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-The Rebuilding of St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

A cross was placed a week ago upon the top of a new dome rising up at Ground Zero in NY City. It is about time. When the World Trade Center buildings went down on September 11, 2001, a tiny Greek Orthodox church- St. Nicholas was destroyed in their w...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Dec 6, 2016

Dear UMC: Please No New Denominations

Personal Note This is the first time I’m writing a blog post for Unsettled Christianity—or any blog post, for that matter. I want to thank Joel Watts for the opportunity to share these thoughts on Unsettled Christianity. Schism—a sad possibilit...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jul 20, 2016

The surprise and delight that was Tashkent

My first view of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan was at 2 am on a September morning in 2015 when my flight from Delhi landed. Of course, I saw nothing except lights ! An hour later, after having cleared immigration … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Jul 13, 2016

Preeminent Saint apostles Peter and Paul feast in the Holy Eastern Orthodox Church – June 29

"With the Grace of God I am what I am" (Corinthians 15:10) This year the Peter and Paul feast period in the Bulgarian Eastern Orthodox Church was just 3 days (27,28,29), because it is a movable feast and depends on the Great Lent's longit...

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Declares Worldwide ‘Holy War’ on Terrorism

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, foreground, addresses the 2nd Moscow Cadet Parade dedicated to the 71st anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Moscow. © Iliya Pitalev / SputnikFrom...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on May 9, 2016

Black Metal Friday: Belphegor “In Blood, Devour This Sanctity”

This week's edition of Black Metal Friday is a tribute to our friends Belphegor for carrying the torch of black metal in the face of religious zealotry. You see, while on tour in Russia recently, Belphegor frontman Helmuth was accosted by a fanatic f...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 22, 2016

the Orthodox view of salvation v. protestantism

This is a great video. For (real) Wesleyans watching this, you’ll note the eery similarities in defining salvation: But in reality the Church entrusts to everyone the enormous honour to be responsible for the salvation of the whole world, of t...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 11, 2016

How Orthodox Easter is calculated or Why Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate Pascha (later) on a different date from Roman Catholics ?

    Why Does Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate their Eastern often on a later or a different date from (Western Christians) – Roman Catholic Church, Greek Catholic Church, Anglican, Presbyterian or Protestant (Evangelist), Old Catho...

How Orthodox Easter is calculated or Why Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate Pascha (later) on a different date from Roman Catholics ?

    Why Does Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate their Eastern often on a later or a different date from (Western Christians) – Roman Catholic Church, Greek Catholic Church, Anglican, Presbyterian or Protestant (Evangelist), Old Catho...

How Orthodox Easter is calculated or Why Eastern Orthodox Christians celebrate passcha (later) on a different date from Roman Catholics ?

Why Does Eastern Orthodox Churches celebrate their Eastern often on a later or a different date from (Western Christians) – Roman Catholic Church, Greek Catholic Church, Anglican, Presbyterian or Protestant (Evangelist), Old Catholic Methodist,...

New Russian Saint canonized in Bulgaria Archibishop Seraphim (Sobolev) a true defender of true Christ given faith, the Holy Eastern Orthodox Church

  It is my great joy to share with my dear readers, that Archibishop Saint Seraphim Sobolev (1881-1950), Archibishop of Bogochar has been canonized officially by the Russian Orthodox Church on yesterday 3rd of 2016 in their plenary meeting held...

-Russian Orthodox Church Fully Supports Putin’s ‘Holy War’ in Syria

(Russian Orthodox Cross) While churches in the West usually oppose any kind of war, leaders in the Russian Orthodox Church not only support Putin’s intervention in Syria but look upon it as a ‘Holy War’ to save the Middle Eastern Christians whi...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Nov 27, 2015

Russian Orthodox Church Blasts Supreme Court Decision to Legalize Same-Sex "Marriages" As Godless, Sinful

Archpriest Vsevolod ChaplinMoscow, June 29, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church has appealed to all Russian advocates of the American model of governance, asking them to think twice about the consequences of the United States' decision to legal...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jul 8, 2015

Churches Embracing Homosexuality Prepare Members to Accept the Anti-Christ: Russian Orthodox Leader

MOSCOW, June 5, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – Churches that have deemed homosexuality morally acceptable have rejected Christianity and are preparing their followers to accept the Anti-Christ, according to one of the leading figures in the Russian...
by SUNLIT UPLANDS on Jun 6, 2015

Holidays among water lilies, oaks, dinghy and pelicans in Danube Delta

The most beautiful places in the Danube Delta. In the Danube Delta the best soup you eat fish, you can stroll among the lilies and crowded channels you admire pelicans and blue and white boxes with lotcă the gate. Truth you the most beautiful places...
by We care about your travel on Apr 25, 2015

Under Who?

Who is God anyway? The question occurred to me as I read about the current Superior Court decision in New Jersey that “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance remains constitutional. The American Humanist Association had sued to have the … C...

John of Kronstadt, the Image of God in Everyone, and Unity

I am unfamiliar with the stylization of “saints” in the Russian Orthodox Church. John of Kronstadt is a saint, I believe, of that patriarchy.  There are among us ways to interact with ourselves — and with those who are not of the ho...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Feb 10, 2015

Glenn Beck: “Putin + Orthodoxy = False Prophet, One World Religion”

Glenn Beck is a moron. He has taken his paranoia to a new level, attempting to claim Putin and the Orthodox Church is going to take over the world and force everyone to be converted. While Evangelicals since the 50’s have suggest Russia is a he...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Jan 15, 2015

The Synod of Jerusalem (1672) – The Orthodox view on #Calvinism

We believe the Divine and Sacred Scriptures to be God-taught; and, therefore, we ought to believe the same without doubting; yet not otherwise than as the Catholic Church hath interpreted and delivered the same. For every foul heresy receiveth, indee...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Nov 3, 2014

Pope Tawadros II speaks on role of Coptic Church in Egyptian society during his visit to WCC offices

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Pope Tawadros II, patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 1 September.
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Sep 2, 2014


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