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In Memoriam: Bob Simon (May 29, 1941-February 11, 2015)
It is with a very heavy heart that we mourn the untimely and tragic death today of Bob Simon, renown CBS 60 Minutes journalist. Mr. Simon’s extraordinary interview of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, entitled The Patriarch which aired on December 17, 2009 was a game-changer in the struggle for religious freedom. Full Text
Archon George E. Demacopoulos offers essay on Orthodox Fundamentalism
One of the cornerstones of Orthodox Christianity is its reverence for the great Fathers of the Church who were not only exemplars of holiness but were also the greatest intellectuals of their age. The writings of men like St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. Maximos the Confessor have been and will always remain essential guides to Orthodox Christian living and Orthodox Christian faith. Full Text
Gatestone Institute reports on 'Christmas Slaughter: Muslim Persecution of Christians, December 2014'
"They chopped children in half. They chopped all heads off. How do you respond to that? That is what we have been going through. That is what we are going through." — The Reverend Canon Andrew White, "Vicar of Baghdad". Full Text
Rev Dr. Themistocles Adamopoulo to lead Archon Lenten Retreat, March 27-28, in Southampton, NY
With the blessings of Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, it is with great joy that we invite you and your families to attend the Twelfth Annual National Archon Lenten Retreat on March 27 and 28 under the superb chairmanship of Archon Hieromnimon Peter J. Skeadas and co-chairman Archon Ostiarios Michael G. Psaros. Full Text
PBS' Religion and Ethic Newsweekly program reports on 'Halki Seminary'
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. Full Text
Archons Manos and Pablecas appointed Regional Commanders of Metropolis of Chicago
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, Exarch of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and in consultation with His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, and pursuant to the Archon governing Bylaws, National Commander Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis has appointed John G. Manos, Archon Eutaxias, and Gus M. Pablecas, Archon Ostiarios, Regional Commanders for the Archons of the Metropolis of Chicago. Full Text
Archons of South Florida to host Religious Freedom Events
The Archons of South Florida will be hosting several religious freedom events. Full Text
Christmas 2014: Remembering those who suffer for the Faith; Christmas Message from the Commander
This year as we prepare to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace, we behold around the world our brothers and sisters in Christ suffering violent and constant persecution. Hierarchs, clergy, monastics and Orthodox communicants are murdered, kidnapped and suffer unspeakable indignities. Full Text
Full interview with Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis in Hurriyet newspaper, entitled 'The Pope's Visit to Istanbul was for Patriarch Bartholomew'
The Pope’s visit to Turkey was of immense importance on several levels: First, it was a visit to a worldwide leader of another Christian church, namely Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, whose church Pope Francis regards as indispensable for Christian unity. Full Text
Ohio joins 42 other states in supporting Religious Freedom for the Ecumenical Patriarchate
Ohio became the 43rd state to express its support for religious freedom for Orthodox Christianity’s Ecumenical Patriarchate on December 9th when the Ohio House of Representatives adopted Senate Concurrent Resolution 21 in a unanimous 85-0 vote. The Ohio Senate had earlier adopted the resolution in May. SCR 21 is the 53rd such resolution to be adopted in support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in these states. Full Text
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