24
October 2017
Past Event
The Future of Orthodox Christianity in Syria and America

The Future of Orthodox Christianity in Syria and America

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
October 24, 2017
The Orthodox Convent of Our Lady, Seydnaya, Syria (image credit: De Agostini/C. Sappa)
Caption
The Orthodox Convent of Our Lady, Seydnaya, Syria (image credit: De Agostini/C. Sappa)
24
October 2017
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Patriarch John X

Patriarch of Antioch and All the East

Metropolitan Joseph

Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All North America

Samuel Tadros

Former Senior Fellow

Over the last two thousand years, the Church of Antioch has played a major role in the formation and development of Christian theology and philosophy. Today the Church is facing tremendous challenges in its native homeland, Syria. Six years after the beginning of the Syrian civil war, the country is in ruins and millions of its citizens have become refugees or are internally displaced within Syria. The ongoing war has flamed sectarian tensions that threaten the existence of Christianity in one of its earliest locations. Though suffering at home, the Church of Antioch is flourishing abroad with a growing congregation in the United States.

What place do Christians and the Antiochian Church have in the future of Syria? What role has the Church played in humanitarian assistance to the millions in need? Why is Orthodoxy finding renewed appeal in Western countries? For answers to these and many other questions regarding the future of Orthodox Christianity in Syria and America, Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom hosted a conversation with His Beatitude, John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph, Metropolitan of All North America and Archbishop of New York. Hudson Senior Fellow Samuel Tadros moderated the conversation.

Related Events
24
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
A Conversation with Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell: The New Era in the US-Japan Relationship
Featured Speakers:
Kurt Campbell
Patrick M. Cronin
President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend  at the White House on April 10, 2024, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chen Mengtong/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images)
24
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
A Conversation with Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell: The New Era in the US-Japan Relationship

Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell will join Patrick Cronin, Hudson’s Asia-Pacific security chair, to examine the new outlook for the US-Japan alliance.

President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend  at the White House on April 10, 2024, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chen Mengtong/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Kurt Campbell
Patrick M. Cronin
25
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Book Event: Tackling the China Challenge with Strength
Featured Speakers:
Michael Sobolik
Olivia Enos
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the podium at the Great Hall of People in Beijing, China, on October 23, 2022. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
25
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Book Event: Tackling the China Challenge with Strength

Join Hudson for a conversation with author Michael Sobolik about Countering China’s Great Game.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the podium at the Great Hall of People in Beijing, China, on October 23, 2022. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Michael Sobolik
Olivia Enos
30
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Northern Europe, NATO, and the War in Ukraine: A Conversation with Lithuanian Minister of Defense Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Featured Speakers:
Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Peter Rough
Tomas Janeliūnas
The NATO and Lithuanian flags fly on July 9, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
30
April 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Northern Europe, NATO, and the War in Ukraine: A Conversation with Lithuanian Minister of Defense Laurynas Kasčiūnas

Join Hudson Institute’s Peter Rough as he sits down with Lithuania’s minister of defense, Laurynas Kasčiūnas.

The NATO and Lithuanian flags fly on July 9, 2023, in Vilnius, Lithuania. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Laurynas Kasčiūnas
Peter Rough
Tomas Janeliūnas
09
May 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Keeping the Republic: A Defense of American Constitutionalism
Featured Speakers:
Mark Landy
Dennis Hale
Moderator:
Rachel Mackey
(Getty Images)
09
May 2024
In-Person Event | Hudson Institute
Keeping the Republic: A Defense of American Constitutionalism

Join Hudson for a discussion on the foundation and future of the United States with Professors Dennis Hale and Marc Landy.

(Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Mark Landy
Dennis Hale
Moderator:
Rachel Mackey