Curiosity – Good or Bad?

Curiosity – Good or Bad?

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 talks about curiosity. Sometimes, curiosity helps us do something good. But sometimes it doesn’t. Find out what kind of curiosity will help you in your life....

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Orthodox Leaders Condemn Charlie Hebdo Cover

Orthodox Leaders Condemn Charlie Hebdo Cover

Responding to the international release of a new issue of the French magazine Charlie Hebdo, the front page of which features a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, officials from the Georgian Orthodox and Russian Orthodox churches have condemned insults to Muslims’ religious convictions. “Caricatures insulting the Muslims’ religious feelings have...

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Church of Greece Issues Internet Restrictions for Clergy and Monks

Church of Greece Issues Internet Restrictions for Clergy and Monks

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece has issued a memorandum on Internet use by clergy and monks. According to Protothema, the document cautions clerics and monks, advising they consider refraining “from expressing themselves online” and “ensure that their behavior on cyberspace does not come into conflict with...

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

Celebrating the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

It was simply a most glorious celebration of the Epiphany on the Jordan River today. (January 19 is Epiphany for those following the Old Julian calendar.) There were hundreds of priests, nuns, and thousands of people from all walks of life coming to the precious site where over 2,000 years...

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Historic Orthodox Church for Sale in Central Turkey

Historic Orthodox Church for Sale in Central Turkey

Thousands of Orthodox churches in Turkey have been confiscated, fallen into disrepair, or been destroyed. Now, one such church is up for sale. According to Protothema, A historic 18th century Orthodox Church in Kayseri — ancient Caesarea — was put up for sale by a local man, Ömer Sicimoğlu, who...

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 16

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 16

In this week’s session we will discuss Acts 6.8-7.5, and Homily 15 “On Acts” from St John Chrysostom. And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers. Acts 2.42 Come and study together with us, and discover the Church of the...

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