In 1999, 35 million small family plots produced 90% of Russia’s potatoes, 77% of vegetables, 87% of fruits, 59% of meat, 49% of milk A Russian family by their Dascha, or family plot In 2003 the Russian President signed into law a further “Private ... Read more about Russia’s Ecology
Here is a podcast regarding an event that Christians have been anticipating since the beginning of the New Testament Church. Greece is implementing a national ID card and may bishops as well as elders at Mt Athos are urging Christians not to accept ... Read more about The Beginning of the Apocalypse?
“I am very sorry to hear about some religious groups in the United States that support the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. Such support cannot be justified from a Christian point of view because Christianity is against any sort of ... Read more about Israel and Covenant
"We denounce modernism and secularism in the Church and call upon our faithful to heed the words of the ever-memorable Metropolitan Philaret (Voznesensky) – “Hold fast what you have.” Many Orthodox in America are looking to the Russian Church for an ... Read more about “We Denounce Modernism and Secularism”!
The author of the St. Petersburg bill banning gay propaganda continued his crusade by claiming in an interview that homosexuality is a bad habit that can be treated by fasting and prayer. While speaking on the popular Russian talk radio show Ekho ... Read more about Homosexuality and Healing
The first time I ever attended a funeral service where cremation of the body of the deceased had taken place was in Portland, Oregon, many years ago. An Episcopal priest friend had died and had requested his body be cremated. Walking into the church ... Read more about Cremation Versus the Orthodox Practice of Burial
Loving our neighbor is the summary of the Christian Law. Sustaining the poor is a primary subject in the entire Bible, and it was the very first thing that Christ spoke of when he started his ministry. Money (economy) is mentioned in the New ... Read more about Orthodoxy – A Faith of Nations!
Autocratic Russia and the Union of Orthodox Citizens are planning to register an “Orthodox” political party, Izvestia daily reported on Thursday. The organization’s founders said they see Russia as a monarchy with a special role for the Russian ... Read more about Return of the Holy Monarchy?
On Earth As It Is In Heaven! In the Orthodox faith, it is important for our faith to involve both our soul (heart, motive, etc) and our actions. We are committed to a holistic faith that involves both the spiritual as well as the material. This is ... Read more about What Does Love Really Look Like?
The Russian Orthodox Church has transferred to the Greek Orthodox Church’s account 517 629, 34 euros collected by the Russian Church with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill in order to help feed Greeks who have lost their jobs and have ... Read more about What the Russians think of the Greeks