Health and Human Rights in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS: A Modern-Day Civil Rights Struggle

As Orthodox Christians, we are charged with viewing people of all races equally, both under God as well as societally. This stems not from political opinion, but rather our shared view that we are all created in His image. This year, as we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we are reminded of his tremendous work towards racial equality and the sacrifices he made for civil rights. When evaluating the impact he has had on the world, we must not become complacent. As Archbishop... Read More

Metropolis of Chicago Co–Produces Documentary on Syrian Genocide

CHICAGO – The Metropolis of Chicago, working with the Greater Chicago Broadcast Ministries, has created a documentary on the ongoing genocide of the Christian minority population of the Middle East, focusing on the Alkhoury family of Chicago.

The film features Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Bishop Munib Younan, U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Fr. Nicholas Dahdal, the Rev. Stan Davis and Rabbi Michael Balinsky, just to name a few.

The documentary aired each Sunday in March on the ABC Live Well Network in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Fresno, Calif., San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston and Raleigh, N.C. The documentary can be found at: www.vimeo.com/205254746

Kidnapped, tortured, their priest murdered, a Syrian family is forced to flee, finding asylum in the United States. This edition of Sanctuary focusing on the Alkhoury family, looks at growing evidence of widespread persecution of religious minorities, and efforts by faith communities in Chicago, the U.S. government, and United Nations to find ways to support and protect some of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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