Houston, We Have a Problem

Houston, We Have a Problem

From my happy home safely north of the forty-ninth parallel, I regularly receive news from my American brothers and sisters down south, and most of it convinces me that I have no real understanding of Americans. I do know, however, that love of liberty and the freedom to believe, speak,...

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Business Ethics 101

Business Ethics 101

During the past few years, concern about business ethics has come to the fore with the collapse of large corporations, largely because of shady deals, manipulation of financial records, and the gaining of wealth by devious means that have ruined the retirement expectations of hundreds of thousands of employees and...

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Remembering September 11

Remembering September 11

In the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen. On this Sunday before the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, our church brings to mind for us the Cross of Christ. Christ was crucified upon the cross so that those who believe in Him may have...

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The Voice of Millions of Orthodox Believers Should Influence International Policy

The Voice of Millions of Orthodox Believers Should Influence International Policy

In a recent speech to the 21st General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk called on Orthodox Christians to speak out on current issues in international relations, including morality, the global economic crisis, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Among...

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Christian Struggles Then and Now

Christian Struggles Then and Now

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David tells the story of two Christians who have stood up in the public sphere for what they believed – one in the courts and one in the media. Would St. Basil the Great have done the same thing? Would he approve of Christians demanding...

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USA Today – Public Prayer Gets a Boost

USA Today – Public Prayer Gets a Boost

On May 6, the USA Today featured a front page article – ‘Public Prayer Gets a Boost’ that noted that “the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in the case – Town of Greece, NY vs. Galloway.   Coverage was broad in major newspapers from coast-to-coast including the Wall Street Journal (‘Supreme Court...

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