SISTER VASSA LARIN: ORTHODOXY IS NOT A RELIGION OF FEAR
Dr. Sr. Vassa Larin, a ROCOR nun of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany, is a University Assistant teaching Liturgical Studies (Liturgiewissenschaft) at the University of Vienna in Austria. She is a founding member of the Society of Oriental Liturgy
Elder Daniil Sandu Tudor
Yesterday we commemorated 48 years since the death of Father Daniil Sandu Tudor.
Alexandru Teodorescu was born on December 22, 1896, in a family of lawyers.
After he started working as a journalist he chose the pseudonym Sandu Tudor; afterwards
Haralambis the Fool For Christ and My Family
Haralambis Papadogiannis was born in 1896 in Dyrrachi, which is a village in the west-central part of the Arcadia prefecture in Greece. His father Haralambi died in his infancy, and thus took on his name. His mother remarried and moved to a nearby vi
THE MYTH OF THE OCTOPUS: SMILING ENEMIES
In our days many new religions have appeared, religions which represent the unbelievers and the atheists. One of them is tourism, which was born out of the time wasting curiosity of man who wants to scratch his head and learn without giving any impor
Russian Church is ready to help USA compile more objective reports on international religious freedom
The USA Department of State has recently published its annual report on international religious freedom. Many Russian religious experts believe that its section on Russia lacks objectivity and analytical depth the same as in previous years.
St. John Chrysostom On Ghosts and Wandering Spirits
"It came to pass," it is said, "that Lazarus died; and he was carried up by angels," (Luke 17:22). Here, before I proceed, I desire to remove a wrong impression from your minds. For it is a fact that many of the less instructed
The Missionary Efforts of Metropolitan Nektarios of Hong Kong
1. What do missions mean for the Orthodox Church?
Our Lord after his Resurrection gave to his disciples the command, “As you go, teach all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teachin
ALEKSANDAR ARSENEN: EPILOGUE FOR THE BOOK “SPIRITUAL CONVERSATIONS CONDUCTED OVER THE SKYPE PROGRAM AND FACEBOOK,” - VOLUME 2
Review of father Gabriel’s spiritual work on the Internet
Father Gabriel became my friend even though I did not meet him personally, but over the email. Our communication was initiated by him.
I have to say that he almost immediately wo
ARCHBISHOP OF CRETE ON SOCIAL NETWORKING AND CLERGY
Archbishop of Crete: "Do Not Use Facebook For the Good of the Church"
Archbishop Irenaios of Crete in his 18th encyclical to the clergy of the Holy Archdiocese of Crete, addressed the dangers of the internet and technology.
PROMOTION OF THE BOOK “SPIRITUAL CONVERSATIONS” BY ARCHIMNADRITE GABRIEL (VUCKOVIC) AT THE BOOK FAIR IN BELGRADE
PROMOTION OF THEBOOK “SPIRITUAL CONVERSATIONS” BY ARCHIMANDRITE GABRIEL (VUCKOVIC) WAS HELD ON OCTOBER 29, 2009, AT THEBOOK FAIR IN BELGRADE, WITH THE BLESSING OF ZAGREB-LJUBLJANA AND ALL-ITALY METROPOLITAN JOVAN.