Christians throughout the world will mark Monday, Feb. 15, as a day to remember the courage and religious fortitude of 21 Coptic Christians who were executed one year ago by Islamic State terrorists in Libya.
Resolution Calling on United States Political Leadership to Officially Recognize the conflict in Syria and throughout the Middle East as a Genocide, and thus Initiate the United Nations Resolution called Responsibility to Protect.
The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, has created a new Office of Media Relations, hiring John C. Ackerman of Peoria, IL, as the initial Director.
The Metropolis of Chicago is comprised of 59 parishes and covers more than 300,000 square miles of territory, including the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and parts of Missouri and Indiana.
The Metropolis of Chicago, under the spiritual guidance of her beloved Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, consists of thirty-four parishes in Illinois, with another twenty-four parishes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, northern Indiana, and eastern and central Missouri.
The newly established St. Iakovos Retreat Center is a 138-acre facility located in beautiful Kansasville, WI on the 11-acre Friendship Lake with over 50 acres of pinewood forest. The St. Iakovos Retreat Center offers guests a unique quiet setting for all types of retreats and events.
The Metropolis of Chicago energetically serves the needs of the disadvantaged, sick and suffering. From the Bishop's Task Force on AIDS to her coordinated efforts to seek justice and humanity in the prison system, the Metropolis strives to be a ministering presence of Jesus Christ to all people.