Churches and Houses Destroyed – Christians, Kurds Flee Northern Syria

Faruk Firat - (Editor Christian Affairs - the Levant and the Middle East) -OCP News Service – 10/10/2019 Istanbul-Turkey: Tens of thousands of Kurdish, Syrian families, Christians are moving out of their homes in Northern Syrian response to the Turkish military push. This will be the beginning of a new refugee wave. Children and women are ...

Syrian Christians Proclaim “Trump is right on Syria!” YPG Kurds are responsible for escalation in Northeast Syria

Photo: Al-Qahtaniyah (Aramaic: Qabre Hewore; Kurdish: Tirbespiye) in Northeast Syria A welcome image of PKK's jailed leader at the entrance of the Kurdified town. Source: unknown

WCA - 10/10/2019 “President Trump is right on Syria!,” according to Johny Messo, the President of the World Council of Arameans (Syriacs) (“WCA”). Withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria and halting financial and arms support to the YPG Kurds may help restore peace and security in Syria. Messo further argues that “the YPG Kurds are responsible for ...

Turkish Army Bombs Christian Defense Group in Northern Syria

Faruk Firat- (Editor Christian Affairs the Levant and the Middle East) -OCP News Service - 10/10/2019 Istanbul- Turkey: As part of creating 'Safe Zone' the Turkish Army has bombed Christian Defense Group MFS in Northern Syria (Ter Cihan, Qabre, Hewore, etc.) and Christian Quarter Bashiria in al-Qamishli. Reports state that many are dead and several others ...

Central Celebration Of The Jubilee Of 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly Of The Serbian Orthodox Church

Church of Serbia - 10/10/2019 This year we were greeted by the light of a great event that encircles eight centuries of the autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church.  Photo gallery by deacon Dragan Tanasijevic: The celebration of the jubilee in Zica Monastery through the lens of deacon Dragan Tanasijevic On this occasion, the central jubilee celebration was held ...

IOCC- Boost Confidence in a Child Today – Syria

IOCC - 10/10/2019 Eight-year-old Hassan* was not only spending a lot of time by himself, but he was having a hard time concentrating and following directions at the Dream Center his mother enrolled him in. As a way to boost confidence and encourage him to participate in group activities, the center's psychologist came up with a plan ...

The Orthodox Word -323 Now Available (Print And Digital Editions)

St. Herman of Alaska Monastery - 10/10/2019 On Holy Pentecost by St. John Chrysostom To order this issue - Click here to order the print edition, and click here to order the digital edition. This issue of The Orthodox Word features a sermon on the feast of Pentecost by the “golden-tongued” preacher of the Orthodox Church, St. John ...