Kyrgyzstan Government Bans Orthodox Bishop

Kyrgyzstan Government Bans Orthodox Bishop

KYRGYZSTAN: Orthodox Bishop banned By Mushfig Bayram, Forum 18 News Service Kyrgyzstan’s State Commission for Religious Affairs (SCRA) on 14 July refused registration as missionary to Bishop Feodosy, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church in Kyrgyzstan, Forum 18 News Service has learned. Under the Religion Law, this prevents him...

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Orthodox Professor Exploring Creation of Institute at Eastern University

Orthodox Professor Exploring Creation of Institute at Eastern University

Dr. Gary Jenkins, a member of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Emmaus, PA, has been teaching history at Eastern University in the greater Philadelphia area for 20 years. Lately, he’s been feeling called to do something even bigger. After much prayer and consultation with hierarchs and clergy throughout the...

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Rowan Williams Promoting the Jesus Prayer as Answer to Modern Angst

Rowan Williams Promoting the Jesus Prayer as Answer to Modern Angst

Dr. Rowan Williams, who recently retired as Archbishop of Canterbury, was one of a group asked by the New Statesman to respond to the topic, “After God: How do we fill the faith-shaped hole in modern life?” Here is his response. The physicality of prayer Rowan Williams The Christianity I...

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Al Jazeera: Iraq Christians get Islamic State’s warning

Al Jazeera: Iraq Christians get Islamic State’s warning

Source:  Al Jazeera Iraq Christians get Islamic State’s warning Islamic State group tells Christian community in Mosul they face death if they do not embrace Islam or pay tax. Imran Khan The Islamic State group has threatened Christians in the Iraqi city of Mosul with death if they do not...

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The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit

The third main section of the present Creed concerns the Holy Spirit and His work in the holy Church. We note that the Holy Spirit and the Church are paired together in the Creed, for the Church is the handiwork and home of the Holy Spirit, and one cannot think...

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