Should You Be a Martyr?

Should You Be a Martyr?

Listen Now.  At a time when Christians in the Middle East are suffering and dying for the Faith, contemplate a reading of one of Fr. Stanley Harakas’ essays originally written for the National Herald entitled “Should you be a martyr?” Listen to Fr. Stanley’s words about what it means to...

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ISIS Committing Genocide Against Christians

ISIS Committing Genocide Against Christians

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1. News from the Middle East After Children Executed, Christians Flee Ancestral Home Our top story this week. According to the World Council of Arameans, ISIS terrorists...

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Persecution of Christians: What You Should Know

Persecution of Christians: What You Should Know

The systematic persecution of Christians in Iraq is indicative of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East; cruel and barbaric. Like many minorities, these Indigenous inhabitants of Iraq have suffered under various regimes; however, the situation worsened in the last few weeks when the militant extremists ISIS (or DAESH...

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BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

BREAKING: ISIS JUST EMPTIED NINEVEH PLAINS – 200,000 ARAMEAN CHRISTIANS FLED

World Council of Arameans, Beirut: Last night, two Aramean children and a mother were killed as a result of a shameless attack by ISIS terrorists against Baghdeda (Qaraqosh) in North Iraq. At the same time, in the middle of the night, more than 40,000 Aramean families – comprising at least...

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Insights on ISIS from Professor Elizabeth Prodromou

Insights on ISIS from Professor Elizabeth Prodromou

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl070514wv.mp3 As violence continues to spread in the Middle East, Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou is back on the show to offer insight into ISIS, the Islamic terrorist group. You can learn more about this topic in her recent article, A Basketball Guide To Middle East News. But first we hear...

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OCN Now: Update on Syria

OCN Now: Update on Syria

On OCN Now, hear the real story about the current situation in Syria from Dean Triantafilou, Executive Director of IOCC.   ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is a recognized leader...

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Let Us Pray for Them

Let Us Pray for Them

A special prayer service for peace and solidarity was held at St. George Antiochian Greek Orthodox Church in Coral Gables, Florida on September 20, 2013. Please join us in praying for our brothers and sisters who are suffering in the Syrian conflict.

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Intercessory Prayer

Intercessory Prayer

Have you ever wondered why Orthodox Christians ask the Saints for intercession? Or why we pray for the forgiveness and salvation of those who have already passed away? On this week’s program, Dr. David C. Ford, a professor of church history at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, explains why these...

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