WASHINGTON, DC: BLESSED DAYS IN ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHEDRAL

Eastern American Diocese - ROCOR - 29/3/18 From March 12-14, three clerics of St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC – rector Archpriest Victor Potapov, Priests John Johnson and Alexander Resnikoff, participated in the annual Lenten Pastoral Retreat of the Eastern American Diocese, held at St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ. At the conclusion ...

Archbishop Demetrios Attends Easter Prayer Breakfast at White House

Archbishop Demetrios Portrait

9/4/15 WASHINGTON – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America attended the Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House, yesterday, along with Christian religious leaders from around the United States, and was seated at the table of Vice-President Joe Biden. President Obama welcomed the religious leaders, thanked them for their continued prayers and said the prayer breakfast was an ...

Bishop David meets with DC officials concerning Pebble Mine Project

OCA - WASHINGTON, DC [Diocese of Alaska] - March 2014 On February 25, 2014, His Grace Bishop David of Sitka and Alaska participated in a news conference sponsored by Creation Justice Ministries with the Bristol Bay area organizations fighting the Pebble Mine Project.  [See related story.] The group also went to the William Jefferson Clinton Building complex ...

Orthodox Christians to join Wednesday’s March for Life in US capital

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] Orthodox Christians from across the US will gather in the US capital for the annual March for Life on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. His Beatitude, MetropolitanTikhon, and several members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of theOrthodox Church in America—His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel; His Grace, Bishop Melchisedek; His Grace, Bishop Michael; and His Grace, Bishop Mark—will participate in ...

Orthodox Christians to witness to sanctity of life at annual DC March

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] - 5/1/2014 On Wednesday, January 22, 2014, Orthodox Christians from across the country will gather in the US capital for the annual March for Life. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, will be joined at the March by several members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, including His Eminence, Archbishop ...

‘Irreplaceable’ Alaskan Orthodox Church to Undergo $400,000 Restoration

WASHINGTON, July 25 (RIA Novosti) – A Russian Orthodox church considered among the most important in Alaska will undergo a $400,000 restoration starting next month, the Peninsula Clarion newspaper reported this week. The Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church, located in the town of Kenai, is 118 years old and is regarded as ...

Clinton scolds Egypt over violence against Copts

By Jo Biddle - WASHINGTON Middle East Online 2/8/2012 US report warns against growing xenophobia, anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim sentiment, intolerance in Europe. The United States warned the world was sliding backwards on religious freedoms Monday, criticizing violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt and citing European laws banning Muslim veils. As the State Department unveiled its first full report on religious freedoms ...

SECRETARY CLINTON RESPONDS TO ANCA; CONTINUES TO CHARACTERIZE GENOCIDE AS A CONFLICT INSTEAD OF A CRIME

9/3/2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in a written response to a letter of protest from the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), refrained from again mischaracterizing the Armenian Genocide as a “matter for historical debate,” but stopped far short of properly characterizing this atrocity as a crime, much less keeping the pledges ...

Strong Orthodox Christian presence at annual DC March for Life

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] 24/1/2012 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, together with Their Graces, Bishops Tikhon of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, Melchisedek of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Michael of New York and New Jersey, and Matthias of Chicago and the Midwest led hundreds of Orthodox Christian clergy, faithful, and seminarians at the 39th annual March for Life here Monday, ...

Thomasson: Orthodoxy doesn’t justify oppressing women

By DAN K. THOMASSON thomassondan@aol.com 4/1/2012 WASHINGTON — Did it ever occur to you that men who practice a radical form of whatever religion they profess have one thing in common: a distrust of women that mostly manifests itself in abusiveness to one degree or another? They use the term “orthodoxy” to justify the most bizarre demands on ...

Metropolitan Jonah to speak at annual DC March for Life January 23

WASHINGTON, DC [OCA] 29/12/2011 Orthodox Christians everywhere — especially those within driving distance of the US capital — are encouraged to bear witness to their faith at the annual March for Life Monday, January 23, 2012. As in years past, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, will speak at the pre-March program and offer prayers for the victims of abortion ...

U.S., Kosovo sign cultural protection agreement

Hillary Clinton and Atifete Jahjaga (Beta, file)

TANJUG 15/12/2011 WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga signed the Agreement on Protection and Preservation of Certain Cultural Properties. WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga signed the Agreement on Protection and Preservation of Certain Cultural Properties. Clinton said the U.S. was committed to the preservation ...