This Week in Orthodoxy, June 19, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, June 19, 2015

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are the stories making headlines this week: • Kodiak’s Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Alaska is vandalized. • Metropolitan Kallistos Ware to Speak on Divine...

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A Cut Above

A Cut Above

Recently,​ we traveled to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Columbia, SC to watch the installation of their ​new ​marble iconostasis.  Fr. Michael Platanis was almost giddy as he opened the doors to show us the beautiful interior and the next phase of their building project.  The three-man team from Kalamata, Greece​,​ had 2...

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Witness or Sacrilege?

Witness or Sacrilege?

We were on our way to visit a neighboring parish and admire their newly completed iconography project when I saw firsthand what the hubbub in the local paper was all about. Recently​,​ our small town in South Carolina has experienced a series of vandalism ​attacks in which someone spray​-painted “Jesus is...

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