Efi Sarri - The Greek Singer Transformed By A Monastery The following interview with Efi Sarri was recently conducted by "Down Town Cyprus" in the newspaper O Phileleutheros. Efi Sarri is one of the most popular singers in Greece who went through ... Read more about Pop Singer Transforms
An encyclical issued on June 4, 2013 by Metropolitan Markos of Chios on Christians who practice Yoga and whether or not it is merely a physical exercise. He basically explains that the Hindu religious practice of yoga was established for the sole ... Read more about Orthodox Statement on Yoga
Saint Seraphim of Sarov, shortly before his repose in the Lord in 1833, wrote this letter and addressed it "to the Tsar in whose reign I shall be glorified." Tsar Martyr Nicholas II, Tsarina Martyr Alexandra, and St. Elizabeth the New Martyr of ... Read more about Saints Canonized During the Reign Of Tsar Martyr Nicholas II
From pre-Nicene times to our modern times, the monastics of the Church have kept us vigilant and sober, showing us that God does indeed call modern day John the Baptists’ and Paul the Apostles’. God calls these monks to live a life of purity not ... Read more about A Brief History of Monasticism
1. King George was no tyrant. He was a devout Christian man who loved his family and country. King George was not "insane" as many Americans claim he was. He became ill with porphyria, and lost much of his mental faculties later in life. He died of ... Read more about Facts About America’s Founding King
The head of the resurgent Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, said feminism was a "very dangerous" phenomenon offering an illusion of freedom to women who should focus on their families and children. Some three quarters of Russians consider ... Read more about Russian Patriarch Denounces Feminism!
It's miserable being an oligarch - I'm happier as a peasant, says man who once challenged Putin By WILL STEWART IN MOSCOW As the fortunes of Russia's super-rich oligarchs begin to crumble, a man who was once one of them has some surprising ... Read more about Family Chooses ‘Ascetic’ Life Over Luxury
MOSCOW, March 16 (RIA Novosti) – US President Barack Obama must have known that his support of gay marriage would bring him trouble. But of all possible repercussions, a demand to roll back Alaska’s 1867 sale to the United States was one he was ... Read more about Russians Sue USA To Take Back Alaska
By Elizabeth Szlek, M.A. Introduction Orthodox Christians living in the West are surrounded by a culture which seems to be at odds with our basic beliefs about God and the nature and destiny of men. Yet, we function amid the science and ... Read more about Christianity and Biopsychiatry: Are They Compatible?
The parish of St. George is located in a remote village in Ivanovo Region. It is one of 60 drug rehabilitation centers in Russia run by the Russian Orthodox Church. Only 12 people live here – four priests and eight recovering drug addicts from ... Read more about Russian Orthodox Church Rehabilitates Addicts