Go and Make Disciples: Evangelization and Outreach in US Orthodox Parishes

Source: Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops The first ever, national study on evangelization and outreach in Orthodox parishes in the United States has been released by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA. Download the report in various formats: View and download the Executive Summary View and download the Full Report The report “Go and Make Disciples: … [Read more...]

Three Trojan Horses: Insider Attempts to Disorient the Orthodox

Source: Touchstone Magazine Reprinted with permission of the author. By Fr. Alexander F.C. Webster The benighted Pan-Orthodox Council in Crete in June 2016 reminded Orthodox Christians that the rock of Orthodox faith and practice has been splitting for decades. The fissures are particularly evident among the approximately one million Orthodox Christians in the United States. What is … [Read more...]

Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame

Also read Pascha In Dachau by Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr – Prisoner R (Russian) By Douglas Cramer In 1945, a Paschal Liturgy like no other was performed. Just days after their liberation by the US military on April 29, 1945, hundreds of Orthodox Christian prisoners at the Dachau concentration camp gathered to celebrate the Resurrection service and to give thanks. The Dachau concentration … [Read more...]

Pascha In Dachau

Also read Dachau 1945: The Souls of All Are Aflame by Douglas Cramer. By Gleb Alexandrovitch Rahr - Prisoner R (Russian) Dachau concentration camp, April 27th, 1945 The last transport of prisoners arrives from Buchenwald. Of the 5,000 originally destined for Dachau, I was among the 1,300 who had survived the trip. Many were shot, some starved to death, while others died of typhus... … [Read more...]

The “Council” of Crete and the New Emerging Ecclesiology: An Orthodox Examination [VIDEO]

What, then, did the world go to Crete to see? A “Great and Holy Council”? What went they out to see? A free gathering of the Orthodox Bishops from around the world? Behold, most of them were not invited and nearly all that came were not given a vote. So, what went they out to see in Crete? “A council of primates with their entourages.”[1]. This last phrase – … [Read more...]

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