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SCOBA Agency To Launch 24 Hour Internet Radio

Friday, January 12, 2007
Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is launching The Ark, a 24 hour a day internet radio outreach designed to be a listening alternative for you and your family. The Ark will be a fully functioning media resource for Orthodox Christians to provide positive, uplifting contemporary Orthodox Christian music and more. The Ark will also be a wonderful teaching resource to share with the growing internet media listeners the rich theology and beautiful worship of Orthodox Christianity. The Ark will launch its 24 hour ministry Sunday, January 21st, 2007 on This is also Share The Light Sunday all across the nation in all our Orthodox Christian parishes, a Sunday established by our Orthodox hierarchs to call the faithful to support the media ministry work of OCN. Read more...

IOCC Elects Alex Machaskee As new Board Chairman

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Alex Machaskee, retired publisher of The Plain Dealer and a prominent Serbian-American businessman, was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) at its board meeting at the Antiochian Village in Bolivar, Pennsylvania. He replaces Bert Moyar, who has served IOCC as board chairman since 2002, and as a board member since 1995. Read more...

Prokopsis 2007 Grant Will underwrite Orthodox/Catholic Consultation

Tuesday, December 19, 2006
Email this Page Printer Friendly Version SCOBA News PROKOPIS 2007 GRANT WILL UNDERWRITE ORTHODOX/CATHOLIC CONSULTATION 12/19/2006 Press Release December 19, 2006 PROKOPIS 2007 GRANT WILL UNDERWRITE ORTHODOX/CATHOLIC CONSULTATION Once again, the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) are pleased to announce that they have each received $15,000.00 grants from the Prokopis Charitable Foundation to underwrite for 2007 the official Theological Consultation between the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in the U.S. Read more...

SCOBA Hierarchs Appeal For Archbishop Jovan's Release From Prison

Tuesday, December 19, 2006
The Hierarchs of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) expressed at their meeting today their bond of brotherly love with Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid and condemned his second imprisonment by the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Read more...

OCMC Appeals open your Heart to The Orthodox Christian Mission Center

Thursday, December 14, 2006
Join us as we celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas of Myra, whose legendary acts of charity and tireless efforts in defense of the oppressed earned him the name 'Wonderworker'. His ‘Christ-like’ existence was dedicated to humble and secret giving. This Advent Season, we invite you to embrace this same love of Christ and generosity of spirit. Your donation will help OCMC work wonders for those in this world who continue to live in oppression and poverty as well as those who thirst for the Gospel of Christ! Read more...

OCF's Next Big Direction: Board Takes Steps To Ensure the Longevity of the Ministry

Thursday, December 14, 2006
The Board of Directors of Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF), meeting at its regularly scheduled fall meeting, took important steps to insure that the vital ministry now being offered for college students will continue perpetually. The revitalized ministry is in its 5th year of operation, following a three-decade lapse as an organized Orthodox North American ministry to college students. Read more...

IOCC Receives $5.16 Million for Lebanon Development

Wednesday, December 13, 2006
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has received two grants from the United States Government to significantly expand its ongoing work to help Lebanon recover from the war. A grant of $3.46 million has been awarded to IOCC by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the repair and development of 154 public schools in southern Lebanon, the Beqaa valley, and Mount Lebanon. A $1.7 million extension grant from the U.S. Government’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) will expand IOCC’s current program to help returnees rebuild their lives in southern Lebanon and southern Beirut. Read more...

OTSA News Fall 2006

Friday, December 01, 2006
THE ANNUAL MEETING OF OTSA will be held at St Vladimir's Seminary, June 12-14, 2007. Check the website for directions to St Vladimir’s. Members are reminded that this year’s conference dovetails with the Fordham/Villanova Conference “Orthodox Readings of Augustine,” June 14-16. Read more...

Medical Shipment To Albania Critical to Country's Declining Healthcare

Monday, November 13, 2006
With only one percent of the national budget spent on healthcare in Albania, and with 25% of the population living below the poverty level, IOCC’s recent shipment of medical supplies valued at over $435,000 is welcome aid indeed. Read more...

Orthodox-Catholic Consultation issues Statement With Prayer that Meeting of Pope and Ecumenical Patriarchate will Contribute to "Unity of Churches and Reconciliation of All Peoples"

Tuesday, October 31, 2006
The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation, meeting at Saint Paul’s College in Washington, DC, from October 26 to 28, 2006, has issued a statement on the upcoming visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Turkey. After reviewing briefly the history of previous meetings between Popes and Ecumenical Patriarchs, the statement concludes with a prayer “that the meeting of the Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch will contribute to the unity of the churches and to the reconciliation of all peoples.” Read more...
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