Christian Crisis in Iraq and Other International News

Christian Crisis in Iraq and Other International News

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Christians in Iraq Flee Ancient Homes Our top story this week. After militants belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and...

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“Everyday Martyrdom”: The Daily Life of Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire

“Everyday Martyrdom”: The Daily Life of Orthodox Christians in the Ottoman Empire

A remarkable book has recently been published: The Church of Constantinople in the 19th Century (Peter Lang, 2013). It’s a massive tome, over 1,000 pages long, originally written in 1904 by Ivan Sokolov, one of the leading Russian Orthodox scholars of Church history at the time. Sokolov enjoyed unprecedented access...

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Orthodoxy in Romania

Orthodoxy in Romania

On Special Moments in Orthodox, Dr. Keith Massey presents a video podcast report from Romania. Many Americans hear “Romania” and immediately think of Dracula. In fact, you’ll learn that Romania is a thriving Orthodox country. It suffered under Communist oppression for many years, but the Church survived and now is...

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