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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...
August 16, 2018
The Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church is an ancient Church that separated from Holy Orthodoxy over the Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon in 451. It is...
August 13, 2018
This important article confirms the accuracy of the statement issued on August 4 by Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis, Archon Aktouarios, which said in part:...
August 11, 2018
This incident involves just one individual Christian, but it is not an isolated occurrence. Christians in Pakistan are all too frequently targeted...
August 8, 2018
This Associated Press article is about Protestant churches in China, but when it says that “the crackdown on Christianity is part of a broader...
August 4, 2018
NEW YORK (August 4, 2018): The Order of Saint Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, regrets the pressure that the Turkish government has...
August 3, 2018
We reported on the church closures in Algeria on July 18. The Order applauds this statement from the UN Human Rights Committee and hopes that the...
August 2, 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 2, 2018
On July 27, we reported that President Trump had threatened sanctions on Turkey if Pastor Brunson was not released; now the U.S. government has...
August 2, 2018
There has been a significant number of conversions to Holy Orthodoxy in Rwanda in recent years. But this story makes clear that the Rwandan...
July 29, 2018
Christians, including a tiny minority of around 35,000 Orthodox Christians, make up about 85 percent of Ugandans. Despite their making up the...
July 27, 2018
The Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, applauds this statement from the President. It is needed not only in...