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Off the Beaten Trail: In Search of St. Nicholas in Russia

By Catherine Tsounis   Santa Claus is not from the North Pole. He is based on Nicholas, the Greek Orthodox Bishop of Myra, Lycia. This Greek/Byzantine...

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Orthodox Hierarchs Support International Orthodox Christian Charities’ Hurricane Response 

Orthodox Christian leaders in the United States have exhorted the faithful to respond during heavy 2017 hurricane season Baltimore, MD (November 17, 2017) – The...

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By Catherine Tsounis               The Theatrical Group of the Primary Education Teachers Arcadia presented the comedy “Lies” or known as “The Lying Kind” by playwright Anthony...

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