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The DPRK ostentatiously treats anyone of faith, but especially Christians, as hostile. Believers place loyalty to God before
It is an immense privilege and blessing to welcome Fr. John Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, to «Fos Fanariou» (Light from the Phanar) for an extremely interesting and important interview.
The Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church has commenced in Crete. Ten of the fourteen Church Primates concelebrated the Divine Liturgy yesterday for the Sunday of Pentecost.
Orthodoxy's Opportunity: Creative Destruction Second, and most importantly, participants will be under the guidance of the
With the journey to Pascha having reached its ultimate destination at the glorious Resurrection of the Lord, the Orthodox Church has now embarked on the Pentecostarion period.
These elaborately decorated eggs from different regions are on public display throughout Orthodox Holy Week.
These furry felines unapologetically strut their stuff in this touching video.
Regardless of the rhetoric and jockeying for positioning in global Orthodoxy, any Constantinople-Moscow comparative discourse
ROME -- Rumors of a plan to meet the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church and of a deal with Beijing to name Catholic bishops in China signal Vatican maneuvers on the eastern front.
Most people know President Putin but few have heard of Patriarch Kirill. The Russian patriarch, who often has the same objectives as Putin, operates with less attention and in many ways fewer restrictions.
We became instant friends because we had so much in common: we both love God and Jesus Christ, work in film and television, he's also an author, love music -- he performs and I listen, and we both recently converted to Christian Orthodoxy and love Church.
Deep in the heart of Turkey, in the historic city of Constantinople (Istanbul), high-ranking religious leaders gathered recently to examine and deliberate on a range of both spiritual and secular issues.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misstated that Athenagoras leads the archdiocese of South America. He leads
I went to Greece almost every summer during my child and teenage years and, without fail, would visit various monasteries during my stays.
The country that brought to the world modern democracy has shown the refreshing meaning of giving people the right to say who rules them. Let us hope that our region will benefit politically from the new elections and also absorb the liberating power of democracy.
The construction project will be funded by the Syriac community. The Syriac Orthodox Church is considered to be one of the
Pope Francis is a charismatic. Though I made the case for this in another HuffPost blog almost a year ago, the Argentine pontiff's penchant for Spirit-centered Catholicism has been one of the most underreported aspects of his dynamic papacy.
The surprise invitation to the two presidents was issued after the pope celebrated Mass in Bethlehem’s Manger Square. Lombardi