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December 9, 2023

Seminar Unveils Heroic Legacy of Bulgarian Orthodox Church During Holocaust

Seminar Unveils Heroic Legacy of Bulgarian Orthodox Church During Holocaust

New York, NY, December 3, 2023 – The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University, in collaboration with Fordham University’s Center for Jewish Studies and the Institute for Balkan Studies of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, orchestrated a powerful seminar to pay tribute to the courageous acts of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church during the Holocaust. Entitled…

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November 20, 2023

OCSC Unveils Exhibition: “Beauty during Wartime and Before”

OCSC Unveils Exhibition: “Beauty during Wartime and Before”

New York, November 20, 2023  – The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University (OCSC) has made history with the groundbreaking exhibition “Beauty during Wartime and Before.” This exhibition showcases contemporary Christian art from Ukraine and was expertly curated by Sergei Chapnin. The collection features impactful works by renowned Ukrainian graphic artist Yury Khymych (1928-2003), icon-painters…

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January 19, 2023

Historic IOTA Conference Concludes in Volos, Greece

Historic IOTA Conference Concludes in Volos, Greece

With over 400 participants, representing 45 countries, the second mega-conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) was the largest gathering of Orthodox scholars in modern times, surpassing the first mega-conference held in 2019 in Iaşi, Romania. The conference concluded on Sunday, January 15, 2023, in Volos, Greece with a hierarchical liturgy and a pilgrimage…

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January 12, 2023

International Orthodox Theological Association Conference Opens in Volos

International Orthodox Theological Association Conference Opens in Volos

On January 11, 2023, the second Mega-Conference of the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) held its formal opening at the Volos Academy for Theological Studies. His Eminence Metropolitan Ignatius (Georgakopoulos) of Demetrias presided over Vespers at the Saints Constantine and Helen Church. In his welcome to the conference participants he said he was grateful that…

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August 30, 2018

Introducing the Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies

Introducing the Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies

The Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University is pleased to announce the launch of the Journal of Orthodox Christian Studies, the first double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering all aspects of Orthodox Christianity and the Orthodox Christian world. The first issue is now available digitally and in print. Subscription information and more details about the journal are…

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November 9, 2017

Orthodox Christianity in the 21st Century

Orthodox Christianity in the 21st Century

Concentrated in Europe, Orthodox Christians have decline as a percentage of the global population, but Ethiopian community is highly observant and growing WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 8, 2017) – Over the last century, the Orthodox Christian population around the world has more than doubled and now stands at nearly 260 million. In Russia alone, it has surpassed…

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