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Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

As the participants in the historic meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis begin assembling in Rome and Jerusalem, OCN’s Dr. Keith Massey presents a brief overview of the historical significance of the meeting on May 25th in Jerusalem. This apostolic pilgrimage represents a meeting of Andrew and Peter, the Read more…

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, explains the history of the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land between the two brother Bishops, Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. As the successors to this historic meeting, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will also discuss the Read more…

Stewardship and Faith

In this video, Fr. Chris speaks with Bill Marianes, an archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, attorney, and expert on mobilizing Church Stewardship. Mr. Marianes defines Stewardship as “What you do with the gifts God gave you.”  In this interview, he describes how Orthodox Christians should approach the topic in their Read more…