Archives for February 2011

New and Controversial: “Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church” Just Published

From the Press Release: 12/2/2011 Controversial Book ‘Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church’ Published; Editor Justin R. Cannon Says Constant Focus on ‘Sex’ and ‘Sin’ Misguided Newly-published book “Homosexuality in the Orthodox Church” offers a brief overview of the experience of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans Christians in the life of the … [Read more...]

WRR Dallas: Interview with Met. Hilarion, Meets Former President George Bush

WRR Classical 101.1 in Dallas interviewed Met. Hilarion the afternoon before his concert. In the interview he discusses how he composes the music, his 20 year hiatus from composition, and more. It's an engaging interview that reveals some of the personal side of Met. Hilarion. Earlier that day Met. Hilarion met with former President George Bush. Source: mospat.ru. HT: Byzantine, TX. On … [Read more...]

Met. Hilarion Speaks at Highland Park Presbyterian, Dallas TX: No One Has Ever Seen God [AUDIO]

Met. Hilarion delivered the sermon at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas last Sunday (February 13, 2011). The title of his talk was "No One Has Ever Seen God." It was part of a larger pastoral visit where he met with Orthodox believers in the area, had an audience with former President George Bush, and attended the Dallas premier of his symphony "St. Matthew's Passion." Listen to … [Read more...]

Zenit Highlights on Met. Hilarion Talk

WASHINGTON, D.C., FEB. 11, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Music can lead people to discover the astonishing appeal of the Man behind Christianity -- that is, of Jesus Christ himself, according to Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev. The chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate affirmed this Wednesday when he spoke at the Catholic University of America in … [Read more...]

Met. Hilarion Alfeyev: Music and Faith in My Life and Vision

Source: Catholic University of America Talk given February 9, 2011 at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Mr. President, esteemed members of the Academic Senate, professors, teachers, students, dear friends! First of all, permit me to express my profound gratitude for this invitation. It is a great honour for me to be within the walls of the Catholic University of America … [Read more...]

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