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January 16, 2019
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew noted in 2013 that “the persecution of Christians has not ceased;” thus, “the...
January 6, 2019
Nigeria, China, and India are expected to be among the worst countries for Christians in 2019. Nigeria and China both have Orthodox Christian...
December 25, 2018
It is important and inspiring to recall once again the words of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to the 3rd Archon International...
November 28, 2018
The Order has long noted that while about 30 percent of the world’s population identifies as Christian, 80 percent of all acts of religious...
November 26, 2018
Let us recall the words of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in his greeting to the 3rd Archon International Conference on...
September 22, 2018
This article concerns Protestant groups in China who are facing an increasingly virulent crackdown by the Chinese Communist government; however,...
September 22, 2018
Preeti and her husband have demonstrated the courage that all Orthodox Christians should cultivate. Their story is reminiscent of numerous accounts...
September 15, 2018
The story below concerns evangelical Protestant churches, but the Chinese Orthodox Church is also in a difficult position, as it is not one of the...
September 8, 2018
Nicaragua is 50% Roman Catholic and 33% evangelical. Whether Catholic or evangelical, Christians are being targeted by the regime of Marxist...
September 8, 2018
As we reported last week, the Egyptian government is very slow to approve applications for the construction of new churches. This story illustrates...
September 4, 2018
“When the Christians complained [to] the police about the attack, the police officials ordered them to keep quiet and avoid mentioning it as a...
September 4, 2018
“Please, I am begging you. Stand for the helpless.” This heartbreaking video demonstrates one of the reasons why the Order began this...
August 31, 2018
The Egyptian government is very slow to approve applications for the construction of new churches. This story illustrates why: when such applications...
August 31, 2018
“Leah Sharibu was abducted from a hostel with more than 100 other school girls but is allegedly the only one still held by the terrorists...
August 26, 2018
This article states: “There are very few Christians left in Turkey; soon there may be none at all.” That is true. The situation in...
August 23, 2018
The order applauds the efforts of the American Center for Law and Justice in this case and urges everyone to sign the petition. The Protestant pastor...
August 23, 2018
The church in this story is a Protestant church, the Greater Love Church in Namasuba Para Zone, Wakiso District. But it signifies that difficulties...
August 21, 2018
Holy Orthodoxy has a three-hundred year history in China, with the first Orthodox Christians coming into the country in 1685. The Church grew slowly...
August 17, 2018
The Assyrian Church of the East is an ancient apostolic Church that separated from Holy Orthodoxy after the third Ecumenical Council, held in Ephesus...
August 16, 2018
The Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, regrets the ongoing travesty of justice that is the Turkish...