John G. Panagiotou Becomes the First Orthodox Christian Theologian to Receive a Doctorate in the 182-Year History of Erskine Theological Seminary

Photo: RJ Gore, Dean of Erskine Seminary; John G. Panagiotou, and Loyd Melton, Director of Erskine Doctoral Program [Erskine Theological Seminary doctoral hooding of John G. Panagiotou, May 4, 2019]

OCP News Service - 6/5/19 USA: On May 4, 2019, John G. Panagiotou became the first Orthodox Christian theologian to receive a Doctorate in the 182-year history of Erskine Theological Seminary in South Carolina. Erskine Seminary was founded in 1837 and is rooted in the Reformed tradition. It is one if the oldest divinity schools in the ...

Resignation of Archbishop Demetrios of America

OCP News Service - 6/5/19 USA- Archbishop Demetrios of America has resigned from the leadership of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America (GOARCH). The resignation was submitted to the Ecumenical Patriarch in written format. The resignation comes after 20 years of ministry. The matter of resignation will be discussed during the meeting of the Holy Synod of ...

UK FM Blasts Persecution of Christians as Report Brands It ‘GENOCIDE’

Sputniknews - 6/5/19 The study commissioned by the UK Foreign Office has shown what it refers to as a modern-day exodus of Christians from the Middle East, with violence against them also spreading in other parts of Asia as well as in Africa. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt yesterday blamed 'political correctness' for failure to confront the oppression of Christians, ...