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Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow on Ecumenism

Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow on Ecumenism

The recent meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in Jerusalem has met with many responses and has led to several very spirited discussions on OCN’s increasingly dynamic Facebook page. Central to these debates is the question of ecumenical relations in general: what should the Orthodox Church’s approach be...
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Saint Basil

Saint Basil

Born into one of the most illustrious Christian families in history, Basil the Great would do his family proud both in his lifetime and after his death. Known, along with his closest friend, Gregory the Theologian, and his brother Gregory of Nyssa, as one of the three Cappadocian Fathers, Saint...
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Sunday of the Adoration of the Holy Cross

Sunday of the Adoration of the Holy Cross

My dear Fathers and Mothers, and brothers and sisters, in the Faith, Greetings to you from the God-trodden Mount of Sinai! I cannot believe that Great Lent is half-way over and we are already at the Sunday of the Adoration of the Holy Cross! God-willing you will not receive this...
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This Week in Orthodoxy, March 21, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, March 21, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News from around the Globe Assembly of Bishops to be Split in Three Our top story this week: Press reports have confirmed that the geographical borders...
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