Orthodoxy and Communism

Orthodoxy and Communism

Our partners at Pan Orthodox United, Voices of America (OVA) presents a new Travel Series! Together we discuss the importance of how the Communist Regime affected the Orthodox faith in Romania.  Watch the video. ABOUT PAN ORTHODOX UNITED Pan Orthodox United works with local churches, Orthodox Organizations, and individuals with a Pan-Orthodox...

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Humbleness is the key to keep the Grace

Humbleness is the key to keep the Grace

By Fr. Raphael Noica (of Essex) Fr. Raphael: Monasticism is like living something from the age that shall come, in which, as the Savior says: “They neither marry, nor are given in marriage, but are as the Angels of God in heaven” (Matthew 22:30). We are not like the...

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NewsNow: Romanian Christians Facing Persecution in California

NewsNow: Romanian Christians Facing Persecution in California

By Charlie Butts Romanian Christians are familiar with persecution in their home country but they didn’t expect to encounter it in America. The Holy Resurrection Romanian Orthodox Church struggled to find a place to worship in California. After finding a place in the Rio Linda area of Sacramento, church members...

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Beyond Torture: The Gulag of Pitești, Romania

Beyond Torture: The Gulag of Pitești, Romania

The Gulag Archipelago, an award-winning book by Alexander Solzhenitsyn about forced labor camps in the Soviet Union, exposed the massive scale of Communist atrocities and persecution of Orthodox Christians in the 20th century. Solzhenitsyn’s vivid account has been followed by others. The Italian journalist Antonio Socci, for example, estimated that...

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Orthodoxy in Romania

Orthodoxy in Romania

On Special Moments in Orthodox, Dr. Keith Massey presents a video podcast report from Romania. Many Americans hear “Romania” and immediately think of Dracula. In fact, you’ll learn that Romania is a thriving Orthodox country. It suffered under Communist oppression for many years, but the Church survived and now is...

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Memorize, Meditate, and Apply

Memorize, Meditate, and Apply

This week on CRTL, we’ll hear about the first Family Life/All-Auxiliaries Conference of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, taking place July 4-7 in Grass Lake, Michigan. For more details on the conference, please visit www.roea.org. Then we’ll join Dr. Bradley Nassif, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at North...

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