The Theology of Gender – 11. St. Basil’s canons on the issue of divorce and remarriage

The Theology of Gender – 11. St. Basil’s canons on the issue of divorce and remarriage

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   St. Basil’s canons on the issue of divorce and remarriage seem at first sight to treat man and woman differently, making it difficult for modern women to accept them. Nevertheless, careful examination of his general approach reveals his profound appreciation of both genders and his respect for...

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And the Light shines in the Darkness: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

And the Light shines in the Darkness: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Listen to this moving conversation between Fr. Chris Metropulos and Sandra Anderson about the Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage in Guatemala.  Sandra has been a long time supporter of the orphanage and shares the history and current work of this unique ministry to abandoned children in and around the Guatemala City area. Next, our guest host...

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Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

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 Church’s recently concluded Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops. The synod discussed, among other things, topics related to the family, receiving wide-spread media coverage throughout...

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Holy Matrimony

Holy Matrimony

That our current sacramental rite of matrimony is the product of long development can be seen by reflecting on the simple fact that in the days of the apostles and beyond, there was no church rite of matrimony. When two Christians wanted to marry each other in (say) the second...

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Divorcio

Divorcio

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten siguen hablando del tema del matrimonio, pero hablan esta vez de la tragedia de que pasa cuando las parejas se divorciaron — ¿Qué es lo que enseña la Iglesia sobre este tema?...

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