Sacredness and Political Correctness

Sacredness and Political Correctness

Protopresbyter Themistoklis Mourtzanos   ‘… and how from infancy you have known the sacred letters, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus’. One of the most beautiful phrases used by Saint Paul for the word of God is the ‘sacred letters’. The notion...

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The Importance of the Sacred Canons of Ecclesiastical and Canon Law in the Life of the Church

The Importance of the Sacred Canons of Ecclesiastical and Canon Law in the Life of the Church

Vasilios Grillas, Theologian   In Christian terminology, the word ‘canon’ is technical and has three meanings: a) it decides the authentic and genuine books of Holy Scripture (The Canon of Scripture); b) it determines the order in which Church hymns are sung (The Resurrection Canon, for example); and c) it...

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Sacred Sites and Property Rights of Persecuted Christians

Sacred Sites and Property Rights of Persecuted Christians

Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou discussing Sacred Sites & Property Rights, from The Fletcher School at Tufts University. Photos: ©GOA/Dimitrios Panagos Live from Washington DC at the 3rd Annual Archon International Conference on Religious Freedom. Managing Director Elenie Alexiou sits down with Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou to discuss Sacred Sites and...

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Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ             Jan 20, 2016 NEW YORK— On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Orthodox and Catholic Christians will join in prayer and public gathering to express their long-standing belief that all life...

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Witness or Sacrilege?

Witness or Sacrilege?

We were on our way to visit a neighboring parish and admire their newly completed iconography project when I saw firsthand what the hubbub in the local paper was all about. Recently​,​ our small town in South Carolina has experienced a series of vandalism ​attacks in which someone spray​-painted “Jesus is...

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