Posts by Seraphim Danckaert

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A Thousand Years Are As One Day: Life on Mt. Athos

Long before 60 Minutes produced a documentary about life on Mt. Athos, some French filmmakers managed to obtain permission in the early 80s to take extensive…

Dec 07, 2014
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Is Suffering Redemptive?

The existence of suffering, and how to deal with it, challenges everyone. Does suffering have any meaning? Can it even be redemptive and a means of spiritual…

Dec 05, 2014
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Pope Francis: ‘I am skeptical’ unity will be reached

Buried in an Associated Press article about Pope Francis’ recent visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate is a strong statement expressing doubt concerning…

Dec 02, 2014
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Without the ‘Dialogue of Love’, there is no ‘Dialogue of Truth’

The recent visit of Pope Francis to the Phanar for the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Thronal Feast of St. Andrew has attracted significant attention….

Dec 01, 2014
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Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Thronal Feast

Bookmark this page and return to it at the appropriate times to watch the live broadcast of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate…

Nov 29, 2014
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A Video of the Inside of the Famous St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

The St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Built in the early 20th century by an international…

Nov 28, 2014
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A CBS Documentary about Fr. Alexander Schmemann

Several years ago, Orthodox peoples in America were happy to see coverage of our faith on broadcast television when CBS aired a documentary about life…

Nov 21, 2014
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Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of online videos about Eastern Orthodoxy: documentaries, lectures, interviews, sermons, hymns, worship services,…

Nov 20, 2014
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The Beauty of Orthodox Christian Faith

The Psalmist proclaims: “O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him,” (Psalm 96:9). The beauty of holiness,…

Nov 19, 2014
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Archbishop of Mosul Weeps for Flock

His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul, broke down during a recent interview. While explaining an annual tradition…

Nov 07, 2014
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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…

Oct 29, 2014
Orthodox News

Sen. Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage at Middle East Christian Summit

Seasoned Washington insiders say they’ve never seen anything like it. Sen. Ted Cruz, a high-profile speaker at The IDC Summit for Middle East Christians…

Sep 11, 2014
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