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NBA Star Peja Stojakovic Helps Greece

Thursday, May 08, 2008
All star basketball player Peja Stojakovic of the NBA's New Orleans Hornets is partnering with International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to provide mobility assistance to more than 160 disabled people in Thessaloniki, Greece. Read more...

OCN Announces New Radio Affiliate in Massachusetts

Friday, March 28, 2008
Thanks to the leadership and support of St. Michael Orthodox Church in Southbridge, Mass., listeners can hear Come Receive the Light every Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WESO 970 AM. The station covers the Central Massachusetts area, including the second-largest city in New England, Worcester, as well as parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Read more...

OCF Reacts to Shooting Tragedy at Northern Illinois University

Friday, February 15, 2008
Thursday at Northern Illinois University (NIU), a black clad gunman emerged from the stage of an auditorium classroom opening fire, killing six students and injuring 13 before turning the gun on himself, taking his own life. Four students remain in critical condition. Read more...

New Podcast Includes Orthodox Teens From Around Country

Monday, February 11, 2008
The Departments of Youth Ministry of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America have joined with the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) to offer a new podcast for Orthodox Christian teens and their peers. Read more...

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Awards $1.6 Million Grant

Monday, February 11, 2008
The special committee overseeing the Greek Fire Relief Fund of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America unanimously approved a $1,652,998 grant to International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) to further its current relief and recovery work for Greek farmers who lost livestock and pasturelands to last summer's wildfires. Read more...

Chairman of SCOBA Issues Statement on Passing of Archbishop Christodoulos

Monday, January 28, 2008
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Chairman of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas, issued this statement on behalf of SCOBA on the falling asleep of the late Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, the ever-memorable Christodoulos. Read more...

Orthodox bishops speak about growth of media ministry in new Web TV program

Monday, January 14, 2008
The first hierarchal guest was His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America and Chairman of SCOBA. His Eminence spoke of the "real foundation" that OCN has laid in its 10-year effort to develop media outreach programs for the Orthodox Church on the radio and the Internet, and expressed his desire to see those efforts grow "exponentially" through "Share the Light" Sunday. Read more...

Orthodox Christians Face Violence Following Contested Presidential Elections in Kenya

Friday, January 04, 2008
Nairobi, Kenya - The New Year began with tragedy for many people in Kenya as widespread violence erupted on December 27th in the wake of contested presidential elections between incumbent President, Mwai Kibaki, and challenger Raila Odinga. Read more...

Chairman of SCOBA, Archbishop Demetrios On Events In Kenya

Friday, January 04, 2008
New York, NY - Archbishop Demetrios of America, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Chairman of the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) commented today on events in Kenya, noting the long-time involvement of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) with the local Orthodox Church in Kenya (which is under the jurisdiction of the Patriarchate of Alexandria). Read more...

Keeping Greek Village Life Alive

Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Peloponnese, Greece) His father is in Patras on kidney dialysis and his wife is in Athens in her fifth month of pregnancy, so Vasili can't spend much time lamenting the loss of half his herd of goats, sheep and some 85 olive trees to last summer's wildfires in Greece. Read more...
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