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Position on Pornography

According to surveys, nearly one ­third of Orthodox Christian teens are unsure whether pornography is right or wrong.1 This is approximately the same…

Jan 14, 2015

Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Οι άγιοι έγιναν άγιοι γιατί ήξεραν να αξιοποιούν εν Χριστώ την κάθε τους στιγμή και…

Jan 02, 2015

A Savior Has Been Born So That We May Be Rescued

Many people approach Christmas exhausted from the weeks of holiday parties and shopping, but they miss the joy of birth of their Savior. Jesus Christ has…

Jan 01, 2015

Vasilopita

It has always been an honor to be named after St. Basil.  Known for his generosity and care for the poor, St. Basil was also a brilliant theologian. …

Dec 31, 2014

Islamists blow up church, desecrate bones of Armenian genocide vitcims

Lord have mercy! Last month, a chilling report in the Independent, filed from Syria by Robert Fisk, revealed that “Islamists’ destruction of a…

Dec 03, 2014

Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Every wonder where the Thanksgiving holiday came from?  After 45 short years of life, I have to admit that I did not know.  But this year, the knowledge…

Dec 03, 2014

Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Thronal Feast

Bookmark this page and return to it at the appropriate times to watch the live broadcast of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate…

Nov 29, 2014

Hierarchs Renew Support for Assembly Agencies

Dallas, TX — The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened for a second day of meetings on Wednesday in Dallas,…

Sep 18, 2014

Living with EBOLA

Paradise4Kids, the organization supporting Fr. Themi in his fight against EBOLA, just published a telephone interview with volunteer Eleni McDermott….

Aug 29, 2014

Archbishop Demetrios calls for prayers for the Christians in the Middle East

They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, or any scorching heat. For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be…

Jul 30, 2014

Mosul’s Christians ask, ‘Where is the conscience of the world?’

By Karen Graham Digital Journal On Saturday, the Vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq warned that the end was “very near” for Christians…

Jul 28, 2014

The World’s First Underground Orthodox Church

Ancient Dacia was famous for its salt mines. In modern-day Romania, salt mines continue to be popular and can be found throughout the country. In addition…

Jul 27, 2014

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