Before I refer to my limited experience with beginner monks, it would be good to offer some counsel for their edification while they are, for one reason or the other, still found in the world. Perhaps this meagre assistance will strengthen them for ... Read more about On Monks, Clergy and Laity – By Elder Paisios
A representative of the Moscow Patriarchy has blasted surrogacy as “mutiny against God” and “happy fascism,” restarting the controversy after tabloids reports of a celebrity couple who used a surrogate mother to have children. The comment from the ... Read more about Orthodox Church Says Surrogacy is ‘Mutiny Against God’, Seeks Legal Ban
Jovinian, or Jovinianus, (died A.D.405) was an opponent of Christian asceticism in the 4th century and was condemned as a heretic at synods convened in Rome under Pope Siricius and in Milan by St Ambrose in 393. Our information about him is ... Read more about Jovinian Heresy Much Like that of Modernism Today!
From [email protected] David J. Dunn recently posted an article on his blog which he called “Top Ten Things Every Protestant Should Know About Eastern Orthodoxy.” I liked the idea, and have always felt that there are a number of ... Read more about Top 11 Things Every Mormon Should Know About Eastern Orthodoxy
John Chrysostom’s Discovery of the Blessings & Mysteries of Marriage byMike Aquilina When a man publishes so much—we have some 700 sermons and 246 letters of St. John Chrysostom’s, plus biblical commentaries, moral discourses, and ... Read more about St John Chrysostom on Marriage
"The Gospel is not so much of a doctrine as it is an actual movement!" The Amish have a long tradition of, well, tradition, and despite pressures from the modern world, they have managed to protect at least some freedom of religious ... Read more about An “Orthodox” Example of Standing for the Gospel
A leading official of the Russian Orthodox Church questioned “market fundamentalism” and said that “it is necessary to transfer from [an] economy of growth to [an] economy of self-sufficiency,” according to a report by the Russian news agency ... Read more about Russian Orthodox Call for “Self Sufficient” Economy
Deep in the Caucasus region, where Western Asia and Eastern Europe meet, the small country of Georgia has a number of surprises. Not least is the Katskhi Pillar, a 130 feet high limestone monolith. Even more surprising than the monolith itself, ... Read more about The Katskhi Pillar
MOSCOW, July 25 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised the role of Orthodox Christianity in the country’s history and congratulated the heads of the world’s Orthodox churches on the 1025th anniversary of the ... Read more about Putin Supports Orthodoxy
When St. John Maximovich was bishop of San Francisco, he would have an altar boy holding a towel standing nearby during the kissing of the cross. When a woman wearing lipstick would approach to venerate the cross, he would take the towel and wipe off ... Read more about Believe It….Or Not!