & Women: Human Rights Have No Borders, took place March 9, 2015, at the United Nations and brought together migration and trafficking experts. The event was co-sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council (the Greek Orthodox presence in the United Nations) and the Salesians of...

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