Chanting the Psalms at One of Romania’s Most Famous Monasteries

Chanting the Psalms at One of Romania’s Most Famous Monasteries

Putna Monastery is one of the most important religious, cultural, and artistic centers of medieval Moldavia, now a region of Romania. Founded by the famous prince St. Stephen the Great in the 15th century, the monastery houses St. Stephen’s tomb and some of the finest examples of late medieval Romanian...

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Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid Released from Prison

Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid Released from Prison

His Eminence Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid was released from prison on February 2, ending 1,147 straight days of his third prison term in the Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). The Archbishop, ordained in 2005 by the Serbian Orthodox Church, has faced criminal charges and been imprisoned three times by Macedonian authorities...

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Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarchal Press Service — On February 2, 2015, addressing the Bishops’ Conference, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, spoke about the process of preparations for a Pan-Orthodox Council to take place in 2016 in Constantinople. He reminded the bishops of the stance expressed by the Russian Orthodox...

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A Weekend Trip to Bulgaria and the Colossal Alexsandar Nevski Cathedral

A Weekend Trip to Bulgaria and the Colossal Alexsandar Nevski Cathedral

A travel writer for the Daily Mail was pleasantly surprised by his trip to Sofia, including the Alexsandar Nevski Cathedral, “the sort of dreaming wonder of a church that, were it located in Paris, Rome or Barcelona, would gaze out from a million postcards.” Here’s what he had to say...

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 18

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 18

In this week’s session, we will discuss Acts 7.35-50, and Homily 17 “On Acts” from St John Chrysostom. Click here to download your free copy of the study guide. “And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.” Acts 2.42 Come...

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