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Sacraments and Rituals

Holy Matrimony

That our current sacramental rite of matrimony is the product of long development can be seen by reflecting on the simple fact that in the days of the apostles and beyond, there was no church rite of matrimony. When two Christians wanted to marry each other in (say) the second century, they simply agreed to

Sep 17, 2014
The Moving Icon

Moving Icon: All These Flowers

In this episode of Moving Icon, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Kevin Bryce, the Orthodox filmmaker of the documentary “We are Superman.” Chris…

Sep 17, 2014
Be Transfigured

There is Power in the Cross of Christ

Ever since finding the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ in 327 C.E. the Christian world has lifted it high for all…

Sep 16, 2014
The Sounding

Let light shine in the darkness: Jim Foley

These are dark times. Christians in the Middle East are being slaughtered, crucified, raped, marked, and driven out of their homes. Russia and the Ukraine…

Sep 16, 2014
Orthodox News

Annual Assembly Convenes with Clergy-Laity Gathering in Dallas

Dallas, TX — The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America commenced its fifth annual meeting Monday, September 15,…

Sep 16, 2014
Orthodox News

CNN: Video Shows Police Attacking Christians in China

Christians in China report they are facing the worst persecution in decades. Watch this video to learn what is happening, and why the Communist party is…

Sep 15, 2014
Orthodox News

Ground Blessing for Saint Nicholas at World Trade Center Set for October 18

NEW YORK – A Ground Blessing ceremony for the St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is set for Saturday October 18, 2014 at 12:00 p.m….

Sep 15, 2014
Orthodox News

In Defense of Christians: A Report on the Summit

On September 8th, I made my way to Washington DC, together with a diverse group of archbishops, bishops, priests, theologians, laymen, and politicians,…

Sep 15, 2014
Orthodox News

PMC: Coptic Pope Meets with Canadian Prime Minister

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today visited the newly-built St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Markham with His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, Pope…

Sep 14, 2014
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