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Petition – We demand an apology for negative portrayal of a Christian church on Time Magazine’s cover

May 20, 2017 Featured
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www.change.org – Maximos Williams Hiltons, VA – 20/5/17 The May 29th Time Magazine cover designed by Brobel Design depicted St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Christian Cathedral, located near the Kremlin in Moscow, enveloping the White House. This accompanied an article discussing “Russia’s social media war on America”. Additionally, the image displayed does not portray the several […]

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Resolutions Relating to Monasteries Adopted by Orthodox Christian Laity

April 3, 2017 Featured
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Orthodox Christian Laity – March- April 2017 The Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) Board of Directors announces the adoption of the following Resolutions at its recently concluded Board Meeting, February 10-12, 2017: “OCL respectfully calls upon the Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to enforce its own Regulations relating to the Monasteries operating under its […]

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Orthodox Christian Laity Completes 29th Annual Meeting; Prepares to Celebrate 30 years of service to the Orthodox Christian Church in 2017; Welcomes Metropolitan Isaiah on its Advisory Board

December 10, 2016 Featured News

Orthodox Christian Laity – November – December 2016 After clicking on the first photo of the gallery above, click on the play button and the “i” on the right hand side under the photo to show information about each photo. For 30 years, OCL has been  promoting unity, transparency, accountability and lay involvement in Church life […]

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Cyprus’ Orthodox Christian Church blasts priest caught with drugs at airport

April 8, 2012 News

By Associated Press 6/4/2012 NICOSIA, Cyprus — The Orthodox Christian Church of Cyprus said Friday that it is “deeply distressed” over the arrest of a parish priest on suspicion of trafficking drugs to the island from abroad. The Church said in a statement that the “abhorrent actions” of Father Panayiotis Triantafyllou, a Greek national who […]

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The Patriarch is Ecumenical

March 13, 2012 Featured News

12/3/2012 GÖKHAN BACIK g.bacik@todayszaman.com It is sometimes very difficult to understand why Turkey refrains from reforms in various fields. In the past, we used to think that Turkey was lagging behind in reforms because of the attitudes of the Kemalist elites. However, in this Turkey of 2012, where non-Kemalist actors almost completely dominate the political […]

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‘Weeping’ statue on display at Southbridge church

January 21, 2012 News

21/1/2012 SOUTHBRIDGE — The Holy Myrrh Streaming Icon of St. Anna — a statue of Jesus Christ’s grandmother that many believe weeps, and has been associated with some purported miracles — will visit St. Michael’s Orthodox Christian Church this weekend. “It’s an honor that the icon will be here,” said the Rev. Peter Preble, the […]

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Meeting of the Orthodox Christian Church in Thailand Committee on flood situation in Thailand

October 30, 2011 News

Foundation Committee Resolution During the session of 18.10.2011 attended by Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Thailand archimandrite Oleg as well as a number of invited experts the Committee of the Orthodox Christian Church in Thailand Foundation heard the information on the flooding in Thailand and considered possible measures of giving assistance to victims. […]

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VT Legislature chides Turkey at urging of Bennington Optometrist

June 19, 2010 News

19/6/2010 By Patrick McArdle STAFF WRITER BENNINGTON – The Vermont Legislature is asking the government of Turkey to end religious discrimination against the Orthodox Christian Church, Sen. Richard Sears said Thursday. “The General Assembly strongly urges the Republic of Turkey to recognize the right to religious freedom for all its residents and to end all […]

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