The Ten Most Popular Orthodox Christian Photos

In today’s world of “crowdsourcing,” one hears a lot about the wisdom of crowds.

With over 210,000 fans on Facebook, the Orthodox Christian Network’s social media following represents a crowd of unusual size and wisdom.

In the last month or so, we’ve shared a number of beautiful photographs of Orthodox life throughout the world. Here are the top 10, as judged by number of likes.

1. You can’t judge a book by its cover.

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2. The Holy Martyrs of China

For more information, see The Story of the Chinese Martyrs of the Boxer Rebellion.

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3. “Become as a little child…” (Matthew 18:3)


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4. The First Steps of Christ

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5. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” (John 1:5)

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6. Fr. Efrem from Monastery Dervent in Romania

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7. The Theotokos as Abbess of Mt. Athos


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8. Monks on Mt. Athos Chant “Christ is risen!”

Watch a documentary on Mt Athos.

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9. “The Prayer of an Expectant Mother” (2005) by Dmitry Petrov

Find out more about this young artist and his paintings in our review.

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10. Gergeti Trinity Orthodox Church (14th century) in northern Georgia

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Which is your favorite photo and why?

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