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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Freedom in Christ

Freedom in Christ

“It is not freedom when we say everything is permitted. This is slavery.” These words from St​.​ Paisios the Athonite, one of the newly canonized saints of our Church, could well be directed towards our individualist, contemporary society. On this July 4th weekend, we Americans celebrate the freedom we received on the occasion...

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PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

PBS Reports on Halki Seminary and Religious Freedom

Once the world’s leading Eastern Orthodox seminary, Halki was closed by the Turkish government 43 years ago. The US and religious freedom activists want it reopened. But Turkish officials have long said that won’t happen until Greece improves conditions for Turkish minorities living there. Watch the PBS video above to...

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Patriarch of Romania: 25 Years After the Revolution, What Have We Done with our Freedom?

Patriarch of Romania: 25 Years After the Revolution, What Have We Done with our Freedom?

December 17 marked the 25th anniversary of the Romanian revolt against Communist oppression. During church services commemorating the event, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel remarked: Today we remember from a national point of view the young people who sacrificed themselves on 17 December 1989, at Timisoara, where from the revolution for...

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