ISIS Captives Rescued in Iraq

ISIS Captives Rescued in Iraq

Across the world, many are suffering and still display faith. The Orthodox Christian Network highlights these important news events and reminds us to always pray for peace.  Sixty-nine prisoners were freed on October 22nd, after a raid by Kurdish and American Special Operations forces at an Islamic State (ISIS) prison...

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WSJ – In Defense of Christendom with Comments from Dr. Harry Dimopoulos

WSJ – In Defense of Christendom with Comments from Dr. Harry Dimopoulos

Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal wrote an insightful editorial that is well worth reading. Dr. Harry Dim0poulos points to perhaps the main message of the article which deals with the “reasons for the decline of Europe”. While the focus is on the state of European affairs, nevertheless those...

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IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: IOCC RELIEF EASES HARDSHIP FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES AND GREEK HOSTS October 20, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— In spite of worsening weather on...

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Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Humans of New York Interviews Refugees in Greece

Have you heard of HUMANS of NEW YORK?  It’s a website Brandon Stanton started when he found himself “between jobs.”  With a camera in hand, he set out to interview the people in New York City.  He finds fascinating people, takes their portrait, and gets a quote.  Brandon has a...

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Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Christians find refuge from terror in Jordan – Fox News

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In the Fox News report ‘Crossing Jordan – Escape From Terror’ King Abdullah of Jordan “warns that, “this could well be the beginning of World War Three”.  This excellent news segments highlights how Jordan sits in the ‘eye of the storm’, with refugees fleeing...

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Observance for the Pogrom of Constantinople

Observance for the Pogrom of Constantinople

In Observance of the 60th Anniversary of the tragic persecution of Christians in Turkey, Archbishop Demetrios reminds us: “This month is the sixtieth anniversary of the riots in Constantinople in 1955 which resulted in the damage, destruction, and looting of thousands of Greek businesses and homes and scores of churches, monasteries...

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Vivid Rainbows Grace New York City Skies Over St. Nicholas on Eve of 911

Vivid Rainbows Grace New York City Skies Over St. Nicholas on Eve of 911

Today, “a moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the moment when the first plane struck the North Tower” notes the Wall Street Journal in ‘9/11 Ceremony in New York City Marks 14th Anniversary of Attacks‘. Victims’ family members began reading the names of the 2,983 people killed in the 2001...

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Refugees Who Could Be Us – NY Times

Refugees Who Could Be Us – NY Times

“The Syrian civil war has dragged on for four years now, taking almost 200,000 lives, without serious efforts to stop the bombings”, writes Nicholas Kristof in today’s NY Times. Personally, for the past several years, I have watched this circumstance, doing very little, thinking much, and intellectualizing the proxy war between...

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Aylan Kurdi and Our Failure to Act

Aylan Kurdi and Our Failure to Act

There are few photos that capture the human condition. The firefighters raising the American flag over the rubble of the World Trade Center, the man staring down the tanks at Tiananmen Square, man’s first step on the moon. These photos capture moments of hope, determination, and progress in human history....

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NY Times – When ISIS Rapists Win

NY Times – When ISIS Rapists Win

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith, and we beseech you to remember the past and get involved.  The Orthodox Christian Network features important news on current and historical events.  The New York Times featured an alarming editorial by David Brooks on August 29 2015 that details ISIS’s...

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60th Anniversary of the Tragic Persecution of Christians in Turkey

60th Anniversary of the Tragic Persecution of Christians in Turkey

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith, and we beseech you to remember the past and get involved.  Inspired by the Christian Rights and Freedom Institute founded by St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, Florida and the South Florida Archons, the Orthodox Christian Network features important news on...

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Exterminating Christians in the Middle East – Wall Street Journal

Exterminating Christians in the Middle East – Wall Street Journal

In “Exterminating Christians in the Middle East” (Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2015), Robert Reilly highlights the parallels between Nazi Germany and the similar story “playing out again, as Christians are being wiped out in the Middle East”.  He references Pope Francis’s recent remarks:  “Today we are dismayed to see how...

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