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IOCC Assists American Red Cross in Houston/Galveston Hurricane Clean-Up Effort

Monday, October 20, 2008
Baltimore, Maryland - International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) lent a hand recently to the American Red Cross in its effort to bring relief and recovery to communities in Houston and Galveston that were devastated by Hurricane Ike. IOCC delivered $140,000 worth of medical and hygiene supplies to the American Red Cross Auchan shelter in Houston. Read more...


Friday, October 10, 2008
NEW YORK - The naming of bishops and the work of campus ministry led topics at the Joint Committee of Orthodox and Catholic Bishops' 24th meeting in Daphne, near Mobile, Alabama, October 1-3. Archbishop Oscar Lipscomb, retired archbishop of Mobile, Alabama, hosted the meeting. Archbishop Lipscomb and Archbishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada, currently serving as Administrator of the Orthodox Church in America, co-chaired the meeting. Read more...

IOCC Delivers Major Shipment of Medical Supplies & Medicines to Albania

Monday, October 06, 2008
(Tirana, Albania) International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has delivered 25 pallets of medical supplies and over-the-counter drugs to Tirana, Albania. Read more...

Ike Aftermath: IOCC Frontline Reports Trauma Counselors Desperately Needed

Monday, September 22, 2008
(Galveston, Texas) - As residents try to return to their damaged or destroyed homes in Texas, officials are still warning of a secondary health crisis due to the lack of water, power, and running sewers in some areas. International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has received an initial assessment of the situation from its Emergency Response Network team, which arrived in Galveston on September 17 and will stay in the area for the next several days. Read more...


Wednesday, September 17, 2008
(Baltimore, MD) -- As rescuers conducted the largest search and recovery operation in Texas history, officials in 11 states were assessing the cumulative damage of the 2008 hurricane season after two tropical storms and two hurricanes made landfall in the U.S. in just four weeks. Read more...


Monday, September 15, 2008
Belgrade, Serbia (IOCC) -- His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Lipljan hosted Serb basketball stars Vlade Divac and Dragan Tarlac on a two-day visit to Kosovo September 8-9, 2008. Read more...

OCN Launches New Show Reaching Out to Gen X and Y

Monday, August 11, 2008
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (July 31, 2008) - The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is pleased to announce its newest weekly show, "Journeys to Orthodoxy," produced by Icon New Media Network and now available at Read more...

IOCC Aids Iraqi Families in Conflict-Ridden Sadr City

Tuesday, July 29, 2008
International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the Baltimore-based humanitarian aid organization, announces a new grant that will provide food and emergency supplies to vulnerable families living in Sadr City, one of the poorest and most densely populated districts of Baghdad. Read more...

SCOBA Hierarchs Convene For Spring 2008 Session

Friday, June 13, 2008
New York, NY - The Spring Session of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) met on June 12, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. This session was attended by all Hierarchs of SCOBA: Read more...

Orthodox, Catholics Examine Means of Expressing Authority, Sacramental Nature of the Church

Friday, June 06, 2008
NEW YORK -The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation examined how the two church bodies understand ecclesial authority and the sacramental nature of the Church at their 74th meeting at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts, from June 2-4, 2008. Read more...
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