Greek Orthodoxy

How Constantinople ‘Changed’ the Orthodox Christian World

October 31, 2018 Featured

Miodrag Lazarevic – OpEd – 31/10/18 It is going to be a month since the Ecumenical Patriarchate reinstated the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC KP) and Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (UAOC), thereby heading towards ‘the granting’ of the Tomos of Autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. This decision has already resulted […]

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Modern Cinema For An Orthodox Faith – The Director’s Interpretation

August 22, 2018 Featured

Cassie Steele (Contributing Editor) – OCP News Service – 22/8/18 With nearly 77% of Orthodox Christians living in Europe, a worldwide view on the inner workings of the Orthodox Church may vary from region to region as the faith becomes a little less concentrated. Hollywood, for instance, might depict Orthodoxy completely different to the French, as […]

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Meet the Man who’ll save Greek Orthodoxy in America

July 4, 2018 Featured
His Eminence Metropolitan Elpidophoros (Lambriniadis) of Bursa

Jessica Kolettis – Independent Article- OCP News Service – 4/7/18 USA: These days attacks on the Ecumenical Patriarchate have multiplied. First some allegations about Patriarch Bartholomew’s ties with Fethullah Gulen appear on the Internet, then the Moscow Patriarchate threatens to disrupt relations with Constantinople in case it grants autocephaly to the Ukrainian Church, and then […]

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HOUSE OF 16TH CENTURY ST. PHILOTHEA OF ATHENS OPENED AS MUSEUM

February 22, 2017 News
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  Pravoslavie.ru – February 2017 The museum of St. Philothea of Athens, the philanthropist nun and martyr of the sixteenth century, was inaugurated by His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on Sunday February 19 in an event attended by several hierarchs of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ecumenical Patriarchate, as well […]

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Orthodox Church: monastic movement raising new controversy in Greek Orthodoxy in America

November 25, 2011 News

Richard Cimino 24/11/2011 A popular monk has become the center of growing controversy in the Greek Orthodox Church over his charismatic leadership and strict ascetic teachings. Known as Elder Ephraim, the Greek monk has spearheaded a monastic movement in the U.S. Since 1989, Elder Ephraim and his followers have established 18 monasteries in North America, […]

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“Hellenism & Orthodoxy” symposium generates Lively Discussion

June 19, 2010 News

Our “Hellenism & Orthodoxy” symposium, held on the seminary campus June 10–12, 2010, generated frank and lively discussion concerning the unity of, and relations between, Orthodox churches in North America. Conference speakers and participants respectfully wrestled with a myriad of sticky points related to the ecclesial structure of Orthodoxy on this continent: the interpretation of […]

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Tom Hanks is happy to be a member of the Orthodox Church

May 22, 2009 News

Moscow, May 21, Interfax – Hollywood actor Tom Hanks appreciates his membership in the Orthodox Church and intends to raise his four children in similar vein.”I am aware that it is vitally important to come to church and contemplate those substantial questions put by the Orthodoxy and the answers it offers,” Hanks said in an […]

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