Orthodox Christians in the United States Commemorate 25 Years of Life-Giving Aid

  IOCC - May 2017 May 3, 2017 (Baltimore) – This year, Orthodox Christians in the United States will commemorate twenty-five years of global philanthropic outreach by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official humanitarian agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. IOCC was formed by the Standing Conference of the ...

Female Christian refugee murdered by Afghan compatriot in Bavaria

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RT.com - 4/5/17 Bavarian police are trying to establish the motive behind the murder of an Afghan woman who sought refuge in Germany and has reportedly converted to Christianity. The attacker, also an Afghan asylum seeker, stabbed the woman to death in front of her children. READ MORE: German soldier who posed as refugee arrested over suspected ...

Images Capture the Spirit of Japanese Island Once Home to ‘Hidden Christians’

Sputinknews - 4/5/17 A photographer who specializes in black and white images has captured the spirit of an island off the west coast of Japan, which was once the home of persecuted Christians, but has now been abandoned. In the 19th century, the island of Nozaki off the west coast of Japan was home to a few hundred Japanese Roman Catholics ...

MET. AMBROSE OF KALAVRYTA TO PAT. BARTHOLOMEW: “THE COUNCIL ON CRETE IS A PATH TO SCHISM”

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Pravoslavie.ru - 4/5/17 Met. Ambrose of Kalavryta of the Greek Orthodox Church has sent an open letter to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew concerning last year’s council on Crete, the main points of which have been published on AgionOros. The metropolitan opens the letter reporting on “the deep sorrow and astonishment” he felt when he learned that the patriarch ...