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Metropolitan Joseph Enthroned As Head of Antiochian Church in America

Friday, December 12, 2014
On Saturday, December 6, His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph was enthroned as the new head of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. read more »

2014 Committee Reports Now Available

Monday, December 08, 2014
The Assembly's annual committee reports are now available online. The summary reports, which were prepared by the committee chairmen, provide an overview of each committee's activities and accomplishments between September 2013-August 2014. read more »

IOCC Sunday is November 23

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Assembly of Bishops has designated November 23, 2014 as International Orthodox Christian Charities' (IOCC) Sunday. read more »

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

Friday, September 19, 2014
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its fifth annual meeting on Thursday in Dallas. The Assembly issued a message to the faithful and a statement on the Middle East. read more »

Assembly of Bishops Renews Commitment to Greater Cooperation, Applauds Work of its Agencies

Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened for a second day of meetings on Wednesday in Dallas, Texas. read more »

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