WE DID IT! Secretary of State John Kerry Declares ISIS is committing “Genocide Against Christians and Others”
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At the 2nd Annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium in Naples, Florida, Jay Sekulow recently gave a moving speech on the subject of Christian Genocide. Sekulow comes to the topic of genocide with deep understanding and concern as his father’s family experienced religious persecution in Russia, and his mother’s family were victims of genocide in Germany. Inspired by the great work of the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute, the Orthodox Christian Network is honored to share Sekulow’s speech.
Sekulow encouraged us to petition our government and seek redress for the injustices against Christians. By mid-week, Congress and especially the State Department succumbed to public pressure. Because we and many others spoke out, the Obama Administration has finally recognized the slaughter of Christians in the Middle East as genocide. We must all stand up and take pride in what was achieved.
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The 2nd Annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium will take place from March 10-13, 2016, hosted by the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, FL.
The Symposium will feature the Honorable Jay Sekulow, Founder of the American Center of Law and Justice (ACLJ), as the Keynote Speaker on March 12, together with His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta. Click here to register.
On Saturday, March 14, 2015, St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples Florida and the South Florida Archons hosted its first annual National Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium – ‘Uplifting Christ and Witnessing for our Faith in the Face of Radical Extremism.
The First Annual National Christian Rights & Freedom Symposium featured several prominent speakers including Dr. Anthony Limberakis, National Commander and Archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Rev. Father Fouad Saba, Dean of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral (Coral Gables, FL), Father Philemon Patitsas, Presiding Priest of the St. Katherine Greek orthodox Church (Naples, FL), John Scurtis, Regional Commander and Archon, Harry Demas, Archon, and Dr. Harry Dimopoulos, Chairman of the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute.
The Christian Rights and Freedom Institute’s leadership includes Dr. Harry Dimopoulos, Chairman, Father Philemon Patitsas, Presiding Priest, and His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios, Presiding Hierarch.
To learn about the Christian Rights & Freedom Institute, please visit http://stkatherine.net.
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