September 7 Designated as Assembly of Bishops Sunday
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has designated Sunday, September 7 as Assembly of Bishops Sunday and releases the following encyclical.
On the Meaning of Chambésy: An Interview with Metropolitan John of Pergamon
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has released an interview with Metropolitan John of Pergamon. Metropolitan John was the Chairman of the Fourth Pre-Conciliar Pan-Orthodox Conference at Chambésy in 2009 and one of the signers of the Chambésy Decision.
Assembly to Hold Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will commence its fifth annual meeting in Dallas, Texas with a pan-Orthodox Doxology and Clergy-Laity Gathering on the evening of Monday, September 15, 2014.
Assembly to Convene Annual Meeting in September
The Assembly of Bishops will hold its fifth annual meeting September 16-18, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.
Archbishop Joseph Elected Metropolitan of North America
The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese announced today the election of Archbishop Joseph by the Holy Synod of Antioch to be the new Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of New York and all North America.
Committee Chairmen Meet to Discuss Assembly Priorities
As part of the ongoing work of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, a meeting of the Assembly’s committee chairmen was held on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 in New York.
Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Urges Church To Lift Ban on Ordination of Married Priests in Eastern Catholic Churches in North America
The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation voted in early June to encourage the “lifting of the restrictions regarding the ordination of married men to the priesthood in the Eastern Catholic Churches of North America.”
Broadcast of Historic Jerusalem Meeting Between Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis
On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet in the Holy Sepulcher (the Empty Tomb of Christ) in Jerusalem to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of the meeting between their predecessors, Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI.
Joint Statement Celebrating the Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis
Fifty years ago, in January 1964, two great Christian leaders met in Jerusalem. Pope Paul VI of Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras of Constantinople swept aside centuries of hostility and embraced one another in the city where Christ was crucified and rose from the dead.
Antiochian Archdiocese Resumes Full Participation in Assembly
The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America has resumed full participation in the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America.
Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Bishops Abducted in Syria
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America issues this statement on the 1-year anniversary of the bishops abducted in Syria.
This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call "brothers" even those that hate us, and forgive all by the resurrection, and so let us cry: Christ is Risen from the Dead! (Doxastikon of Pascha)
Reorganization of Episcopal Assemblies in the Americas
During the Holy Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches, which took place in Constantinople on March 6-9, 2014, the Prelates, through a unanimous vote, agreed to form separate Assemblies of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in Canada and in the United States of America. They further agreed to incorporate the hierarchs of Central America into the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Latin America.
Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Faithful to Celebrate Ecumenical Service on April 8 in Belmont, CA
His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco and His Excellency Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco will join together in prayer for the service of Salutations to the Holy Cross of our Lord on Tuesday, April 8 in Belmont, California.
Independent Audit Now Available Online
An independent audit of the financial records of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America has been completed and is available online.
A Message of Condolence on the Passing of Metropolitan Philip
His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, offers a message of condolence on the passing of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip.
Memory Eternal! His Eminence Metropolitan Philip
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America is saddened to learn of the repose of His Eminence Metropolitan Philip, Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.
Synaxis of Primates Concludes; Holy and Great Synod to Convene in 2016
At the invitation of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the Primates of the Orthodox Autocephalous Churches came together in Constantinople for a Synaxis on March 6-9, 2014.
Sunday of Orthodoxy
Gathering in our Churches as members of the undivided Body of Christ to celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy, we call to mind the holy men and women who defended holy icons, succeeded in restoring them, and pronounced the authentic faith and worship of the Church.
Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Available through the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Applications for two scholarships administered by the Department of Philanthropy of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America are now available to Orthodox Christian students connected to parishes in jurisdictions of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America.