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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 in Nation's Capital

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 »

OCN "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 from the Assembly Chairman

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
The 2014 Nativity and Theophany Message from the Chairman of the Assembly of Bishops. read more »

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