October 30, 2014

The American Orthodox Church at a Crossroads

George Michalopulos, frequent contributor to the AOI blog and author of several articles on the AOI website, is this week's guest on The Illumined Heart, a program on Ancient Faith Radio. In June 2009 leaders of all autocephalous Orthodox Churches - excluding the OCA or any representatives from North America - meet in Cyprus or Geneva (undetermined at the date of this posting), at a meeting … [Read more...]

Eastern Christian New Media Awards nominations open!

Eastern Christian New Media Awards

Nominations are open at the Eastern Christian New Media Awards! New participants can be nominated until June 1st. The field has been expanded by two categories and this year there will be prizes! As with last year, the field is broadened and strengthened by getting the word out. Please mention this site to friends, post referrals on your blogs, and mention it in your podcasts. … [Read more...]

Fr. Hopko: A Spiritual Springtime for American Orthodoxy

Fr. Thomas Hopko, an advisor to AOI, delivered an address in late September for the 40th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Chapel at the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration, a monastery for women in Ellwood City, Pa. Fr. Tom observes that while a "sprinkling" of Orthodox Christians in academic circles have been known to the wider American public, "hardly any other practicing Orthodox … [Read more...]