Assembly of Bishops News

Pastoral Practice Committee Pursues Ambitious Agenda

Thursday, April 16, 2015

As the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America strives to manifest the unity of Orthodoxy, it is necessary to develop a common understanding among its member bishops regarding pastoral practice. Read More ...

Chairman's Message for Holy Pascha 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Archbishop Demetrios' Message for Holy Pascha 2015 Read More ...

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The 2015 Sunday of Orthodoxy Message from the Chairman of the Assembly of Bishops. Read More ...

Sunday of Orthodoxy Photo Submissions

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Assembly of Bishops invites Orthodox faithful to submit photos of pan-Orthodox celebrations of the Sunday of Orthodoxy. Read More ...

Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid Released from Prison

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Archbishop Jovan (Vraniskovsky) of Ohrid, head of the autonomous Archdiocese of Ohrid, was released from prison on February 2 after more than three years in detention. Read More ...

Orthodox Bishops' Reflections on the March for Life

Monday, February 2, 2015

Metropolitan Tikhon, Bishop Demetrios, and Bishop Michael offer reflections and remarks on the 42nd annual March for Life in Washington, DC. Read More ...

Assembly Launches National Study on Church Giving

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops has launched a national study, "Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Parishes." All Orthodox clergy and laity are invited to take part in this unique project. Read More ...

Assembly Publishes New Report on Monastic Communities

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Assembly has published a new report, "Orthodox Monastic Communities in the United States." Read More ...

Orthodox Scout Sunday is February 8

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated February 8, 2015 as Orthodox Scout Sunday. Read More ...

Assembly Delegation to Participate in March for Life

Monday, January 19, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will send a delegation to the annual March for Life, Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. Read More ...

Orthodox Christian Network "Share the Light" Sunday is January 18

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated Sunday, January 18, 2015 as Orthodox Christian Network "Share the Light" Sunday. Read More ...

Nativity and Theophany Message 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The 2014 Nativity and Theophany Message from the Chairman of the Assembly of Bishops. Read More ...

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 8, 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 ...

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