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.
Fr. Christopher Metropulos briefly introduces the topics and types of speakers featured at the Archon 2nd International Conference on Religious Freedom, held in Berlin, Germany, on December 4th and 5th. He explains the importance of this conference in addressing the very real need to ensure religious freedom and recognition to the Ecumenical Patriarchate within Turkey.
In this video, Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France on the topics of the conference.
Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis, National Commander of the Order of Saint Andrew, welcomes the attendees and speakers and addresses the Conference with his opening remarks. This video concludes with a video address to the conference by His All Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople.
Conference presenter Mine Yildirim is head of the Freedom of Belief Initiative Monitoring Project and researcher at Abo Akademi University Institute for Human Rights. Here, she speaks on the topic “State Neutrality and Pluralism – Important Components of Religious Freedom.” Part 1
Conference presenter Mine Yildirim on the topic “State Neutrality and Pluralism – Important Components of Religious Freedom.” Part 2
Conference presenter Mine Yildirim on the topic “State Neutrality and Pluralism – Important Components of Religious Freedom.” Part 3
Additional coverage will be published shortly.