Be the Bee: Apostolic Pilgrimage (Disagreement and Dialogue)

Be the Bee: Apostolic Pilgrimage (Disagreement and Dialogue)

Why was the meeting between Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew so important? On this week’s edition of “Be the Bee,” Steve Christoforou gives us the short version of what happened between the Catholics and the Orthodox. When did it start? When did the split actually happen? What’s behind the...

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Saving Your Marriage

Saving Your Marriage

Our guest today is Lea Povozhaev who is talking about her new book, When Russia Came to Stay. She shares the true story of her complicated marriage. As she says in the introduction to her book, this story is “for those seeking to stay together in marriage, to beat the...

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Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: An Orthodox Perspective

Fr. Matthew Baker is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Boston and PhD candidate in systematic theology at Fordham University. He currently works as an adjunct professor of theology at Hellenic College. In this interview with Fr. Chris, Fr. Matthew offers his unique perspectives on the upcoming Apostolic...

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Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Pope and Patriarch: A Catholic Perspective

Father Brian Edward Daley is an American Catholic priest and theologian. He is currently the Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and was the recipient of a Ratzinger Prize for Theology in 2012. Prof. Daley is active in ecumenical dialogue and serves as the...

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IOCC Global Updates

IOCC Global Updates

Dan Christopoulos offers updates on a number of IOCC programs, including: Volunteer Initiatives in America,  Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Training in Alaska, IOCC Frontline Training, and  the Serv-X-Treme Youth Conference coming up in August.

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An Iconographer Travels to the Holy Land

An Iconographer Travels to the Holy Land

Iconographer and artist Brian Whirledge shares about his pilgrimage to the Holy Land and its lasting impact on his spiritual journey.

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Orthodoxy and Islam

Orthodoxy and Islam

Has the rise of Islamic extremism opened a door for the spread of Orthodoxy? Hear Ralph Sidway’s fresh approach to the many areas where Orthodoxy and Islam are intersecting around the world. Click to visit Ralph Sidway’s blog.

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The Wolf of Wall Street: Dubious Honor

The Wolf of Wall Street: Dubious Honor

“The Wolf of Wall Street” is an Oscar nominee (March 2, 2014) featuring director Martin Scorsese and actor Leonardo DiCaprio. But Wolf’s most dubious honor is already known: Variety reports that it’s the new record holder for over 500 F-words in an R-rated feature. Is there an Oscar for excessive...

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Beyonce: Art or Outrage?

Beyonce: Art or Outrage?

Pop artist Beyonce has created a firestorm of controversy by posting an Instagram photo where she is seated in front of “The Last Supper” painting. She’s just the latest entertainment figure to misappropriate religious imagery. Are they disrespectful or naive?

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Modern-Day Miracle

Modern-Day Miracle

Fr. Dimitrios Moraitis of St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Shrine Church* in Greenlawn, NY shares his personal experience of a blind man being miraculously healed. Fr. Dimitrios first wrote about the miracle on his Facebook account several weeks ago. Here, he tells the story of what happened, opens up about the...

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Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

This Christmas message can be heard in English and in Greek. In English: In Greek:

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IOCC: Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

IOCC: Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

As Syria’s civil war now enters into its third year, it is the families still living in the country who suffer the most. International Orthodox Christian Charities, or IOCC, is one of  the few humanitarian organizations still in Syria providing desperately needed relief to people affected by the conflict. Roy...

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