Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher is the former President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Parish Priest of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
William J. Antholis is currently Managing Director of the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC, having previously served as Director of International Economic Affairs at the White House’s National Security Council and in the State Department’s policy planning staff. In this video, he speaks on the topic “Religious Tolerance and Pluralism: a Global Perspective.”
William Antholis, Part 2
Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews Dr. Ioannis Ktistakis. Dr. Ktistakis is assistant professor of Human Rights Law in Bogazici University of Istanbul, Turkey, and Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, as well as being the legal adviser to the Ecumenical Patriarchate. In the interview, they discuss the history of recent developments in the status of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and challenges for the future.
His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, Director of the Liaison Office of the Orthodox Church to the European Union, delivers the Patriarchal Exhortation, drawing lessons from the Edict of Milan for the current context of religious liberty.
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, addresses the Conference, discussing the values of religious freedom and tolerance.