Orthodox Christian Charities and WFP Partnership Serves 5,000,000 School Snacks

IOCC - 24/8/19 Visit to Donate: An apple or a banana, a serving of peanuts or a carton of milk make up a small snack pack. Five million of those filling, healthful snacks have helped students in Lebanon get the most from their education. Partnering with the World Food Program in Lebanon, IOCC offers snacks to over 22,700 ...

YPG Using Syriac Christian Front Organizations As Mouthpiece for Fear-mongering Messages Regarding Northeast Syria

Press conference in Northeast Syria. Flags representing various groups, including the YPG and its counterpart the "Syriac" Military Council. Source photo: Nadie Harbieh.

Wca-ngo.org - 24/8/19 A few Syriac organizations claiming to represent the Christians of Northeast Syria while basically being front organizations of the YPG, have recently been causing quite a stir online. Being aligned with Kurdish communist separatists from Syria, their fearmongering messages deliberately portray an aggressive Turkish invasion that will exterminate the last Christians in this ...

Patriarch Bartholomew at the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace

Basilica Orthodox News Agency - 24/8/19 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew attended the 10th World Assembly of Religions for Peace in Lindau (Germany) from 20-23 August 2019 where he delivered the keynote address.  Religions for Peace, in partnership with the Foundation Peace Dialogue of the World Religions and Civil Society, is the world’s most representative, multi-religious gathering ...

Event to Celebrate SVOTS, St. Nersess Seminary Collaboration

SVOTS - 24/8/19 Pan-Orthodox Christian Collaboration!  [SVOTS Communications / YONKERS, NY] For fifty years, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS) and St. Nersess Armenian Seminary have worked together to help build up the Body of Christ. This October, celebrate with us this milestone of fifty years of collaboration! An evening of events at St. Vladimir’s Seminary on Friday, October ...

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II and Roman Prelates Meet Viktor Orban – Prime Minister of Hungary

Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 24/8/19 On August 23, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met His Excellency Mr. Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary, in Fatima – Portugal. The meeting was also attended by their Beatitudes Cardinal Mar Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and Mor Ignatius Youssef III ...

Feast of Transfiguration of the Lord in Holy Protection Skete

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 24/8/19 On Monday, August 19, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York paid an archpastoral visit to Holy Protection Skete in Buena, NJ, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy for the great feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. Concelebrating ...

Wonder-working Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God welcomed in Holy Protection Church

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 24/8/19 On Tuesday, August 20, the wonderworking Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" was brought to Holy Protection Church in Saratov, Russia. The icon was triumphally greeted by Metropolitan Longin of Saratov & Volsk, Bishop ...