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Can a Protestant Evangelical find a home in Orthodoxy?

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 17:52

One Man’s Journey Home by Dave Bugbee Can a Protestant Evangelical find a home in Orthodoxy? Can a Westerner with no Russian, Greek, Romanian or Arabic background find a home in Orthodoxy? Is this a chasm too wide to be crossed? These were the questions I would seek to answer. I was raised in a […]

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The Journey of James L. Kelley

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:18

An Interview by Petcu Tudor Petcu Tudor: First of all, I would like you to talk a little bit about yourself and about your conversion to Orthodoxy, so that our readers discover your personality. James L. Kelley: I grew up a Protestant in the Church of Christ denomination, which claims to follow the Bible only. […]

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Patriarch Ilia of Georgia baptized 700+ children in 56th mass ceremony

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 16:50

His Holiness Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of Georgia, the most beloved and trusted man in the nation, has celebrated his 56th mass Baptism ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Tbilisi, the site of the Georgian Orthodox Church reports. More than 700 children became the patriarch’s Godchildren this time around at the mass ceremony celebrated on the […]

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Orthodox Church Plants Seeds in Moses Lake

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 19:40

These days, he’s called Deacon Vasily. But for the ten years he served in the Washington State legislature representing the 13th district, and before that as a Kittitas County commissioner, he was Bill Hinkle. A restauranteur in Ellensburg, Hinkle is also a deacon in the Antiochian Orthodox Church — one of a handful of churches […]

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LIVE Online Catechism Class

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:56

Fr. John Peck leads an Online Catechism Classes which you can participate in. Classes are taught LIVE, and each class is a live presentation of the topic, allowing for live question, answers, and interactive discussion. Topics rotate through 20 LIVE lessons, so get in as soon as you can! This online class meets weekly on […]

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Feast of 200 Ancient Saints of Spain and Portugal Celebrated for the First Time

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 17:49

Photo: www.obispadoortodoxo.es The glorification of the ancient saints of the Iberian Peninsula was celebrated by Orthodox hierarchs in Spain on Sunday. Photo: www.obispadoortodoxo.es The feast was celebrated in the Romanian Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Zaragoza, the capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. The Liturgy was headed by His […]

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Orthodoxy has Become the Second Largest Religion in Austria

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:01

Orthodoxy has become the second biggest religion in majority-Catholic Austria, reports Der Standard. While intense debate is underway in Austria on the growing Muslim population, Orthodoxy has quietly and discreetly grown into the second largest religious community in the country. Islam has held the first place in terms of migrants to Austria in recent years. According […]

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Russian Military to Build 3rd Tallest Orthodox Church in the World near Moscow

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:51

Russia’s Ministry of Defense plans to build the military’s main church in the Moscow Region, and it’s going to be big. According to blueprints, the church will be 95 meters tall, making it the third tallest Orthodox church on the planet. As it stands, the first and the second tallest are also Russian: Cathedral of Christ […]

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Twelve Philippine women baptized in Cyprus

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:46

Twelve women from Philippine received Friday, August 31, 2018, the Mystery of Holy Baptism at the St Andrew and All Russian Saints in Episkopeio, Nicosia. The service was officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Isaiah of Tamassos and Oreini. According to the official website of the metropolis, the event is very significant, since it is the […]

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Standford University Doctor of Physics Becomes Orthodox Monk in Crete

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 17:12

Hieromonk Athenagoras, 34, is a Doctor of Physics from Stanford University in California. Born in Heraklion, Crete, he studied at his hometown and came to the United States for postgraduate studies, where he worked as a researcher. In 2016 he returned home and finally resigned at the Monastery of Saint George in Epanosifi, and a […]

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“As a Result of (Watchman) Nee… I Learned About Theosis”

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 13:55

Hank “The Bible Answer Man” Hannegraff explains his conversion to Orthodox Christianity, and how Watchman Nee, a Chinese evangelist, led him to understand theosis. ???

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How To “Orthodox”: 10 Simple Tips for New Believers in Orthodoxy

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 10:58

Quite often, it seems to us that our questions and doubts have no answer; that they destroy the image of the world that the religion paints; and that… they are absolutely unique. We stop looking for the truth when in fact, the reason for our unwillingness to continue looking for truth is our laziness. Every […]

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Does Orthodoxy Need Monastic Orders?

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:36

Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) speaks about Catholic reforms, Orthodox tradition and the most important objective of monasticism Schema-Archimandrite Gabriel (Bunge) is the abbot of the Monastery of the Exaltation of the Cross located near Lugano, Switzerland. He is a well-known patrologist, theologian and an author of a number of books, which have been translated into numerous European languages. Fr. Gabriel answers […]

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