Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

Protecting Children – Online and In the Womb

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl112914wv.mp3 With Christmas coming and door buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree. Before you sign that contract, listen to this insightful interview with Kathryn Bocanegra as she talks with Fr. Chris about the many dangers...

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The Fallen Man

The Fallen Man

Join us this week as we revisit a conversation with Frederica Mathewes-Green entitled “The Fallen Man.” Hear Frederica’s thoughts on the dangers of picking and choosing religious ideas as we see fit, why your inner voice may not always be correct, and the problems of hiding behind the expression “I...

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Pravoslavie: Abbot Ephraim Calling Upon Orthodox Christians to Unite in the Struggle Against Abortion

Pravoslavie: Abbot Ephraim Calling Upon Orthodox Christians to Unite in the Struggle Against Abortion

Orthodox Christians should more actively strive for a ban on abortions, believes Abbot of the Vatopedi Monastery on Holy Mount Athos, Archimandrite Ephraim, reports Interfax-Religion. “It is unacceptable that such terrible crimes as abortions are committed in Orthodox countries, moreover, in such large quantities! This phenomenon must make us think...

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Living In an Auto-correcting World

Living In an Auto-correcting World

Of late my computer has been helping me out with my bad spelling rather a lot. In particular, whenever I try to write to someone about the Orthodox Christian Network under the handy acronym “OCN”, it auto-corrects for me, and types “con.” “‘OCN’? ‘OCN’? Surely you meant ‘con’?” Given that...

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SCOTUS Decision on Religious Freedom: An Orthodox Perspective

SCOTUS Decision on Religious Freedom: An Orthodox Perspective

It was hard yesterday, on a quiet summer Sunday in rural central Pennsylvania, to imagine that the small factory across from the lot where we’re building our Orthodox mission temple would have its fate decided by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC today. But it did. Conestoga Wood Specialties,...

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Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/OTTO_2014/OTTO_140117.mp3 On Orthodox Teen Talk Online, we join a group of Orthodox teens as they discuss real-life issues. This week: “Sanctity of Life, Teens and Abortion,” produced in association with the National Teen SOYO of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian...

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A Church Obsessed?

A Church Obsessed?

The love affair between the media and Pope Francis continues.  There is much to admire about the new Pope, such as his humble decision to take public transit, to answer his own phone calls, and to avoid some of the more gorgeous trappings of the papacy.  He is doing his...

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A Life is a Life Right? Apparently Not to Some

A Life is a Life Right? Apparently Not to Some

Texas Governor Rick Perry said on the day his State passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country that he and the people of Texas “…celebrate and further cement the foundation on which the culture of life in Texas is built.” Ironically, he was celebrating this ‘culture...

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Sexual Identity

Sexual Identity

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl071313wv.mp3 Sexual identity continues to be a discussion throughout the world, but where is the Orthodox voice on gender and sexual identity when we turn on the news or view in social media? Here to talk about one news story that’s getting national attention is Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov of Holy...

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