Assembly of Bishops News

Atlas of American Orthodox Monasteries Now Available

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America announces the publication of the first-ever Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries. Read More ...

Orthodox Scout Sunday is February 7

Monday, January 25, 2016

The Assembly of Bishops has designated February 7 as "Orthodox Scout Sunday". Read More ...

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Orthodox and Catholic Christians will join in prayer and public gathering to express their long-standing belief that all life is sacred. Read More ...

Orthodox Christian Network "Share the Light" Sunday is January 17

Monday, January 11, 2016

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated Sunday, January 17, 2016 as Orthodox Christian Network "Share the Light" Sunday. Read More ...

Nativity Message from the Assembly Chairman

Thursday, December 24, 2015

On these most blessed days of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, we are all invited to consider how we may manifest among our neighbors the love, mercy and compassion of the Christ-child. Read More ...

An Appeal from the Assembly

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Much has been accomplished by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the few short years of its existence. Yet much more remains to be accomplished. Until now, the Assembly has been primarily funded by dioceses, jurisdictions, individual bishops, foundations and a few significant donors. Read More ...

Assembly of Bishops Offers Prayers for the People of France

Saturday, November 14, 2015

With heavy hearts, the members of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops offer their prayers for the people of France who mourn the tragic loss of life that resulted from last night’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Read More ...

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Issues Statement on 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation issued a statement today on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary. Read More ...

Assembly Releases New Study on Orthodox Theological Schools in the US

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has released a new study report today. The study focuses on US educational institutions that offer programs in Orthodox theology. Read More ...

Assembly VI Concludes; Hierarchs Issue Message to the Faithful

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America concluded its sixth annual meeting on Thursday, September 17 in Chicago. Read More ...

Assembly Issues Message to the Faithful at Conclusion of Assembly VI

Friday, September 18, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America issued a Message to the Faithful at the conclusion of its sixth annual meeting. Read More ...

Annual Meeting Continues With Focus on Canonical Regional Planning and Pastoral Practices

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened for a second day on Wednesday, September 16 in Chicago, IL. Read More ...

Assembly Convenes Sixth Annual Meeting in Chicago

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened its sixth annual meeting Tuesday, September 15 in Chicago, IL with 45 hierarchs in attendance. Read More ...

Address of Archbishop Demetrios at the 2015 Assembly of Bishops

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Your Eminences, Your Excellencies and Your Graces, Beloved Hierarchs of the Assembly of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America, what a great joy it is to be together again and to sing praise to the Lord, repeating the words of yesterday’s great feast: We venerate Your Cross, Master, and we glorify Your Holy Resurrection. Read More ...

Assembly Releases New Study on Orthodox Generosity and Giving to the Church

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The Assembly of Bishops has released a new study today, "Exploring Orthodox Generosity: Giving in US Orthodox Parishes." Read More ...

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