Orthodoxy in the Local News
May 24, 2012 Metropolitan
Constantine July 29, 1936 - May 21, 2012. Ukrainian Orthodox Bishop
loved his church and his city.
February 27, 2012 These paintings are rooted in prayer.
Icon Festival invites
guests to learn about history and meaning of icons.
February 27, 2012 Upper St. Clair man to direct Eastern Orthodox social service ministry.
Nicholas Chakos becomes
national Executive Director of FOCUS North America.
May 20, 2011 Holy Trinity Church ready to leave North Side. After 50 years of
fellowship at their North Side church, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church members are moving to the
North Hills area. Read the complete
article at the Pittsburgh Post Gazette site!
April 24, 2011 60 Minutes Visits Mt. Athos (Video)! After two years of
negotiating, Bob Simon and a team from "60 Minutes" were given unprecedented access to document
monastic life on Mt. Athos which is also known as the Holy Mountain and The Garden of the
Mother of God. This story of Mt. Athos that broadcasted on "60 Minutes" Sunday, April 24 at 7 p.m.
ET/PT can be seen on YouTube
in it's entirety.
April 23, 2011 Pittsburgh-Post Gazzette:
Fire on Holy Saturday in Jerusalem. Interview with Father John Chakos of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church in Mt. Lebanon.
March 14-19, 2011 Metropolitan Nicholas mourned in Johnstown. Multiple articles can be read at:
March 6, 2011 For Orthodox, Great Lent is a time to "bless this house". The traditional
rite expresses the house as a sanctified place, a "little church". Read more at:
February 21, 2011 Carpatho-Russian leader honored on 75th birthday.
of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese celebrates his 75th birthday at Christ the Savior
Cathedral in Johnstown.
January 30-February 1, 2011 A FOCUS on service: Orthodox churches expand to Hill District to help the poor.
The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians United to Serve sees Pittsburgh mission as 'centerpiece' of
national effort. Read the articles at http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11030/1121413-53.stm
April 14, 2010 Pittsburgh-Post Gazzette: The Antiochian Village Conference &
Retreat Center is hosting Niko Chocheli, a native of the Republic of Georgia, art exhibition "Spirit and
Whimsy". Visit the news article at
visit the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
April 4, 2010 Pittsburgh-Post Gazzette: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette religion writer
Ann Rodgers' article on the theology of
Orthodox Icons appeared in
the PG's Sunday edition on Easter Sunday 2010. It is a very informative article and, as always, Ms. Rodgers
treated her subject matter with the utmost reverence and respect.