- Sep 18, 2020
Pope Francis told the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem that better cooperation is needed “in supporting Christian families and young people, so that they will not be forced to leave” the Holy Land. “By working together in this delicate area, the faithful of different confessions will also be able to grow in mutual knowledge and fraternal relations,” the pope said.
The Doxacon conference, put on by a team of local science-fiction and fantasy fans, incorporates a Christian worldview while looking at topics within the genres. Several talks at the event aimed at parents and children continued this conversation, focusing more explicitly on what themes and examples of goodness to look for in good fiction and fantasy – and how to know if something is worthwhile or should be put back on the shelf.
ISTANBUL, Turkey — Two Orthodox leaders in America say the meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in Turkey this weekend will have important repercussions in the United States. The get-together with Bartholomew, the “first among equals” of Orthodox leaders, was the official motive for the pontiff’s Nov.
NEW YORK – Leaders of a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center broke ground on a new St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church that will overlook the 9/11 memorial. The new domed building is scheduled to open in 2016, the same year
Greek Orthodox Church and government officials have gathered in lower Manhattan for a blessing of the site where a church that was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks will be rebuilt. The ceremony is being held Saturday near the new World Trade Center site. The tiny St. Nicholas Greek