The Word Magazine
The Word is the official news magazine of the Antiochian Archdiocese. Published monthly (with the exception of July and August) the magazine circulates to the households of all members of the Antiochian Archdiocese and other subscribers including libraries and seminaries. The magazine was founded in 1905 in the Arabic language by St. Raphael of Brooklyn, and later was turned into an English language publication by Metropolitan Antony Bashir in 1957. While content is primarily intended to keep readers informed of Orthodox news, it also educates and inspires with articles on faith and practice. The Word is a member of The Associated Press, Ecumenical News International, and the Orthodox Press Service.
Back issues are available in PDF format on this web page.
Editor: Bishop John Abdalah
2 Lydias Path
Westborough, MA 01581-1841
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The October 2014 issue of The Word is now available and contains the following articles:
Antiochian Unity, the Assembly of Bishops and World Orthodoxy - Editorial
by Bishop John
The Visit of His Beatitude Patriarch John X and the Enthronement of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph
In Praise of New Martyrs
by Fr. John W. Fenton
The War Within
by Richard Zakka
It's Time to Wake Up
by Fr. Timothy Ferguson
The Conference on Antiochian Unity
by Violet K. Robbat
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Please note: Articles contained in The Word Magazine and on this website express the opinions of the authors. Articles are accepted for publication as contributing to a process of discussion and are not necessarily the last, official word from the Self-Ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America.