• Nicholas Sooy

    Nicholas Sooy

    Doctoral student at Fordham University

    Nicholas Sooy is a doctoral student at Fordham University. He writes for the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, an endorsed organization of the Assembly of Bishops.

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Religion and Conflict

Ukrainian Occupation: Worse Than a Crime, It’s A Mistake

When Napoleon executed Louis Antoine in 1804, a decision which turned the European aristocracy against Napoleon, an advisor reportedly quipped “It’s worse than a crime, it’s a mistake.” Former US Secretary of State Dean Acheson, an architect of the War in Vietnam reportedly quipped the same thing about Vietnam. A full-scale invasion and occupation of...

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Ethics, Religion and Politics

Orthodox Social Thought: A Primer

Two Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Reince Priebus and George Gigicos, are in high ranking positions in the Trump administration, meaning that Orthodox Social Thought (OST) is as relevant now as it has ever been. I offer here a brief look at OST with special attention to issues relevant to A... Read more.