On the Russian Orthodox Church

On the Russian Orthodox Church

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Paul Meyendorff, the Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary from 1997 to 2016, and the author of Russia, Ritual, and Reform: The Liturgical Reforms of Nikon in the 17th Century.  The discussion looks at the...

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Why Isn’t the Russian Orthodox Church Attending The Holy and Great Council?

Why Isn’t the Russian Orthodox Church Attending The Holy and Great Council?

 I thought you would all be interested to read this perspective as to why the Russian Orthodox Church has decided not to attend the Holy and Great Council even after agreeing to do so.  These are not easy times but when you try to bring a family together that hasn’t...

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Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral

Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral

If you are looking for a parish to watch online, Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral,  a Russian Orthodox church located in Des Plaines, Illinois, is one of the many parishes offering LIVE video streaming  (TIME ZONE CONVERTER)     “The Cathedral is a prominent place of worship for all the Russian Orthodox Christians...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, March 13, 2015

This Week in Orthodoxy, March 13, 2015

Hello, I’m Fr. Christopher Metropulos with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Here are the headlines shaping the Orthodox Community this week. • Fifty years after Bloody Sunday, Archbishop Demetrios and national leaders converge on Selma,...

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Russia’s Orthodox Church Unveils Its Own Financial System

Russia’s Orthodox Church Unveils Its Own Financial System

THE TABLET – Russia’s Orthodox Church unveils its own financial system by  Jonathan Luxmoore Russia’s Orthodox Church has unveiled a new “Orthodox financial system” to counteract Western sanctions, as Patriarch Kirill appealed to citizens not to “dramatise” the current decline of the rouble. “We realised we couldn’t stay dependent on the...

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