Posts about war

Orthodox News

Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria

1. We, the Hierarchs of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, representing millions of Orthodox Christians, express…

Apr 22, 2014
Orthodox News

IOCC Assists Displaced Syrians Fleeing Embattled Kessab

April 3, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — Intense fighting this past week in Kessab, a predominantly Armenian Christian town in northwestern Syria, forced hundreds…

Apr 03, 2014
Orthodox News

Community Kitchen Addresses Malnutrition Facing Syrian Refugee Families

PHOTO: Lebanese women cook side by side with Syrian refugee women to prepare lentil soup that will feed 240 Syrian refugee families living in the Akkar…

Mar 17, 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- March 7, 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 07, 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
Orthodox News

Healing the Hidden Wounds of War in Syria

Face painting, singing and performing are all activities used by IOCC/GOPA trauma counselors to help displaced Syrian children express their feelings through…

Jan 15, 2014
The Sounding

Just Imagine, John Lennon

In the world’s hagiology, it seems that untimely demise bestows a scent of secular sanctity, that those who die before their time are endowed with the…

Dec 23, 2013
The Sounding

Remembrance Day

In the USA, it’s Veterans Day, when those, both living and dead, who have served in the Armed Forces are honoured, but in my country, Canada, this day…

Nov 11, 2013
OCN Now Radio

OCN Now: Update on Syria

On OCN Now, hear the real story about the current situation in Syria from Dean Triantafilou, Executive Director of IOCC.

Sep 27, 2013
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