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Orthodox Primates Gather To Proclaim Unity

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 06.22.2016 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church has commenced in Crete. Ten of the fourteen Church Primates concelebrated the Divine Liturgy yesterday for the Sunday of Pentecost.

The Holy and Great Council: Orthodoxy's Opportunity

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 06.14.2016 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

"But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No'" records Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist (5:37). Five short months ago a Synaxis of Primates of ...

The Holy and Great Council: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 05.12.2016 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

With the journey to Pascha having reached its ultimate destination at the glorious Resurrection of the Lord, the Orthodox Church has now embarked on the Pentecostarion period.

Analyzing the Holy and Great Council

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 03.14.2016 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to be held in Crete during Pentecost has prompted a great deal of discussion. The affirmation at the...

Christian Leaders Gather in Turkey

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 09.08.2016 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

Deep in the heart of Turkey, in the historic city of Constantinople (Istanbul), high-ranking religious leaders gathered recently to examine and deliberate on a range of both spiritual and secular issues.

Turkey's Opportunity With the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 12.28.2014 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople is an ace up the strategic sleeve of the Turkish state; it can be used to advance peace and preach unity.

The Unceasing Mission for Religious Equality in Turkey

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 02.02.2014 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

The historic city of Berlin will host an historic international conference on religious freedom this week.

The Fall Of Constantinople, Queen Of Cities

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 07.29.2013 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

More than just the cultural, economic and political core of Eurasia, Constantinople was the center of Christianity. Today (May 29), the Orthodox Church remembers the fall of the city.