Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, author of several popular books on Orthodox Christian faith and life, has offered his thoughts after observing the Roman Catholic Church’s recently concluded Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. The synod discussed, among other things, topics related to the family, receiving wide-spread media coverage throughout...

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Houston Subpoena Withdrawn: Law School Dean Comments

Houston Subpoena Withdrawn: Law School Dean Comments

Did you read Fr. Lawrence’s response to Houston Mayor Parker’s subpoena demanding area pastors submit their sermons? Today we received a letter from one of our listeners, informing us that the subpoena has been withdrawn. She also sent us a statement made by Richard Kelsey, Assistant Dean of the George Mason...

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Is Orthodoxy Ethnically Exclusive?

Is Orthodoxy Ethnically Exclusive?

Periodically, I am asked the question as to how I could be part of the Orthodox Church. After all, are not the Orthodox somewhat exclusive? You are not Russian; you are not Greek; you are not Middle Eastern; how could you ever be accepted by the Orthodox? I suppose that...

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From Dust You Came… To Toxic Goo You Shall Return?

From Dust You Came… To Toxic Goo You Shall Return?

“Mom, what do you want for Mother’s Day?” “I would like a ‘coffin table’.” “That’s weird. People will think we’re strange. What else do you want?” For a few years now, I have asked my family to give me a custom-made “coffin table,” a coffee table with a hinged lid...

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Patriarch John of Antioch: Jihadists Do Not Frighten Us

Patriarch John of Antioch: Jihadists Do Not Frighten Us

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Greek here. This English translation comes to us courtesy of Notes on Arab Orthodoxy. Patriarch of Antioch: “The Jihadists are a Foreign Body” Interview with Maria Antoniades | VIMA In his interview with VIMA, Patriarch John of Antioch highlighted the necessity of international...

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The Children’s Word: How to Be Rich!

The Children’s Word: How to Be Rich!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra tells you how to get rich! Find out how your attitude can make you rich or poor. You can also read the story of another Saint...

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 8

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 8

Welcome to our online Bible study!  The title for this session is “The Church of the Holy Apostles: A Bible Study on the Book of Acts.” Our class will air each Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Eastern time, and you will be able to watch the live stream here on...

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