Orthodox Perspective of the Beirut Explosion

Orthodox Perspective of the Beirut Explosion

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Fr. Chris Metropulos from OCN is joined by Fr. Bassam Nassif in Lebanon who witnessed the results of the damage from the Beirut explosion first hand.
Fr. Bassam Nassif is the pastor of St. Phocas parish in a village of Mount Lebanon. He is also Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Marital Counseling at the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology, University of Balamand. In addition to his teaching duties, he serves on several academic and administrative committees in the University of Balamand and at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch. He is a member of Association of Digital Media and Pastoral Care. Fr. Bassam Nassif is married with three children.
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Fr. Chris Metropulos

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.