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The Unethical Prosecution of an Assyrian Attorney

January 14, 2018 Featured
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AINA – 14/1/18 On January 2, 2018, Judge Goldsmith from the federal court in Michigan ordered the release of Assyrian (also known as Chaldean or Syriac) Christian detainees who had been held for deportation. In his decision, the judge cited that the country conditions in Iraq precluded the possibility of returning the refugees to their […]

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Oh Lordy! New Study Indicates White Christians No Longer a Majority in the US

September 7, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 7/9/17 A survey released Wednesday indicates that white Christians are no longer a majority population in the US, as the number of people eschewing organized religion and an influx of immigrants has shifted the country’s demographics in recent years. According to the Washington-based Public Religion Research Institute (PRRL), Christianity is still the predominant […]

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International Orthodox Christian Charities Responds to Devastation of Hurricane Harvey

September 1, 2017 Featured
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IOCC – September 2017 August 29 (Baltimore, MD) The National Weather Service predicts an additional 50 inches of rainfall in the Houston area, potentially causing more loss of life, extensive property damage, and hardship for the residents of the US’ fourth-largest city. Fatalities are estimated to be five people thus far, with thousands more displaced […]

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Judge halts deportation of 1,400 Iraqis over Justice Dept objections

July 13, 2017 Featured
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RT.com – 13/7/17 A federal judge in Detroit, Michigan has stopped the deportation of 1,400 Iraqi nationals, many of them Christians, asserting jurisdiction in the case despite objections from the US Justice Department. “This Court concludes that to enforce the Congressional mandate that district courts lacks jurisdiction – despite the compelling context of this case […]

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Donald Trump Exposes CHRISTIAN GENOCIDE and defends Christians

November 18, 2016 Featured News
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Latina For Trump – November 2016 (Video released in May 2016) Obama/Hillary administration doesn’t want this to be known! Mainstream media does not report it! Its up to US to report it! PLEASE SHARE on your social media! Millions of lives depend on it. This is headed to America if we do not stop it […]

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Budget of Orthodox Churches Council Amounts to $2.8Mln, 60% From US Donors

June 22, 2016 Featured News
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www.sputniknews.com – 2/6/16 The budget of the council of Eastern Orthodox Churches underway on the Greek island of Crete has amounted to 2.5 million euros (some $2.8 million), including $1.5 million from US donors, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America said Tuesday. KOLYMBARI (CRETE) (Sputnik) — According to Father Alexandros, the US funds have come from non-state sources […]

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Iraqi Assyrian Bishop: ISIS Drove Us to Unity

May 28, 2016 Featured News
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  AINA- 28/5/16 (AINA) — Archbishop Nicodemus Sharaf Daoud, the Syriac-Orthodox Bishop of Mosul, visited France and Belgium from May 19-24. The visit was organized by SOS Chretiens d’Orient. The Archbishop gave a series of lectures on the situation of Assyrians (also known as Chaldeans and Syriacs) in Iraq. He and his congregation were forced […]

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Assembly of Bishops releases study on OCF campus ministries

July 12, 2015 Featured News
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July 2015 The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America recently released a new study reporting onOrthodox Christian Fellowship[OCF], the official collegiate campus ministry program of the Assembly. The study was undertaken by Mr. Alexei D. Krindatch, the Assembly’s Research Coordinator and author of several other studies exploring various aspects of […]

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Congressman Chris Smith’s US Helsinki Commission Hearing on “A Century of Denial: The Armenian Genocide and the Ongoing Quest for Justice”

May 9, 2015 Featured News
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Washington, D.C. May – June 2015 On Thursday, April 23, 2015, the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, held a hearing on “A Century of Denial: The Armenian Genocide and the Ongoing Quest for Justice” at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. The hearing examined denialism […]

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US AMBASSADOR JOHN TEFFT VISITS ST SERGIUS’S LAURA OF THE TRINITY

April 29, 2015 Featured News

April 24, 2015 – The United States’ Ambassador to Russia John Tefft and his wife visited St Sergius’s Laura of the Holy Trinity. At the Holy Gates the high guests were welcomed by the dean of the monastery, Archimandrite Pavel (Krivinogov). During his tour of the monastery, the ambassador visited the Cathedral of the Trinity […]

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US Senator Ted Cruz Calls for Recognition of Armenian, Assyrian and Greek Genocide

April 20, 2015 Featured News

http://anca.org – 20/4/15 WASHINGTON — Republican Presidential Candidate, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) today marked the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide with a statement calling for the proper recognition of the massacre of Armenian, Assyrian and other Christian peoples as genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Sen. Cruz’s statement, addressed to the Armenian Church […]

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US Ignores UN Session on Christian Genocide in Mideast

April 5, 2015 Featured News

Raymond Ibrahim – April 2015 As Christians and other minorities continue to be purged in the Middle East in general under the Islamic State and other jihadi organizations in particular, France sponsored an open UN Security Council meeting on March 27, to discuss “The Victims of attacks and abuses on ethnic and religious grounds in the Middle […]

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METROPOLITAN SERGIUS OF TERNOPIL: “SORROWS AND PERSECUTIONS LEAD US TO GOD”

March 15, 2015 Featured News
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Pravoslavie.ru – March 2015 What is essential to remember for a Christian who is being persecuted? Metropolitan Sergius of Ternopil and Kremenets (Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which has been under particular pressure from the Uniates and the so-called “Kiev Patriarchate”) has answered the questions of the Pravlife.org portal. “Sorrows and persecutions drive us to turn to God. […]

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Catholicos of All Armenians Received Newly Appointed US Ambassador to Armenia

February 28, 2015 News

On February 24, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; received Richard Mills; the newly appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Armenia. His Holiness conveyed his gratitude to the US Ambassador and expressed confidence that the kind […]

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Assembly of Bishops launches national study on giving in US parishes

January 31, 2015 News
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January 2015 A national study — “Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Parishes” — is being launched by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA. “We need and invite as many pariticipants as possible,” said Alexei D. Krindatch, the Assembly’s Research Coordinator. “Both Orthodox clergy and laity are invited to take part […]

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US Senate Calls for the Establishment of a Province for Christians in Nineveh Plain

January 29, 2015 Featured News
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http://www.english.shafaaq.com – 29/1/15 17 members of the US Senate Foreign Minister, John Kerry called to support the Iraqi government’s efforts to establish a province in Nineveh Plain that includes Assyrians and other Christian minorities inhabiting the area. The senator’s call came in a letter sent to Kerry and included signatures of highest-level Democrat in the Intelligence […]

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New Report Published on Orthodox Monastic Communities in the United States of America

January 28, 2015 Featured News

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America 28/1/15 There are more than 70 Orthodox monastic communities in the United States today. There exists significant diversity among these communities, including in their size, liturgical practices, openness to outside visitors, and educational programs. The Assembly’s Committee for Monastic Communities is tasked with […]

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Metropolitan Primate Tikhon of OCA meets with Patriarch Kirill, US Ambassador

December 4, 2014 Featured News

On Wednesday, December 3, 2014—one day after a delegation from the Orthodox Church in America began its official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church—His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the OCA delegation were received by His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill at the Danilov Monastery here. [See related story, which includes a list of delegation members.] After Metropolitan […]

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Patriarch Kirill meets with new US ambassador

November 30, 2014 News

November 21, 2014 – His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USA to Russia, Mr. John F. Tefft. Among those present was the ambassador’s wife, Ms Mariella Cellitti Tefft, and the Deputy Minister Counsellor for Political Affairs of the US Embassy, Ms Andrea […]

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US Vice President Biden visits Ecumenical Patriarchate

November 25, 2014 Featured News

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, His All-Holiness welcomed the Honorable United States Vice President Joseph Biden to the Ecumenical Patriarchate. This is the second official visit of Vice President Biden to the Phanar, following his first visit which took place on December 3, 2011. Source:  

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U.S. Bishops of the Assyrian Church Hold First Episcopal Conference

November 10, 2014 Featured News

Holy Catholic Assyrian Church of the East  – 10/11/14 The bishops of the dioceses of the Assyrian Church of the East in the United States held their first episcopal conference from October 30th to the 31st, in San Diego, California. The conference, blessed by His Holiness Mar Dinkha IV, Catholicos-Patriarch, was attended by: His Grace […]

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