Archives for February 2010

The Tireless Preacher

RussiaProfile.org The Patriarch’s First Year in Office Has Laid The Ground Work For Further Reform Prior to Kirill's enthronement in winter of 2009, many church members were wary of his pro-Western sympathies, reformer’s zeal and forceful character that, the fear was, could have led to a schism in the Russian Church. Now that the first year of his patriarchate has elapsed, … [Read more...]

Coptic march Melbourne – What you didn’t see

H/T Free Copts Gates of Vienna also asks "Where is Freedom of Religion?" … [Read more...]

Abp. Hilarion elevated to Metropolitan

Archbishop Hilarion, an emerging and clear voice in world Orthodoxy was elevated to Metropolitan in Russia recently. See pictures here. … [Read more...]

Mesmerizing talent

This video shows the winner of 2009’s " Ukraine ’s Got Talent", Kseniya Simonova, 24, drawing a series of pictures on an illuminated sand table showing how ordinary people were affected by the German invasion during World War II. Her talent, which admittedly is a strange one, is mesmeric to watch. The images, projected onto a large screen, moved many in the audience to tears and she won the top … [Read more...]

Metropolitan Jonah to address 2010 Ancient Christianity Conference May 14-16

ANNISTON, AL [OCA] — His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Ancient Christianity Conference at Saint Luke Mission here May 14-16, 2010. The conference, the theme of which is “Jesus Christ, the Great Physician,” will be sponsored by the Brotherhood of Saint Moses the Black, a pan-Orthodox, non-profit ministry devoted to sharing the richness of the Orthodox … [Read more...]

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